Fera World Stories
Here are a collection of stories set in the world of ‘Fera’, a Custom fantasy universe I created for my tabletop RPG’s and my novels. Such stories include “The Man Who Would Be King” and “The Ten Rings” Novels while also containing series like “The Shikari” and a vast array of short stories.
The Man who would be king
Andreas Vandersryke is a simple man with a shaded past. Nexanda Tora is a Dragonborn youngling who has escaped her horrible past. The who bumped into each other and now travel together.
A vast boom in technology has shifted the Ilmarian Imperium into the Flintlock Era, pushing forward with Cannon and rifle, the age of Magic was thought to be dying with the rise of the Gunslingers. Using gunpowder as their fuel, Gunslingers are the rising stars in magic. Able to use their magical powers to control explosions, musket balls mid-flight and gunpowder.
Following Andreas and Nexanda as they uncover the dangerous and dark "Hand of Orisil", learn about the history of Nexanda's lost heritage and uncover whom Andreas Vandersryke really is and why he is out to kill the King.
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Above is a young Andreas, armed with his trusty Bayonet armed Musket, paired duelling pistols, wearing the military uniform of his regiment.
To the right is Nexanda donned in her steel armour and armed with a shield and long sword.
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The Adventures of Andreas Vandersryke And Nexanda Tora
Here are a collection of stories set during the reign of Andreas Vandersryke as King.
It is recommended to have read and finished “The Man Who Would Be King” before reading these however it is not necessary. Just recommended.
Of Knights And Kings
Sire Bartholomew Gardiner fights his way through the Midyear festival tournament, competing in the Jousting. Fighting Knights, Nobleman and high society. Can Sire Bartholomew Gardiner win the tournament or will his true identity be revealed?
The Curse Of Humanity
Andreas tires with the day to day trials and work of ruling a Kingdom. He wants to be out there, having fun and being free instead of attending meetings and watching ceremonies.
Nexanda tires too, she wants to adventure and explore like the old days.
When a Professor hints at an ancient Üstün dig site, Andreas jumps on the chance to visit and dig up the history of the old world.
However, trouble follows where the King and Queen go.
Flying So High
The Shikari Series
0.1 THE SHIKARI:
Can a Shikari, a Monster Hunter, fall in love with a monster?
0.5 THE SHIKARI:
1. THE SHIKARI:
2. THE SHIKARI:
THE ORDER OF THE
After the loss of a loved one, Ruka and Lenna head to the world from which the Knight of the Order came from.
Their one plan: Revenge
3. THE SHIKARI:
THE DRAGON AND
A strange new world and a strange new culture. Can Ruka of Stormwall, Ruka the Shikari, Ruka the Wolf, learn the way of the Dragon?
4. THE SHIKARI:
A NEW LIFE
Finally home, Ruka tries his very best to settle back into his old life, however an Elven Temptress of the Ancient Üstün Elves decides to intervene.
Kasillius Carina is a retired Knight of the Order, living with his family on grounds given to him by the Order upon his retirement, he teaches his son how to defend himself, he farms the lands with his servants and keeps himself in top condition.
Everything is well, until smoke in the distance signals a drastic chance in the status quo
The CURSE OF
Vernon Sharpe, a Paladin of Vokmir, is just your average Paladin, working his store and collecting specialist items for clients. Brought up in a monastery in the mountains, Vernon is a specialist in the Law, of Order and of the Right way.
After saving a young Entitled from blood thirsty Orcs, Vernon quickly finds out that life is not as simple as it seems. Now cursed with the blood of two foul beasts, he must fight the curse and try to recover his old self, defeat the evil Entitled and save the girl.
Dumped by a cheating girlfriend, ran out of his apartment and with very little to do other than think about what happened. Alphonse "Ally" Crowle decides he's going to go out and bang a bunch of girls.
However, he soon finds himself in over his head when he meets Aurelia Rouse, the owner of an old style bar in the city.
