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.
Nessa is a fairy who lost all her powers when she killed another fairy. She can no longer be considered a fairy, and is thus expelled from her home and her family. Now, she has to build a new life in exile, but she can't let go of her past or shake off the guilt from what she did. Things only get worse when she realises the worst war in living memory is about to break out, and she is at the centre of it. If she wants to see this war to the end, Nessa will have to learn to put her past behind her and trust her new friends, but can she really pretend she's anything but a murderer?
Prompt pieces in a high fantasy setting:
Teague Imlach is a young wizard. He's been brought up isolated on the mages' island since he was a toddler and is a bit awkward as a result. Now he discovers friendship for the first time. There is much to unearth from a person's past as you get to know them, especially if they have seen war, the edge of the known world, and lived a full life before you were even born.
And maybe there are different kinds of friendship.
It's Devin Rous' birthday weekend, and he's turning 18-years-old. With secrets coming to light on this special day of his, Devin's 18th birthday will be one of his most cherished, and the start of a living nightmare.
This is an Urban Fantasy, Portal Story, set in the Modern USA. Specifically Washington D.C.
Some real-world elements are used in the story. Some locations are changed.
Special shout out to my Real Life friend Nathan for your assistance with this story.
Liam Sanders was forced to make a journal notebook for his English project. But he took a liking into it and decided to keep one for himself. This is his secret journal-diary, and this narrates the story of how he met the End.
“The time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.” 2 Timothy 4:3-4
On a future Earth, demons and their spawn have reformed society. Sygny is an almost human magician of considerable power. Arno is a part-demon mechanic who avoids relationships. When their paths cross just as the local great demon starts losing control of the territory will they form a bond or break apart like the ground beneath them?
Lacuna has no memory of her life before she met Tali, Arno, and Rex, but new developments mean that the answers she has sought may be on the horizon. Can she handle the upheaval and make peace with her past, present, and future?
Chance Valentine is pulled into the realm of Etheria wherein a grim adventure awaits him. He slowly discovers what this new world has in store for him as well as his magical heritage. Nikki Ellison, on the other hand, is also trying to uncover his past and the connection to his mysterious father. He encounters a man who claims that he can teach the magic that can change the world and only he has the potential to fulfill it. What awaits for these two young heroes?
The world was shaped to be good and prosperous. The gods were commanded to guard it, and for many an age it was so. But in a night of great conflict the world was shattered by powerful magic and the sky fell upon the mortal realms. 20 years have passed. Ambitions have reignited and armies march once more. Champions must rise to save the mortal realms, for failure means the end of all they know. Ki grew up in this world, and the story of the years to come is also his story.
Su Yin is eighteen, he is a foundling child, he is pretty, and he is a virgin. Unfortunately for him, this means he qualifies as his town's sacrifice, to protect them from the anger of the yaoguai who lives in the mountains. Su Yin is sent to his death in the high temple, but the demon he finds there has things other than death on his mind.