Found 7 stories and posts tagged 'secondary world fantasy'.
Published Mar 27, 2019 · 1,869 words (7 minutes)
At some point in their quest, every hero visits the Cave of the All-Seeing Oracle to hear a prophecy, learn their heroic destiny, and continue on their pre-ordained journey. Nullia, the Oracle’s apprentice, is tired of watching everyone else’s story go by and never getting a chance to live her own. But then the hero Hishmed arrives.
Published Mar 2, 2019 · 1,252 words (5 minutes)
Kaireh has always wanted to become a Sabattan Knight, patrolling the kingdom on the back of a sentient dragon. But, as the all-female Sabattan Knights demonstrate, there are terms to the alliance between the Knights and the dragons—and Kaireh’s male body must be prepared to accept them. (Warning: erotica.)
Published Oct 12, 2018 · 8,403 words (31 minutes) · 2 views
Young Daybreak-under-Clouds yearns to leave the village of Lionfjord and travel the world, an act that marks the passage into manhood. But Daybreak has been caught having sex with men, and in Lionfjord, this is confirmation of womanhood. Miserable in a new gender role and desperate to leave Lionfjord, Daybreak doesn’t know what to do—until the mischievous Traveler Boneoak comes to town, with his irresistible smile and brilliant ideas.
Published Sep 19, 2018 · 7,947 words (29 minutes) · 4 views
After mute Rosalind’s family dies, she’s mistakenly branded as a simpleton and taken in as a charity case by the horse breeder John. When a cruel stranger comes in the night to covertly board an extraordinary beast at John’s stable, Rosalind recognizes that the beast is no simpleton, either, and must find a way to give him a voice before he is caged forever.
Published Aug 30, 2018 · 5,702 words (21 minutes) · 256 views
Holliday, a poor child whose family lives in the sewer pipes, lucks into part-time employment under peculiar Dr. Svartlebarrt, who has developed a surgical procedure to repair character flaws with tiny clockwork prostheses. But if Holliday’s suspicious mother learns of Holliday’s association with people in the “up-there,” she’ll throw Holliday—and her innocent younger sister Molly—out on the street. How long can Holliday hide her double life and protect her sister?
Published Apr 18, 2018 · 2,768 words (11 minutes) · 289 views
She-Who-Is-Everyone-Within-Herself has an ironclad destiny: she is the avatar of the national mood, a living allegory who must walk a closed labyrinth of symbolic gardens and perform rituals that reflect the state of the kingdom. So what happens to the nation on the day she stumbles upon a forgotten garden without a name? And why does one rogue gardener insist on tempting her back there?