The Villainess Wants to Make Money, Not a Match

The Villainess Wants (...)
by Arisa May
62 pages

A highborn lady of unrivaled beauty, Renee has only one goal in life: to marry a wealthy, well-established man. She focuses her attention on Duke Montfort, who ignores her advances. Renee's world is turned upside down when her father gambles away the family fortune, leaving them impoverished. When she becomes ill and dies, she wishes she hadn't acted the way she did. Her wish has been granted. 

Renee awakens in her eleven-year-old body. She begins her second life with three new goals: 1. save her family from financial collapse; 2. stop pandering to high society; and 3. stay away from the duke. She has some success with the first two, but not with the third.

*This story will be updated every Friday, unless the author gets isekai-ed*

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Shift (A Shounen Battle Series)

Shift (A Shounen Battle (...)
by Eytha
1.3k pages

Reality is not so rigidly defined.

Yuki Hayashi was a normal high school student with too many books and a few more quips about clichés.  His meeting the strange teenage soldier, Ayumi, reveals imagination is a power they can wield to alter reality.  Now faced with assassins and political machinations, he must learn how to control his wild power before something far worse happens.

Inspired by battle manga from Shounen Jump, Shift is a serialized long form story with a large cast of unique characters.  Genre hopping, Shift is a battle adventure that pays homage to the classics while also breaking away from common tropes.

Chapters will be released daily for at least the first two months at 7:15PM CST, releases afterward will be scaled back to a Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule.  Chapters will be about 2k-2.5k in length.

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How A Villain Builds A Kingdom

How A Villain Builds (...)
by ObstinateFalcon
87 pages


Amadeus Devereux was born into a rich and powerful household. But he did not pursue power like his brothers because of his love for art, flowers, and poetry.

Until one day, a servant arrived in the garden to see Amadeus smiling as if he was looking at a flower. Only this time, Amadeus was looking at the mangled corpses of two gardeners.


Set in a fantasy world where magic exists, follow Amadeus as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Will he be able to feel emotions as others do?

This is a novel that I wrote because I got tired of all the tropes that had transmigration, regression, deus-ex machina, etc. where everything that makes the main character reach the top is left to luck.


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Otaku Girl

Otaku Girl
by Louis Bulaong
232 pages

Imagine a world where you can live the life of your favorite fictional characters. Where you can become a real comic book superhero, anime protagonist, video game badass, and other great characters of fiction. Where you can gain actual superpowers, live in a fantastical world filled with villains and adventures, and have fun battling it out with other fellow geeks.

In the virtual reality world known as the Escapist Dream, all of this can be possible for a price – once you get in, you can never get out. 

A Japanese otaku and an American geek would become trapped inside, and forced to fight for survival against computer viruses and other crazed players that had taken over the virtual reality world. Would their new-found powers and teamwork be enough?

For what they didn't know, behind this malfunctioning virtual reality world, hides an even darker evil. One who is all-powerful, sadistic, and possibly eldritch...

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The Calamity of a Reborn Witch

The Calamity of a Reborn (...)
by Vera Anne Wolfe
2.6k pages

[Warning: Pirating and republishing this content without permission of the author is prohibited. Please do not read this story outside of RoyalRoad or the author's WordPress. There is no justification for pirating someone’s work that has already been provided freely for viewer entertainment.]

[Warning: This Fiction contains depictions of violence, gore, sexual assault, and other traumatizing elements that may be upsetting for some readers. A minimal amount of LGBT content is also included. Viewer discretion is advised.]


Previously titled: A Maiden's Frozen Heart.

An Isekai, Fantasy Regency, Thriller with Witches, Gods, and plenty of Drama and Betrayal.


{Book 1: A Den of Wolves} 

What if you knew the future? But what if that future was not yours?

After a gruesome death, Carina was reborn in Lafeara as Lady Maura, the unwanted “half-blood” of an impoverished noble family. The previous Lady Maura was publicly executed as part of a conspiracy to conceal the murder of Queen Eleanora.

With Maura’s memories to guide her, Carina prepares to follow her predecessor’s path into the palace as part of the Selection to become Crown Princess Eleanora’s lady-in-waiting. Her meticulous years of planning and preparation to ensure her survival, fulfill Maura’s revenge, and avert the oncoming Calamity will require every ounce of courage, cunning, and intellect she can muster.

