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Legacy Unbroken

Legacy Unbroken
by mcswazey
ONGOING
46 pages

For six generations, his family has held the title of Hero of Farathun. Now, his father lies dead, dishonored, stripped of his title. He is only a boy, untested, unnamed, unready to take up his father's sword.

But that doesn't matter, because he has a plan. Three simple steps.

1) Master the sword

2) Earn his name

3) Take back his father's title

It doesn't matter that it's impossible. It doesn't matter what challenges he will face. His family's legacy will continue, unbroken.

But when opportunity comes knocking at his door, will he be ready to seize it? 

When a new teacher finds him, and challenges all that he thought was true, the boy is whisked away on an adventure that will take him far beyond the bounds of his home. He'll learn, and grow, and gain strength. He will find his place in the wider world, and leave his mark in history.

Or die trying.

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Reincarnated, Now What?

Reincarnated, Now What?
by Tabieone
ONGOING
290 pages

This is what I always wanted. I always wanted to fight like in the anime and manga. Video games could only fill part of the void, but never fully.

Follow Haruto, a young Japanese boy struck down in the middle of his gaming life and reincarnated at the whims of a sadist god. He is a chill dude, who loves anime and otakuing it up. The sadist powers that be have forced him to a new world, now he endeavors to live out every weeb's dream of reincarnation. you know minus the boring parts like fighting for justice. In a world of gods, demihumans, and thankfully succubi, Haruto decides to live the life of his dreams.

It's a comedic isekai that should not be taken too seriously. An adventurer in age denial. A man who looks like a pig. The ever present human trash who call themselves nobility. Of course butlers because who doesn't like OP butlers who for some reason stay a butler. A croc that acts like a dog. Tons of one-inch punches in honor of the great one. A tribute to the best waifu. A wide assortment of demons. A lich who is great at kissing butt. It's an adventure slice of life journey and tons of trash talking. I mean how could a weeb not be good at trash talking, have you not read a wuxia before?

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Capo: Rise of a Gang Lord

Capo: Rise of a Gang (...)
by Morgan Cole
ONGOING
232 pages

Frank is on his way to his D&D game when he gets caught up in a meth head's convenience store robbery. 

While trying to escape he is shot in the back at close range and everything goes black. When he wakes up he's not in a hospital or the afterlife—he's in a different city entirely, one called San Tadeo.

Things are different in San Tadeo. Frank has a status sheet, and he can see people's names and jobs just by looking at them (unless they're walking in Shadow). Even more than in the real world, Cash Rules Everything.

With his real life behind him and his only friend a high-school weed dealer, Frank has the freedom to make new choices and set new goals. What does he want? He wants it all.

If you've always wanted a Gamelit set in a GTA-style world, here you go.

My current release schedule is three times a week, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.  

 

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Mud's Mission

Mud's Mission
by ushnor
ONGOING
278 pages

The story begins with an elderly hermit mage living on the outskirts of a labyrinth town. Invoking spellwork that is trivial for a mage of his caliber, he creates a simple mud automaton to aid him in household chores. However, in the middle of his efforts, something goes wrong; his ancient heart finally fails. Now, half complete and with limited understanding of the world, an artificial being of mud stirs. Despite its limitations, it has a mission to fulfill. The last instructions of a dying creator. "Defend my home, and my possessions." To the mechanical mind of Mud, only absolute perfection is acceptable when fulfilling the orders of The Master. Mud will make sure nothing in the universe will ever threaten The Master's home! 

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This fiction contains RPG elements such as skills and levels. The protagonist has an inhuman mind and acts on instincts and preferences that are completely different from those of a normal human, and may at times fly in the face of common sense.

The general tone is lighthearted, but there are some scenes with disturbing content such as mind control and references to torture.

Join our Discord to discuss the novel or chat with the author.

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Everybody here is a cultivation idiot.

Everybody here is a cultivation (...)
by Devilangelo
ONGOING
584 pages

Main character gets reincarnated in another world, except the system governing the planet gives him the wrong class. Having the [Low Level Evil Minion Clone] class, the MC now has to survive Demonic Sects, Crazy Cultivators, and even Heroic Parties chasing down after him.

[Winner in the Royal Road Writathon challenge]

Discord server here

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Laria - A LitRPG

Laria - A LitRPG
by Eyeeric
ONGOING
121 pages

Welcome to Laria, where Transports from different planets find themselves living under RPG-like mechanics, with no memories of their past lives. 

