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Poetry! (Mythic Verse, Vol. 2)

By gfishbone

30 0 0 64

Short takes and one-off poems on mythological topics. Some may be based on puns. Some may be based on modern pop culture. Some may reference current events.

An Unsolvable Problem

By WantedHero

170 0 0 6088

Where did Dax...the 3' 10", half-naked, cigar-smoking, green-skinned, heavy-drinking, foul-tempered creature come from? You wouldn't believe me if I told you. But I'll tell you anyway...

DO Book 1 - Hidden Secrets

By amelianite

383 0 0 2139

"Here's the game, Aiden. We date. We hold hands. The first person that falls in love with the other loses." “I know a better game, Winterborne. Why don’t you join me in helping to save the world instead of playing a childish game?” -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Calsifer,...

Красные Небеса Нендама

By GrandDohodyaga

179 0 0 508

Древние земли @[Нендама](location:3bdd994b-d8dd-4b3d-ab82-cc52e632a8b2), огромного региона в @[Аллазоуле](article:f71095de-46c5-4341-b635-dc6cc1fb27d0) находятся под атакой Великой Красной Армии, или же Армии Арикабана. Самоотверженные жители ближайших деревень...

Tales From The Roadkill Tavern: Mind's Eye

By WantedHero

1963 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.

EHS S01 B03, Center of the World

By lartra

392 0 0 25901

[h1]Hero or Heathen?[/h1] No vessel has ever made it beyond the edge of the world. Until now. After surviving a deadly storm that would have destroyed another ship, the Vibrius’s return to the empire should have been triumphant. Instead, the navigator Lieutenant...

The Crimson Foxes: Foxes' Prey

By mastergentleman

97 0 0 0

Vincent Galvan has prospered for years as a wayfinder, guiding travelers across all of Seliador and surviving countless adventures and ordeals. Yet when two travelers from the Vaether Republic contract his skills, he finds himself in the midst of a perilous...

THE SUM, OR ITS PARTS.

By thekhanartist

107 0 0 461

Those who live in blissful ignorance of reality do not question what sacrifices are made to ensure their enduring existence, but those who are aware suffer the weight of knowing that peace and prosperity are not reliant on those who speak of them from the...

War Till Ragnarok

By Erinys H

599 0 0 15775

Lagetha Javya is a mercenary, wandering the war zone between the countries of Khuvell and Vredrana, and she prefers to work alone. That is until the charismatic Ragnar Morgenstern bests her in a duel and forces her to join his mercenary troupe, the Ebony Riders....

Named For Andraste

By subtletylost

104 0 0 3820

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...

Crimson Spires and Golden Threads: Dean Pirate Collection

By LanceMcKenath

273 2 0 1894

This collection of tales are from the Dean Pirate's point of view surrounding Lance, his ship Rhovanielle, and his crew. Lance's Awakening is an overzealous annual celebration when he heals in The Trench and strengthens his tie with Dea. However this time,...

Tagebuch der Ungewollten Gefährten

By wintergoettin

236 0 0 8137

Eine Zusammenfassung der Erlebnisse der Helden dieser Geschichte. Verschiedene Sichtweisen beleuchten die sehr durchwachsene Geschichte sehr unterschiedlicher Charaktere mit durchaus zweifelhaftem Charakter.

The Runaway's Hope

By WriterGreg

298 0 0 4596

Vola ran away from a life of slavery only to be entrapped by far more terrible master. Hope for a better life quickly faded to a tiny spark. Sometimes a spark is enough.

Emberchild

By WTAnderton

62 0 0 585

Emil and Vivienne have always longed for adventure, to explore the wider world outside their small village. When strangers visit the town, just days before a coming of age celebration, both friends will find themselves forced into an adventure they could never...

The Maiden's Request

By WriterGreg

432 1 0 4372

Master horseman, Henrik of Rickenvatten, finds himself in the foreign imperial palace of Chienhu. A stranger in a strange land. His skills brought him under the scrutiny of the Grand Secretary and the admiration of Princess Jing. His only hope is to keep his...

