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March 1865, a balloon with five people escaping from Richmond falls into the sea

The mysterious island

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The adventures of five Americans on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. During the American Civil War, five northern prisoners of war decide to escape, during the siege of Richmond, Virginia, by hijacking a balloon. The escapees are Cyrus Smith, a railroad engineer in the Union army (named Cyrus Harding in Kingston's version) his ex-slave and loyal follower Neb (short for Nebuchadnezzar) Bonadventure Pencroff, a sailor (who is addressed only by his surname. In Kingston's translation, he is named Pencroft) his protégé and adopted son Harbert Brown (called Herbert in some translations) and the journalist Gedéon Spilett (Gideon Spilett in English versions). The company is completed by Cyrus' dog "Top".
Jules Verne
4 years ago ·  N/A
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Professor Lidenbrock rushed to his home to peruse his latest purchase

A journey to the center of the earth

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Rushing home one day, Professor Otto Lidenbrock puts himself to work trying to decipher the meaning of an ancient Icelandic text. After some time on an Otto-imposed hunger strike, Otto's nephew Axel finds the translation. This ancient document claims that it is possible to reach the center of the earth! Immediately Otto and Axel leave for Iceland, find a guide named Hans, and set out for the volcanic crater that is to be the entrance to the depths of the planet. Despite bad weather obstructing their progress, the trio finally manages to enter the crater. After rapelling down, the group starts to encounter all of the terrors and wonders that Verne himself expects a group to find based off (for Verne) recent scientific discoveries. There are rooms full of natural gas, underwater rivers, and vast caves that allow for people to communicate despite being separated by great distances. As the book reaches its climax, the three men find dinosaurs doing battle, as well as evidence of subterranean prehistoric human-like creatures...
Jules Verne
4 years ago ·  N/A
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Dear Ann, I have this plan To forever be your boy...

Love Letter

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Dear Ann, I have this plan To forever be your boy, your brother, your friend, your man. Can everyone hear me? Listen to my voice! I need no other choice. Either on near lands or distant shores,.....
Alexis Tsakanikas
3 years ago ·  N/A
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The urge to surrender to illusions stop at the resurrection of deep thoughts.

The Musings of a Lonely Brain.

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Far from the farthest, I landed into an alien land, Completely lost, desperate to survive. My resolution diluted in a day or two and all I could pray was a fast death. My pain was wondering as much as I were, It couldn't wake me up neither could break any more, I wasn't rock solid but a nutshell such hard that aspirations died and turned into ash. My forgiveness for an unknown source was irresponsive, much striken and desolate. Even the death didn't approach and life couldn't risk another game. Probably, too many fouls had crippled the intention to even stand by then. All I could do was search for a soul alike. Surprisingly, I found one. Such genuinity, optimism and reasons to prosper, made me gaze intuitively, while a blurry image sharpened to show myself a couple of years back. Yes, I had located my Infacy even in the fast paced rat race. While I so prone to run another mile for materialism, I forgot to exchange a glance with my long lost self. It was just a fraction of seconds when our eyes met and my alter-ego trembled, I don't know why!!! Perhaps, my past was undemanding, my present non-living and my future unforgiving.
Raunak Nayak
2 years ago ·  N/A
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Stefanos and Lina ‘blindly’ try to land a hijacked airbus, from seats 78E-D!

Mayday-Mayday

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One Airbus A380 is flying fully loaded, from to London to Beijing. Two members of the crew, Abdualla the stewardess and Hans, a mechanical engineer, have planned to hijack the plane poisoning the two pilots. The unsuspecting passengers are waiting for takeoff in the waiting room. Among those passengers are a newly-married couple working in google, who are computer specialists and programmers, browsing on the trip brochures of Beijing and planning their honeymoon. Nobody can imagine that in a couple of hours everything will change.
Maria Prep
5 years ago ·  30 mins
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Five men's adventure into the unknown on a mysterious island

Abandoned

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The plot focuses on the adventures of five Americans on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. During the American Civil War, five northern prisoners of war decide to escape, during the siege of Richmond, Virginia, by hijacking a balloon. The escapees are Cyrus Smith, a railroad engineer in the Union army (named Cyrus Harding in Kingston's version); his ex-slave and loyal follower Neb (short for Nebuchadnezzar); Bonadventure Pencroff, a sailor (who is addressed only by his surname. In Kingston's translation, he is named Pencroft); his protégé and adopted son Harbert Brown (called Herbert in some translations); and the journalist Gedéon Spilett (Gideon Spilett in English versions). The company is completed by Cyrus' dog "Top".
Jules Verne
4 years ago ·  N/A
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A soldier's last thoughts as he lays on the battlefield.

Finale

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A soldier's last thoughts as he lays on the battlefield.
Gina Steele
2 years ago ·  N/A
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The consequences of past choices...

Eyes of Winter

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We all shape the world with our choices... Life's path is determined by them... And we all have to accept the consequences of the things we regret. Dwelling on the past can be our downfall and rising anew above the world is the scariest and toughest road we will ever walk...
piano black
3 years ago ·  N/A
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Detective Mrs. Hope is standing over the dead body of Mr. Clark’s battler.

The stories of a lonely woolf

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Mrs. Clark confesses to the detective that her husband behaves aggressively and in a weird way as if he’s not himself and that sometimes she’s afraid of him. “He’s not the man I once married”, said to Hope. Suddenly, his attitude towards Hope changes as he becomes more and more aggressive and even his character traits changed.
mairi tina
3 years ago ·  N/A
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