Follow our MC, Vince, as he navigates this new world in a school life/slice of life adventure as he tries to negotitate with different races and gods to figure out how to return home. 

This will be a crunchy LitRPG with stats, classes, hitpoints, etc. 

It will be a strong-lead. If you don't like OP characters, this book is not for you. He WILL struggle, but he will be OP given his level. 

Cover credit - https://www.fiverr.com/onesketchman

Book editing credit (through chapter 11) - https://www.fiverr.com/beyondfrontier

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The Second Remnant Series : Book One - The Dark Places, Book Two - The Dividing Line

The Second Remnant Series (...)
by authorwriterbard
ONGOING
335 pages

Second Remnant Series

Book One: The Dark Places

Trust gets you killed, and so does black magic.

Just as 17-year-old Seth Blackwell triumphs over his rivals in the local fighting scene, he’s faced with pain he’s never felt before. Broken hearts heal nothing like broken bones.

In the aftermath, Seth becomes a darker version of himself and falls for the pretty, new girl — Nicole Bauer — who participates in a world of bloodsport which he’d previously refused to tape up for. Taking her hand, he dives headfirst into the carnage.

Seth hopes that dating Nicole will help him heal, but soon he discovers hidden truths about her. Not only is Nicole pretty, but she’s also pretty dangerous, and now he’s on the run. Lured into a dangerous hunt where he is the prey, the only choices that remain are those destined to leave blood on Seth’s hands.


She pointed at the wall that the guest bedroom and Ben’s room shared. Seth moved over and began pounding on it, yelling for Ben to wake up. Nicole popped open the door and fired off a hammer pair of shots. The dull smack of bullets absorbed by ballistic plates resounded and Nicole leaned away from the door as return fire punched holes in the wall. Seth ducked.

“WAKE THE ACTUAL FUCK UP, YOU SLEEPY MOTHERFUCKER!”

Everything went pitch black, blacker than pitch black. Seth lost any sense of orientation.

Outside he heard one of the Hunters speak. “Nods down, boys.”

“Wait, why can’t we see?”

“Oh, fu-”


Book Two: The Dividing Line

You can never go back home.
Seth Blackwell is returning to his old life, and it’s nothing like before. The events of the start of the school year haunt him, he’s forced to keep secrets he doesn’t want to, and he can’t make things right with Emma. Even as he struggles to deal with his inner demons, a new threat appears, sucking him into a war that’s been going on for decades right under everyone’s nose. Seth must take a stand and make peace with himself, or risk the death of those closest to him.
As Seth fights for his life and the lives of his friends, he uncovers the beginning of a conspiracy that reaches far deeper than anything Nicole ever hinted at. Old friends bring new revelations to Seth as everything comes to a climax… One that may leave him with more questions than answers, and may end with the death of one of his friends.
Enter the world of the Second Remnant, where Seth must once again embrace his inner demons in order to survive.


“Fighter are you ready?”
No, no he wasn’t. This wasn’t right.
“Fighter are you ready?”
“I’m gonna beat your ass like the bitch that you are, Seth!” Shouted Jayson, barely audible over the thump of the music.
Seth glanced at the door again. He had to get out.
“Let’s get it on!”
Jayson stalked across the ring, guard up as he closed the distance to Seth.


The grizzly growled, low and deep. It appears you need to be broken before you serve.
The bears spread out to form a semi-circle around him. Seth reached a hand behind his back and gripped the handle of the cold-iron fighting knife. 
Teach the whelp his lesson.
Seth exploded to the right, drawing his blade and slashing hard at the face of the black bear in his path. The bear stumbled backwards, deshifting into human form in less than a full second. The man staggered back, a deep crimson cut across his face, shrieking in pain.
Rip off his limbs!

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Cover by Andi Hara

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Magic-Smithing

Magic-Smithing
by kosnik4
ONGOING
295 pages

Full disclosure, the cover image isn't mine. Check out the full image here.

I put all the warning tags to give myself creative freedom, but I'm not going to write a story filled with gore or swearing.

This is my first time writing, other than for school projects. I put the gender-bender tag because I wanted to try writing from a female's perspective, and needed an excuse for why my MC reads a little tomboyish. The gender-bender fades into the background over the first few chapters, please don't let the tag keep you away from trying out my story.