The Last Light

By VeyTakon

981 1 0 3817

“So what did you do with the bone dragon?” Cali was on the edge of her seat, literally. The question confounded Professor Smith for a moment, giving Cali a chance to continue. “You’ve never told me how you saved Jorinn and escaped the dragon. You didn’t use…...

From the Tides

By ScenOliver

120 0 0 0

Kamei Sa’Bana, the daughter of the third heir to the Prohavan Seat, has been stripped of her future. Her life, love and career were all torn from her. Her hand offered in a treaty with the fifth Graetion prince, Kamei must learn to make the best of her life....

The Price of Fame

By WantedHero

2088 0 0 66547

Honest Politicians. Humane Terrorists. Religious Devils. Then it gets confusing… Wendell’s learned that gnomes are just as irritating and dangerous as humans…they just come in smaller packaging. Citizens are rebelling, the government’s collapsing, the Church...

The Ruin of the Dragon Part I: The Stag [TEASER]

By J. L. Gryphon

902 0 0 13562

When an outcast elf is captured by assassins sent by her tyrannical sister, she must face the consequences of her bloody past, escape the intriguing assassin leader, and uncover the secret plot brewing behind it all that only a dragon seems to know. For more...

Al caire del precipici

By Ondo

65 0 0 6048

Segueix el viatge de l'Aidena quan

Reunion

By t_cats

24 0 0 11671

The Koushan Mai are a proud people of deep faith who have lived on Caia, the western continent of Etrea, for centuries. But now they face merciless prejudice simply for their beliefs. They are attacked, tortured and murdered by assassins while Authorities...

Dissevered

By Jordo_707

82 0 0 963

Sari’s body remains twisted in the aftermath of demonic possession, forever marking her as unholy. Seen as an abomination by her former countrymen, she is hunted night and day by those seeking to prove their strength and conviction. With only her brother Invar...

Edarville

By gtwinna

102 0 0 168064

Maxed-out Max never wanted to get sent to Shang'rok. His objective: find and follow the escaped prisoner Killian Brave, the greatest traitor to the six realms the Force had ever seen. They didn't warn him about the werewolves- or the weather. Saved by Natasha...

Poetry! (Mythic Verse, Vol. 1)

By gfishbone

1693 8 2 3002

Short takes and one-off poems on mythological topics. Some may be based on puns. Some may be based on modern pop culture. Some may reference current events.

Trench Wars

By WantedHero

2388 2 0 73284

Wizards. Elves. Giant Robots with Automatic Weapons. Wendell is dying for a change of scenery, but Clockworks City has a ban on all outsiders. It’s a law punishable by death. So how does a 5’ 10” human hide among 1.5 BILLION gnomes? By competing in the #1...

A Day to Die (Phoenix Trilogy Book 1)

By NotLikeYouThink

49 0 0 2541

Cassidy Cortez was just a normal girl, doing her normal thing. But then her roommate is murdered while she was with her family, and she's thrown into a world that has been hidden from her her entire life.

Valleywoods

By Qui-Ball

27 0 0 0

In a small self-governing village, far from society, every civilian has their own little secret. However, with an unexpected zombie horde overrunning the village, will any of the villagers find a way to survive, or will every last secret of theirs be devoured...

Teekan's Discovery (NaNoWriMo 2020)

By AP.

17 0 0 25056

Standing stones have often gone relatively unnoticed, or at least undisturbed, around Arinthel. But when some peculiar activity is noticed, in particular the sudden beams of bright light emitted at night, locals start to get a bit uneasy. One young scholar,...

The Answer In Bone

By iamvishnu

100 0 0 10495

Young witch Chamomile is tired of her mundane life, until she explores the creepy abandoned manor on the edge of town, and discovers the secret within.

Commingled

By Jordo_707

1318 0 0 11585

The search for lost family becomes a journey for redemption across a foreign land.

Pandora

By gfishbone

917 1 0 648

Tricked for the last time by the titan Prometheus, Zeus vows revenge on the entire mortal race. His weapon of choice: Pandora. Verse by verse, the poems in this Pandora's puzzlebox can be unlocked by clues hidden throughout the Mythology in Verse pages.

