Nick Griffalco
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Author has written 6 stories for Nature, Mythology, Life, General, and Action.

Hello everyone I'm Nick Griffalco (it's a pen name I use, like George Orwell)

I love books, espicially science fiction and fantasy (you could say I'm addicted to Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan).

I in the process of publishing a book called The Forges of Hephaestus, planned to be the first in a series called The Mythological Adventures of Arthur Drakoni.

Besides my to be book series and Fiction Press I also write a parody paper for my school called The LCP Inquirer, I love writing poetry, and I write aFanFiction (and yes Percy Jackson fanfiction is my specialty).

My Fanfiction name is Arthur Drakoni and my stories are really cool, s check them out!

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The Precious Emerald of a Bird of Prey by J.Logan reviews
A series of short tales set in a rogue universe; snapshots of the lives of a couple who belong to two completely different species: He is a human, she's an evolved, bipedal lizard.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 10,027 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 10/3/2013 - Published: 12/16/2010
Hunters of the 17 Hallows by MusicHuntress reviews
*Formerly known as Rising Demons* "What will happen when you get the 13 hallows of Britain and the 4 treasures of Ireland," I nervously asked him. His eyes filled with an evil glint that shook me to the core and he smiled. "We're going to destroy the Celtic pantheon-then we're going to annihilate the rest of the pantheons..." books: 1-Celtic 2-Hindu 3-Japanese 4-Slavic
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 10,826 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 8/31/2013 - Published: 8/29/2011
Ashes of Heaven by star3catcher reviews
When Theo is enrolled in a Danish Boarding School, he thinks it will be the worst experience in his life. But he quickly learns something strange is afoot: A chilling prophecy involving him, his new friends, and the mysterious Head Master...
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,082 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 12/20/2012 - Published: 9/17/2011
Woven in Shadow by E. Kathleen reviews
The title is new. At Olive Branch Academy, a school where every student has blood from the gods, life is never average. But changes in the teachers and a new school-wide tournament has Josie wondering if there's something even stranger happening...
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 6 - Words: 4,872 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/25/2012 - Published: 3/21/2012
The Other America by Rose Moriarty reviews
The South has won the civil war, and over 100 years later is still inextricably tied to slavery. The USA has become a gleaming modern country while the CSA , or Confederacy, is lagging behind. Are the two rival countries on the brink of a second war?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 14,168 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 4/3/2012 - Published: 4/9/2011
Tails to tell by dreamcollector reviews
Yeah, so, if you go swimming in the water at night you don't always have to worry about sharks..You have to worry about mermaids...All you guys are like, "I don't care, it's a girl in a bikini!" But there not all nice and sweet, take it from me..I'm one.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 39,933 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/13/2012 - Published: 7/27/2011 - Complete
Prince of Darkness pt2 The Twelve Apostles by The Red Raven reviews
The plan was working perfectly.I had everything under control until I met the one person that knew who I truly was.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 378 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/22/2012
Prince of Darkness by The Red Raven reviews
My name's Joseph Smith and I'm the son of Satan.Yeah,I know,you're probably thinking I'm one of those vampire wannabes who seriously should get a life or a maniac who should be in an institution.But honestly,I'm the son of Lucifer and this is my story.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 2,652 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 1/22/2012 - Published: 10/17/2011 - Complete
Champions of the Dananns:Spear of Lug Book 1 by The Red Raven reviews
Seriously Cuchulainn MacGregory,just die already.Nobody likes you and you're a total bastard.Do the whole world a favor and just die.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 2,709 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/19/2011 - Published: 8/23/2011
Capturing Camelot by ShinyCheyenne reviews
One day, Castalia, is shipped off to a camp where her parents went to when they were younger. This camp bears striking similarites to the old tale of King Arthur and Camelot. Can Casty, uncover the secrets of the camp and actually enjoy herself as wel.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,856 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 11/4/2011 - Published: 11/3/2011
The Dragon of Volsenung by The Red Raven reviews
The city of Volsenung has always hated dragons.However,when Katherine,a young women of seventeen takes a small stone home,it hatches into a dragon.She has to keep the hatchling secret from the villagers or else the dragon will be brutally killed.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 629 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/24/2011 - Published: 8/10/2011
Fallen From the Heavens by galileogalilei reviews
On hiatus.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,725 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/2/2011 - Published: 9/3/2011
Hera's Legend by TheLadySongSerenade reviews
Previously "Academy of the Gods" but improved. Helen's the living legend of Hera. Sigh... Oh the times, trials and woes of being an adolescent jealous beotchy goddess in high school...
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 8 - Words: 21,605 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 9/9/2011 - Published: 6/18/2011
Waiting for the End by The Kid From Cyrene reviews
Being hunted down by the most powerful beings in existence, you'd think we were scared, You'd think we'd be terrified beyond belief. Well, we weren't. We were ready for them. We were ready to die. But all we'd be able to do was wait.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 34,876 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/4/2011 - Published: 10/25/2010
