Contract Thorn


#A Manticore’s last job doesn’t go as expected.#

The night above the Akasai was the colour of a wilted rose, broken by a rain of white petals.

Ceru dodged a splash of rice wine as she shouldered through the Moonshard Festival crowd, pushing past the doors of Caged Noin. β€œTo another year of long life!” she heard somebody say, β€œor one night of good drink!”

It was a curse and a blessing, a local saying. The Caged Noin was a place reserved for locals, a venue where fate coalesced in gambles of life and coin. There was a small line to the front doors: she took the place of a beastman who was kindly removed with a boot to the back.

Guilty x Creatures : Dark Elf Arc : Chapter 1


This is a world populated by billions of innocent people all living innocent lives and telling innocent stories.
This is not one of those stories.

A man quietly minding his own is approached by two woman with a seemingly dark agenda. What follows is the beginning of a series of events that will change all of their lives forever.

“By right the innocent will always be free. That’s simple enough to understand. Now, let me show you what we do with the ones that are guilty”

Mershark and Tritonia at the Coral Market


Far from the mountains of the Vale and the bustling seaport of Clemens is a far off coastal village. It is home to the popular Coral Market, the destination for oceanfaring monster girls, their families, landwalkers, and the merchants both above and below the water. Such a popular venue has drawn in monsters from even the distant deep ocean like Klara the Mershark and Geneve the Tritonia.

This story flashes out some concepts from other, earlier parts of the Vale’s story like a bit of the world’s history and what it means to become more monster like. I hope you enjoy.

Thank you to Winrarphile and Yanon for helping with this.

The Lure of Books


This is a short little story set between The Heart of the Land and The Demon Braves, detailing how a certain person from Logendra ended up on Praxis. This story does feature some destruction on a massive scale, underscoring just how dangerous water can be even when managed.