Rage! (Iliad II)

By gfishbone

35 0 0 3713

Nine years into the siege of Troy, the greatest Achaean warrior, Achilles, is sidelined by rage and resentment following a conflict with his commander, Agamemnon. This short but intense phase of warfare leads to devastating losses on both sides, conflict between...

Travellers

By bluecoffeejava

186 0 0 4077

This story is also posted to RoyalRoad.com.

Darkchild

By Lycanis

72 0 0 1955

A young girl with corrupt abilities and the training of a righteous mentor, must rise to action as her people are massacred throughout their forest home.

Lyrianne of the Song

By SolarCat02

43 0 0 0

On a mission from her Goddesses, Lyrianne sets forth into a hostile land to save her mother and her comfortable ordinary life. But past secrets have a way of coming to life, and everything she thinks she knows is about to change.

Shadow's Notes

By Loneblackfang

98 0 0 1038

These are the notes on the everyday happenings at the EWTC.

Beneath the Silver Stars (Anthology)

By NotLikeYouThink

51 0 0 655

Werewolves run rampant through the streets, and shape-shifters prowl the corners. Vampires stalk their prey, and the fae take whatever they can get, no matter the consequences. Portals to other dimensions hide in places you wouldn't expect, and phoenixes watch...

Ride to Ukkan Isle

By BrokenJac

971 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...

Chronicle Extras: Kyliene

By WantedHero

570 6 1 3364

Life may not turn out the way we think it will. But that doesn't mean our lives are any less critical to the world around us. ...just ask Moira.

Thread Skein

By lartra

643 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...

God Noise

By Mar Qaroll

1172 5 0 54323

[h2]Volume Information[/h2] The venomous snake slithers over bloodied ground, waiting for the ultimate prey. The young raven innately yearns to fly, fearful of clipped wings. Separate, yet unknowingly intertwined, they await the vibrations in air and land...

Shiobe Rising: Chapter 1 Excerpt

By Kwyn Marie

79 0 0 5659

Trusting a spy is ludicrous. Shiobe knows this. She has read numerous histories, stories and dragon myths that expound on the dangers of such folly. But when handsome Sikode gives her a tip concerning the killing of two hapless Lower City criminals outside...

Transmigrator Turned Beast Tamer Princess

By Nchristopherson

172 0 0 38411

Young Call-Center worker Nie Ruyi falls into an entirely new world, where her knowledge of monster types (gained by playing various Video Games, reading Fantasy Novels, and her weekly Dungeons and Dragons group) help her to create a whole new form of Cultivation. During...

Corivin

By moonflower-writing

24 0 0 2920

Corivin is a fantasy world where Hunters fight back against the forces of evil and magic is very much real.

Legend of the Five Stars

By Erinys H

440 0 0 12701

Join Son Goku and Shao Lan Fan on their journey all across Wúlin. Both aiming to become the strongest, Goku seeks to find his lost mentor and fellow student while Lan Fan seeks to conquer a nightmare. Along the way, they meet new friends, battle dangerous...

Heavenly Hell

By moonflower-writing

98 0 0 99

Delmenia is a world where bird-winged Angels and insect-winged Demons run amok. In the capital city of Rothos - Helemia, a young Angel named Jesse finds himself bestowed with a great honor. Jesse has been appointed as a Seraph - a guardian of the Archangel...

Lost In Subtlety

By subtletylost

104 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...

Run! (Book I)

By gfishbone

2989 10 0 4958

In a time of disease and social distancing, the seven-gated City of Thebes cowers in fear. But in the city's darkest hour, a new hero will rise. Following in the footsteps of Ino, a true Spartoi runs...toward death! [i]Run![/i] opens the "Pyrrha of Thebes"...

Akadimia: The Ancient Ones

By thenetweasel

44 0 0 14

A group of misfit students must overcome their prejudices to save a family, and possibly their new home.

