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First Contact

First Contact
by Ralts Bloodthorne
ONGOING
3.9k pages

Eight Thousand Years after the Glassing of Earth, Terran Descent Humanity has largely become a post-scarcity society based on consent and enjoying life. With the discovery of another ancient race beyond the "Great Gulf", events and history collide to draw the Terran Confederacy into war against an hundred million year old empire that has always won and believes it always will. With allies and enemies of multiple species, the Orion Galactic Arm Spur will be wracked by warfare the likes of which have not been seen. Cracked, harried, wounded, and damaged, Terran Descent Humanity willfully throws itself against the universe itself.

"The universe hates you and will take away everything you love, laughing while it does so." - Terran belief.

A wiki is available (although under construction) at: https://fcgestalt.fandom.com/wiki/First_Contact_Gestalt_Archive_Wiki

Told largely from the viewpoint of other species, the story is currently ongoing. It involves graphic depictions of violence, war, adult language and situations, drug use, and other mature topics.

The story will be updated on weekdays, so keep an eye on this page for more chapters.

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Fantasy World Epsilon 30-10

Fantasy World Epsilon (...)
by Phillip Rayne
COMPLETED
442 pages

New Dive Assignment: 0B5

Personnel: Citizen of Gamma G-037-072 Jonathan Kelly 

World Designation: Epsilon H-037-072-030-010

Classification: Pre-industrial Exotic World, significant outliers in biosphere including atypical flora and fauna. Quarantine protocol in effect pending more data and acclimation testing. Further anomalies include populations of morphologically distinct humanoids, and aberrations in otherwise normative physics laws. Causal chain appears provisionally stable. For the purposes of delaying onset of collapse as well as above mentioned factors, only one subject is cleared to Dive. Initial mandates shall proceed with scouting and surveillance.

Further details are classified. Warning: All other qualifying personnel are currently dispatched. Refusal will result in deployment delays and possible unsupervised causal decay.

Do you wish to accept this assignment?


Note to Readers:

This is not MC isolated in a new world. This is new world joins the multiverse. What I'm tentatively coining Subverted Isekai (Formerly I used 'reversed' but, as pointed out, that would be fantasy MC goes to the modern world. Hey, there's idea! Not this book though.).

There is plenty of scientific and philosophical stuff; I know that can be a turn off for some. It has a strong bearing on the story, but is mainly covered in the 'Comments & Calculations' section (optional reading of course). If you are looking for an extreme suspension of natural laws with no technical considerations, you will not find it here.

Formatting Notes:

Audio chatter from characters that are not currently in the scene I format in "inverted commas and italics". Given the layered nature of modern communication, I thought this distinction was best denoted visually in my prose. Critique is welcome.

Language Notes

Jon is a South African ex-pat. As such he will use some Afrikaans colloquialisms plus a dash of Japanese.

Most importantly he says “Ja” meaning “Yes”. Pronounced with a J sound like “yo” and an A sound like “bar”. As in:

“Yo, let’s go to the strip bar.” 

“Ja.”

And not the Rastafarian /jya/.

Other words:

Nee - /niya/ : no

Juffrou - /yif-row/ : Miss

Lekker - /lacker/ : nice, good, delicious

Nooit - /noit/: never

The rest is mostly swear words. Indisputably the most useful words in any language and simultaneously holding the least innate meaning.

Fok - “fork” without the “r”: fuck

Bliksem - /Bluksim/: darn, damn. Also common noun meaning damn person or thing.

Donner - “Dorner” without the “r”: originally meaning thunder, can also mean darn or damn. It is often used as a verb meaning: ‘to hit hard’

Kak - /kuck/: shit

Voetsek - /foot-sack/: go away

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Farming For Gold

Farming For Gold
by FlyingDutchman
HIATUS
715 pages

When given a chance to join one of the top guilds of the VRMMO Otherworld Winston jumps at the chance. 

