Patchwork System

Patchwork System

by Clephas

Warning This fiction contains:
  • Gore
  • Profanity
  • Sexual Content
  • Traumatising content

Notification (cannot be ignored): For being the first being to kill another of its own species after Sublimation, Lyam Aldren is awarded the Title of Cain’s Successor. Let all fear the Kinslayer!!!

Lyam Aldren, killer for hire, was just going about his business when he suddenly received a notification from something called the System.  Apparently, the entirety of Earth, its denizens and its matter were transported into the world of the System, planted in 'patches' all throughout the infinite world.   The world of the Patchwork System is one of challenges, where life is cheap, power is king, and Classes and levels are a thing.

In a brutal world, there is perhaps room for a killer with bloodstained hands to find his own way, free of his past.  However, his Title and his inherent nature plague him, his fragmented personality laid bare to those with the eyes to see, and if he doesn't become powerful enough to defeat or escape those who would use or destroy him, he will quickly be devoured by the merciless world created by the System.

Compared to my previous work, this is a more 'classic' litrpg setup, with clear (if somewhat complex) progression through levels and skill gains, with a 'system apocalypse' setup.  Unlike most system apocalypse story protagonists, Lyam is neither a leader nor is he particularly interested in saving his fellow Earthlings.  This is a story of a man who is both endangered and set free by the destruction of his old world, as he finds both power, new discoveries, and adventure in a place where his past matters not at all and power is the only language most speak.  Later in the story, there will be harem elements, but the first volume is dedicated to Lyam's first months in the System.

For those who are more interested in the Heirs of the Hooded King, I am putting it on hiatus as I rework the setting and future story developments a bit.  

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