The Ultimate Demigod by immageekyauthor reviews
Maggie, an average girl finds out that she's a demigod. Of who? That is unknown. As she tries to find out, she must go on a quest with her friends, a cool Athena boy, her best friend's twin brother, and an Aphrodite demigod who she thinks is a fake friend
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 7,943 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/30/2011 - Published: 9/22/2010
The Storm Temple by J-Dog 123 reviews
Izakuki is not an average kid. He's training to be a ninja, and his dad is a god. Of course, he dosen't know that. But after Susanoo comes to his house and then the next day a giant comes and tries to kill the kids. With allies that share very little past
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,721 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/29/2011 - Published: 7/5/2011
The Dig by firefox b reviews
The discovery of unusual and remarkable damage to a fossilized T-rex skeleton poses some intriguing questions to a paleontologist...
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 377 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/1/2011 - Complete
What If? by vaudevillianxXxvillain reviews
What if Hitler had won WWII? This is my take on what would've happened. It happens in flashbacks and flash forwards, so I'm sorry if it's confusing. I didn't know what to post it under, so it's sci-fi. STRONG LANGUAGE!
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,527 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/27/2011 - Published: 4/8/2011
The Academy of the Gods by TheLadySongSerenade reviews
What happens when you have no idea you're a god? What happens when you suddenly find out you're a god and that the arrogant SOB sitting over there is your husband and your a jealous beotch? Watch out, world-- Hera's not in a good mood.rating could change
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,727 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 6/18/2011 - Published: 5/23/2010
Time Warped: Episode 1: 1226 by thecrazywheelchairguy reviews
Nick Osmosis and his friends get a shock when they get into a phone booth that actually is a time machine. They travel back in time to 1226.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 5,577 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/28/2011
The Pocket Watch by Windspeech reviews
My English Final, and my first attempt at Steampunk. Set in the old west, where technology takes a different turn. Rated "T" for a bit of violence. I might add upon this.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Western - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,612 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/27/2011
Eighteen Stars by Marissa Kaplan-Taylor reviews
A Denver girl moves to an elite boarding school in Seattle only to discover she's a demigod. To her surprise, she joins a competition that could turn her world upside down.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 13,931 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 3/27/2011 - Published: 10/1/2010
Math really does suck by Jrose99 reviews
just a poem i wrote about how much i hate math
Poetry: School - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/12/2011 - Complete
Axis Mundi Academy by Bakatora reviews
Imagine a world where the Japanese mythological characters were real, and you were their child. You were a demigod. Alone and scared, but fear not; there is hope. There is the Axis Mundi Academy, where you are not alone.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,129 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/20/2011
Half Blood Academy by NoThanksToYou reviews
Layna, that's me. I'm a half blood daughter of Hades, trying to survive a year at Half Blood Academy. Its everyone's worst nightmare, with the Aphrodite's, the cocky Zeus kids, what else? Book 1 in the Elayna Doruel and the Academy of Half Bloods series.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,865 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 2/19/2011 - Published: 7/4/2010
Homophobia by RandomUser674 reviews
I wrote this for the NCTE writing competition. The prompt: Choose a social issue that concerns you, and discuss the steps that can be taken to address this concern.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 802 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 2/2/2011 - Complete
Socialized Medicine by Fish Stark reviews
This is a protest play for fans of the health reform bill. The efforts to repeal it are underway and this play is needed more than ever. Characters model both the real-life effects repealing the bill would have and metaphorically model the forces at work.
Fiction: Play - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,109 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/22/2011 - Complete
The Bad News Bible by Galadriel of Lothlorien reviews
In the beginning there was the Word and the Word was God - a pretty clueless God who, being bored, ended up inventing the universe. This new look on the age old story shows that the Bible is far from good news...
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 22 - Words: 52,584 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 1/3/2011 - Published: 1/21/2010
Artemis and Apollo by lalalerah reviews
Artemis is the Goddess of the moon, virginity, and the hunt. Her twin brother is the God of music, the sun, and reason. Let's just say they do not get along, but they'll have to as they are sentenced to a year on Earth for "learning purposes."
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 12,522 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 12/19/2010 - Published: 7/28/2010
Extinct by Whisper on the Lips reviews
They caught it at last... the remnants of a rare species, long thought extinct.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 756 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/3/2010 - Complete
13 On A Quest by Levy McGarden reviews
Book 2 of Quests for the Gods series. Rosalind has an important quest offer. She can't fail this one. But what worries her is that her new teammates might not be so cooperative at all.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 782 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/4/2010
