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Science Fantasy

The Shadow Taming (Short Story)

By Fyrarc

147 0 0 5612

Antar stands on the side of the road watching his mentor, the man who turned him into the monster hunter he is, pass by in a funeral barge. How can he go forwards without the old man's sage advice? Fortunately for Antar, his mentor already planned that out....

Jaegryn: A Place for Beasts (Short Story)

By Fyrarc

323 0 0 5000

They call him Jaegryn, though it isn't his name. It's a title. Monster hunter. Yet while hunting for the mentor who abandoned him and his pack, Jaegryn learns about an ill omen that plagues the colonists of Inshinar. Sater's eye. The wicked constellation...

Compliance of the Wyrms

By LeeStepp

546 0 0 7912

Reptile mutations have washed over earth, shaking the very foundations of human society. After a number of incidents these mutants have been dubbed Wyrms and forced into subservient roles. Every Wyrm is fitted with an implant for tracking and subjugation....

Legends of Klane Kalonia 08 : The Awakening of History

By DMFW

454 0 0 2652

The eighth and final story in the legends of Klane Kalonia from the World of the Long Sleep in the Discontinuum. A tale of endings and beginnings (stories four to seven, have yet to be written, but it is fine to skip ahead and read this one out of order).

Legends of Klane Kalonia 03 : The Great Burning

By DMFW

2168 0 0 14260

The third of the traditional Legends of Klane Kalonia from the World Of The Long Sleep in the Discontinuum. An illustrated tale in which Klane Kalonia makes new friends and new enemies.

Legends of Klane Kalonia 02 : The Creature in the Crater

By DMFW

1516 0 0 8451

This is the second of the traditional legends of Klane Kalonia from the World of the Long Sleep in the Discontinuum, an illustrated adventure from the Season of Innocence.

Legends of Klane Kalonia 01 : Station of Seers

By DMFW

2563 0 0 18832

This is the first story in the cycle known as the legends of Klane Kalonia, a well known series of tales from the World of the Long Sleep in the Discontinuum.

Lexicon Lost: Crashed in Paradise (Serial Part 1)

By Skaldiduna

1112 1 0 5451

The Lexicon research vessel crashed on the world of MVX-5 in the Chordas System, named Eydan by the indigenous people, and humans were stranded with no outside contact. They found themselves alien visitors on a fertile world with a race and culture they cannot...

Seven Seals, The Legend of Bālthazar: Proof of Valor

By SixPathsSage

1612 0 0 6854

The cosmos is in shambles, the scars of the Great War in Heaven have not healed and an age of stagnation has fallen over the Realms. The Legend of Bālthazar chronicles the life and adventures of Sir Bālthazar Skyburner, a mythic figure and legendary hero....

Trackers

By garfnargle

4891 0 0 12635

Mages Nova and Avon have spent years fighting for survival against devil incursions and callous humans. Now, three newcomers threaten to destroy the tenuous safety they've built. Re: content warnings I've done my best to cover all the bases, but I'm unsure...

End of Earth

By Drogan_Wolf

25687 0 0 27101

An unknown alien race lands on Earth and begins a brutal campaign to kill or enslave humanity. During the chaos a group of friends band together to try to survive the unbelievable conflict that will forever change the course of their lives, and the fate of...

Knavish Canto: Lapis of Nicodem Volume 3

By Kwyn Marie

39097 73 4 130252

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...

There and Back

By Krawczyk & Weaver

8875 5 2 6396

The first instalment of the Farstep Saga. Didoozy is a Sky Raider tasked with retrieving an artifact from her enemies. Rain is a soldier following orders. Their chance encounter leads them to a shapeshifter with no name who seems too young to be left on...

Precious and Deadly Cargo

By Esspii

6080 0 0 1818

Helvia Terrasidia Aquitania is a loyal legionnaire striving to be accepted as a beneficarius, a Legion police officer, so she can protect and serve. She constantly finds herself entangled with Anaïs Lavreplesthar, a clever Aquitani pirate who expertly walks...

