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Draft Preview: Children of the Sands

By Erinye

363 0 0 1903

"Finja is a curious little child with many questions in a dying world that leaves most of them unanswered. But she is smart and full of ideas and one day she might find out the truth behind what lies in the desert. But that is only the beginning of a strange...

Echoes from the Forgotten Town

By exercutie

329 0 0 0

In the shadowed heart of Appalachia, "Deep Gap" unveils a chilling narrative set against the backdrop of a town ensnared by forgotten horrors and the looming specter of Alchem Cola's ambition. As adventurers delve into the ruins of Meat Camp, they confront...

Sarah Lahey (4338.209.1 - 4338.214.2)

By nateclive

6965 0 0 72793

In the grip of Tasmania's eerie disappearances, Detective Sarah Lahey’s quest for answers becomes a personal crucible. As her investigation draws her deeper into the shadows, her tangled relationship with fellow detective Karl Jenkins blurs the lines between...

Karl Jenkins (4338.209.1 - 4338.214.1)

By nateclive

6396 0 0 49740

Plunged into Tasmania's most chilling cases, Senior Detective Karl Jenkins confronts a string of disappearances that entangle with his clandestine affair with Detective Sarah Lahey. As a dangerous obsession emerges, every step toward the truth draws Karl perilously...

(Abandoned) Into the Depths.

By Bean Muncher

1723 0 1 5026

(Note: This was a small project I made in 2 days for a college application. I haven't done any updates or revisions since then, due to how messy and terribly written it is. I liked the idea and how the story was going to go. So, I'm planning to write a remake...

The were-dragon of Hercynia

By Malagiso

6564 0 0 78841

Volusius has had only one wish since he lost himself as a child in the forest of Hercynia. His wish is granted when one day the mysterious Varuclezia offers to help him slay the dragon of Hercynia, which has ravaged his home town three times. They both set...

Howling Shadows

By WantedHero

31007 0 0 159501

Bloody Screams. Enchanted Wolves. Shadows Trying to Kill You. Now mix in a terrified teen. Finally home and safe from psychotic Noah, one’d think Wendell deserves a moment’s rest from the Iskari High Council, not making up a year’s worth of meetings. Add...

The Trinket Fairy

By DesdemonaRose

2968 0 0 2584

A gift left by a stranger, would you keep it, wonder who left it? What if it was something you'd lost long ago, or maybe just a sweet sentiment. What if it was a chess game missing a piece? Originally created as a Twitter VSS challenge, more info here: https://www.worldanvil.com/w/vsscollab Also...

Second Wind: Book 1: Wake at Dawn

By Asdradan

11665 0 0 33109

Tzera awakens to a living world after spending her life in a dying city. Her whole species, the Lendari, set adrift on their planet’s starless corpse; cast into the void away from their home galaxy. Buying thousands of years through carefully managed stasis...

Skydust

By Monkos

9383 2 1 7963

[i]"Every ship that runs the skies has two things. A bell and a chronicler. The bell's for when you crash and burn, so people know where to find you. The chronicler's so people know what happened."[/i] When the Cockatrice arrives in Cliff's Edge, bell ringing...

The Kyuunan Disappearances

By shyredfox

7943 0 1 3153

When Nabeshima Yoshi moves to a small town with his boyfriend, he’s quickly embroiled in a dangerous case of corporate secrets and missing persons. Will he and his unlikely ally be able to solve the mystery before it's too late? Length: ~10 minute read Content...

N00bs

By Jgesq

133873 32 1 84771

Gamers Isla and Ger are thrown into a worldwide conspiracy in 2058 as they battle the mysterious cyber-hacktivist, Jericho. Bound by circumstance and hunted by the police, Isla and Ger uncover a conspiracy set up by her own father to steal human consciousness...

Broken pasts of Shadow's End

By mieke.dryepondt

7192 1 0 16522

In the vast expanse of the post-Civil War West, Shadow's End, a frontier town haunted by a series of mysterious murders, becomes the battleground for two men tied together by a dark past. Commander Edward Smith, a scarred leader with misty blue eyes and a...

Making Amends

By Jgesq

9649 0 0 2739

When my kid brother Zack fronted a kilo of coke to the rock band Thrush, who do you think had to go in and fix things?

Remnant: Twilight (Book 1)

By ReaverArklight

12009 0 0 14321

Join the Adventures of Twilight Sparkle in a gritty retelling of the much beloved childrens story and series MLP. Explore a similar story told in a way more befitting of adult audience. Explore new Locations, learn new stories, witness new characters and events....

The Monsters Den

By FragileFaith

6100 0 0 0

Zoe Ibis didn't know she was capable of magic, having grown up on an island with no magic at all. But, one day she catches a cold and end up sneezing like crazy. Her magical abilities finally show: every time she sneezes she turns invisible. Zoe doesn't know...

Ankunft

By gajusmaximus

19352 4 1 11103

Die Frankobritannica ist ein Kolonieschiff, dass nach einer mehrere Jahrhunderte dauernden Reise durch den Hyperraum das Novum-System erreicht. Leider konnten die Menschen der alten Erde nicht alles voraussehen: Nach der Rückkehr in den Normalraum geschehen...

Necromancer I

By annyborg

18687 1 0 54270

[b]Reader discretion advised. This series deals with a variety of topics that may be uncomfortable and or offensive to read about.[/b] I thought all I needed to do was deliver the mystery package. I was wrong. So very wrong. They say the Spirits play with...

House of Scarlet

By ejmichaels

36271 0 0 0

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...

String Theory (Danganronpa V3 fic)

By NeoStarReset

28024 0 0 16215

"This rule will remain active throughout the Killing Game! For whoever manages to kill Prairie Marble...gets to graduate scot-free! No need to wait for a perfect moment, kill her whenever you like! Kill her in front of her friends and lovers! Bring your kids!...

Anvilite Adventures - Futuristic Stasis Rescue

By Lenosallose

12405 1 0 7807

The Anvilites Evelyn Arcasai and Odin Cayain have been given an assignment to put an end to a Phasma Ecto Cult near the fringest of the Doctor's Conclave District.

Cardinal Ties - A book in the "Crimson Raven" Series

By Kyler45

175229 0 0 74371

Crimson Raven - An investigations agency founded on the back of the Tetrinos crime family. A family that was known for their unique tactics, and manipulation of the human mind. Masters of tearing down the emotional barriers and walls of anyone who stood in...

Tales From The Roadkill Tavern: Mind's Eye

By WantedHero

78926 18 0 2441

What do the greatest bards of the world do when they get together? They challenge one another's sanity, of course. Mind's Eye is a challenge of storytelling wit. Can you solve the mystery behind each tale? Find out.

Tales From The Roadkill Tavern: Avoiding Blueberries

By WantedHero

66927 18 1 7471

Our personal stories are more complex and intertwined than you might realize. That's exactly what our hero, Wendell P Dipmier discovers when he runs from his responsibilities and finds himself listening to the resident bard at the Roadkill Tavern.

Tales From The Roadkill Tavern: Butter & Rum

By WantedHero

55864 18 3 9134

Mystery. Magic. Adventure. That's what the bard promises. Anything for coin or a pint of his favorite drink. But once in a while some catch Terrin in a special mood...and he lets slip his most precious secrets.

Tales from the Roadkill Tavern: QUIETUS

By WantedHero

62791 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.

Keyhole of Heaven

By [email protected]

5738 0 0 0

After the world's creation, something stirred in the great battle for the cosmos, human life. Both born from entities of good and evil, they hold the key to open the door to heaven and unlock a millennia of untold secrets.