However, he soon finds out that when they hired him as a guild farmer they weren't talking about killing goblins. 

Forced into working fields for the next three months Winston decides to make the most of it. 

Watch as he becomes the greatest farmer in Otherworld.



AN: I update once a week in the 3-5k word range.

 

This is a Spin-off of my Kill 10 Rats story. It takes place 3 years after the launch of the game, with a completly diffrent charater. This book focuses more on guilds, economy, and crafting than on adventure and epic conspiracies like the other book.

 

 

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Sorry about the formating on all the system messages. The first site I had this posted on doesn't have as good of formating tools, so everything is just in brakets. I'll try to pretty everything up as time goes on.

 

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Life of Numbers

Life of Numbers
by sryanr
ONGOING
660 pages

Everything in life can be measured, and everything in life is measured. Each person who has ever lived has five Numbers on their arm, defining the five primary attributes of that person. Throughout someone's life, these will increase with time and effort, and all of society revolves around these Numbers.

What happens when this natural system of Numbers, the basis of all of society for all of history...changes? 

 

My first fiction, so I appreciate all reviews and feedback!

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The Luckless Mage of Greidwhen Academy

The Luckless Mage of (...)
by DavidDaulton
HIATUS
243 pages

A TOURNAMENT OF SORCERERS…

AND THE MISFIT WHO ENTERED IT.

Ever since she was a little girl, Lucy Hardtvelt has wanted to attend the same academy of magic her mother had graduated from, as well as compete in the same, famous Sorcerers Tournament hosted there every year. And finally, after having her application accepted, Lucy is jubilant to begin her first year at the prestigious Greidwhen Academy for Mages.

Unfortunately, Lucy soon finds that, unlike her mother, she herself has little to no aptitude in the magical arts—struggling to keep even the most basic of spells from blowing up in her face.

Now, having been given a harsh dose of reality, Lucy must find out if she has what it takes not only to survive at Greidwhen, but also the Sorcerer’s Tournament and its one-thousand contestants where the winner will be given the title of Champion Sorcerer, as well as the right to challenge the Celestial Mages—who are known to have been defeated only a handful of times…

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NPC

NPC
by hi&hello
HIATUS
153 pages

Erin longed for adventure, Maya new better. Erin wanted to be a Hero, Maya would never trust them. Maya also knew a simple truth; Erin could never be a Hero.

She had two sharp horns poking from her hair.

A cheerful smile with cute fangs that sparkled just so in the light.

And lived in a world that would not smile in return.

So, Maya smiled and hugged Erin when she spoke of her dreams with such boundless enthusiasm. They were best friends, and best friends did not shatter each other’s dreams.

Heroes have arrived in Cairn village, one of which is Aiden; a 20-year-old-runaway who's just excited to play a super awesome VRMMORPG and maybe rekindle the eternal war without thinking...


I added the tramtising tag since the whole demon lord thing isn't entirely moral and I guess that's what that tag means, better safe than sorry I guess.

This is a rewrite and I still do small edits on earlier chapters for grammar and style every now and then so let me know any critiques you have or even if you just think something is stupid. The whole point of writing this is so I can improve while (hopefully) entertaining some people. My update schedule can be erratic but I will finish this eventually. Eventually being in a few years... I decided to take a break from this while I finish a separate project sorry about that.

There are also puppy pictures...you have been warned.

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The Wrong Hero

The Wrong Hero
by Yosarian
HIATUS
297 pages

The gods have been known, in times of great need, to summon a hero from another world. In ages past, they have summoned mighty warriors from other universes to fight as their champion and save the world from darkness.

Unfortunately, the gods are not all-knowing, and they can make mistakes. Sometimes what they get is not quite what they were expecting...

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Enchanting

Enchanting
by Timeam
HIATUS
382 pages

The walls between worlds have been slowly falling for some time as creatures of inconceivable power war across dimensions, fighting for the resources that power them.