A Gift from the Sea

By DMFW

4191 0 0 17944

An incident in the World of the Long Sleep. A story from the troubles of the Discontinuum. [ Warning : This is very much a WIP and far from complete. I'm a slow writer so don't expect it to be finished soon :-) ]

Love

By SailingOcelot

5971 2 0 305

'Love' is a very, very unofficial collection of short romance scenes. These scenes are an exploration of the relationships between the characters. They will hint at some of the storylines between characters. Enjoy!

Saint Maiden's Day on Aprica Nova

By Esspii

7338 1 0 1858

The venatores gemini are a unique class of legionnaire. Linked from birth with a spiritual twin, these warriors are the Imperia's best weapon against the deadly sirens. Gemini pair Titus and Gnaeus are exceptional venatores. Even so, every hunt is life-threatening....

Renegade

By arty

16651 14 0 17086

The sun is setting in the West, as the scarecrow is chased by the bird. The leveret colludes with the snare in the dead of night. Before the dawn, the revenant sets out to kill the immortal.

Mending and Havoc

By Soulwing98

74944 38 5 54779

[center]"Who could have guessed that finding a cure for cancer would lead to THIS!?"[br] - Bianca Peritl -[/center][br] [justify]4987 - The war between Nemthi and Scorzosa was raging as usual. Both parties were equally matched giving no quarters to the other....

To Know Your Enemy

By SableAradia

88463 20 0 147795

[h3][center]Toy Soldier: A derogatory term for an elven marine.[/center][/h3] [i]Battles great and terrible, small and bitter, raged across Known Space as the wars of Elves and Orcs played out their legacy of hatred across the stars themselves. Epics would...

Rebellion of the Exile: Ferrata

By Esspii

12721 0 0 6882

In the Imperia Triplica, nonhumans know the only way to survive is to make the humans comfortable. They wear their sealskins—the tech that makes them appear human—and they keep their heads down. And they never, ever breathe any utterance of the deadly and...

High Arms

By Haimura

10116 1 0 10527

I am also going by Jinzoka on Royal Road. I'll likely be publishing my story properly on there, while using the resources here to structure and fill in other content for it.

Tales from Gemenskap

By Soulwing98

19498 12 1 8150

Chapters within this collection of shorts will have the intention to aid as corner stories for my planned NSFW novel set on the airship city of Gemenskap. - may feature Sexual themes and/or Erotic - - may contain lewd art by yours truly :p -

A divided country

By KajetanWrites

9163 7 0 1397

Ramona Pohl, a newly ascended Touched in the service of the Church of the Saviour is sent to the Tarran Kingdom, a country torn in a civil war, to assist a higher ranking Touched in training novices of the order. [br] Cover image by Marc Pascual from Pixabay...

Shorts of Kingsmaker

By Soulwing98

35625 13 3 14009

Collection of loose Short stories that might or might not get refined and expanded in the future. But for now...they will be gathered here :D

Ambercaast: Lapis of Nicodem Volume 2

By Kwyn Marie

101182 45 5 182873

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...

Childhood

By SailingOcelot

14453 1 0 13072

Childhood is a collection of short stories originally written for Captain level patrons. The stories feature prominent characters in the Sea Hears world exploring the narrative subject of childhood.

Facets of Fillimet, Vol 2: Vazdimet

By MHBiscup

28422 12 0 4108

A collection of facets of ordinary life and extraordinary events across Vazdimet. This manuscript is a compilation of many of the stories that can be found scattered throughout articles in the world of Vazdimet, combined in this volume for your reading convenience.

Tales from Scamall (Post ApoH)

By Soulwing98

13031 6 6 8946

A collection of small stories featuring the Protagonists of "A piece of Heaven" in their time before starting the expedition to Squa'osa. [br]! Do yourself a favour and read ApoH first before reading these!

Thread Skein

By lartra

90841 0 0 161386

When war rages on, the only hope for peace is the ultimate sacrifice… 20,000 years into our future, female mercenary Ticca is becoming the leader she was born to be. The powerful wizard Lebuin has overcome many of his fears along the way. Both of their paths...

A piece of Heaven

By Soulwing98

42859 67 9 32037

Dross was sure that this unfortunate expedition into the frigid hell of Sepernius would end with him as a frozen corpse forgotten never to be found again. But he was more than surprised to wake up from a night of sleep standing with altered memories back...

HD Book 1 - Hidden Secrets

By amelianite

6796 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,...

