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  1. Cynus


    • Author: Signature Author
    • 39 Stories
    • 11 Reviews
    • 1,114,393 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. Shadow Honor

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 01/27/2018 (Updated: 03/16/2018)

    In the depths beneath the Everbright City lies a vast complex of caves known as The Shade. The Underking of the Shade, Salidar thulu'Khant, seeks to free the demons imprisoned in the city above and use them to unseat King Neredos, the immortal ruler of humanity. The future of the world rests in the unwilling hands of young thief and Shade native, Styx, who is thrust into the middle of a conflict which has perpetuated for centuries.

  2. Second Chances

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 02/14/2018 (Updated: 02/14/2018)

    Ian anxiously waits at the coffee shop for his secret boyfriend to arrive so they can plan their Valentine's Day together. Another cute boy walks into his life as he waits.

  3. Martyrs of the Heart

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 02/14/2018 (Updated: 02/14/2018)

    A druid is tasked with delivering justice to a Roman invader, but the task seems more a test than anything. Will he discern the truth and let his heart be his guide?

  4. Musings of a Mongoose

    By Cynus, in Poetry. 01/02/2016 (Updated: 12/24/2017)

    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.

  5. Rivers of the Dead

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 09/01/2017 (Updated: 11/11/2017)

    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.

  6. There's No Place Like Home for the Hallowdays

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 10/30/2017 (Updated: 10/30/2017)

    For monsters, Halloween is like Christmas, and nothing ruins the holidays more than having to work fast food.

  7. 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.

  8. 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?

  9. 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?

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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!

  14. 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.

  15. 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.


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