Because Carina has more than one secret which she can not reveal—her true identity among them—but even more treacherous is her frozen heart and the ice magic that comes with it.

After all, they still burn witches in Lafeara.


{Book 2: A Coven of Crows} 

The problem with changing the past is that the future changes with it.

Although Carina survived the Selection and earned a place in the palace beside the Crown Princess, her battle to change the future and protect Lady Hana, the future Queen’s favored lady-in-waiting, is far from over.

As Carina becomes further entwined in the hidden witch covens of Lafeara, their history and magic unravel a dangerous secret long forgotten by most. It is not just Maura’s memories that threaten to shift the balance of Carina’s carefully laid plains but her own forgotten past as well.

And the more mysteries Carina uncovers, the fewer allies she finds standing on her side. Everyone wants something, but the most dangerous players in this game of mortals and witches are the gods themselves, who have their own sordid plans for Carina’s frozen heart.


{Book 3: A Plague of Witches} 

As the annual Royal Hunt approaches, so too does the first signs of the devastating plague Carina foresaw in Maura’s memories. The once lady-in-waiting to the Crown Princess now finds herself in a far better position to steer Lafeara’s future. As allies become enemies and old enemies form alliances for survival, Carina finds herself pulled into the shifting political struggle between Lafeara’s powerful nobles and secret witch covens.

But there is still a chance that Carina and Hana might just make it through the oncoming calamity—that is, if the future doesn’t shift too far from the previous timeline. As the Duchess of Winter dons her armor and prepares for the Crown Prince’s coronation, another attempted assassination, a witch-born plague, and the approaching forces of Pope Jericho and his Witch Hunters, only one thing is certain.

The gods themselves are pulling the strings of fate to force the future Carina has fought so hard to change back towards its inevitable conclusion. Now Carina, like Maura, must face the chains of her own mortality—or completely break free.

Even for a half-blood blessed/cursed with the immortal heart of a god, power comes at a cost.

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A Journey of Black and Red

A Journey of Black and (...)
by Mecanimus
4.1k pages

A conversation with a handsome stranger leaves Ariane chained in a cellar with a strange affliction. She soon discovers that the darkness of the nineteenth century’s Deep South hides many dangers. Mages, wolf shifters and the humans who hunt them play a risky game where to stumble is to die, all under the amused gaze of the apex predators of the supernatural world: vampires.
It is never healthy to attract the gaze of the aristocracy of the night. It takes much to survive in this merciless world, but Ariane will not let that deter her. The southern belle has a bite, and she is willing to learn and to grow in this hostile new world. She will use whatever means necessary to reclaim her freedom, be it guile, charm, or those intriguing new instincts that make blood so delectable. 



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:

Special thanks to Svensonsen for getting me started, as well as Omi Nya, Hesketh, Rhaegar, Yaksher, Selkie and Raven for proofreading my stuff. Thanks to my patrons and you dear readers, for the support. I could not do it without you.

Journey is on Amazon, both in ebooks and audio. here is a link to the first one:

The story probably exists in your local marketplace as well of I can tempt you.

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Empress of Blue Flower Mountain

Empress of Blue Flower (...)
by Queenofthefuzzybugs
130 pages

Once upon a time, there lived two great and mighty spirits on the mountain. One loved humans, the other hated them. When their differences could not be reconciled, they came to blows, and the human loving spirit was chased out.

The banished spirit wandered the world. Rather than an exile, the spirit viewed her situation as an extended vacation. She saw all the sights and people she'd only ever heard about on the mountain.

But it was a little lonely. No one could see her or hear her. She was a rootless spirit with no place to call home.

And then, one day, she found a friend.

When anger and jealousy take everything, only love can create something new. This is the story of perseverance, sacrifice, and forgiveness.

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Book 1:
Empress of Blue Flower Mountain - Complete

Book 2:
Emperor of Blue Flower Mountain - In Progress

Book 3:
Princes of Blue Flower Mountain - N/A

Cover drawn by me, the Author!

