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Fantasy, Dark

Ravenlight: Embers of the Past

By FrostedSapphire

8017 1 0 110157

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 Twaren Stormborn

3277 2 0 12015

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

3607 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

2862 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

3337 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

19580 44 3 91523

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

11937 0 0 11816

[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

23521 30 0 106904

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__

8057 0 0 15175

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

7982 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

7367 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

5750 0 0 1248

Short stories from the Florenelle setting.

Goretober 2020

By Arkanasis

5456 1 0 2345

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

Crimson

By jmgaida

8213 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

8351 0 0 4497

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

Lilyanas Kurzgeschichten

By Drake Ragon

7450 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

5008 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...

Fall, Sacred Apple

By TheChromaBooks

8905 6 1 3970

For the first time in twenty-four years, a child is born at the Abbey of Sacred Apples. Corbha, formerly the youngest laysister, prays her spirit-siblings will now acknowledge her adulthood. When they choose her to bring the newborn’s caul to the Abbot, Corbha...

A Way Back to Hell

By L. N. Cepeleva

27808 1 0 10856

"Fire burns; but the cold preserves." An old proverb uttered by the gods in eons past. Peadar forgot everything about the surface world since his abduction. Now an asar, he will find the magi who tore open his chest and ripped out his heart. His journey will...

Short Story Collection

By Athena Rae

21122 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

77178 45 5 182870

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

16488 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

22523 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...

Splitting the Stride: A Cathedris Short Story

By Serukis

5031 22 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

5598 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

6245 0 0 19183

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

The Tale of Enariel

By FuchsFarbe

10137 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

10652 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

6940 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

16535 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

21207 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

12783 0 0 12584

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

6306 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.

Account of the Events of 4E240

By Tarn_IV

15652 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.

HD Book 1 - Hidden Secrets

By amelianite

5706 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

4119 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

57303 18 3 118323

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

18300 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

4259 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

14093 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

2202 0 0 0

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

A Ghost, a Quill, and a Mockingbird

By Sterrestel

30637 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...

Ride to Ukkan Isle

By BrokenJac

14224 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

38561 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.