Strange Little Band is the ongoing story of Addison and Shane, two self-centered, amoral psychics who work for the cut-throat Triptych Corporation. Their insular, comfortable lives are disrupted when, due to Triptych’s machinations, they become unlikely parents. How can they raise a child when they can’t trust each other? . . .
A technological breakthrough gave rise to the Ultrahumans. The Ultras gave rise to war. What was once America writhes beneath the fists of an indestructible tyrant, and a brutal war rages over the remainder of the planet. This is the story of some of the men and women who live during Prevailer’s regime, and of the Fifth Defiance. . . .
He thought the bird flu and Ebola would be the end, but he knew his day would come one day. That day came in late July, 2020. Coming on a parcel ship from Japan, two infected workers quickly spark a worldwide pandemic, leaving the vast majority of the population either trapped behind endless walls of the undead, or worse, turned . . .
Set in a dystopian future ruled by superpowered humans, as well as the need to control them. Follows several key characters but the main thrust of the story focuses on Miles Lake, a resident of the slum-like lower levels of New Horizon, a city set in what used to be the United States, who gains powers of his own after . . .
This is an online epic fantasy sequence set in a massive grimdark universe which experiments its transition towards a steampunk era. Kel, once a candid soldier, wakes up in the future of this fantasy world where heroism is a career and where he is worshiped as a semi-legendary demigod. He must stop seven apocalypses, each having its roots in his . . .
On June 14th, 2015 at 5:25 am, a baby boy is born at a small hospital in Lancaster Pennsylvania. His birth is no different than the thousands of births that have come before him in that very same hospital, except for one thing: It is the last human birth. Anywhere. On Earth. Meet Derick Anderson, a former government analyst . . .
The Red Threat has invaded Gilta Nnea. Nine heroes are prophesied to defeat him, but no one knows who they are. When a journey to the Hollowlands unites players in an all-out war, the stage is set for the heroes’ rise. This is their battle. . . .
THE FIVE KINGDOMS is a fantasy WebNovel chronicling the lives of the survivors of a devastating plague. Monarchies have been destroyed, kingdoms have been toppled, but now humanity must find a way to go on. And if the rumors are true, if the gods are coming back to finish what they started with the plague, the five kingdoms will . . .
The world is dying. Every day, the Moon’s orbit deteriorates. With science unable to provide an answer, people turn to the Old Ways for salvation, to the supernatural world and its otherworldly courts, who see humans as little more than playthings for their amusement. But Dante doesn’t believe the world is ending. He thinks it an illusion created to . . .
Diese Stadt . . . ein Sumpf von Schweiß und Sünde. Ein fauliger Ort, nass und klebrig und voller Fliegen, deren Sirren jedem den Verstand raubt. Immer schon rottet sie vor sich hin, Jahrzehnte lang unbeachtet, bis dann und wann ein Anfall von Wut und Wahnsinn sie aufpeitscht. Bis sie das Land mit Gewalt überzieht. Ihr letzter Irrsinn riss sie in Stücke. Gespalten fiel . . .
Set in a futuristic scene, where after the fall of America due to Civil War, a country known as Scotham is established as a kingdom. Set 20 years after the last Insurgency, Taylor, a teenager working for the Venators, a hidden organization believed as merely a conspiracy, is betrayed by his own friends, and hunted down relentlessly by the Overseer, . . .
Hundreds of years in the future, when 3D printers provide every luxury we could desire, from food to clothing, entertainment, and beyond, when androids perform what little labor is left necessary in the resulting boon, and when we have no more need for cars, taking electric elevators wherever we want to go, whether it be upstairs, across the country, or . . .
The Ashmores are a large family coming together for the holidays in their hometown of Ashwood Bend. Their native stomping grounds turn dangerous when an infection starts turning people into horrific monsters. These aren’t zombies, these are sentient, dangerous creatures with a plan. Now they have to band together with those they’ve known their entire life to survive until help . . .
Mar 28, 2013: Whoa, I thought, reading the blurb for this story, assassin teenagers? Really? Yes, really. In this story, you don’t just suspend disbelief. Disbelief runs away and cowers in a corner, along with morality. The "good guys(?)" are worse than most bad guys. It’s its own breakneck, crazy, ultraviolent world. Well, maybe Tarantino would be at home there.
The narration is very spare and stark. For example:
"Piles of bodies in the streets. [more . . .]
May 13, 2016: It says "Dystopian Steampunk Serial" at the top of the website, but that description doesn’t really do it justice. Adventures in Viktorium dips into many more genres than those.
Its main strength is its detailed world. Rarely have I come across a web serial with a premise that has been so thoroughly planned out. The main benefit of the carefully designed setting is that there are so many different directions the story can go. There’s so much plot to be had [more . . .]