Power Trip by AtarashiiSekai reviews
When a 14-year old teenager discovers he has special powers, but when he gets a "power trip," things go awry.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 6 - Words: 5,046 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 11/2/2010 - Published: 4/10/2010
Adventures of a Female Demigod by Levy McGarden reviews
Book 1 of Quests for the Gods series. It's where it all started. It's where the adventures began. It's where romance sprung bloom. It's the start of Rosalind's life as a demigod.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 13,422 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 10/29/2010 - Published: 9/2/2010 - Complete
Marvin and the French Revolution by LunaLovegood78 reviews
Marvin, a less than studious boy, travels back to Revolutionary France with help from his more-than-average history book. Upon arriving, he learns much about the revolution and maybe even a few things about himself. The question is: will he ever get back?
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,284 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/18/2010 - Complete
The Origin of Earth by LunaLovegood78 reviews
This started as a half-page biology project a few years ago and ended up becoming a five-page story. *NOTE* This is not a creationalism story
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,829 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/18/2010 - Complete
Corporate Earth by AtarashiiSekai reviews
The year is 2050, and the corporations are in control of everything. It's time for rebellion! LONG LIVE AFPC!
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,389 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 6/16/2010 - Published: 5/14/2010
Eternal Hunt by SiriusOutlook
The story of Orion
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 233 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/16/2009 - Complete
Praise to the Flying Spaghetti Monster by RandomUser674 reviews
He is my God, my Savior, my rock in the storm. Not serious in any way. I mean no offense to anyone by anything mentioned in this poem. I am merely expressing my beliefs.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 303 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/13/2009 - Complete
Gay Rights by Rock Music is my Muse reviews
My question is, what right does the government have to say people can't marry?
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 476 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/14/2008 - Complete
Hi, Mom by CrazyFever reviews
A collection of pro-choice poems
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 104 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/29/2008
A Female's View on the Right to Abortion by melrose8585 reviews
An essay written for English class to explain my personal opinion on the ProChoice movement. Includes a Bibliography
Fiction: Essay - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,535 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/29/2007 - Complete
Discrimination Against Islam by another random guy reviews
an essay I compiled about the extent of discrimination against Islam in America.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,160 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/12/2007 - Complete
Perfection Detection by x0xUndiscoveredx reviews
What happens in a coed boarding school, when the regular girl and the most popular girl switch bodies? All hell breaks loose.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,342 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/17/2006 - Published: 11/16/2006
The Second Loki by Pico the Great reviews
A ninth grade atheist named after Loki goes to a christian school and has...um, social problems. Oh yeah, and he goes to Asgard as well. More fun than my summary may suggest.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K - English - Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,498 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 2/15/2005 - Published: 9/2/2004
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Everyday Superheroes reviews
Carter Travels wishes he was a superhero like all his friends, but then one day he gets the opportunity of a lifetime. Will Carter rise to the occasion and become a true hero, or by fighting supervillains will he too become one?
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,042 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/20/2012 - Published: 2/15/2012
Nile High reviews
Have you ever wonder what the gods of Egypt, Greece, and the Norse would be like as teens? Well when Osiris sends Thoth, Anubis, and all your favorate Egyptian gods to boarding school they're in for a romantic odyssey of Olympic proportions.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 21 - Words: 81,918 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 1/24/2012 - Published: 7/26/2010 - Complete
From Where All Gods Spring reviews
A little poem I wrote about gods, religion, and their origins. Wasn't sure where to put it, but since there's not really a space for atheism related poems I put it here, enjoy.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 272 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/8/2011 - Complete
The Friendliest Folks Live Underground reviews
Inspired by the time I got separated from my tour ground in the London Underground, truth be told it was relief to have break from the craziness of the group to have my own adventure and about all the kind people I met as I made my way back to the group
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/26/2011 - Complete
The Love Song of NC Griffalco reviews
A poem I wrote about my many romantices that have never gotten very far and my lamenting at my own failure to pursue them, for I am left to ponder what could have been.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 194 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/2/2010 - Complete
We live on Rapanui reviews
A little something I came up with on Earth week at my school when no one listened to me, Rapanui is the perfect metaphore for us and our resorses, beacuse in a sense we all live on Rapanui.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 88 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/16/2010 - Complete