7 Classic Stories Edited For People Afraid of Conflict

Moby Dick

Captain Ahab dedicates his ship and crew to touring the coast for sightings a white sperm whale, Moby Dick, because Ahab thinks it's a beautiful animal and he loves nature.

The Outsiders

Told from the perspective of non-oprhan Ponyboy Kurtis, this reimagined version of the award-winning young adult novel now tells the story of a group of rough, teenage boys who have no problems surviving and sticking together as they get familiar with their new friends the Socs.

The Brothers Karamazov

Now the story of four brothers who get along great. They're always very supportive of each other, agree to split their inheritance equally and they certainly do not murder anyone at all.

The Count of Monte Cristo

Edmond Dantes is accused of treason and arrested on the day he is set to marry his beloved Mercedes. He is imprisoned without trial in the Chateau D'If. He dies in captivity never learning that his rival, Fernand Mondego, betrayed him and therefore never needing to confront his betrayer.

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

Rebellious convict Randall P. McMurphy is sent to Oregon State Mental Hospital in Salem, Oregon where he willingly conforms to Nurse Ratchet's tyranny, believing that surrendering his individuality will set him free. 

The Satanic Verses

Rather than tell the story of an Indian actor's life that parallel's the life of the Prophet Mohammed during the time he was receiving teachings from Allah, this new version of Salman Rushdie's controversial novel is an astounding collection of blank pages bound together in a truly exceptional manner. 

Pride and Prejudice

Retitled Humility and Acceptance, the Bennet girls do not protest when proposed to.