For inhabitants of these worlds the war has passed mostly unnoticed so far, but times change…
Ewynne is a young woman with a strange heritage, fighting her way out of impoverished beginnings and trying to find a new place in a less than kind world.


A LitRPG story.

Cover art by Jannie.

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Lost Magic

Lost Magic
by Alexander Skel
HIATUS
1.2k pages

With magic all but lost, mage guilds are few and far between. The Sleeping Dragon guild, a lingering relic of the past, continues to operate any way it can. So long as the price is right, the talented individuals of this guild can handle any mission thrown their way, legal or otherwise.  

As a courier for the Sleeping Dragon Guild, Cross prefers things simple. He keeps to a tight (albeit rather lazy) schedule and does his best not to deviate from it. But things do not always go according to plan. When he crosses path with a young girl claiming to be a Spirit Goddess, he and his fellow guildmates are pulled into a dark scheme over a century in the making.

 

 

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Small Medium

Small Medium
by Andrew Seiple
HIATUS
1.2k pages

Chase Berrymore dreams of adventure, excitement, and getting the heck out of her pastoral halven village.

But when adventure finds her, she'll be scrambling to save everyone of her family and friends from a decades-old conspiracy. Outmatched in almost every way, she'll have to use her wits, charisma, and a bit of divine favor to figure out the path to victory. But the odds are bad, and even with an Oracle's foresight, she can't save everyone. 

Even worse, she'll have to figure out ways to deal with the weird and nigh-immortal beings that call themselves "playas..."

A litrpg romp with a very non-standard protagonist, set in the same world as the "Threadbare" books.

CLAIMER: My name is Andrew Seiple. I am a writer, and I both write this story and own the rights to it.
I will be posting this story on Spacebattles.com, SufficientVelocity.com, RoyalRoad.com, and my Patreon. I reserve the right to remove it from any and all platforms as needed to facilitate my sinister long-term plans. 
 
Cover art created by Amber Rimkus, licensed per agreement.

 

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DCO- Dungeon Core Online

DCO- Dungeon Core Online
by Glyax
ONGOING
1.5k pages

James hates his real life. He spends his days being bullied in school, and at home he simply reads and plays games. The only thing he has to look forward to is immersion. When he is immersed in the virtual world he can be whatever, whoever, he wants: He can escape the world that has thrown him away.

As such, when a new game, Dungeon Core Online, comes out, James is excited to play. He immerses himself as soon as he can, but when he is set to create his character he is instead offered a different choice. Now, James is the Dungeon Core and he suddenly finds himself wielding more power, with more options, than he's ever had before. The only downside... there are people in the real world who do anything, even kill, to gain the power of a Dungeon Core in the virtual world.

 

*Currently Updates Every Friday Starting August 16, 2019*

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Greyblood: Progenitor (A LitRPG Series)

Greyblood: Progenitor (...)
by DanielPrince
HIATUS
77 pages

 

A Shipwreck. A Half-Orc battling for control of his mind. Things that go bump in the night. 

Fresh from the events of the Academy's end of year tournament, Half-Orc Lugor and his party are on their first official Guild assignment. Their mission? Aid in the creation of a new settlement on a recently discovered landmass.
 
Unfortunately, Lugor is finding out that nothing in life ever comes easy. Disaster strikes on arrival and there is no way to contact his mentor Maric for help. The expedition starts crumbling and Lugor must find a way to keep the new settlement from falling apart.
 
But Lugor has his own personal problems. His monster side is awakening faster than predicted, and if he doesn't become strong enough then the Orc soul inhabiting his body will seize control. With his friends by his side, Lugor is still confident that he can take on the challenges ahead of him.
 
That is, if the demonic beasts attacking every night don't kill them first.

This story includes the following:

- Half Monster MC- Game mechanics in a Fantasy world- Sword and Board MC - Crafting abilities like Enchantment and BlacksmithingUpdated every two or three days

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