Vigor Mortis

Vigor Mortis
by Thundamoo
850 pages

In a world of sky islands orbiting around a core of mist, humanity is besieged with countless threats.  When a young girl from the slums unwittingly becomes one of those threats, she finds herself capable of horrific things that she can’t help but learn to love...  

Vigor Mortis is a lighthearted story about existential terror.  Come for the horror, stay for the hope.  

Updates M-Th.  Enjoy the read!

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Sylver Seeker

Sylver Seeker
by KingKennit
1.8k pages

After fulfilling the duty all arch necromancers are tasked with, Sylver Sezari was not expecting to ever wake up again.

But he did.

And after crawling his way back into the land of the living, he’s alive once again. In a strange land, a strange time, and with a strange floating screen in front of his new face.

Either through plan or chance, he’s alive again, and planning to enjoy himself to his heart's content.

-The story isn’t grimdark, but it’s not all sunshine and rainbows either. There will be lighthearted and positive moments, as well as some sad ones. That being said, it’s a whole lot more light than dark.
-This is a LITRPG story.

Chapters are published every 2 days at 21:00 GMT.

Author’s note:
-It can get very GORY. I’m somewhat desensitized to gore and violence. So while the story isn’t full of gore for the sake of gore, it can get a little too descriptive.
-The MC is a necromancer, so corpses and decay, and all the things that come with it, will be mentioned from time to time.
-I’m a huge fan of Egyptian, Slavic, and Greek mythology, so expect quite a bit of that. That said, so much is altered, you’ll be hard-pressed to guess how exactly it is being used.
-Despite being ‘immortal’ the MC can die. In the event he does, the story doesn’t end, simply time skips forward. Which in some cases is going to be worse than just dying.
-I love plot twists, as much as I love red herrings and Chekhov guns. Deus Ex Machina’s not so much.

Cover: https://angshumandhar.artstation.com/projects

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Dungeon Crawler Carl Book 5: The Hunting Grounds

Dungeon Crawler Carl (...)
by DoctorHepa
153 pages

Dungeon Crawler Carl Book 1 is now on Amazon! 

Book 2 is also now available! 

Royal Road and Patreon is where to get the newest chapters and releases. 

The apocalypse will be televised!

A man. His ex-girlfriend's cat. A sadistic game show unlike anything in the universe: a dungeon crawl where survival depends on killing your prey in the most entertaining way possible.

In a flash, every human-erected construction on Earth—from Buckingham Palace to the tiniest of sheds—collapses in a heap, sinking into the ground.

The buildings and all the people inside have all been atomized and transformed into the dungeon: an 18-level labyrinth filled with traps, monsters, and loot. A dungeon so enormous, it circles the entire globe.

Only a few dare venture inside. But once you're in, you can't get out. And what's worse, each level has a time limit. You have but days to find a staircase to the next level down, or it's game over. In this game, it's not about your strength or your dexterity. It's about your followers, your views. Your clout. It's about building an audience and killing those goblins with style.

You can't just survive here. You gotta survive big.

You gotta fight with vigor, with excitement. You gotta make them stand up and cheer. And if you do have that "it" factor, you may just find yourself with a following. That's the only way to truly survive in this game—with the help of the loot boxes dropped upon you by the generous benefactors watching from across the galaxy.

They call it Dungeon Crawler World. But for Carl, it's anything but a game.

DCC Discord! 


The first several chapters of DCC are now off of Royal Road because the book is on Amazon. I want to thank all of you for 9 months of amazing support. This is and Patreon will always be the place for the newest chapters and content, but to comply with Amazon's Kindle Unlimited policy, I can't have more than 10% of the story up here. 



This is a work in progress. Major editing will be done after the book is complete, so there will be egregious typos and parts that make no sense whatsoever. Please, please feel free to point any and all of these things out. Chapters WILL get edited, and that editing might break earlier chapters. I will attempt to keep readers apprised of all changes. Updates one-two days a week. 

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A Journey of Black and Red

A Journey of Black and (...)
by Mecanimus
2.4k pages

Where am I? What is this! I... I don't remember anything. I am in chains? Why am I in chains?! And why am I so very...




This is a story of vampires as I believe they should be, with their strengths and weaknesses, with their remnants of humanity and the beast inside. Updates every Friday. Mind the tags. 

Cover by Antti Hakosaari: https://www.artstation.com/haco

Special thanks to Svensonsen for getting me started, as well as Omi Nya, Jemima, my patrons and you dear readers, for the support.

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Vainqueur the Dragon

Vainqueur the Dragon
by Void Herald
1.7k pages

Vainqueur is now available on Amazon! Book 1 (Audiobook 1), Book 2 (Audiobook 2), Book 3

Vainqueur Knightsbane is your average dragon: a giant, fire-breathing lizard who loves to take naps on his golden hoard, kidnap princesses for fun, and make the life of adventurers miserable. Vainqueur's only pleasure in life is to watch his treasure get bigger, one coin at a time.

So when a would-be thief turned unwilling minion tells him about "classes," "levels," and "quests," Vainqueur wonders if maybe, just maybe, he should consider a career change. 

After all, why bother hunting monsters for free when you can get paid for it?

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Mother of Learning

Mother of Learning
by nobody103
2.9k pages

Zorian is a teenage mage of humble birth and slightly above-average skill, attending his third year of education at Cyoria's magical academy. He is a driven and irritable young man, consumed by a desire to ensure his own future and free himself of the influence of his family, whom he resents for favoring his brothers over him. Consequently, he has no time for pointless distractions or paying attention to other people's problems. As it happens, time is something he is about to get plenty of. On the eve of the Cyoria's annual summer festival, he is killed and brought back to the beginning of the month, just before he was about to take a train to Cyoria. Suddenly trapped in a time loop with no clear end or exit, Zorian will have to look both within and without to unravel the mystery before him. And he does have to unravel it, for the time loop hadn't been made for his sake and dangers lurk everywhere... Repetition is the mother of learning, but Zorian will have to first make sure he survives to try again - in a world of magic, even a time traveler isn't safe from those who wish him ill.


