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Eikasia by Illise Montoya

An adventure of love and magic.

On a tower of metal and light, a girl faces an uncertain future. Awash with the tears of gods, a warrior stares down the universe. Together they journey across dangerous lands, to spare the world a demon’s madness. Romance and dark fantasy blend together in this interesting tale about the things we see and the things we don’t. Eikasia—Sometimes, . . .

A serialized novel, updating infrequently.
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Good start

By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Sep 29, 2008: I wasn’t sure if I’d like Eikasia. In some ways, I’m still not sure partially because the story is still just beginning.

However, the story starts out solidly enough. We are introduced to Nyx, a shape shifter (always fun). I don’t necessarily agree with why she is stealing, but over all she is a sympathetic character without it feeling forced with the "take pity on me syndrome" so many stories have.

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Half a star for the future…

By Reyben, member

Dec 14, 2008: As some one non-indigenous to the worlds of High Fantasy, I generally find myself instinctively shying away from any narrative which mentions a "Quest," particularly in the first ten pages, and especially if it involves some kind of Demonic Overlord.

In the past this aversion has been a bit of a cripple, causing me to shy away from some otherwise fine reading material. "Lord of the Rings," for example, took a good long run-up. I still haven’t quite plucked up the [more . . .]

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