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The Undying Prince by Baron Blackwell

The best color to paint with is blood. 

It has been centuries since the Sorcerer-Kings of old destroyed the world in their mad race to create ever-more-horrifying creatures. Now in the Fourth Age, known as the Age of Monsters, humanity clings to life by its fingernails, hidden behind walled cities and towns.

On the island of Daði, four kingdoms exist in an uneasy truce, ruled and protected by Cultivators with the power to break the Laws of Nature. There, Prince Erik, an unranked Cultivator and the descendant of a sorcerer’s experiment, is attacked by an ancient predator, a beast birthed in the molten core of a long dead world. And as the abomination devours him, something monstrous awakens within his blood.

Note: The Undying Prince contains some graphic sexual content, graphic violence, and harsh language.


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Listed: Jun 6, 2016

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Absolutely Amazing

By caerulex, author of Apex Predator

Jun 11, 2017: I’ve been reading this on the author’s blog for a while now. Imagine my surprise when I just came across the fiction on this site. There have been times when I’ve refresh-spammed the author’s blog on release dates because I’ve been desperate to read more.

What is the story about?

Erik is a prince. He isn’t perfect, and has some seriously messed up relationships with people around him. At this point, we’re [more . . .]

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The dragon demands flesh!

By Maromar, author of Mystic Nan

Aug 8, 2017: If you seek to gorge yourself upon a tale of grim woes and bloody trials, Baron Blackwell’s The Undying Prince may be for you. It surges across a less trodden path than its contemporaries, melding fantasy elements with xianxia according to the author’s synopsis. Less evident, though nonetheless present, are dashes of psychological horror and Lit-RPG.

If I were to describe it in one word, I’d have to go with “complex”. One should take into consideration all the fair and foul [more . . .]

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A Rich Fantasy Story

By thelonewanderer, author of The Open Road

Jul 22, 2017: that is what it gives such weight to the story. To the setting, the magic system, the politics, its characters and their inexplicable motivations. It feels thick, a thing to relish, something to sink your teeth into. (Like Erik is kept being told to).

But there are times when the story stumbles, when one scene transitions to the next, especially in the opening arcs. The timeskips, both back and forward, are not very clearly explained and sometimes you have go back [more . . .]

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