If anyone is interested, I have a story-related worldbuilding site that can be found here. I don't update it as often as I should, but there is a fair amount of content there already. It also contains a page with all the fanart, fan translations, audio books and the like - you can reach it directly by clicking this link.

I have a patreon account for those kind people that want to give me money. It also contains info for those who want to donate via paypal.

The story was originally posted on fictionpress, back in 2011. When I reached chapter 91, I started uploading the story to RoyalRoad, one chapter per day. The story will continue to be updated on fictionpress as well as here, and can be reached by clicking on this link if somebody is interested, though at this point there is nothing there that isn't also on RoyalRoad.


The cover you see on the side has been made by a fellow RoyalRoad user Sydorow. Thank you for your time and art skills.

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Flowers on a Broken Path

Flowers on a Broken Path
by mos1man
300 pages

The paths to the heavens have been broken and only weeds grow in the garden of life.

A time of change has swept the lands of Eltraya as a portal into the newly discovered continent of Samar had brought their two peoples into contact 10 years ago. Different lifestyles and magics are showing men and women in both continents a new way of living. While the nations on both continents scramble to understand the natives on the other side of this recently created "Gate to Prosperity", their greatest minds are realizing that this portal that exists may not be the only one.

In the Kingdom of Eich a group of children are slowly coming into their power. If events had been different they may have lived their lives in obscurity, but the smallest of events led to their rise to fame.

Call them as you wish, Heroes, Devils or Gods, it's only a matter of perspective.

To them, it's the story of their life.

But above all it's the story of the boy who was named after a flower.



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Arcana: The Rebel King

Arcana: The Rebel King
by D.R. King
804 pages

A man betrayed by the one he held most dear.

A Goddess with a terrible secret.

An enemy that threatens the world.


Corus only wanted one thing in his life, peace. But when his greatest ally kills him in cold blood he believes that it's the end of his story. It is, however, only the beginning.

When the Goddess Vitriss tell's him of a threat that could wipe out the continent, Corus must return from death and do battle once again with the forces of darkness.

But first he must gather allies, build alliances and locate the other half of his soul.

All in a day's work for The Rebel King.


This is my first work on this site and I hope everyone enjoys it! I've planned out the first two books of this story and I have ideas for much more.

UPDATE! I've decided to switch posting days to saturday and sunday every week. It will allow me to make each chapter much longer than before and just generally keep the quality up, something I think I was beginning to lack when doing three weekdays. Thank you!



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The Eagle's Flight

The Eagle's Flight
by Quill
2.7k pages

The king is dead; his heir is too young to assume the throne. Jarl Vale wants to become Lord Protector, spurred by his ambitious brother Konstans. Jarl Isarn likewise seeks this power; he is aided – or thwarted – by the return of his brother, the knight and war hero Athelstan, whose squire, Brand, hopes to restore his family’s fortunes, cost what it may. Through all of this, an enigmatic traveller makes plans with jarls, scribes, and priests for his own purpose. Abroad, powerful forces sense division in the realms of Adalmearc and make their own plans. It is only a matter of time before schemes clash, plots collide, and conflict erupts. War is on the horizon.

Story updates every Wednesday with a new chapter from the third book of the series. The first and second book can be downloaded as ebooks from my site, where a map of the world or of Middanhal can be viewed. The site also contains other background information such as history of the realms, pantheon and religion, calendar etc.

It is now also available in audio as a weekly podcast from webcereal.

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EndGame Online

EndGame Online
by Antiprime
413 pages

In a world of technological advancement, the dawn of virtual reality gaming  has come. So when the first ever Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game was released, 500,000 people across North America halted their lives to connect.

What they found within was a world of fantasy and adventure. A land of freedom. The immersion and realism crafted the illusion of being physically summoned to another world.

However, what happens when the players are unable to log off? When death in game means death in reality? When the illusion itself becomes reality? At that point, is it really just a game?

Rather than losing to despair, many opt to fight. But will they be able to live while struggling to survive? Or will this truly be their EndGame.

This story will follow Quinn, an average gamer, as he learns to embrace the new life he has been given.

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The Galactic Salt Road: Albert’s Kitchen

The Galactic Salt Road: (...)
by Soopah_Fly
394 pages

All that Albert wanted was to cook food and to share it with people. He's a great guy, a real people person, and has found happiness in his small eatery. Life in Ceres was great, if not exceptional.

That all changed when he got involved with something he shouldn't have seen.

Now, Albert unwillingly had to leave his peaceful existence in Illustratum to be a cook in the Woglinde, a warship of the Red Tiger Mercenaries when his eatery was blow up by slavers. Can Albert still serve food while dodging laser fire? Will the  Woglinde be the unexpected opportunity that he was looking for? One thing is for certain, it's a whole lot different from before...

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Second Chance

Second Chance
by Alk
161 pages

This story starts somewhere in the future.

Twenty years before the story begins, a genius scientist created hundreds of machines called the SC-Capsules before he went missing.

Nobody alive on Earth knows for sure what the machines do, since anyone who uses them will disappear without any trace, and anyone who tries to disassemble them will be blasted into pieces.

Two decades afterward, a dying man tries to escape from death’s grip by doing something that nobody but a desperate man would do. He uses one of the machines… and is transported to another world.

He is given another chance, a second chance to live as he wishes… a chance to be a hero… or a villain… or both… or neither…

Warning: 18+ due to violence, language, and sexual content on later chapters

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