Remove these ads. Join the Worldbuilders Guild

Manuscripts

Dive deep into the lore and stories of over 1 million worlds.


Science Fiction

The Black

By [email protected]

701 0 0 0

Five years ago, when the anomaly arrived, it wiped out eight thousand square kilometers of Toronto, taking with it over seven million souls. It remains now as a looming, impervious black dome. Dave Thompson, a hard rock miner, was hired as the lead engineer...

The Surrealist's Manuscript

By darknano

1291 0 0 1415

The Surrealist's Manuscript is a recollection and conviction of an individual by the alias of "Doctor Madison," in which they share their experiences of the Ciphrus world through a never-before-seen lens.

Astrophobia

By Lorekeeper of Miduer

0 0 1131

Riley is a pilot aboard the mining ship, the U.S.S. Mortem. On its maiden voyage, things go from bad to worse in the blink of an eye. Pipes of flammable materials are leaking, the airlocks are broken, and half the ship has no oxygen. To top it all off, something...

Intergalactic Outlaws (Version 2)

By TimeBender

2092 1 1 5794

An abused orphan named Hurance wants a family. He’s had a small taste of family when he was younger with his best friend, Timothy Time, before Timothy went missing. Hurance’s quest for family is fraught with danger after he decides to adopt a group of outlaws...

Reconstruction

By Shaudawn

1960 3 0 6172

The ink has only just dried on the Treaty of Surrender. The last of the rescue ships flying over Serenity Valley have finally stopped trying to distinguish between them that need rescue, and them that need burial. And it will be some time before a young...

Flash Fiction

By The Moro

584 0 0 0

Practice Flash Fiction based on Brandon Sanderson and Mary Robinette Kowal. None of these are terrible, but they are me learning a craft :3.

Subjekt 45

By Hertzbube

1595 1 0 2878

»Leben ist Zufall, doch was wenn dieser gewollt ist?« In einer Welt voller Terror, Unterdrückung & dem ständigen Recht des Stärkeren, gibt es ebenso Wesen, die nur für diese eine Sache geboren wurden. Sie dienen, um zu leben & leben, um zu dienen.

Monsters

By ManifoldManik

695 0 0 19176

The adventures of a few Monsters in a world of humans, and the adventure of a few humans in a world where there are Monsters.

Prison Eart

By alaskankare

629 0 0 295

What does one do with a criminal that is unable to control their deepest darkest thoughts, and causes harm to everything around them? What does one do when they do not believe in extinguishing life but you want to protect the life around you? You isolate...

Seven Minutes to Impact

By David_W_Henley

734 0 0 1303

A routine mapping mission on a little known planetoid. Pirates, Space Battles, and Mayhem Just what you'd expect...

The World-chippers

By L A. Morton-Yates

331 0 0 0

A group of miners tasked with taking apart Mercury following the enslavement of humanity by aliens must decide how to handle the arrival of another group of aliens--one that claims to want to help free humanity. How can they be sure of the new species' intentions...

31 Days 31 Stories

By SableAradia

0 0 493

A collection of stories written for the 31 Days, 31 Stories challenge in August 2021.

Dimension 9

By Annika Christiani

362 0 0 2395

Magna is was only 11 when her world ended. One moment she was celebrating Great Grandma's birthday with her family and then she was alone. Scared, alone, and helpless in a new horrific world. A world where the air itself may betray you and few survive. She...

Book 1 of The Korpes File Series: Parts 1 and 2

By J. I. Rogers

2504 6 0 60791

"As if being born Diasporan wasn’t enough, Technician Nash Korpes had the bad luck to resemble his Tyran ancestors almost identically in both form, and manner. These traits, though highly prized by the special projects division at the shadowy Korlune Military...

The Name of the Manuscript

By dani_

400 0 0 0

Una ragazza ferita sta scappando da qualcosa o qualcuno, trova rifugio in una casa abbandonata e, per sopravvivere, decide di lasciarsi dietro il proprio corpo.

Lie You Choose, The

By Ariel Purkeypile

720 0 0 77579

Traumatic events they're desperate to move past, [br] big ideas their genius parents disapprove of, [br] a neurological condition that scrambles the senses, [br] and an increasing problem keeping their hands off each other. [br] [br] That's a lot to have...

Andara - Die Landung

By zarazandra

679 0 0 4209

Nach einer Bruchlandung auf einem unbekannten Planeten steht die Crew der Mananthena, insbesondere Maschinistin Fela Harper vor einer beinahe aussichtslosen Lage. Ohne Kenntnis von dem wilden Planeten oder seinen Einwohnern liegt es an ihnen, ihr Schicksal...

