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Firebrand

Firebrand
by Quill
ONGOING
364 pages

Sing the story, bard, of the Firebrand. He, the youth who saved Morcaster from ruin. He, the warrior who defeated an empire. He, the archmage who crossed the Netherworld...


The tale of Martel the mage, from his humble beginnings as a hapless novice at a magic school. Slow, character-focused and light-hearted progression fantasy. Updates Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

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Siege State

Siege State
by J W Walters
ONGOING
224 pages

In a world beset by monsters, humanity's only hope are those who follow Ideals.

In a time of unprecedented peace, humanity has forgotten their age-old enemy. Peace, however, is relative.

A storm is brewing in the deep.

Will humanity's ancient defenses be enough to withstand it?

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Monsters swarm in the wild and humanity lives in fortified cities. Idealists, those humans who have manifested magic, struggle to turn back the tide.

Join Tom, as he strives desperately to become an Idealist, and save his House from ruin, his city from destruction, and humankind from annihilation.

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Welcome to Siege State, an action-adventure fantasy with a fresh lick of paint on the fantasy LitRPG genre.

The story is more of a slow burn, and I hope you find the pay-off satisfying.

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Release schedule:

Three chapters per week: Monday, Wednesday and Fridays.

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Dao of the Deal

Dao of the Deal
by jacobk
ONGOING
346 pages

When Muchen wakes up as an orphan living a hardscrabble life in a world of magical kung fu, he immediately starts working towards the obvious goal: to get rich! Money can make ghosts work hard, let alone cultivators. He can worry about immortality once he's secured a comfortable standard of living.

Unfortunately, on the Qianzhan Continent, it takes a clever mind to earn a fortune... but it takes strength to defend it.

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Dungeon Life

Dungeon Life
by Khenal
ONGOING
407 pages

A normal guy gets hit by a truck and isekai'd.  Why?  Because trucks are apparently some cosmic loophole.  He decides to be a dungeon, because it sounds weird and interesting to be one.  Is it?  Let's find out.

Updates Monday and Thursday.

Cover by the talented and very cool Vitaly S Alexus

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Modern Patriarch

Modern Patriarch
by Daoist Enigma
ONGOING
206 pages

When Yao Shen, Patriarch of the Heavenly Sky Sect, ascends and regains memories of his past life on Planet Earth, he realizes that he can no longer allow himself to accept the cruel and violent ways of Eliria, the realm of cultivation. 

So he decides to change it. 

It was time to found a new sect. One based on the values of honor and equality over senseless violence and discrimination. A sect where all, from the mortal farmer’s son to a sect elder's daughter, were held accountable to the same rules. 

Welcome to the Modern Sect.


Copyright © Daoist Enigma.

Cover by the Talented Vitaly S. Alexius

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Soul of the Warrior

Soul of the Warrior
by Kyfe
ONGOING
973 pages

In a world where Classes, Stats, and Levels are the everyday norm, Reivyn has a secret.

He was unusually aware of his surroundings from an incredibly early age, and Skills and Stats were acquired easily. He was just the son of an ordinary village family, and nothing appeared out of the ordinary on the surface. But below the surface, dreams of another life help shape his mentality and growth. Why does he have some remembrance of a past life, and what is his purpose in this new one?

"Soul of the Warrior" is what I call a Semi-Isekai LitRPG. I say "semi," because Reivyn's past life is remembered like a dream, and very incomplete. It is still Isekai, though, as he remembers enough that it directly shapes his personality and his sense of self.

The System that governs the world of "Soul of the Warrior" is a combination of modified versions from Selkie's "Beneath the Dragoneye Moons" and Kosnik4's "Magic Smithing." I have changed enough of these Systems and combined them in a way that is unique that I'm mostly sure it's fine, but I still have requested permission to use these ideas. They have both graciously granted me permission.

Winner of the April Writathon Challenge.

Release Schedule is Mon, Wed, Fri on Royal Road.

Cover Art by: Jay Graphixx ([email protected]). His work can be found on deviantart.com under JayGraphixx.

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The Shadows Become Her

The Shadows Become Her (...)
by CLRobison
HIATUS
568 pages

A fantasy progression, a coming of age story, and a tale of revenge...

Alvixia "Vix" Altorelli's idyllic childhood is disrupted in one tragic night when the duke's fanatics ransack the Altorelli home and imprison the rest of her family, selling them into slavery across the ocean. Vix soon finds herself fleeing for her life and her freedom, fleeing to the faraway city of Floria on an island ruled by the mysterious Nurass, Prince of Shadows. In Floria, Vix's sharp mind and talent for magic land her a spot at the Perdita Free Collegium, the world's greatest school for spies, saboteurs, swashbucklers, seductresses and, some claim, practitioners of dark magic... and that suits Vix just fine. If the Collegium wants to give Vix the tools she needs to save her family and get her revenge on Duke Orso, she'll take that deal any day of the week and twice on Saintsdays, even if that means making a deal with the Prince of Shadows himself. This is Vix's tale.

Author's Note: Now that Writathon 2022 is over, updates will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays!

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Accidentally a Shrine Priestess

Accidentally a Shrine (...)
by Shrineling
ONGOING
424 pages

Sophie Birch wakes up to a strange blonde woman claiming Sophie promised to be her “priestess” and honestly the whole thing goes downhill from there.

Classes? Levels? Mana?

Wait – on top of all of that, this place doesn’t even have coffee?!

In which our heroine wakes up in a fantasy world and wishes she had spent more time playing video games instead of reading all of that romance manga.

