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Death, Devotion, Dissonance

Death, Devotion, Dissonance describes the story of Evin, a boy who learns he’s a mage in his 10th birthday. Finally, he could get rid of the Voice stuck in his head. After ten years of being thought as a lunatic by everyone around him, finally, he could be free of it. After all, mages are said to be able to do anything, right? A little Voice in his head shouldn’t be too hard to handle. However, things do not go as Evin planned. Turns out, the Voice in his head allows him to cast magic in a way accessible to only nobility of the kingdom. This new revelation puts Evin in the spotlight, as many people become curious as to why a commoner knows such things… Everyone seems to suddenly want something from him. Circumstances force Evin to trust the Voice in his head and listen to its advice, as he suddenly realizes that it’s the only ally he has inside the Academy. How will the relationship between these two develop? Will Evin be able to separate from the Voice or will he have to keep relying on it? What is the Voice and what is its purpose in the first place? ----- Author's notes: Ummm, If you want something light and fun, the novel's probably not for you. That doesn't mean it's hard to read, though. I, personally, do not believe in labyrinthine descriptions and over-convoluted terminologies. You'll know exactly what you're reading about and won't need to waste braincells trying to understand my sentences (unless I wanna pull a sneaky on ya and intentionally make things confusing). But thematically, the story's gonna be quite dark and heavy, especially in the earlier chaps. I do promise you'll be rewarded for it all later with satisfying characters and conclusions to plots, and I hope you can join me in this journey. Thank you for checking the novel out. uwuwu. Also, If you want more info about this novel, then you can check out my review of it. ----- 11 (ish) Chaps weekly. ----- Cover Art by Bactewia. May the Empress bless that potato's hands. Link to her post here: https://www.instagram.com/p/CNPrJRJF_16/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link ---- -----

NakedApron · Fantasy
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A Desolate Life

Six year old Yaan has never before left his birthplace, Lightstone Village. Like many others, he is intrigued by the Heavenly Path Sect, the mysterious immortal sect that rules over the lands. However, during the Heavenly Path Sect's forceful entrance test in his village, Yaan realizes that the so called immortals are far from benevolent beings. With his peaceful life shattered, Yaan is dragged to the Heavenly Path Sect against his will. How will Yaan adapt to this strange new world? "Why do people strive so desperately to survive, only to invite further suffering into their lives? What is the meaning behind such a desolate life?" Yaan does not know the answers to these questions, but he desires to find the truth. This is the story of Yaan's life.

SpicyDaoist · Fantasy
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Evolution of the Skeleton who walked alone in a Dungeon

An army of skeletons was summoned by the necromancer during his battle. However, at the end of the fight, none survived except a Skeleton. Follow our protagonist as he struggles to survive in a foreign, RPG-like setting surrounded by danger and monsters. This was inspired by the novel "Overlord, Lv1 Skeleton, Skeleton Soldier Couldn'T Protect The Dungeon." Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction. Unless otherwise indicated, all the names, characters, businesses, places, events, and incidents in this book are either the product of the author's imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental.

IAmNotVoid · Fantasy
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Rise of The Greatest Magician (MMORPG)

At the end of the world, where only a few Gods, Devils, and humans were left to run away from the inevitable, impending darkness, one man managed to make a difference. Using some of the greatest items in the history of the universe, he managed to create a magic array that would send his soul back in time. He intended to take over the body of his younger self but failed, leaving only his instincts behind. Watch on as the troubled Aurus begins his rise to power in what seems to be just a game. ---------------------------- This is not a story about a hero. Using others to achieve his own goals is nothing special to Aurus, manipulation and murder are now all fair game. "Let those lawful heroes try to stop me! See how they do!"

Belg4r · Fantasy
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The Darkfallen

Genre(s): Action, Drama, Grimdark, Science Fantasy, Horror, Military, Seinen Type: Japanese Light Novel Far away in the future set in the year of 2050 A.C.B, forget the power of technology and science, since it growing rapidly. Forget the promise of progress and understanding, this is the world where is no peace amongst all, only an eternity of carnage and slaughter, and the laughter of thirsting warlords, among all places, is TYZ (formerly known as Tokyo) before the Second Global conflict, now it is the largest and most populated city of the planet, beyond compare. VX1118, also known as the Darkfallen virus, is a voracious mutagens particularly dangerous to living beings. It can mutate, and even control hosts’ minds in an effort to perpetuate and evolves genetic mutations within its hosts. The genetically-designed Superhuman species who look exactly like normal humans but possess an inhuman abilities, along with superiority complex. These new breed of evolved sub-humans known as Mutants still living along sides among humans in the highly advanced futuristic country of TYZ under the Imperium of Brittonia Empire and it’s Totalitarian Regime. Living under this tyrannical rules that was an intelligent yet disaffected 18 years old student named Akagi Shinsuke, stumbled upon this aberration/cursed virus, and now he is more just a mere creature, instead of dying he is evolving something else. After been infected, Akagi found himself stuck in the gritty chronicle of the endless Civil War between gruesomely violent Superhumans against the Autocratic Imperium super soldiers playing the profane game of power, politics, ambition and corruption. Will he survive? Is there a place for him in this unsustainable dystopian world, or he submerged himself into this grim reality of utter bleakness. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Disclaimer- This novel is a work of fiction purely created by the author, all characters and stories depicted in this novel are entirely fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or any other fictional media is purely coincidental. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Those are the overall Tags- Action Science fiction Grimdark Dystopic World Tragedy Smart MC Fantasy Horror Gore/Violence Anti-heroes Villain Protagonist Black And Gray Morality Lovecraftian Superpowers Futuristic Setting Byronic Hero Mutants Military War R-18 Discord- https://discord.gg/DZPRX3