It Spreads: Infection

By amelianite

488 0 0 2833

**A Novella set AFTER the Alpha Saga** What if your entire life went up in smoke in less than twenty-four hours? Jobs, homes, technology, family? All of that disappeared in the blink of an eye. Well, that's what Kěith, Jack, and their company have come to...

Vassals of Metal

By Ereithial

624 0 0 24

New Amsterdam is a corporate utopia in a world long since collapsed.

Flaming arrow

By NathaliaBooks1993

555 0 0 24876

Na een jaar vechten is er nog steeds geen vrede. Robin doet alles wat ze kan, maar is nog steeds niet genezen van haar verwondingen. Zal het haar lukken om vrede te brengen op het ruimtestation Nova Babylon.

Thread Skein

By lartra

10638 0 0 161386

When war rages on, the only hope for peace is the ultimate sacrifice… 20,000 years into our future, female mercenary Ticca is becoming the leader she was born to be. The powerful wizard Lebuin has overcome many of his fears along the way. Both of their paths...

Welcome to Hazard City

By ezeigler22

240 3 0 1900

After a lifetime of going from one war to another Dylan Price wanted one day where he can drink in peace, but when a former hooker is killed while under his protection he wants to know why.

String Theory (Danganronpa V3 fic)

By NeoStarReset

2639 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!...

Title TBD

By simpleEnthusiast

655 0 0 0

The story of Captain Crishia Xenaya and the Retikan attack on the Beta and Alpha Quadrants

Bride Price

By J. I. Rogers

728 0 0 0

"After a lifetime of hard work, Harlo-Fyre has become the preeminent power in Thallen Cluster. Now, William Harlo Sr. is determined to secure his progeny's place among the Ranking families of Korlune, no matter what cost." First Published in Tamyrh Quarterly,...

Second Wind: Book 1: Wake at Dawn

By Asdradan

320 0 0 73974

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. and buying thousands of years through carefully managed stasis...

The Jaws of the Wolf

By Lutrian

228 0 0 23434

A mugging in 1998 South Central LA leads a young man on an unlikely journey aboard an alien spaceship, crewed by predators, who regard humans as prey. Can he survive long enough to escape this nightmare?

Second Chances

By WantedHero

14562 0 0 70214

Fame. Fortune. Thrown into the City incinerator. Wendell’s chance at the title was always a long shot. Since then he’s been on TV, Radio and even has the attention of The Church. Fact is, he’s more popular than ever. So why are people trying to kill him? (It’s...

Inevitable | The World After

By Ellysium

0 0 0

There is a city, there is an engine, there is an army. A young explorer makes the discovery of a lifetime, the sort of discovery that will change history. She opens the door to a lost world and unwittingly fulfills an ancient prophecy. Inevitable follows...

Between the Stars

By BrokenJac

778 10 1 3733

( Written for DylonIsHere123's World: [url:https://www.worldanvil.com/w/The-Void-Between/a/breaking-into-heaven-article]The Void Between, Breaking Into Heaven[/url] ) [hr] Natalie "Nas" Aghl is a renowned astronaut, known both for her expertise and experience...

The Recruit

By Chronicles of Mann

6308 0 0 20762

Chronicles of Mann - The Recruit Will was born the son of an important lord on an unimportant world in the Commonwealth of Drala. The galaxy had it's issues, and the King of the Commonwealth had fended off Furse raids for the better part of the last 40 years,...

Stories from the Rogue Stars

By Kaerith

662 0 0 11990

A collection of stories from the outer star region known more than the Rogue Stars.

Renarion Section

By Ninja_Viper

656 0 0 4516

The Supremacy is the greatest and most advanced Human civilisation in the Caelum Galaxy. However having only recently awoken from centuries in stasis, the human population (the Ascendants) have found the galaxy a very different place from when their self-imposed...

Waiting at World's End

By WaywardDreaming

1258 1 0 3903

Waiting at World's End is a short story / novella set during the apocalypse that proceeds the first book of Wayfaring Strangers. It takes place in an undetermined airport somewhere between Las Vegas and Houston as a pair of survivors come to terms with their...

A Blazing Patio

By Rahjar

843 0 0 1177

The world is in a sad state, no one knows how it got so messed up, but we know it was after Covid-21. The world had been optimistic then. This is now. The world is no longer optimistic, everyone's buried brothers, friends, parents, children. Everyone wears...

The Rift

By 339X

2112 0 0 26297

Nash Vega and her brother, Jaymes, grew up during the Aten Rebellion. After losing their parents during the Great Battle the siblings are left alone on the barren desert planet. Left with very few allies, Nash and Jaymes survive on their own. After years of...

