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Fantasy, Dark

Ashen Ambition

By Shaaman

987 0 0 1875

A short story about a Seeker scout named Simeon stumbling upon and entering the Funereal Manor and encountering its dread master, the Ashen Baron

Tales of Koria

By CrazyEddie

5482 5 0 12039

You have read about the Spiral, about Elves, Dwarves, Underlings and the Horrors from down below. But you never experienced them firsthand. Now is your chance. From the dwindling roads down into the depths of the Spiral or from the start of the very Creation,...

A Hunter's Mark

By Sai_

8057 1 0 31556

A temporary arrangement, he'd call it. Tanythe, a hunter of no proper renown was plucked into a lacklustre adventuring group managed by Guildmaster Morden. He always thought he'd get away from it all, somehow. However, after a foe unveils itself, Tanythe must...

Maniaque

By Twinflame

62590 66 1 86972

In the boutique called Maniaque awaits the mysterious Sethian Skin, a sly deal-maker who can offer you a custom dress on one hand and the keys to a monstrous darkness on the other. One night a stranger from a far-off land comes looking for magic only to run...

Ravenlight: Embers of the Past

By AStormsong

35959 2 0 110112

Elise Bakuuva wants nothing more than to live an average life, to find acceptance in life and a goal for said life; though for her, a normal life seems nigh impossible. Living among the Dragon Descendants of Vulfax, she finds herself everywhere from belittled...

Black Street's Secret; Book 1 of the Tales of the Iron-side Misfits

By Keon Croucher

8794 0 0 12102

Ever since losing his brother's entire family, Andras has harbored a grudge against the shadowy organization known as the Black Street Butchers. Killers for hire whom are based in his home city of Geata-Iarainn, though they work all across Suranth for enough...

Loneron, le Hérault de Nohömys

By Landry Blodwyn

11274 2 0 10946

Ce recueil regroupe toutes les nouvelles portant sur Loneron, le Hérault du Dieu Nohömys, et Empereur de l'Empire Orvenum. Enfance, passé, sombre apogée, et quelques nouvelles secrètes : vous verrez Loneron sous tous ses aspects.

OCCULTA MUNDOS : After the Void

By TheLEXA

8493 2 0 1

Centennial, 2019 AD. Abruptly transported to an altered reality, certain people, many of whom bear no recollection of their past life, including an astute teenage genius - Xander Astral, a loyal soldier - Cere Zin, the blind herbalist boy - Micah, and a rebellious...

The Eye of Horror

By Pingu_sAge

9140 0 0 1009

With the foundation of the Divine Kingdom of Gorbolia, the Dark Days were officially in the past, and years of peace ended with them. What followed was an era filled with spirituality, political intrigues, and wars. When the King of Gorbolia - in his delusion...

Knavish Canto: Lapis of Nicodem Volume 3

By Kwyn Marie

118949 108 5 189860

Lapis's return from Ambercaast is anything but normal. The Jiy underground is now aware of unexpected enemies wanting to resurrect defunct khentauree and use them as a dangerous fighting force--but they have no idea where on Theyndora the threats have fled...

The Land of Rain and Castles

By BARON229

30308 0 0 11977

[quote]"Surely you’ll stay to hear of the story, the true story, of this our land of rain and castles?..."[/quote] [hr] [in]The Land of Rain and Castles is a fantasy novel that confronts the traumas of a realm wracked by demons that even the gods themselves...

Evenacht: Snake's Den

By Kwyn Marie

125622 55 0 201657

A dark fantasy serialized novel. Vantra, a Finder acolyte in the deathland of Evenacht, follows an anguished mental call for absolution. The silent plea comes from Captain Laken, a brazen butcher who slaughtered her Keel ancestors over four millennia ago....

01-L'éveil du sang

By alia__

20491 0 0 10569

Anasteria est une jeune mage qui commence ses études dans la prestigieuse académie d'Ignis. Mais alors qu'elle pense pouvoir étudier tranquillement comme tous les autres étudiants, elle se rend compte que quelque chose d'étrange se trame dans l'académie.

На Милость Неизбежному

By Liar Moraine

20656 4 0 4038

☠︎ Дэвилион находился на грани гибели ни один раз: он пережил падение кометы, исчезновение Создателей, разрушение города-ковчега, чуму и многое другое. До сих пор Высшие и их Создатели - Архитекторы, отчаянно сражались за существование, из раза в раз бросаясь...

Breaking Bread

By AuthorGoddess

21720 3 0 50596

Nicola still isn't a hero. She's been through too much to be a white knight. She's even been dead before... a couple of times, but this time it's different. Now she's stuck in limbo, travelling the Nine Worlds with an angry god on her heels. She needs to...