ConanAnderson · Horror&Thriller
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Witch of Calamity

Verona the Crown Princess lays in a pool of her own blood and says to the heavens “This kingdom and its citizens will fall! My name will be the nightmares of gods, mortals will cower in fear when they see my face, this world WILL BURN!” This story will be very very dark, torture, slavery, gruesome acts of violence, rape, genocidal maniacs. This story isn't for the faint of heart. Our MC won't be some hero of justice she will be the vile villain everyone hates and will stop for no one in the pursuit of power. She will kill ‘friends’ and family if need be.

Fertility · Fantasy Romance
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Exalted Warlock

​Exalted Warlock is about a young man who you dies and passes into a different body in a whole nother planet. This is his tale about adventure, mystery, horror, magic, excitement, struggle, love, danger, and so much more. Follow Magnus Clade as he makes his way through Pandora: a world part of a much greater stage. -------------------------------------------------- 3 chapter (3,000+ words a chapter) a week. On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday! - Please be advised this is a SLOW burn, therefore if you do not like novels that go at a leisurely pace, then do not complain later. I have stated it right here, and right now. - I am always editing and looking for ways to improve the novel and make it better. Therefore if you have any pointers or advice, please do share. - Also, constructive criticism and feedback are always welcomed! -------------------------------------------------- Advance Chapters: https://www.patreon.com/Abdirah - Cup of Coffee: https://ko-fi.com/Abdirah - Communication: https://discord.gg/4SRPMpg

Abdirah101 · Fantasy
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WITCH-LOG

*Warning! This novel is not for the sensitive or righteous ones. When reading this, please keep in mind that caution is advised. Do not read if the person in question feels personally offended or attacked.* and Under the silver moon and the darkest of nights, she, a 21th-century witch who made a pact with a mysterious being for a second life, came to a world of wonders. Kingdoms and Continents; Cults and religions; Wizards and Knights; Humans and Demons; Wars and Ancient races; Relics and Legacies; Banished lands and Hidden Dimensions; Reincarnation and Godhood; Nights of the thousand stars and Legends of time... This is an unending novel story packed full of darkness, mysteries, magic, and more! Here starts the tale of a reborn soul in her journey to become a Lore Goddess. Welcome to the Witch-Log!

CWKR · Fantasy Romance
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RE: Souls War Apocalypse

-It's a novel about second chance and time loops in a dark fantasy world. Is the story of a man and his struggle against overwhelming and hopeless threats, to save a world. - If you could go back in time and fix your mistakes and bad choices, would you do it?  When I was summoned to another world with every other human on Earth to serve as a front-line soldier in a war against an invasion of nightmarish creatures, I knew right away that I was going to shit my breakfast on my pants. Especially when they said that with the powerful blessings of the Wizards and the Gods, they were going to turn us into superhumans and half-wizards, everything they said sounded like "you're a fucking cannon fodder!". I was right. The war? We lost him so badly that all races became extinct. Me? I was a fucking veteran who survived until the end. Was I strong? Fuck yeah of course, I was, except... it was useless, I died like everyone else. The bad news? When I thought it was finally over, I woke up when I was summoned at the beginning of the war, 14 years in the past. That, and also the fact that every time I die, I restart at the beginning of the war. It sounds crazy, right? Hell, when I think that the first time I was resurrected, I thought I'd be able to save the world. I was so naive! ~~~~ SWAR are also present on RoyalRoad com

CamilleDirithyl · Fantasy
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Already_In_Use · Magical Realism
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Angel of Death:Evolution Of The Skeleton Who Walked Alone In A Dungeon

In this Age of Chivalry, A Necromancer had denounced the Entire World. To eradicate this menace, for the first time, kingdoms had united to make up a hero alliance. The necromancer summoned an army of skeletons during his battle. However, at the end of the battle, none survived except a Skeleton, It was just a plain regular skeleton. Follow our protagonist as he struggles to survive in a foreign, RPG-like setting surrounded by danger and monsters. (This is the Rewritten and Revamped Version of the Novel Evolution of The Skeleton Who Walked Alone In A Dungeon) The Cover is not something I own, Sauce of cover art: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/344384702760233128/

IAmNotVoid · Fantasy
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Deliverance of the Mind

Cruddy_Drummer · Fantasy
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Plague Children

Years ago, in the country of Sei'O, a plague spread and turned half of their population to stone. The children of those infected were born with skin abandoned of all color. Completely grey, they were known as Plague Children. Though they possessed no ability to spread the plague, they were heavily mistreated, discriminated against, ostracized, and often times killed at their younger ages. The story follows the young Plague Child Ora, as he gains one of the strongest relics the world would ever come to see. With it, everything changes with relative ease. What fate awaits this world that heavily mistreated Ora? In this world of magic, relics, and ancient arts, no one could be certain.

