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The Lies They Tell

By shadowsadvancing

457 0 0 2953

33 years ago, Queen Regina and Lord Caesar were found dead in their seaside home. 30 years ago, their four daughters divided Cardonia into four separate queendoms for each to rule. 28 years ago, war broke out between them, fighting to take back the whole country. 27...

HD Book 1 - Hidden Secrets

By amelianite

1059 0 0 0

Calsifer, or Cal Winterborne is the younger half-brother of the late Loke Dracos, the proud genius who brought hope to everyone he meets. Cal focuses mostly on his studies and ignoring his late brother’s best friend, Aiden. Aiden Shadowlock gets by on the...

Return of the Revolutionary

By Sterrestel

4148 0 0 49355

[h1] First Draft!![/h1] [p]Nephalems; creatures that are half-angel, half-demon, and potentially the most dangerous creatures in the universe. Unfortunately for Max, she is one of them. From a past of torture and pain, she must fight for her right to live...

Seven Devils: Book One

By JBWeller

2288 2 1 15753

Edie had little going for her. Living life from fix to fix wasn't exactly satisfying, but it was life. Dying, however, brought a second chance, as well as a whole new set of challenges in the supernatural underworld she hadn't known existed. She quickly gets...

The Tale of Enariel

By FuchsFarbe

556 0 0 875

Enariel is is about to usher in a new Era for the Gētīg. This Fomorian farmboy lives on a lowly farm outside of the Fomorian capital of Danu-Mor. Their life quickly changed one fateful day venturing into a nearby cave. The spirits of the cave had become corrupted,...

Named For Andraste

By subtletylost

343 0 0 15920

Most people who knew Andrea Trevelyan before the Conclave had very distinct opinions of her. She was weak. She was quiet. She was a disappointment. Most, but not all. Some thought her to be an inspiration in the way she defied the traits that had so often...

Ghenid Clans of Incaras

By Mutterwolf

692 0 0 12465

The stories of players for and against a scheme of conquest and destruction amongst the monster race of viverid-canine like Ghenid clans and others in the City of Mercenaries, Incaras. Please "like" if you enjoy it.

Splitting the Stride: A Cathedris Short Story

By Serukis

485 19 8 2606

Aren and his three friends head out to sea to sail through the legs of the hulking God-husk, Sharenskus - what is known as 'splitting the stride'. However, is it actually possible? A short story based in [url:https://www.worldanvil.com/author/Stormbril]Stormbril[/url]'s...

Arcane

By Sterrestel

888 3 1 2315

Life can change in a matter of moments; Auris finds that out the hard way when they are swept off their feet and thrown into the unknown. [br] When Auris' life shatters, they find themself in the arms of an enemy kingdom. To their surprise, they are met with...

SABER, Roots of Hope

By sprodri7

53 0 0 6481

The last oasis of relative peace in Hune, [Tundra](article:c8fb5d79-a4e0-4c03-ae1c-a82a7c2b6902) has remained untouched by years of battle. The inhabitants face reality as hopeless soldiers return home for a last stand. Leaders have fallen and the King issues...

Short Story 1 (Tolas Ruv Aen and Jair)

By youve_reached_the_void

292 0 0 1693

Caution!! This Story Contains Spoilers relevant to the plot of The Dreamer and the Marked!! It is advised you finish the first book before reading!!

Encounters of the Primal Sort

By Sterrestel

1322 3 0 3247

[p][i]A recount of Krisdi Varalei's chilling adventures with the beings known as primordials, the volume is always growing in size. It is uncertain whether it will ever be finished. Explore different worlds and domains as Krisdi, experiencing everything along...

The Dragon Moon

By Kelaya

67 0 0 2867

A devastating plague has ravaged the kingdoms of Varlan, killing both dragons and their riders. Many have fled the land to escape the plague, leaving the rest of the land to be conquered by barbarians. With no dragons left to defend the land, the people of...

Tale of a Levin Picker

By AoLi

16 0 0 1479

Story of one of the people who collect the lightning plants know as “Levin”. A day in the life sort of.

The Dream Drifter

By strangebraingames

337 0 0 30102

Sequestered in a tower rising over the destroyed surface of The Orphan World, Mneousa, handmaiden of Time whiles away her hours awaiting instructions from the higher gods. Having no understanding of what transpired to end the civilization of Lunis, or why...

Chronicles of Osera: Child of Mesendra

By Jennaskel

864 1 0 11792

When the spirit of the bear fades and the wings are struck down from the sky, the Child of Mesendra will rise. The Kingdom will fall in their wake and the sky will weep with scarlet tears. The rivers will carry the message through the land of Mesendra's child...

Ride to Ukkan Isle

By BrokenJac

2355 6 6 9661

[center][Novelette][/center] Loque Rejima stands at the edge of his own world, the tense peace falling apart as he begins to Break. Spirits dance around his head; memories of the long past haunt Loque's thoughts; and Loque races to find a way to save himself...

Sanctuary

By Kaycie Anders

256 0 0 2454

A child from a line of ruthless kings, King Geoffrey the First was unlike any king in recent memory. King Geoffrey was considerably laid back, easily amused, and flexible despite his position, and the people of his kingdom respected him. He was a political...

Geschichten eines Krieges

By Pumpgun64

154 0 0 9504

Eine Sammlung von Kurzgeschichten, die sich um einen Krieg drehen.

Lost In Subtlety

By subtletylost

335 0 0 12050

This is the story of the Blight. A story of love and loss, of hope and pain, of fear and understanding. It is the story of Grey-Wardens. The story of how three elves, three humans, and two dwarves decided the fate of Ferelden. They were not alone, no one is...

