'The League of the Second-Best,' Chapter 6: The Archers Alone Part I

N. Henry

Joined now by stoic Dwarf-Captain Dirk, all that stands between the League and their allies and the Human Capital of Acissej is enigmatic Nreyon Forest, Barbara's ancestral homeland and home now to a King driven mad...

'The League of the Second-Best,' Chapter 2: Something's Rotten in the City of Damarask

N. Henry

The League, pursued by a Goblin force, attempts to seek sanctuary in the Wizard-City of Damarask, a City that their Wizard, Taiko, was exiled from many years before

League Reunited Prologue

N. Henry

A preview of the upcoming sequel to immensely successful 'The League of the Second-Best,' and a look into the past of one of everyone's favorite characters...

League Reunited, Chapter 3: Inside Information

N. Henry

Equipped now with the Gifts of the Mighty, the League makes their way to the origin of the spectacular map that led them on their great quest in the first place, the legendary city of Amphiroth and it's patron, Lady Zaren.

Origins of the Sensational Six

N. Henry

Long before the League of the Second-Best, there was the Sensational Six...

Leralam and Lerune Aldea: Coming of Age

Faith Doerr aka Lerune

This is the background story on my elven ranger, Lerune and her scout brother, Leralam. I stopped role-playing for years, and Lerune was the very first character I rolled up when I started playing again. Hope you guys like.

Book I: The Gathering (ch. 9)

Jade Bailey

a return to double-narratorness, at least for a while. this chapter is really more there to use up space than anything, and i struggled over what to include in it for a while. still, i'm fairly pleased with some of the writing here. morgan and malynn watch the men training, and for the first time a bit of the story is told from malynn's perspective. her character needs more development.

Pendulum Chap 2

Amanda Randolph

continuing story of Pendulum ^^

Ember Chapter 2

Allyson Cowan

I am truly beginning to like this story...please, I love input and editing suggestions!


Kaitlin Jones

Sometimes sacrifice involves sin, and sin always involves pain, as any fallen angel can tell you...

The Obsidian Phoenix Chapters 21-24

Ann Baker

The Obsidian Phoenix Chapters 21-24

The Obsidian Phoenix Chapters 11-15

Ann Baker

The Obsidian Phoenix Chapters 11-15

The Obsidian Phoenix Chapters 6-10

Ann Baker

When Crimson finds herself thrown into harms way, she must fight to survive. Her home and the lives of all the elves in the White Forest depend on her for their continued survival. Yet she's not ready to face the Dark One. Crimson is set on a path of amazing discoveries. She makes new friends and discovers amazing new worlds in her quest to conquer the lich who threatens her existence. With the bow and blade of the Obsidian Phoenix, Crimson cuts a path of destruction straight through to the heart of evil. In the process she discovers her own true heritage and the hope that lies within.

The Guardians, I

Stephany McLeod

A classic type of fantasy story, good versus evil, a group of heroes who must save the world by following an ancient prophecy. It's not done yet, but it's a beginning.

Crystal Dreams 8

Zack T. Fester (AKA Strider)

Battle atop a mountain.

The Legend of Taur

Joshua Price

This is a sequel to A Fate Worse Than Death. It is highly advised you read it first!  When I wrote this on 8/3/06, it was my longest piece ever, though now it regularly gets beaten by posts I make while roleplaying. Part of that length comes from a very long prologue to describe events occurring between its prequel story, A Fate Worse Than Death. I wish I could do without it, but its necessary to avoid confusion. This story also finally introduced Varus Dragonfire into my short fiction, which is ironic since he is my longest existing character to date. When I wrote this it was my intention to start on my novel afterwards. So, therefore, I put quite a bit of practice into dialogue and passive characterization, both of which I've gotten pretty good at. In fact, I already knew passive characterization before hand, I just didn't realize it. But anyways, I didn't start my novel after this. If I recall correctly, Real Life™ decided to give me a few swift kicks to the rear, preventing me from starting. I'm actually glad I didn't, it'll turn out better and I've improved the planned story quite a bit. An additional note to delay you in getting to the story: though Fated Destiny is also a sequel to A Fate Worse Than Death, it has no significant relationship to this piece. Failing to read F.D. first will have no detrimental effects upon your enjoyment or displeasure with this story.Update 11/17/07: Fixed the spacing, and changed some names to prevent confusion with other stories. Namely, Josh is now Isaac, Blade is now Varus, the Phoenix Knights are now the Dominion Guard, and the Atma Warriors are now the Crimson Legion.Note 2/15/10:  After rereading this story in considering updating it canonically, I decided that, to fix it, I'd have to scrap huge, huge chunks of it and rewrite them completely.  Therefore, I've decided to leave this story as is, typographical errors and bad writing included, and not update it.  I'd be too tempted to fix everything out of date with it, which would lead to a complete rewrite, which in turn would probably become out of date entirely again later.  That's what I get for writing important scenes long before my novel writing even nears them.Besides, I kind of like the more traditional fantasy feel it has (ignoring the sci-fi bits) rather than the more realistic fantasy spin my universe currently has.  To update this piece would be to lose that.

Key to the City (prologue)

Graeme Smith

This is a series of six character-introducing vignettes that could serve as the prologue for a fantasy novel I'm thinking of writing.  The characters include Slang (a reptile man barbarian), Hurok (an orc healer), Black Flower Melody (a human martial artist), Denvil (an almeer wizard), Zorf (a zeetvah warrior), and Querial the Fair (an elf archer).


Cesar A. Premont

The account of a young warrior and his brother while his city is being invaded by former allies. My first try at first-person past-tense narrative. Comments more than welcome!

'The League of the Second-Best,' Chapter 7: In the Throne-Room of the Emerald Tower

N. Henry

Leaving the Elven Forest behind them, the League stands at last before the glittering spires of the Capital of Acissej, finding at last an end to their quest: an audience with the King...

'The League of the Second-Best,' Chapter 8: Endgame

N. Henry

Pursued now by the very host of Goblins they had sought to waylay, the League frantically flies east, into uncertainty...