THE TEN RINGS
A Prophecy has been found and Ten Rings shall bring forth the End of the World.
With the death of their Master, Vlandirleld Amberster, an Ilmarian Entitled and user of the arcane arts and Elegosa, an Elven Ranger from the deep woods of Waud Forrest and the local Elven Reservation join together with Xandrill, a local Elven thief find the Ten Rings and stop the one's who killed their master.
THIS PIECE WAS WRITTEN AS PART OF NANOWRIMO 2018
THE QUEEN IS DEAD
Valana, the capital of the Valanian Republic is falling to ruin under a crushing nobility, an ailing Working Class and a destitute peasantry. What is even more dreadful is that the Queen is dead. Killed by assassins, the Royal Guard have been tasked with keeping the daughter of the Queen alive until she is old enough to take the throne.
Going into hiding, Valdorian Delagney, 'Royal Protector of the Princess' must keep the girl hidden from the public in case the Assassins try again.
A Rift has been opened by a cult of a demon; the Ilmarian military is quick to defend the rift and have been able to construct defenses at the brink
The Grandson of King Andreas the V of Ilmaria tour's the Rift's defenses. Can he hold the line while retaining what makes him pure and whole?
A Revolution is upon us! Can life continue with or without the Monarchy? Will Democracy work?
The Order has defended and controlled the world for numerous years but will it last?
And for how Long?
An Explorer travels an unknown land. His only friend and family his horse.
Forced in to a long distance race, Ryder must travel through Desert, Jungle, Planes and Arctic. Its a long journey but it wont be the first time he's done this sort of thing.
The Sea has dried up, no one knows why. The brave have disappeared, the weaker do not want to go.
People are afraid, so he goes to find out; when no one else would.
Trouble On The
The Trans-Intercontinental Train-line is one of the worlds wonders, many travel its long railroad on luxurious steam-trains.
One such journey does not go well for an Agent of the Crown.
ENTER THE GATES
As the Empire is born, there are those who are seen as undesirables to the cause, the Aşağı elves. Where else would they be sent but to 'the Camps'. A Commander is there from the start, a soldier is brought into reinforce the guard shifts and a new batch of inmates are brought in.
The one thing you should not do, but cannot stop is to Enter the Gate
Can an ancient city, lost for aeons and hidden by ancient Üstün sorcery be raided by a Tomb Raider?
Does it take skill or does it take an accident?
A Modern day Gunslinger must hunt the murder of numerous Entitled
SISTER OF SIN
An awakened Üstün Temptress is the end of the world as we know it, but can a disgraced Gunslinger and a librarian hold off the tide?
Erdal Nadir is your average Aşağı teenager, living and working in the modern age of Fera, he attends college and he works his wage at the local coffee shop.
Looking down on other non-Aşağı races, Erdal has very few friends and very few of them non-Aşağı. Saskia is one of the few Human's he actually likes to be around.
However, Saskia has a plan to spice up her relationship with her Half-Orc boyfriend Eckehard.
Inviting Erdal around, the poor uptight Aşağı will broaden his horizon just a little bit more than expected.
This was a commissioned piece that was on its way to completion when the commissioner abandoned the project.
Deciding not to leave it to waste, I finished it. It was a collaborative writing project with a slightly more smutty tone than I am used to. However, I enjoyed writing it!
Pawns Of War
The Front, a simple name for a hellish place; in fact hell would be a lot nicer compared to the front. Grey smoke and kicked up dirt filled the air as the taste of gunpowder followed you wherever you walked on the front.
A lone soldier tries to fight his way on the front, trying to live long enough to return to his beloved back home.
Entitled To Fire
With his family all but turned to ash, Reichart Dankmer Von Andelfingen wanders the world of Fera, seeking the knowledge to change his past while avoiding the attention of a dangerous and secret cabal of Entitled.
Why must an Entitled so gifted with fire be unable to use such a power without hurting those he loves?