BT Book 2.5: Moon Bound

By amelianite

390 0 0 1480

**Bound Trilogy Novella -- Read After Book Two Unless You Want MASSIVE Spoilers** Austïn Lén King never thought he'd have to watch his only son grow up from afar. To keep his relationship with his mate, Lucian McClain, secret from the Wolf Council, that's...

To Be A Hero

By Damparo

243 0 0 0

A Shadow Court agent buys an apparently expensive amulet from a shady figure in the Dark Lands, planning of bringing it back with him in the Empire and sell it for gold. The situation escalates quickly.

BT Book 2: Soul Bound

By amelianite

318 0 0 0

After being sent back to his pack, Alpha Heir Jack McClain has some pent up issues of his own.

A Ghost, a Quill, and a Mockingbird

By Sterrestel

3024 8 0 3217

-First Draft- Ghost has lived her entire life in an underground bunker on the planet Serus. The last of her kind after a swarm of vitians invaded her world and slaughtered her people, she spends her days in blissful spite where the vitians are unable to reach...

Sarsoa's Calamity

By awsmlwsn

559 0 0 9870

A sickness fell upon the once strong and hearty Brandt. Elizabeth, the village herbalist , gave the news to his father. The village elder has declared that his spirit must be collected by Shen: god of the afterlife through a ceremony to ensure his spirit will...

Black Dunes of Hell

By Arkanasis

101 0 0 5494

When Lei Shen's father is killed in a tragic accident, the young human is whisked away into a world he could have never imagined. Arisys, a Lesser Demon in the ranks of the Avarian military, finds her self drawn to the young boy and soon she can't help but...

The Chronicles of Meketa

By Dahuntsman1

298 0 0 216

A collection of stories from the world of Meketa, a world not unlike our own but filled with fantastical beasts and creatures, exploring fundamental questions of how the world would look like if Magic, Elves and Dwarves, and Dragons existed.

Russolia Jadeye - Short Story

By michaelthominks

392 0 0 1604

A short telling of the events leading up to the siege of Medale and the famous survivor, Russolia Jadeye.

House of Scarlet

By ejmichaels

405 0 0 23951

A tale in the saga of The Twenty-year Slave, House of Scarlet takes place immediately following the conclusion of "Skamsen and the Lady." HOS details the story of the lady dressed in scarlet who chooses the sea instead of a life of servitude. But the gods...

Throne of Deceit

By Nick_Scryer

354 0 0 20051

In a world reeling from a grueling one hundred year war, the short lived peace is threatened when Dark Elf invaders begin to appear in lands they should not. Using the Ten year Anniversary Celebration of the war as an opportunity, one of the Kings elite guard...

Imperial Pursuit

By Damparo

582 1 0 646

A secret agent, @[Aleksija Lenkovič](person:7a5c2c53-1bcb-4e50-a287-9da748bf152c), chases a thief in the city streets. A very short story set in the Empire's capital city.

Ellyse of Wonderspire

By Sterrestel

530 0 0 553

Corruption lurks in Wonderspire, and it's people are falling one by one. When Ellyse falls from a tall tree in the woods near her home, she is met with strange characters and a dangerous adventure. Will Ellyse survive long enough to get back home, or will...

The Demon's Eyes

By Sterrestel

555 0 0 8609

- A Return of the Revolutionary AU- What would life be like if Max had never escaped from Dehios? Death, revolt, and torture have all led Max to years of immortality. However, it is not the immortality one might wish for. Puppet to the Demon King, Kearney,...

Account of the Events of 5E240

By Tarn_IV

1185 0 0 5560

The accounts of Elisio Ribeiro, count of Ameança concerning the events of 5E240 often referred to as the Black Dawn Crisis. A short story based on the events of a tabletop game and inspired by the works of H. P. Lovecraft.

The Job

By BTLOTM

331 0 0 0

An assignment goes very well for Valentina, the personal assassin of Asmodeus.

Tales from the Roadkill Tavern: QUIETUS

By WantedHero

5670 14 4 5498

Boden Rigg is a merchant of the Black Market with a shady reputation. After a career of making fortunes from the tragedy of others, Fate comes to collect its wages.

Lapis of Nicodem

By Kwyn Marie

2801 1 1 119535

Lapis joined the rebel cause for one purpose only; to revenge the death of her family on the traitor who betrayed them. Since age twelve, she has trained to that end, hiding her past and the fact she survived in anticipation of catching the man unaware and...

BT Book 1: Wolf Bound

By amelianite

3929 1 0 54948

Book 1 of the Bound Series. Warning: If you can't handle extreme angst, this isn't the story for you. "Like Underworld meets Game of Thrones meets Vikings meets Dungeons and Dragons meets Supernatural!" On the planet of Eskǎvaëís lives Kěith Cheonsa, the...

Giants in the Deep

By Pickleknight

359 0 0 2315

Some search for adventure their entire lives, but never find it. Others find adventure thrust upon them with little warning. For Marek, adventure took him like a petty thief and cast him into a dark and threatening abyss with no escape in sight. Marek must...

Darkest Shadow

By Loneblackfang

158 0 0 2177

Shadow Of Night has been asked by a strange being to look into an incident but unknown to her it is more then it appears.

Primordial [Draft 01)

By Geigas

196 0 0 15

Born from the flesh of Ulla, the soul of Illis, and the bone of Yenir, Friga was born, the first of her kind; the Primordials. Creatures of unimaginable strength and skill, they were set on the path of growth, given by the divines a single task; to become...