Yuumei · Fantasy
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Q.O.A

Already_In_Use · Fantasy Romance
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Monster Apocalypse: A World Invaded by the Monsters from Another World

The year was 2016, before anyone even knew it, the world has suddenly changed. It had became that like a tapletop D&D game where we are the chosen players, and the instigator the game admin. For those who managed to successfully killed a monster, a blue notification screen panel would then appear in front of them. For the players are able to see their own statuses, gain access to skills, skill trees, and abilities of classes, much like that of a typical role playing D&D game. With the streets being plagued with powerful monsters and wild magical beasts from another world. How could our main protagonist Aaron Lee and friends hope to survive in this brand new world; the modern Earth that had suddenly became a dystopian apocalyptic fantasy. _______________________________________________________ Author's Note/Additional Information: This is my first original novel ever posted on Webnovel. I know that my writing skills and grammar are not great, so please bare with it for now, as I slowly improve. Released Schedule: 7 chapter/week Chapter Length: 2000 - 2500 words You can read the story for free here on Webnovel and RoyalroadL, but If you want to support me: PayPal: paypal.me/MoonRabbitBlade Patreon: Ko-fi: Ko-fi.com/TheMoonRabbitBlade For ways of contacting me: Discord Server: Instagram: Twitter:

DeleteBlade · Martial Arts
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Escape the KNIGHT

We, at the Kindness Institute, desire your participation (willingly or unwillingly) to unlock the cure for all of mankind’s sicknesses. We crave the participation (given or taken) to advance our research. Then came along Naomi as she fell into our laps. What follows is her subjective experience with the Kindness Facility and its staff. Follow along, won’t you? And remember, the biggest joy in this world, is spreading kindness. Even if Begrudgingly. Hey guys, this will be a much shorter story compared to my other work. It will come in only a few chapters. This is a psychological drama with light yuri, focused on the happenings the way Naomi, a test-subject, sees her life. It is about an institute who is trying to rid the world of all diseases using research acquired by any means. Follow me at: Twitter.com/Ozefen0 for more up-to-date news and information!

Ozefen · Fantasy Romance
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And The Evil Lord Arises

Obsessed! He did not just want immortality. He obsessed over it. He had long crossed the line between obsession and desire. What did he have to give up? Wealth? Family? Lover? He gave them all up. With an unwavering desire to live forever, he clung to life. His desire didn’t waver, even when his skin rotted. His desire didn’t waver, even when his muscles shrunk. His desire didn’t waver, even when he could no longer taste food or feel the warmth. Even when he had to give up his humanity and turn into a Lich, his obsession didn’t waver. True obsession needs an unconscious motivation behind it. But alas, everything comes to an end one day. The Lich’s body could no longer endure the passing of time. What fate awaits the Lich? Sauce for the cover art: https://www.creativeuncut.com/gallery-29/hex-starving-lich.html

DepravedRoyalty · War&Military
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Nyghtmare Ascension

A civilization controlled through the Templar order, where many species coexist. However, some have less privileges then others. One will rise from the rest, but their intent lay unknown. What path with this 'Nyghtmare' pave, and what will follow?

NitroGoblin · Fantasy Romance
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The Hand That Guides

The rust colored lands of Osnein are rich with artifacts and old-world technologies highly valued by the various empires and kingdoms inhabiting this distant world. Though many individuals make a living off what they can scavenge from ruins above ground, the true wealth lies beneath them in a iron labrynth known to all as 'The Network'. Whether it is in the pursuit of knowledge, artifacts of power or immeasurable wealth they all risk their lives in an effort to create a better future for themselves. However, entrances to The Network are far and few and rarely explored as metallic entities known as the Jötnar, guard its very depths. In order to defend themselves against such threats, humanity employs the use of Seidr, also known as sorcery. It is the foundation in which gives power to the incantations invoked from the realms beyond the veil... and through the blessing of 'Ljoss' bestowed upon humanity by the Goddess Oracle, the time may yet come for humanity to claim The Network for themselves... Yet wandering this vast region, with no place to call home, exists a curious individual by the name of Grit. Incapable of Seidr, he possesses a lineage mostly forgotten that he seeks to better understand. The fate that awaits him is likely one he never imagined for himself as he journeys to unravel the secrets of this world. ______________________________________________________________ Disclaimer: This story may contain gore and use of profanity. This world also uses a hard magic system. Covert art placeholder by StTheo. ______________________________________________________________ If you enjoy my work, please consider leaving a rating, its free. If you wish to support me further, please consider supporting me through patreon as well. Your support will help me dedicate more time to writing and encourage me to continue. Thank you for your consideration.

Omni_Deity · Sci-fi
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