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The Steward of the Howling Tempest

The Steward of the Howling (...)
by DerpyBunny2020
ONGOING
168 pages

This is the story of Garran Darkfrost, a wolfkin who lives up in high mountain peaks with his tribemates. One day his friend goes missing and Garran must search for clues to find out what happened to him. Embarking on this arduous journey to find Sius, Garran meets a Bastion of Aegis who tells him he has been chosen by their deity and has a role to play in a prophecy foretold when he was a pup. He must now uncover the clues to decipher the prophecy while still searching for his friend, Sius.


Artwork for the cover done by Betofall: https://betofall.newgrounds.com 


Ever seen a book with its own theme song? Navigate to the link below to hear Garran's Theme by TheGrizzleMusician: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yi9nk2dmm8

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Isekai Dungeoncrawl - Am Ende mit meinem Latein

Isekai Dungeoncrawl - (...)
by Publius Decius Mus
COMPLETED
435 pages

I have always thought I would live out my life without any major surprises. You know, work on the estates of my parents, serve my time as a soldier, become a senator, a praetor, maybe a consul in time. I thought I will live the life that a Roman noble of my standing can count on.

But this was not to be. My previously simple life got suddenly very complicated. I was taken from my home, and now I have to live in a world where no one speaks Latin, no one prays to my gods, and no one knows what the heck garum is. Before, I thought I had all the answers, but now only questions remain.

Will I survive? Will I find my way back home? Will I ever be able to get the savage bastards living here to adopt the great accomplishments of Roman civilisation?

Not even the gods know the answers. One thing is for sure: should I ever get home again; I will never set a foot outside of my estate without a healthy stockpile of garum.

The cover is from Peter Paul Rubens' "The Death of Publius Decius Mus"

This webnovel is partially based on a DnD campaign where a party of three players played the adventures The Sunless Citadel, The Forge of Fury and The Witches of Westwater.

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Damsel of Distress

Damsel of Distress
by Jeanean
HIATUS
193 pages

Victoria Bright is a Wife.

No, she isn't married.

"Wife" is the Class the system gave her.

She has to fight Demons to get stronger? Then she will become the strongest Wife of all!

She can only learn Fashion and Household Skills? No one said you can't fight in High-heels!

The gods made her best friend a Hero? First, she has to beat some sense into him for betraying his own beliefs.

Accompany her as she survives in a dangerous world, a world that has secrets even the gods don't know about.

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Warning!!
The second half of "The Wave 07: The System" and the first half of "The Wave 08: Heroes and Knights" contain a lot of exposition that most other stories would consider "secrets of the world" that those stories would uncover over the course of a long time. 
There are two reasons this is revealed so early and directly.

One: Not revealing that information quickly and not asking questions about it would be completely OoC for the characters involved in that scene.

Two: It's information you, the reader, need to know before the main story can really get started. Namely, the "secrets not even the gods know about".

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The Cursed Heart

The Cursed Heart
by Derin_Edala
ONGOING
849 pages

Kayden was six months old when the doctor found the curse in his heart. From then on, his life was a struggle to keep it locked away and dormant and above all secret, dreading the day that it would finally break free and wreak havoc. Now he’s fourteen, and that day has come.

Things look bad, but there’s hope — the world’s most prestigious magical school is willing to take him in, keep him safe, and pay his legal fees to avoid bankrupting his family. Most importantly, they can teach him to control his curse, to avoid ever hurting anyone else. It sounds far too good to be true, but what other option does he have?

Kayden quickly finds himself embroiled in a large political game he doesn’t understand. But he’d better learn fast. Because the secrets of his new school run deeper than he ever expected, and his actions have far more dangerous consequences than he could ever have known.

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Want to read ahead? Chapters are posted in advance on the Curse Words website.

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Shura Saga: Burn and Slay - Cultivation, Lightning Bolts, Monsters galore

Shura Saga: Burn and (...)
by NickLStories
HIATUS
240 pages

“If it lives, we can slay it. And then burn it, just to make sure it doesn’t come back from the dead,” she said.

“...does that happen often?” he asked. 

“Slaying? Yeah, duh? It’s what we're here to do in the first place, dummy.”

“I meant the coming back from the dead part.”

“Eh. More often than you’d like.”

“Great. Just great.” 

Walking away from a life drenched in senseless bloodshed, Raksha embarks on the Warrior’s Pilgrimage. In doing so, he strives to hone his mind, spirit, and martial skills, and he swears to abide by the Ancient Code’s tenets of honor and compassion. 

He definitely did not expect to run into Sadea, a powerful sorceress who loves silk, jewels, and killing things for fun and profit. 

Neither did he expect to be stuck with her as they fight murderous mutants, vicious monsters, and demons.

She calls their entanglement a beautiful partnership, but it’s the last thing he needs. 

Or so he thinks. 

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RakhtaBhushan (Blood Ornament)

RakhtaBhushan (Blood (...)
by FantasyBliss30
HIATUS
140 pages

[Participant in the Royal Road Writathon challenge]

God King Arya defeats Agni Asura Yaman. Two hundred years later, Asura Yaman reincarnates as golden prince, Suryadev, of RakhtaPrastha. Once he comes of age, a darkness begins to lurk in his dreams. Flashbacks from his past life erode his mind, his fate "unforeseen by the gods." As he seeks to heal, his path entwines with Vidyut, his long time rival.  Hardened by the cruelties of life, Vidyut embraces the dark art of Tantra, for which he is both rejected and coveted by the people of the five kingdoms.

Meanwhile, the kingdom of RakhtaPrastha is facing political turmoil and rival kingdoms, while the animosity between God King Arya and Yaman/Surya's supporter, Goddess Dimuka, is spilling into the human world. 

Princes, Spells, Gods, Spirits, Heaven, Mythical creatures, Wars, and Reincarnation, and so much more. It is based on Indian mythology, specifically Hindu mythology. But it is an original fantasy and focus is character arcs.

It has BL/Gay content. Most Surya-Vidyut interactions are in the chapters marked Surya or Vidyut. The romance in this story is slowburn.

**Daily Chapter Release**

Cover Art Disclaimer: The cover art is using an image from Pinterest. The art has been kindly created by Ben Arisson. You can find the artist's profile here: https://www.royalroad.com/profile/181989

07/02/2021 Announcement: To stay updated on future chapters, please contact me at my discord server: https://discord.gg/eq2cmxHu

My discord ID: FantasyBliss30#4993

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The Watcher

The Watcher
by Ochroleucous
COMPLETED
5 pages

A short story about a young couple that gets observed by a spider in the vents.

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The Girl and the Mage's Forest

The Girl and the Mage's (...)
by LostCat99
HIATUS
114 pages

Meisla’s village has been haunted by a malevolent presence, who has taken residence in their once sacred forest for centuries. Adventurers from all over the world have tried to excise the creature only to fail. After one failed attempt, the Mage has become wrathful and cursed Meisla's village with a deadly plague. Can she stop the curse before she too succumbs to it?

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