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BREAKING ANNOUNCEMENT! Threadbare Volume 1: Stuff and Nonsense, Volume 2: Sew You Want to be a Hero, and Volume 3: The Right to Arm Bears are now available on Amazon.com! For US residents, you can find them at the following links: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3.  Residents of other countries, please browse your local Amazon market.



Meet Threadbare. He is twelve inches tall, full of fluff, and really, really bad at being a hero. Magically animated and discarded by his maker as a failed experiment, he is saved by a little girl. But she's got problems of her own, and he might not be able to help her.

Fortunately for the little golem, he's quick to find allies, learn skills, gain levels, and survive horrible predicaments. Which is good, because his creator has a whole lot of enemies...

(Cover by Amber Rimkus)

My name is Andrew Seiple, I'm an author and a long time roleplayer. I am the writer of Threadbare, and I own the rights to this story, and many others. I've published works on Amazon before Threadbare, but this is my first litrpg. You can find my various stories available on Amazon.com
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Table of Contents
Chapter Name Release Date
Awakening 1 ago
Awakening 2 ago
Awakening 3 ago
Parties and Perils 1 ago
Parties and Perils 2 ago
Parties and Perils 3 ago
Quests and Questions 1 ago
Quests and Questions 2 ago
Quests and Questions 3 ago
Does a Bear Sit in the Woods 1 ago
Does a Bear Sit in the Woods 2 ago
Does a Bear Sit in the Woods 3 ago
Behind the Scenes Interlude I ago
A Wildling Brood 1 ago
A Wildling Brood 2 ago
A Wildling Brood 3 ago
Catastrophe 1 ago
Catastrophe 2 ago
Catastrophe 3 ago
Behind the Scenes Interlude II ago
The End of Innocence 1 ago
The End of Innocence 2 ago
The End of Innocence 3 ago
Behind the Scenes Interlude III ago
The Bear Necessities ago
A Quick Poll: Poll Closed! ago
Getting Your Bearings 1 ago
A Cat has a Sheet ago
Getting Your Bearings 2 ago
Getting Your Bearings 3 ago
A Bear has a Sheet too, of course ago
A Paw Full of Undead 1 ago
A Paw Full of Undead 2: For a Few Undead More ago
A Paw Full of Undead 3: The Bear, the Vamp, and the Catlady ago
Story Interlude: A Hard Knight's Day ago
Born Again 1 ago
Born Again 2 ago
Born Again 3 ago
Background Interlude 2-1: On Gods ago
Bonus Content 2-1: Old Friends, New Sheets ago
Story Interlude 2: Bad Comfort ago
Unsafe Sects 1 ago
Unsafe Sects 2 ago
Unsafe Sects 3 ago
Winning Hearts and Minds 1 ago
Winning Hearts and Minds 2 ago
Winning Hearts and Minds 3 ago
And Yet She Persisted 1 ago
And Yet She Persisted 2 ago
The Bear Necessities 2 ago
Bonus Content 2-2: Of Other Planes and the Powers of Darkness ago
Surviving First Contact 1 ago
Surviving First Contact 2 ago
Surviving First Contact 3 ago
You're Fired 1 ago
You're Fired 2 ago
You're Fired 3 ago
Interlude 3-1: The General ago
Give the Dwarves Their Due 1 ago
Give the Dwarves Their Due 2 ago
Give the Dwarves Their Due 3 ago
A Small Giant Problem 1 ago
A Small Giant Problem 2 ago
A Small Giant Problem 3 ago
Interlude - Vae Victus 1 ago
Interlude - Vae Victus 2 ago
The Brokeshale Battle 1 ago
The Brokeshale Battle 2 ago
The Brokeshale Battle 3 ago
Interlude 3 - The Spoils of War ago
The Sins of the Fathers 1 ago
The Sins of the Fathers 2 ago
The Sins of the Fathers 3 ago
Loose Ends 1 ago
Loose Ends 2 ago
Loose Ends 3 ago
Afterword and Intermission ago
Not a chapter, just an update ago
Not a chapter, just a notice... ago
The last not-a-chapter ago

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I don't like this story as everyone else does and I don't think it deserves to be in the top spot, but despite that I thought it was a fun read. The plot and characters, while slightly simple at points, is easy to get interested in. The system of RPG has its own unique flair, which is cool to see, and I think it's a good setup to future books. Despite this, I think that it could give more character development beyond a select few and there always seems to be some magical new way to escape from whatever situation they find themselves in.

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This story is well written and a great read- 5 stars!

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Definitely deserves it's place at the top!

awesome world? check! underestimated MC? check!

Balanced powers? Out of the box thinking? good story? check check check.

insanely, it's working, a fluffy toy became my hero!

Though there are a few holes to it (pun intended), it managed to hook me quickly to it's rapidly evolving world and nicely paced storyline.

The story is definitely worth reading!

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Im glad to see an mc with a heart for once to many stories feature charecters who would kill as soon a look at you

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I'm a sucker for non-human protagonists, which is how I found this story. This is what you might get if you mashed your usual LitRPG story up with the Velveteen Rabbit, a sprinkle of Oz and a dash of Toy Story. 

This could easily have been a gimmicky one-shot, but the author does some wonderful nuanced world-building, espeically considering how naive the main character starts as, with plenty of hints of a larger, darker plot with complications and its mysteries to come. The characters are engaging, and Threadbare's unique struggles to cope with his world, which he has absolutely no experience with, are well-written and sympathetic.

The plot does hit some familiar points, but lays the groundwork for them honestly instead of pulling them out of the author's butt, and while Threadbare looks like he's well on his way to becoming an epically powerful creature, it doesn't change the hilariously charming fact that he's a FREAKING TEDDY BEAR.

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Is this an annie fanfic?lol This is great though a good read and i fuckinh love the daily updates. Thank you for your commintment author
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It's simply the greatest! The combination of cute, fluffiness and death is... to simply put it... fucking fantastically amazingly awesome!!!... Don't ask for the... not so simple answer... please... it'll take me like an hour to type.

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Spoiler ish


3 things i love are stat screens and skills, dungeons and necromancers. the dungeons not that great in this but the stats and necromancers are great. (only say dungeons not that great i mean like main dungeon storys but its good tho.)

got to love op diet lol

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Currently my favourite novel on Royalroadl. It's original, funny and adorable.

Honestly can't think of another novel on Royalroadl that's been this enjoyable for me.

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I feel like this story deserves a review, I initially overlooked it, then it became the best rated story on Royal road. Now I understand why, the world is immersive, the characters colourful and the plot intruding. Also, I love Zuula