Second Chances

By WantedHero

2121 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...

Short story: Endurance

By therambogeeks

50 0 0 0

This is a short story of Endurance, before the Shattering. Conflict: Personal Conflict: Characters: Setting: Before the Castillo Estates is completed? Before she gets Bota and @Meliori?

Peter Pan but Make it Gay (needs a title)

By CharlyGracious

194 0 0 7718

A boy who refuses to grow up must face that fear to stop the shadows from destroying his world.

Into The Fire

By WantedHero

2793 0 0 80747

Stranded, alone…with a tree sticking out of his bellybutton. Wendell’s task is simple: get to Til-Thorin Keep. No problem. Add to that no map, no help and no flippin’ idea where he is and you have a day in the life of our hero. Oh wait—we forgot to add the...

NaNoWriMo 2020

By PanAndPaper

73 0 0 50274

A miner travels to a dangerous world of magic that holds secrets about his own world.

Sarsoa's Calamity

By awsmlwsn

153 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...

Tales from within the woods...

By PPisFunnyWord

55 0 0 310

Anyone who's grown up outside the cities of the world knows the child-like wonder and mystery of the woods... but like the endlessly vast oceans that make our planet blue, what lies deeper within haunts and fascinates those who have lived to see it.

The Book & The Blade

By lessismoreau

20 0 0 2227

At the bottom of Stone Lake, Kaja discovers an otherworldly book that connects her with something–or someone–not of this realm. With book in hand, she learns how to wield a magic she never knew existed, although it was always there. All she needed was the...

The Journals of Althaea

By Z8MB1E

6 0 0 7386

[quote]The elven woman, illustrious despite her age, removes a book from the crooked wooden shelf. With a quick blow, the dust coating the book disperses into the air. She softly runs her slender fingers over the cover, reminiscing over the memories hidden...

Halladhun Kampagne #1-20

By dobedima

322 0 0 1494

Die Erforschung der Inseln von Skeifal bringt Unruhe in das Reich der Dvergar von Halladhun. Mit den Entdeckungen und Expeditionen gehen Reichtum, Gefahr und Veränderung einher - Dinge, die das abgeschiedene und langsam lebende Volk in ungewohnten Aufruhr...

The White Death of Kelunbar

By CharlyGracious

704 1 0 7631

Kelunbar Forest has been quiet for a millennia and the creatures there have learned to live without the help of the old gods. Recently, however, something is changing. A monster is terrorizing the forest, the sequoia stump speaks of evil, and the Great Mycelium...

Thaugangird Akeput

By EmptyManuscript

48 0 0 3116

Ashala of the house Ovolen loves two things: the power she gets from being the eldest daughter of the Suvonor and her best friend Bogey. It's not that Bogey doesn't like Ashala, far from it, but Ashala is trouble and no one knows it better than Bogey who,...

Golden Leaves

By lacyrey

50 0 0 0

A young girl tries to keep a tree alive through criminal means in order to become queen.

Amazons!

By gfishbone

3698 18 3 76148

Directly following the [i]Iliad[/i], as the Trojans bury Hector and Achilles mourns the loss of Patroclus, a tragically misthrown javelin brings Queen Penthesileia and her crew of Amazon warriors to the besieged city of Ilion and into the next stage of the...

Chip & Luther

By Bees?

24 0 0 430

A group of ecoterrorists devoted to the ideal that we are all equal in death summoned The God of Judgement to destroy the world. Judgement Day kills billions of people, leaving only a few million the world over. Because of this, the world leaders came together...

Visions of Ka-Pith

By ilionblaze

63 0 0 975

Part of the Codex of the Viridian Serpent, the. Visions of Ka-Pith provide insight into the creation of the world and events to come.

Race to Til-Thorin

By WantedHero

2021 18 0 84649

Dream girls. Fried snails. A 30” bodyguard with pink ponytails. Being a hero comes with learning curves. The curve of a hip. The curve of a sword. The curve of a sucker punch as it connects with your face. It wouldn’t be so bad if Wendell had professionals...

