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  1. Cynus


    • Author: Signature Author
    • 35 Stories
    • 2,017 Reviews
    • 1,015,688 Words

    My stories are born from my deepest emotions, bubbling to the surface when they demand to be released. The subjects I pursue are as varied as my interests, and I love to explore different genres. Some of my work is dark, some of it is light-hearted, but I never write the same story twice.
  1. Rivers of the Dead

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 09/01/2017 (Updated: 10/18/2017)

    Death is better left undisturbed, but some people don't know any better. After the death of his best friend, Ethan, Caleb Neild ventures into The Underworld to seek Ethan's soul and bring him back to the world of the living. He requests the help of the mythical Orpheus, bard turned psychopomp, to find The One Who Rules Beneath and must cross the dreaded six rivers of the afterlife.

  2. Musings of a Mongoose

    By Cynus, in Poetry. 01/02/2016 (Updated: 10/01/2017)

    This will be a collection for most of my poetry. Hope you'll find it appealing. Some of it will be Mature, so pay attention to the chapter notes.

  3. Lame Duck

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 03/21/2017 (Updated: 03/21/2017)

    The physically handicapped President of the United States pays a visit to a facility in Roswell, NM, at the request of the scientists working there.

  4. Weightless 2. Less is More

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 09/06/2016 (Updated: 11/23/2016)

    Zane Thompson is a smart kid with a lot of potential, but has more projects than he can handle. Now that he's also found a potential boyfriend, Clint Fjeldsted, he has even more on his plate. Between his family, school, and maintaining friendships, how will he ever make time for his new love interest?

  5. Blue Fire, Devil's Ire

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 11/01/2016 (Updated: 11/01/2016)

    Gabriel Montgomery has been granted access to a magic spell to summon the devil on Halloween and make a deal for his heart's desire. No desire is greater than the one he hold's for his straight best friend Brandon. Will he sell his soul for lust?

  6. Fearless 1. Less is More

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 06/22/2016 (Updated: 08/31/2016)

    The tale of a high school student desperate to make his mark on his peers. He wants to come out, and he wants to come out big enough that no one will forget it, but somehow it always goes wrong.

    A lighthearted story of friendship, family, and of course, courage. It's a tad cliche, some things in life are meant to be.

  7. Witch Your Tongue, Demon!

    By Cynus, in Summer - Wicked Games. 06/09/2016 (Updated: 06/09/2016)

    A young, brash, power hungry witch summons a demon to destroy her greatest rival. The demon engages her in crafty wordplay, and the witch gets more or less what she bargained for.

  8. From the Cup of the Worthless

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 01/06/2016 (Updated: 06/08/2016)

    In the world of organized crime, your crime family is all you can count on. Nobuyuki Sato is no exception, and as he tries to navigate the political climate of his new city, his Yakuza family is there to support him. But then Nobuyuki meets Viktor Karimov, son of the Chief of Police, he begins to question if there might be more to life than crime. Love, intrigue, and drama abound.

  9. Songs of the Mongoose Tribe

    By Cynus, in Poetry. 05/26/2016 (Updated: 05/29/2016)

    Each of my non-fantasy stories are all set in my own version of the real world. They all play out in their own corners, but they're still connected in a way. One of these ways is music. This is a collection of songs I've written for different musical artists in my literary world. Each chapter will be one song, title first and artist second. Enjoy!

  10. Quick As A Mongoose

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 02/01/2016 (Updated: 04/27/2016)

    A collection of Flash Fiction, from both my Flash Fiction February and My upcoming Flash Fiction Fridays. Each chapter is a stand alone story of 3000 words or less.

  11. Ashes of Fate: Season Three 3. Ashes of Fate

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 12/02/2015 (Updated: 12/28/2015)

    After the brutal loss of several of their number, the remnants of the Icarus Confederacy attempt to pick up the pieces. A mysterious dream points Tristan in a new direction, and what was once thought lost may still yet linger.

  12. The Silence

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 12/19/2015 (Updated: 12/19/2015)

    A man contemplates the journey his life has taken, and the way the music of love has overcome the profound silence he has felt for so long.

  13. Ashes of Fate: Season Two 2. Ashes of Fate

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 11/03/2015 (Updated: 11/30/2015)

    After the defeat of the one of the Icarus Confederacy's enemies, and hurting from the loss of one of their own, the Confederacy returns home to regroup. Despite their need for respite, the war isn't over yet.

  14. Ashes of Fate: Season One 1. Ashes of Fate

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 09/13/2015 (Updated: 10/31/2015)

    Monsters have banded together and overthrown the most powerful governments in the world. Infrastructure crumbled, and the world was torn apart by war. Tristan Langster and his two brothers are among the many young people trying to survive in a dangerous world. Tristan's life changes when he is captured by the North Wer Alliance for crimes he did not commit.

  15. Is Love A Miracle?

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 10/29/2015 (Updated: 10/29/2015)

    She watches him every day, living for his smile and wishing she could find the same happiness. He is in love, and wants to tell her the truth. When it's all said and done, the truth is even more powerful than either had expected.


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