How are our heroes dealing with their defeat? Did they even really lose?
But no one is home free yet, and Yuurazha the shoggoth has a plan.
“What’s my soul like then?”
“Eh, like an Ogress. Big, full of… hard stuff. Pulpy.” Visgali’s abyssal eyes were mesmerizing, but the comparison stung the bartender’s own pride. “You’re a stiff drink, but I need a- a-,” the nightgaunt’s eyelids lulled over as she drifted off to sleep mid-sentence.
Clay rubbed his aching head as he tried to stand, but the fall down the pit rattled his senses something fierce. His bruised arms and battered legs were unsteady and weak as he struggled to loosen his backpack from his person. It was a great and painful effort to brace himself against the pit’s wall under the late afternoon daylight. He needed to take stock. “How long was I out?”
However, his life and theirs changed quite suddenly. He and his friends were defeated by the Overlord, king of monsters. But they impressed the Overlord enough to be made trophies of his first battle. David and his friends were petrified, turned to living stone
3000 years passed before David took another breath. Now he awakens in a world where the Overlord of his time is long gone, and a Succubus sits on the throne.
Monsters are no longer blood-thirsty beasts, but lovely females who desire love and companionship with human men. However, not all is well with the world. These mosnters only have monsterous children, and a demographic crises is on the horizon. In the end, it seems Man may fall not to the sword, but by the bed chamber.
But one elf, Silas, one of the last males of his kind, has a plan to save humanity, and as a consequence the elves as well. By using the power of the Heaven’s Gold Spear.
David, however, is not so sure he wants to go along with Silas. For his solution may be worse than the problem
Casey Logan fights to prove her wrong inside the salt strewn hellscape of the Akna Montes colony, alone. He clings to the hope of finding a ship in the last of the colony’s hangar bays. With a ship he can radio his separated men. With a ship they can escape together.
At the moment when the world ceases to make sense and the pillars that holding him up crumble into salt, will Casey feel the death of despair or the birth of a wish?