Thread Slivers

By lartra

676 0 0 123571

"An epic, as detailed as Asimov's Foundation Trilogy." Ticca, a young female mercenary out to prove her worth in the big city, is hired to spy on assassins and worse by her first big client, the noble Lady Sula. But, that ends unexpectedly when she is forced...

Scourge of the East

By Espen-Johansen

1394 0 0 32706

This story is set 10 years before the events of The Age of Calamitous series and follows the Navy Captain, Feregreth Sorrowhill as he ventures out on a covert operation.

The Child of the Volgs

By Navior

81 0 0 13763

Felitïa just wanted to be a wizard—so much so that she was willing to run away from a life of wealth and privilege to become one. She never expected it to be a simple life, but she also never expected to develop unreliable telepathic powers, or for worshippers...

Foxes' Prey

By mastergentleman

84 0 0 32407

Vincent Galvan has prospered for years as a wayfinder, guiding travelers across all of Seliador and surviving countless adventures and ordeals. Yet when two travelers from the Vaether Republic contract his skills, he finds himself in the midst of a perilous...

Duel of a Lifetime for Two Swordsmiths

By shyredfox

77 0 0 996

[p][/p](A tale from Umeji’s copy of [category:5585d72a-7c67-4cea-9aca-ffb69f04e592]Myths, compiled by Shintani Daisuke[/category]) [br][br] How far would you go to be the greatest sword maker of all time? [br][br] It may seem absurd for two of Japan’s most...

Russolia Jadeye - Short Story

By michaelthominks

162 0 0 1604

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

Untitled

By NotLikeYouThink

34 0 0 2242

Meryn had just wanted to leave. To escape the hell-hole that was his family, and figure out what his blackouts mean. Little did he know he would be thrust into a world of adventure and Emperors, and find his longest friend in the depths of Oblivion.

Throne of Deceit

By Nick_Scryer

99 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...

Into the Woods

By therambogeeks

450 2 1 999

When the timbermen come, what lengths will the guardian go to? Who can protect the Brightcastle Woods?

Tales From The Roadkill Tavern: Butter & Rum

By WantedHero

1413 17 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

2915 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

511 0 0 43925

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...

bad copy

By Loneblackfang

110 0 0 0

These are the notes on the everyday happenings at the EWTC.

Tales of Eyre

By The Reserved Elf

59 0 0 5608

Short Stories covering the goings on of denizens within the World of Eyre. Follow the Adventures of Malishaar, a poor Half-elven Girl from the streets of Dragonwind in Tyrban as she gets her bearings as a fledgling bard in training! Learn the Tragic beginnings...

BT Book 1: Wolf Bound

By amelianite

958 0 1 5140

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...

When the Kit Met a Falling Star

By shyredfox

373 7 0 988

Young Nakamura Hisako meets a messenger from Inari. What news will he have for her?

Nanowrimo 2020

By Legion_Zero

88 0 0 43216

This is the going to be the manuscript for my 2020 nanowrimo writing attempt

Rage! (Iliad I)

By gfishbone

314 0 0 11345

Nine years into the siege of Troy, the greatest Achaean warrior, Achilles, is sidelined by rage and resentment following a conflict with his commander, Agamemnon. This short but intense phase of warfare leads to devastating losses on both sides, conflict between...

Faraday School For Wizards (Working Title)

By barriesaxxy

51 0 0 3737

Life is hard enough when you're fourteen, even when you're not saving the world

Thread Strands

By lartra

534 0 0 130446

A 5,000-year conflict. Reality is under attack. A mercenary and a wizard are the world’s only chance for survival… 20,000 years into our future, Ticca, a young female mercenary, and Lebuin, a new wizard, are in way over their heads. While they’ve escaped...

History of the City of Brass

By ThirstyBard

59 0 0 3317

[h2] Upon his Brazen Throne, the Sultan awaits! [/h2] The City of Brass, legendary capital of the efreeti empire and jewel of the genie nations sits upon a multi-dimensional vortex at the edge of the Elemental Plane of Fire. From here the Sultan sends his...