Null Force: Battle in the Halls of Darkness

By Kummer Wolfe

4056 17 3 13912

[p]A mysterious explosion in a remote lab hidden away in the depths of the Tapani Sector starts an investigation into the source that turns into a harrowing rescue in a race against time. Ruk “Rukus” V’dora and Pala’teska are troopers turned scientists working...

At the Center of it all

By Golden Crepe

286 0 0 770

Lily, a young girl travels from planet to planet in hope of reaching the sun, where she hopes to find her parents.

Montral: The Isolation

By Rahjar

368 0 0 864

In maybe 200 years, some event will happen, that will block Montréal island from its suburbs, and start... The Isolation. Over those 200 years, Montréal, will become Montral. In Montral, many stories will be told. "I am Anarchyos Trudel, I am what the New...

The Rising - The Beginnings of Zohl

By Maelstrom143

484 0 0 0

Arriving in a port on the continent of Daejerothe, a young hybrid finds herself lost in a strange city with no recollection of who she is or where she hails from. Driven by a need to reclaim her past and secure her future, she ventures forth to find herself....

The New Frontier, Book 1, Resist!

By KajetanWrites

1317 0 0 2842

Aliens invaded Earth and established a puppet government. However, not every human is willing to accept this new reality. They fight for freedom. One of them is Sophie Mazur, a young woman who at the start of her adulthood lost her parents to the puppet government....

Relics of War

By AntimatterNuke

976 0 0 6008

Xenologist Vexan investigates a post-apocalyptic alien planet, where civilization destroyed itself in a deluge of thermonuclear hatred.

1999 - Sad

By SilikG

340 0 0 217

In a society that scans, numbers, and labels everything, a mistake was made. Everyone else keeps going, but for one man that mistake changes everything.

Commonwealth Planets: Shattered World

By Freeballs93

1144 1 1 1544

Commander Tracer and his crew aboard the Xiphos are tasked with finding who is responsible for the increasing attacks on commonwealth and EU shipping and planets in the Diores sector. As they slowly close in on these unknown raiders a larger threat begins...

Error

By TimeBender

3635 6 0 16625

After accidentally bringing three complete strangers from different universes to Earth, an alien girl's life goes nuts all at once. This has been unlocked for the public to read! Feedback is helpful. Adding more of the story as I write it!

Introducing: Guardbot

By TNTAuthorMan

356 0 0 4943

This is the story of Kemn. He lives in the Capital City of Zumakar, where the great company of Kasan Corp has its headquarters. Kasan Corp is the mega-corporation that produces all robots and holograms on Rofal. When a new robot is released by Kasan Corp,...

AWT 1: L'affaire du Coeur de Feu

By Aquilus_Decimus

8291 6 0 11718

Sur la planète Élysée, fleuron colonial de l'Alliance Agora, les citoyens profitent d'un cadre de vie agréable qui a même attiré les grandes fortunes. Au milieu de ce décor idyllique, l'agence Wardman et Takanabe s'occupe de régler des litiges judiciaires...

Shadows of the Keepers

By AntimatterNuke

9449 3 0 51302

When Eric, alongside his classics professor and fellow students, joins a mission to a recontacted colony world with pre-medieval technology, he learns dodging dinosaurs and gryphon-riding hunters while trying to stop an evil warlord is more trouble than he...

Ghosts of the North

By Dryheat4u

4573 0 0 158154

When an airship crashes in the far north, David and his team are sent to find answers. What they find threatens to awaken something far more powerful than anyone can know, hidden deep beneath the northern mountains.

Horizon Dawn (First Draft)

By Geigas

349 0 0 0

From Cataclysm they rose, stark white forms arising from the pitless black pools that seemed to drain the life from everything around them. It was thought they knew nothing, blank slates that humans could impress their will upon, and for the most part, it...

Terror Through Thieving

By PatheticBarrel

567 0 0 1

Cohlin Laine is the best thief on the streets of Bai Talga. So good, in fact, that he's at the top of the Mizar Systems' Most Wanted List. Madam Ayil Peron has extensive files on each of her targets among the terrorist Munan culture. Except for the worst...

Primordial [Draft 01)

By Geigas

590 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...

Commonwealth Planets: Shattered World

By Freeballs93

699 0 0 0

Commander Tracer and his crew aboard the Xiphos are tasked with finding who is responsible for the increasing attacks on commonwealth and EU shipping and planets in the Diores sector. As they slowly close in on these unknown raiders a larger threat begins...

Second Wind: Book 2: Echoes of Midday

By Asdradan

266 0 0 12122

A year has passed since the amber attack in Habralven and the trail has gone cold, until a second explosion occurs on the other side of the world near the sunken city of Kadrinja. Bassan and Castus head to the city, reuniting the lendari doctor with his time...