Spark of Divinity

by Inorai

Original ONGOING Action Adventure Fantasy Romance Female Lead High Fantasy Low Fantasy Magic Mythos Portal Fantasy / Isekai Strategy Supernatural
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Life was going great - right up until Tara died.

She'd always expected that to be it. Death is final, after all. But when she reaches the afterlife, she's instead presented with a destiny she'd never bargained for. Instead of reincarnating to begin a new life as a human, she's been selected as a candidate for divinity.

Lucky her.

Thrown into the dubious situation of establishing herself as a fledgling goddess in a cruel, skeptical world, Tara grabs for the only chance she can see. Not everyone will be happy to see her, and not everyone will approve of her smashing through celestial society like a wrecking ball.

Giving up means laying down and accepting oblivion, though - and that's something Tara refuses to do. She'll have her birthright, and she'll have her name.

And then Terra will rise again.

 

Cover art by Kyaoni

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Congra
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Gods, Goddesses, and a whole lotta sass

Disclaimer: I've read farther ahead in this story than exists on RR currently. I won't post any kind of spoilers here, so feel free to read ahead.

Style: Inorai's style is consistently a delight to read. The way she fills out the world to you - while providing a chance for you to fill it with your own imagination as well - is perfectly balanced. The story just flows when you read it. You really feel like you're connecting to the characters and that you understand them.

Story: The story is immediately intriguing. I always find myself immediately wondering what solution the MC is going to come up with for the next problem, as I know it's going to be a good one. She's quite creative, after all, if a little bull-headed. The setting itself is really interesting as well, but in the interest of avoiding spoilers I won't go into depth on that. Just know, it gets real good.

Grammar: Perfect, what else is there to say? Ino's prose is wonderful and there's rarely a hiccup to be seen.

Character: Like always, Ino's characters are just so heck-dang vibrant. They all have very defined personalities and you feel like you can really connect to them. Their decision-making always makes sense in the context of who they are. You don't see any of those inconsistencies where you think "I don't think this is a decision this character would make".

Each character you encounter feels filled out and lively within the setting, but also not over-the-top in any way that feels too exaggerated. I think out of everything here, if I could, I'd add an extra star onto the "character" category, even though it's already at 5/5 for me. That's just how good Ino's characters are. I can't stress enough how easy it is to connect with her characters, after all. They just feel like real people doing their best in the situations at hand.

 

In summation: This story is super cool, I don't wanna spoil anything so I won't go into any kind of discreet details, but it only gets better as time goes on, so if you like the premise, keep reading! Hell, if you don't like the premise, keep reading and see where it goes, because I promise Ino does some really cool stuff with this story.

Everlosst
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Who would win? All the gods and goddesses of mythos or one little sparky girl?

Aight, so, going to save you some time.  It's just really good- go read it.

Tara is generally lovely.  Yeah, she's impulsive, but understandably so.  And some of her quips are just so, so very relatable.  Alice is passive-aggressive buerocracy personified...but somehow, in a good way?  Even the unnamed fox has sass and character.

The premise of the story isn't something we all haven't seen before- "mortal becomes a god(ess)!"  The thing is, Ino makes it her own.  Very quickly the story takes off and just owns itself.  It's a fun romp that doesn't stop.

The style is well done.  Tara's voice sounds strong through the text and it is generally a blast to read.

Grammar is pretty simple- mistakes are few and fare between, and quickly fixed when pointed out in the comments.

Overall, just read it.  It's fun, it's different, and it's well written.

Alex M
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I've been a follower of Inorai's for ages, and like her previous works Spark of Divinity is full of dynamic characters with flaws and motivations that make them feel real. In this she's taken her time to build a believable world, with well paced action and an intriguing plot to keep you hooked all the way.

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Inorai's writing constantly seems to draw you into the story. You become attached and invested into her characters without even realizing it.
Her style is fairly simple, but the genius lies in the casual nature of even the most intense moments. While reading, you may feel like you're merely a fly on the wall, watching this story fold out. Don't worry, this is normal and to be embraced. Do not read with expectations of grand "showmanship" or extravagant stage setting, but rather a story of people and relationships. This applies to anything written by Inorai.
10/10 would reccomend if you want to fall in love with the characters.

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Great read. Love the power development.

I have been following this since day one on reddit.  And I'm yet to come across a chapter I didn't enjoy. I seriously recommend this read! The characters power development has proven itself organic and manages to keep the suspense high.

LWEndless
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A Fresh Take on a Familiar Concept

Wonderfully written, with a healthy dose of flair, Spark of Divinity offers a story that is both comforting and deeply refreshing. Many of the usual tropes have been avoided or twisted just enough to make them interesting again.

It effectively blends the fantasical with the real, delivering a tale that is both enchanting while still managing to be down to earth. The plot is as effectively constructed as it is effortlessly witty, with more than its fair share of tension and excitement.