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These Heels Step Heavenward - A Jade Beauty's Isekai Gone Wild

These Heels Step Heavenward (...)
by HaltWrite
ONGOING
147 pages

What is a woman to do after reincarnating? Her cultivation crippled, the realm she inhabited foreign, and even her old name lost to her. There was one familiar comfort left to Daphne in these trying times: shopping.

There were some fates worse than dying Daphne supposed. She could have been poor.

This is a comedic take on the adventures of a xianxia cold beauty.

Link to my discord server

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The Last Ship in Suzhou

The Last Ship in Suzhou (...)
by lungs
ONGOING
775 pages

Ripped from the comfort of our world, David and Alice must face the demons of the past and enemies of their own making. The dictates of Fate and Karma push the universe to behave in a certain way and cultivation is an act of defiance. To defy the heavens is to change the world, and nothing ever changes. Except when it does.

Xianxia and isekai, done in a different way.

Everything has happened before and every instrument sounds the same.
Grudges held for generations, with no sure source of blame.
From this world seed would the skies cast a die.
But it doesn't change, it doesn't learn why.

Who would dare to challenge the lie?

[participant in the Royal Road Writathon challenge]

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Virtuous Sons: A Greco Roman Xianxia

Virtuous Sons: A Greco (...)
by Ya Boy
ONGOING
1.3k pages

The saying goes that when a man is born the Fates weave his destiny and swaddle him in it. Then one day the man dies, and the swaddle becomes a shroud. Heaven moves on.

It is audacity to question the Fates. Olympus is Olympus. The land of men is the land of men. To transgress that, to cross the line of divinity and scale Olympus Mons? To defy the Fates and cast off their threads?

That is hubris. It’s a mark that every philosopher bears plainly on their soul.

[Virtuous Sons updates every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 8pm EST.]

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Memories of the Fall

Memories of the Fall
by Rith
ONGOING
9.8k pages

This is a story about two sisters, Jun Arai and Jun Sana, and their friends, Juni, Ling and Shu who make their living as members of the Hunter Bureau, an organisation dedicated to dealing with the terrifying flora and fauna endemic to their home Great World. When they get dragged into a grand scheme to unpick the ancient secrets entombed within one its foremost forbidden zones in their world, the Yin Eclipse Mountains, they must all try to survive the dark machinations, eldritch undercurrents and the echoes of a terrible conflict trying re-emerge into an unsuspecting cosmos that had rather hoped it was done with that kind of thing a few eras hence.

So please come join Arai, Sana, Juni, Ling, Shu and the rest of my cast as they journey through strange lands, meet all kinds of unusual beings and unravel some of the power and glory of a land time tried very hard to forget.

I promise terrifying mushrooms, angry snakes, confused gods, even more confused cultivators and much, much more!



Update schedule: (9/5/2022) As chapters are done (updates resuming much more regularly now i have overcome life tribulation)

Progress: Currently up to old chapter 13 (now 24/12a). Chapter 24(or 25)/13 will be the end of the rework. I am plagued with bad internet and am overseas atm, so while it is my hope to get it done, circumstances are what they are.

You can currently pick up most story threads after the rewritten chapters, starting from chapter 12 (old)



Genre-wise, this is a bit hard to pin down. It's technically a Xianxia (because cultivators!), but it also veers towards Xuanhuan and has more traditional High Fantasy elements and a bit of Gods and Monsters and All Myths Are (on some levels) Valid. It also has a fairly large, ensemble cast, so if multiple point's of view are not your thing I am sorry.  It won't ever really be considered 'grimdark' by any real measure of that definition but it does go to some complicated and fairly places dark occasionally, which I will note in author pre-chapter notes when expedient!.


About the Author

I mainly write fiction for my own hobby, it makes a nice change from academic scribbling! I started writing this quite a number of years ago. It has grown somewhat organically out of a bunch of different interests in all kinds of Mythology, World Building, Drawing Maps, Archaeology, Anthropology, History and Epic Fantasy fiction into what it is today.

So I hope you enjoy the story and thanks for reading!


Other stuff

The cover is made by the author, using photos taken by the author.

There is a Discord Server- Please come and chat, but beware of spoilers.

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