Florenelle Shorts

By MrBauta

11212 0 0 1256

Short stories from the Florenelle setting.

Goretober 2020

By Arkanasis

11146 1 0 2345

A collection of short stories set in Hellverse following Goretober prompts!

Crimson

By jmgaida

16857 0 0 1617

At the age of twelve Porcelana is chosen to go live at the Convento do Pano Vermelho, the Convent of the Red Cloth, despite the objections of the Abbess, who declares she has the look of a traitor because she was born albino. Porcelana is trained to be an...

Tuloks Kurzgeschichten

By Drake Ragon

17945 0 0 4497

Bild: (c) Max Emmert Eine Reihe an Geschichten rund um Tulok

Lilyanas Kurzgeschichten

By Drake Ragon

16022 1 0 5092

Eine Sammlung von Kurzgeschichten, die alle aus der Sicht von Lilyana geschrieben sind. Cover Image: (c) Nikolai Ostertag

A Family of Knights

By TimeBender

8276 0 0 0

A family, who all happen to be knights, try to keep their clan of thirty-three knights safe as a mysterious Knight Hunter takes out knights all over the continent. When one of their knights is taken out, the clan decides it time to leave the forest they've...

Short Story Collection

By Athena Rae

40360 4 1 7345

This is a collection of short stories that I have written. Some were for college courses, some were for contests, some were just out of boredom. Each chapter is a different story and is completely unrelated to the previous ones. This manuscript is occasionally...

Ambercaast: Lapis of Nicodem Volume 2

By Kwyn Marie

160174 45 5 182877

For eight years, Lapis had sought vengeance against the rebel traitor who helped Jilvayna's palace guard invade Nicodem and slaughter her family. Perben is now exposed, but ranking rebels who see their own fates twisted into his try to downplay and ignore...

The Surrealist's Manuscript

By darknano

42260 0 0 9985

The Surrealist's Manuscript is a biography detailing the life of Doctor Madison as they navigate through a post-pandemic landscape researching strange anomalies and internalizing the nature of what the world used to be, and how it got to now. Doctor Madison,...

House of Scarlet

By ejmichaels

36199 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...

Splitting the Stride: A Cathedris Short Story

By Serukis

8735 23 10 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...

Short stories

By CraniumBeaver

10542 0 0 1125

A collection of short stories set in Amanor. In [b]Jar of Souls[/b], the God of Death is being pursued through the Ethereal Plane. Unable to escape his dangerous adversary, he decides to make his stand. At stake is more than his life, for what he guards must...

Kurzgeschichten

By AmeliaTrees

11603 0 0 19183

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

The Tale of Enariel

By FuchsFarbe

18060 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,...

Ellyse of Wonderspire

By Sterrestel

19128 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...

Giants in the Deep

By Pickleknight

12490 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...

Arcane

By Sterrestel

29466 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...

Chronicles of Osera: Child of Mesendra

By Jennaskel

40035 1 0 27685

"The things I've created have consequence, therefore balance remains. What you have made has rules, which could always be bent. However, what Mesendra has done," Kallemor takes a slow inhale and releases it in a low hum. "It is sacrilege." ✴ When the spirit...

Ghenid Clans of Incaras

By Mutterwolf

23152 1 0 12651

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.

Imperial Pursuit

By Damparo

11831 2 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.

Account of the Events of 4E240

By Tarn_IV

28673 0 0 6188

The accounts of Elisio Ribeiro, count of Ameança concerning the events of 4E240 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.

YY HD Book 1 - Hidden Secrets

By amelianite

8616 0 0 0

In Leigrebath, the stroansians, an alien species from another dimension, rule with a nuclear fist. There is no room for rebellion nor should any citizen trust the corrupt neighboring cities. They claim that they are the only ones capable of protecting humanity,...

Sarsoa's Calamity

By awsmlwsn

7724 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...

Lapis of Nicodem

By Kwyn Marie

139751 26 3 120378

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...

Seven Devils: Book One

By owlshine

29950 3 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...

Russolia Jadeye - Short Story

By michaelthominks

7442 0 0 1655

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

Encounters of the Archaic Sort

By Sterrestel

24030 3 0 3247

[p][i]A recount of Krisdi Varalei's chilling adventures with the beings known as archaics, 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 Job

By BTLOTM

3828 0 0 0

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

A Ghost, a Quill, and a Mockingbird

By Sterrestel

54720 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...

Dracna Stories

By Mutterwolf

8704 17 4 20969

Dracna the Ghenid left the wild tribes and came to the mercenary city of Incaras. Eventually adopting the city as her tribe and the City Watch as her family.

Ride to Ukkan Isle

By BrokenJac

24943 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...

Tales from the Roadkill Tavern: QUIETUS

By WantedHero

62580 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.