Lapis of Nicodem

By Kwyn Marie

75630 23 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...

Null Force: Battle in the Halls of Darkness

By Kummer Wolfe

22498 18 3 13912

[p]A mysterious explosion in a remote lab hidden away in the depths of the Tapani Sector starts an investigation into the source that turns into a harrowing rescue in a race against time. Ruk “Rukus” V’dora and Pala’teska are troopers turned scientists working...

The Price of Fame

By WantedHero

101428 0 0 66433

Honest Politicians. Humane Terrorists. Religious Devils. Then it gets confusing… Wendell’s learned that gnomes are just as irritating and dangerous as humans…they just come in smaller packaging. Citizens are rebelling, the government’s collapsing, the Church...

A Few Good Elves

By SableAradia

223109 52 0 155306

[h3][center]Toy Soldier: A derogatory slang term for an elven marine.[/center][/h3] [i]Battles great and terrible, small and bitter, raged across Known Space as the wars of Elves and Orcs played out their legacy of hatred across the stars themselves. Epics...

Second Chances

By WantedHero

102846 0 0 70106

Fame. Fortune. Thrown into the City incinerator. Wendell’s chance at the title was always a long shot. Since then he’s been on TV, Radio and even has the attention of The Church. Fact is, he’s more popular than ever. So why are people trying to kill him? (It’s...

Trench Wars

By WantedHero

92939 2 0 73174

Wizards. Elves. Giant Robots with Automatic Weapons. Wendell is dying for a change of scenery, but Clockworks City has a ban on all outsiders. It’s a law punishable by death. So how does a 5’ 10” human hide among 1.5 BILLION gnomes? By competing in the...

Remember Dragons Lie Volume I: The Stag [TEASER]

By J. L. Gryphon

17509 1 1 2166

When an outcast elf is captured by assassins sent by her tyrannical sister, she must escape their calculating leader, confess a world-ending lie, and uncover the secret plot brewing behind it all before everything she loves burns in dragon fire again. For...

A Ghost, a Quill, and a Mockingbird

By Sterrestel

37593 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...

Commonwealth Planets: Shattered World

By Freeballs93

5245 1 1 1544

Commander Tracer and his crew aboard the Xiphos are tasked with finding who is responsible for the increasing attacks on commonwealth and EU shipping and planets in the Diores sector. As they slowly close in on these unknown raiders a larger threat begins...

Follow You Down: Drowned

By lengna

36479 2 1 275

A Comic set in JauVon. The bugwar has just ended and the Vondren Government turns its attentions to something else. A strange project involving a relatively unknown ex-pirate doctor who's skill matches his ego, and most well known and powerful rover corporation.

These Days: Dazani

By lengna

9895 1 0 4946

Dazani thought her biggest worry was whether she made her teacher upset, unfortunately she couldn't be more wrong as she gets caught up in the interplanetary politics of Jaumun and Vondren. While acting as a translator between her mother's people and the Vondren...

Is that a Rocket in your Pocket?

By lengna

13215 4 0 5968

Starting as a play by post rp and periodically converted to prose, 'Is that A rocket in your Pocket' is a meandering ramble. The Story follows Ora and Ron as they bumble their way into a relationship, and all the people they drag into the mix. An ongoing...

Tales from the Roadkill Tavern: QUIETUS

By WantedHero

46470 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.

Destiny or Chance?

By KajetanWrites

3349 0 0 994

When having fun in the taverns of Hertal, Caspar Weinberg is approached by a strange man who tells him about the impending forces of darkness. He tells Caspar to go to the Tower of Light and get the Sword of Erendriel, a magical weapon that belonged to an...

Amaya the Bounty Hunter

By AbyssDepth

1970 0 0 2475

Amaya is just another lowly person trying to survive on Absalom Station. But she is a Pahtra and she is proud. She is eager to claw her way out from the depths of the station and make a name for herself. And she's more then willing to become a hired gun to...

Exero Titannis

By Drogan_Wolf

2039 0 0 8845

The Exero Titannis was to be the first manned mission to explore Saturn's moon Titan. Not funded by any government, the privately funded mission held immense possibilities for the Blackstar Corporation to get a major jump on other companies by staking claims...