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Hamlet

Fortinbras

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Storyteller by Likeadeuce

'"The rest is silence," Hamlet said as the breath slipped out of him. But since his bloodied head fell back in your lap, your life has been a continual torrent of words.' Thoughtful short on the nature of fiction and the role of the author

[Added 29/05/2012; Character Piece; 1000-2500; Hamlet; Characters: Horatio, Hamlet, Fortinbras]

Testament by Shayheyred

'All he'd like is the time to tell the new king Hamlet's story. An afternoon will do. Two hours, or even one. A quarter hour might suffice.' A powerful & melancholy take on the theme that history is written by the victors

[Added 28/01/2011; Drama; 1000-2500; Hamlet; Characters: Horatio, Fortinbras]