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by God_is_Good
133 pages

My heart was shattered that day.  It was on that day that I realized that life had an end, and that mine was coming.  It was on that day that I realized that I was going to die.  Leukemia, they told me.  It's almost over.

I didn't know what to do after that.  I thought that maybe it would be best to die right then, get it over with.  I thought that I could push myself away from all my friends, all my family, stop them from missing me after I was gone.  I thought that I could handle it on my own, that perhaps the world was better off without me.

I was wrong.   

My name is Alyssa Gray, and by the time you finish reading this, I'll be dead.





A few warnings and things to note:

-I've put up the tramatising content tag due to a lot of mentions on death, dying, illness, and a mother who tends to be rather cruel.  I know that I take a perspective that many will strongly disagree with, and I'm okay with that.  Just be warned that this isn't lighthearted stuff.  This is real, and death is real, and this part streaches beyond the fiction into reality.

-I'm going to say a minor spoiler, but I don't want it to take you unaware because it is something to be aware of.  

 At one point, my MC attempts suicide and fails.  It's a very violent scene and I will put up the gore tag after writing this, and it's also just really depressing.  If this will be triggering, you need to be aware of this before you read it.

 -This is a christian book.  It may go against some of your beliefs.  I hope that you can read and comment anyway even if some of it does not sit well with you.

 Credits for the cover go to the user 'Media in Sanity'.  Your help and assitance has meant so much to me, God bless you in your writing and your endevours.


A proud member of WriTE.  I've promised to finish this fiction and update it at least once a month.  My schedule is very irregular, and I'm working on that, but I'm going to do everything I can to make sure that this book stays out there.  I'm not ending it until it's done.

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High School DEATH GAMES (...)
by ambienthouse
126 pages

"'Why,' a woman asked me, 'would they show a movie with things I do not want to see?'

She is not unusual.

Most people choose movies that provide exactly what they expect, and tell them things they already know.

Others are more curious.

We are put on this planet only once, and to limit ourselves to the familiar is a crime against our minds."

 - From the Great Roger Ebert

Be forewarned, this story is not for everyone.

It's not even for some people. This is for just a select few who get wet from misery and excited by suffering.

This is no level up, power up, let's kill monsters, op mc, fantasy land, standard litrpg garbage you find in basically every other story on this site. If the rest of RoyalRoad is shounen (which it is), then this is Gantz/Berserk.

Sorry. I lied. This is darker than Berserk and bloodier than Gantz.

Not a manga fan? Then how about Korean cinema? Have you heard of Kim Ki-duk? His works The Isle, Moebius, and Pieta all come to mind.

Again, this is not for normal people. There's a bunch of other normal stories for normal people to read. The whole rest of the site library is for normal.

This is a special section set aside for a special type of story meant for a special kind of people. If you follow or favorite this, you're telling the whole world that you're a little different. A bit twisted.

I guess you could call it the BDSM of reading. Which segues perfectly into the introduction.

Are you kinky? Are you familiar with the taboo? Have you ever thought about the depths of human depravity?

What I'm trying to ask is, do you like fucked up shit?

Do you like massacres and public shamings? Do you like watching people fall into despair, going insane, or turning into psychopaths? Do you get turned on when love is destroyed and hedonism reigns king?

Well, I've got the perfect story for you!

If you're uncomfortable with profanity, gore, sexual and traumatising content, then I recommend you move on.

I won't judge you just cause you're a pussy.

And I'm not talking about the fake labels of the other candy ass stories on this site who think their shit is morbid or even remotely disturbing, I'm talking about the shocking, offensive, real fucked up shit that you can't even use incognito mode for and you gotta install Tor browser. (You don't actually need to install Tor, you idiot.)

If you love that shit or even if you're just curious, then read on. I swear it's not as bad as you think it'll be. It's much worse.

 - Signed with no love, Marley (written by a friend in the voice of Marley)

Unapologetic, cynical, pretentious, pessimistic, hypocritical, selfish, sarcastic, passive, apathetic asshole main character named Marley.

Alternate POV: Badass, intelligent, proactive, loving, nice, friendly, optimistic co-main character Sophia.

This is essentially a rough draft. Grammar and spelling has been read through and fixed for the most part.

If you don't like something, tell me why you don't like it. Don't just rate it low anonymously. Thanks.


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