history_haven is a community dedicated to the historical discussion and debate of all time periods and all countries. Contemplation and discussion of historical non-fiction, historical documentaries, historical fiction novels, and historical fiction movies is also welcome. Recommendations for such works are appreciated.
We wish to emphasize that it is not required for you to be versed in historical facts for you to enjoy this community. Anyone is welcome to comment and post as long as the subject is relevant to the purpose of this community. You are more then welcome to share your opinions in any discussion.
Ask questions! If you are curious about a piece of history being fact or fiction, feel free to ask us.
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We do not allow essays to be posted to history_haven. If someone copied the essay, the community could be put in legal jeopardy. Feel free to post facts you've learned while researching for essays or make the essay less formal.
This is what we mean.
Although the characters in "Prometheus Bound" suffer for loyalty or are rewarded for disloyalty, it is the loyal characters that are sympathetic.
I thought it was interesting that characters didn't always get what they deserved - which is more like real life, but not exactly what was expected at the time. The author did make it obvious that they were better people, though...
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Something like this is what we mean.
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Please, do not plagiarize.
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