Accidentally a Shrine Priestess is a cozy progression fantasy story with very light LitRPG elements. Updates on Saturdays ~9AM PST.

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Where It All Began

Where It All Began
by Pooperman
HIATUS
471 pages

On the eve of the apocalypse, Eva finds herself confined to a clearing in the woods with only her clothes on her back. Staring her down is a goblin armed and ready to fight. Eva will have to survive not only the goblin, but also gain enough strength to confront the aliens responsible for bringing mana to Earth in the first place!

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The Natural

The Natural
by Lightningwarrior
ONGOING
1.4k pages

Leo's first order of business when he is dropped unceremoniously into the pokemon world is to survive. Seeing as he is in the middle of the wild with only a small pocketknife, some papers, and a backpack, and with no signs of civilization in sight, that is setting up to be quite the task. 

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Roots and Steel

Roots and Steel
by Inorai
ONGOING
126 pages

Hunters wait all year for the Festival of Knives, when they put their skills to the test and claim new ranks with every monster they kill.

Trapped helping the family business instead of pursuing his own career, Trellin has never been allowed to participate.  But when he risks expulsion to sneak out and claim a kill beyond his rank, his hunt is spotted by a senior guildmember.  

Rather than turn him in, she offers him a chance for freedom: Join her, and sail to the distant isle of Deldynne to compete in the bloody race for the rank of Guildmaster.  If they can kill the monster that calls Deldynne home before the other teams do, he'll soar to new heights as apprentice to the leader of the Hunter’s Guild.

But if they fail, neither will leave that island alive.

Roots and Steel is a Monster Hunter LitRPG series.

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Deathworld Commando: Reborn

Deathworld Commando: (...)
by RangerFrank
ONGOING
2.1k pages

Deathworld Commando: Reborn Synopsis-

What happens when humanity's greatest weapon gets a second chance at life? Commander Kronos wasn't even considered to be a human but rather a weapon to be used for the greater good of his species. He was grown in a tube to be the perfect weapon so he lacked many emotions/experiences most people take for granted. Upon experiencing some emotions for the first time he was quickly eliminated by humanity and was reborn into a world of swords and sorcery, getting a second lease on life.

Of course, he didn't see it that way at the start and thought he was being fooled. It took a near-death experience and a lot of growing up but he finally decided to keep his promise to his former comrades and give his new life an honest try.

Embark on the story of the former Commander of Hades Squad as he settles into his new life as the Dark Elf Kaladin Shadowheart.

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Kind Words From Some Of My Readers-

I just binged read from Prologue 1 in a period of 2 days. This right there has got to be one of the best stories I've read on HFY. Amazing writing with a captivating world and setting, relatable, and "Human" characters, and a great conflict driving the story. I need to see how it ends and I hope the end is far away. - Choice_Safe471 on Reddit

I've done exactly what Choice_Safe did, binged it hard. I gotta say, bro, I was a sobbing mess last night reading volume 1. I let myself get immersed and I was completely pummelled by that last chapter. You've got another big fan! - Ronin-Vs-World on Reddit.

I love your story a lot, and I love the effort you put into it to make each chapter long enough to take some time to think about what's going on. You've got an awesome twist on the normal idea of a reincarnation fantasy with the MC being a lot more serious than some other all-powerful godlike idiot of an MC. Yours has got to be one of the best I've read so far. - bengordo on Royal Road.

Found it on the rising stars. I truly enjoy the crisis the MC went through. The world of discovery and the stress keeps me reading till late in the night. Thanks for sharing your story. - Germain on Royal Road.

Lots of stories have a good premise and not a good execution. You have found a way to tell this story so well and the ideas behind it are so good. I can't get enough, keep up the good work! - Anonymous Ko-Fi Donator

Love this series I would gladly buy this if you ever decide to have it published. - Anonymous Google Poll Responder

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Story Accolades-

Top 580 Story 

Top 20 Rising Star Fiction November and December 2021

Royal Road Writathon October 2021 Winner

Royal Road Writathon April 2022 Winner

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Volume 1 ✔ 100K+ Words

Volume 2 ✔ 90k+ Words

Volume 3 ✔ 120k+ Words

Volume 4 ✔ 89k+ Words

Volume 5 ✔ 159K+ Words

Volume 6 In-progress

Average 3-4k+ words per chapter.

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Things to Expect From My Story-

This is a reincarnation fantasy first and foremost. There are elements of soft-Sci-Fi but Sci-Fi is not the primary genre. 

This is a progression story. It starts from before reincarnation, then to his eventual rebirth, and will hopefully follow his life as he continues to change and grow. 

This story focuses on the rebirth of the MC and his new life in a new world. Although there is combat and adventure, this story is mainly about the MC's personal growth/withering as a person. It is about the connections he forms with the people in this new world, for better or worse.

This is not a power fantasy nor a military/mil-sim story. Although the MC was a powerful soldier in his previous life that is no longer the case considering the circumstances of his reincarnation. However, this does not mean the MC is weak nor has he forgotten about his past life. He will become stronger in a "realistic way" through time, training, and overcoming obstacles. 

This is the story of a former soldier who was used as a tool by his species. He is attempting to live a new "normal" life on his terms. The MC openly rejects his previous life as he strives to be a better version of himself. However, the world has different plans.

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Hello and welcome to my story, this is my first attempt at a fiction so feel free to leave suggestions/comments if you see anything. Thanks for clicking on my story and I hope you give it a try.

I post every Monday morning PST as well as every other Thursday morning PST.

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You can also find me on Reddit at the HFY subreddit. 

The artwork was done by blacklapiz on Fiverr.

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