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Lyncia by J.A. Waters

A story on gods, death, pain, and adventure. 

Lyncia Eyresin is about to play host to a strange array of visitors, and some of them have frightening powers beyond her comprehension. Life is full of choices, and chances, and strung together Lyncia’s will lead to maddening oddities and a spiralling descent.

But on the world of Nalan, the fall may never end.

Yet she will try. She will struggle to understand the world as it truly is. Buried stories tell of buried gods and sunken relics. Cracks in the known history reveal a shattered past. Somewhere in the truth, Lyncia will find power.

Lyncia was finished on 18 November, 2015.

Note: Lyncia contains some graphic violence.


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Listed: Mar 24, 2015

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The Gods are crotchety!

By Alexander.Hollins, member

May 9, 2015: Lyncia is your typical spoiled princess chafing under a military despot dad and crying the inability to do what the princes do.

Until she finds that her father is a LOT more brutal than she had even feared. And the old gods are real. And . . .  even more brutal than her father.

Now in the company of a former guard and a foreign monk, Lyncia wars with what she has been taught, what she feels, and what she is learning to be true.

The writing is pretty well polished, no typos or grammar issues. The tone keeps a decent dramatic turn with occasional pieces of dark humor, but never overwhelming. LOTS AND LOTS of lore and worldbuilding slowly slide into the narrative piece by piece. I’m hooking, and waiting for more.

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