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Thalia’s Musings by Amethyst Marie

Thalia’s Musings is narrated by Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, as she observes the comedy, drama, and tragedy of the ancient Greek pantheon. But when Thalia becomes more than an observer, the Fates take notice. Are Thalia’s powers limited to helping mortal playwrights hack out a comedy sketch, or can she create happy endings in real life, even for the . . .

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Lorelei and the Sea by Z. Tringali

Lorelei has been raised to live her life by one law: power dictates fate. At sea, no man is more powerful than her father, king Lysandros. She believes her fate is to help him conquer the kingdom of Lismagh–until the night she finds him murdering her mother, the goddess of the sea. Forsaking her father, Lorelei is reborn: a . . .

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Karasu by Jisuk Cho

Karasu is an illustrated web novel taking place in feudal Japan. The plot is heavily focused on yokai (Japanese monsters), centering on a tengu monk/healer named Shichi. . . .

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Orphic Phantasia by Dary Meredith

A Mystopian Faerie Tale

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 pawns and playthings for their myriad games and schemes. But Dante doesn’t believe the world is ending. He thinks . . .

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Caeruleus Aether: Blackbird by G. A. Mehan

Every kingdom has a secret. Every hero, a weakness. Every villain, a master plan.

Sent out with several other Valkyries to investigate a strange anomaly by Brynhildr, Valkyrie Vaeramae follows her strict orders of noninterference. When she experiences what she thinks Brynhildr meant, she fully intends to stay with the world she was assigned to see if it was merely a strange occurrence or something with a bigger impact. But when Ölrún has a . . .

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The Cities Eternal by Evan Murdoch & Ben Sousa

An Online Serial of Myth and magic in the Modern World

In 2022, a year of strange and terrible occurrences proved merely a prelude to an event of cataclysmic proportions. They were warning signs heralding the invasion of the legendary and the supernatural into the modern world. All the great deities and spirits from ancient myth and folklore thrust upon a collapsing world, and their resurgence shatters the boundaries between reality . . .

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The Arcane Archives by Kanna

For the light had shone too long, the world had lost and forgotten the history which otherwise would have haunted them for eons. The dream ended, the sun blocked, the dark clouds rose and with them, the fate began to twirl in peril. It was in the winter of Hoinbo, the year 1230 that the long forgotten powers moved and . . .

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Down in the Dark Woods by Gavin Ough

Nathan Clood finds the body of a girl in the base of a dead oak tree and discovers she is actually a Wood Nymph who needs his help to take her to her people. Needless to say Nathan is quite skeptical but the Nymph, called Trewana, demonstrates some abilities he can’t deny like taking a piece of wood and . . .

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Arcana Magi by H-M Brown

When twelve-year-old Alysia Morales chose to become a Sentinel of the mythical bird Suzaku, she was taken away from her family and friends by Avalon Tech Enterprises and turned into Oryn Zentharis’ personal bodyguard. Unlike her parents, Alysia was born without mana, the energy source of magic. That was until one day, she suffered a concussion that awakened her . . .

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The Etheria Project by Gael Judicium

The one who makes the choices that nobody else will. The wanderer. The war veteran who can’t quit. The avenger. The one who gave up everything. The one who hides her face behind her masks. The one who lost everything. The lord who is gone forever, and the lord that won’t be stopped. . . .

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Ageless by G.W. Whippe

Time flies in Lentempia

When Jill’s husband Malcolm beats her in a race to the shower on a Monday morning, she anticipates another lecture from her boss on the importance of being on time. What she doesn’t anticipate is for Malcolm to come sprinting back into the bedroom 15 seconds later, claiming he’s spent the last 1000 years in another dimension. Now, he’s . . .

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The Nameless Man by Geemantle

The journeys of a nearly immortal man

In the nameless man serial written by Riley Gee (Geemantle), there is a mysterious force understood by few that enables people to steal life energy (in years of remaining life) from those they kill. The story follows “the nameless man”, so called because he has lived so many lifetimes he can’t remember his original name. The story started as . . .

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THE ETHERIA PROJECT

Meh

By Chris Poirier, editor

Sep 8, 2008: The Etheria Project isn’t badly-written. It’s an easy read, mostly. It reads like a book of one of the poorer Final Fantasy games. XII, for instance. Minus the chocobos. So far, we’ve met characters with lilac, pink, and blue eyes. It’s that kind of story.

There’s a lot of dialogue, and while I can tell the girls from the boys, I can’t otherwise tell the characters apart: what they say doesn’t reveal anything but the plot. The plot, at least, has [more . . .]

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LIGHTBRINGERS AND LAMPLIGHTERS

The Archetypal Quest

By G.S. Williams, author of The Surprising Life and Death of Diggory Franklin

May 15, 2010: "Lightbringers and Lamplighters" is the story of a quest. The writer, Steven List, has carefully constructed it as an allegory, which means to you and me that it reads like an old fairy tale in the classic style. You can picture a narrator recounting the story around a fire, or in a fair. It’s a universal story told in a specific time and place, meant to reach any reader with it’s essential message.

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