Synopsis:

Second chances are rarely earned, and even rarer given. Follow a new life in a new world, where anything is possible. Our MC wakes up, stuck as a baby, needing to decide how she will live her new life. Let's see what future she can forge for herself, when hard work is rewarded with status points and skill levels.

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The Cosmic Interloper

The Cosmic Interloper
by Marmoset Threat
ONGOING
206 pages

A cyborg transhuman escapes corporate indenture and through cosmic coincidence ends up in a fantasy world of full of unique magic, angry people with sharp things, and malicious divine entities.

Disclaimer:

- No blue boxes!

- Hard-ish Sci-Fi

- Hard-ish magic

- There will be fighting occasionally, but this isn't a combat-grinder

- Generally trying to keep this "rational". Please call me out if I slip up

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Rise of the Archon

Rise of the Archon
by Havoc1021
ONGOING
261 pages

In the Kingdom of Ferris, Mages are not born but made. Through might of magic and arms, Ferris has grown to become the most powerful nation in the known world. In this kingdom, a young boy named Vayne was selected as a child and trained to become an advisor to a noble family. His life was set, he would live and likely die as a glorified servant for those who would use and replace him with little remorse or concern.

However, when a vision reveals that Vayne is destined to become an incredibly powerful mage, only to die before 30 in service to his country, he finds himself at a crossroads. Will he follow this path and die in servitude? Will he see his life cut short battling foes for another? Or will he forge himself into the greatest mage the world has ever seen? 


Feel free to leave any comments, criticism, reviews and so on and I'll do my best to address them. No need to worry about hurting my feelings, I survived Xbox 360 lobbies I can survive harsh criticism. 

Xianxia-inspired progression fantasy novel, where the primary focus is on watching the MC grow and develop as a person and mage. As a note, it will be a slow process, not an insta-expert situation. 

Release schedule is MWF

Thanks, and hope you enjoy!

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Chronicles of the StarFighters

Chronicles of the StarFighters
by StarFighter
ONGOING
336 pages

Disclamer:

This story uses multiple POV (Young Adult Human, Alien War Veteran). It is a 50/50 Mix of YA Drama and Space Opera Sci-fi. The science fiction in the popular TV / Movie variety: not hard sci-fi per se, but with a balance of realism and fantastic elements.


Being a vanilla human in the twenty-third century is a drag. With no embedded biotech thanks to a rare allergic condition, Morgan Greenfield is somewhat of a social pariah. He's also just plain weird. Who drives a car with wheels, anyway?

All that becomes meaningless when a secret starship propulsion program goes wrong, and sends Morgan and a bunch of space tourists on an intergalactic adventure. What would you do if you found yourself stranded halfway across the galaxy, in the middle of an alien war? When the commander of the Maurian Empire hands you the keys to the most powerful StarFighter ever assembled, would you risk it all all to defend a planet you’ve never even set foot on?

The StarFighter Chronicles is an action-adventure sci-fi journey. It's written partially from a young human's perspective, and partially from the perspective of an alien warship commander. Awkward, angsty teen drama segues into the cold, harsh reality of life-or-death in deep space. There are also ship fights...lots and lots of ship fights. 

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An Advance in Time

An Advance in Time
by realitybend
ONGOING
253 pages

In the year 2050, nanotech was invented that allowed humanity to do what it does best: ignore reality. Jason was a project manager at Razor, Inc. where those simulations were crafted and improved every day.  

That is, until an accident with a power outage and a poorly-coded backup protocol saw his consciousness transferred to a server and his body in a coma for the foreseeable future. 

With the corporate vultures circling around what they see as a new piece of company software, Jason finds himself in one of the simulations he used to design.

If you enjoy kingdom-building, strategy, technological progression and big challenges, you’ll likely enjoy An Advance In Time.

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Reader comments:

“It’s like those incremental games, but much much more entertaining. I can’t wait to see where this goes, and can’t wait for the next update!” - Reddit user

“Solid prose and an interesting start... I’m always a sucker for industrialization, so I think I’ll be watching this.” - Reddit user

“The story is just the type of story I love reading.” -RoyalRoad reviewer  

Discord server: https://discord.gg/aRQNgR7

[A WINNER of the Royal Road Writathon challenge]

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