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Joined 09-04-16, id: 1071787, Profile Updated: 05-09-20
Author has written 22 stories for Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural, and Sci-Fi.

Cosmic/body horror aficionado, bird/animation enthusiast, and wannabe writer. Read my works on this site if you're inclined to.

COMPLETE, IN-PROGRESS, & UPCOMING WORKS

THE NEVER MYTHOS

A shared Lovecraftian-themed horror universe of works started in November of 2014. Shares a universe with The Kindness of Devils, collectively called The Neverkind Saga.

MAIN SERIES (by release/planned release)

The City of Never

Architect of Dreams (in progress, upcoming)

Convergence (in-progress, upcoming)

THE LONELY DREAMS CYCLE (with The Kindness of Devils)

Sangue Serenissima

Empty Memories & Cold Graves

The Wolves of War

EXPANDED SERIES

The Red Monarch (short story)

My Old Friend Gideon (short story)

The Gangrene Man (short story)

The Englishman (short story)

Valentine (short story)

The Valentine Man (short story/sequel)

Children of Valentine

MAIN SERIES CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

Architect of Dreams (in-progress, upcoming)

The Englishman

Sangue Serenissima

Empty Memories & Cold Graves

The Wolves of War

The City of Never

Convergence

THE HEAVEN CYCLE

A quintet of works started in September of 2016 and finished in November of 2018.

MAIN SERIES

From Heaven's Door

Before Heaven

The Touch of Heaven

Heaven & Hell Part I: The Ambition of Hell

Heaven & Hell Part II: The Radiance of Heaven

BTT

An upcoming webcomic in development by me and some close friends (@Daxite_ @DeadKeeSalt @punk_sonic) Ancillary stories will be posted here for the time being.

Chasing Butterflies (in-progress)

INOPTICUS

A planned two-part duology taking place in the reflected world of Inoptica. Started in January of 2019.

Mirrorworld

Clawing at Glass (in-progress)

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Clawing at Glass reviews
In the mirror-world of Inoptica, House Noon has launched the Red Dawn and thousands are slaughtered. A group of unlikely heroes–the timid younger sister of the Sprucequeen, a drunken brood-surgeon, and an enigmatic Noon soldier–must plunge into the conspiracy behind it and stop the world itself from being bled out, and face their own buried secrets if they are ever to succeed.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Fantasy - Chapters: 32 - Words: 186,962 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/24 - Published: 7/13/2019 - Complete
Children of Valentine
In 1980, a pair of immortal warriors are brought into alliance with the body-warping "Valentine Man" and his adopted son. The four of them find themselves contending with a dark plot from the past, headed the sinister Children of Valentine who seek revenge for the death of their mother, Helen Valentine, and to free their eldritch father: the Defiler. Part of the Neverkind Saga.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Horror - Chapters: 9 - Words: 63,620 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/12 - Published: 4/24 - Complete
Valentine Man
Henri Barrow walked into Bacio before Valentine's Day in 1969, and narrowly escaped as something less than human. Near-penniless, his dark stories laughed off, and the first anniversary of his escape approaching, Henri is about to lose hope until a cheerfully-maladjusted boy named Bruno appears to Henri with a request: kill his mother, Helen Valentine, the mayor of Bacio. A sequel.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror - Chapters: 15 - Words: 45,660 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4/22 - Published: 4/10 - Complete
Chasing Butterflies reviews
Welcome to the Kinematic Envelope, a stretch of infinity where time does not flow properly. Sal, a xeno who landed in a settlement where the residents are unaging, unchanging, and content, is compelled back to his own timeline alongside his friends from the memories that haven't faded away, but the pursuit of them may be as fruitless as chasing butterflies through eternity.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 111,090 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 3/6 - Published: 7/12/2019 - Complete
The Wolves of War
Almost 170 years after Blatna, Eliza and Hardestadt have built a life as one. The growing fires of World War II ensure they cannot remain content for long, and when Adam returns to them with news of a horrific conspiracy in the heart of Germany, the two must travel to the heart of Nazi territory amidst the burgeoning war, to stop a dark plot that threatens to envelop the world.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: M - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 16 - Words: 133,964 - Updated: 1/4 - Published: 7/12/2019 - Complete
Diamond and the Daylight
A diamond flame on the edge of the universe reminisces about what it used to be. Present for a friend. A Neverkind story.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,390 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/21/2019
Headache
While enjoying a normal day at a diner, a middle-aged man finds himself struggling to control the ominous voice in his head, along with his hunger. Collaborative Halloween story with Tyk.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,027 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/31/2019 - Complete
The Grog
A fat, indolent creature that has known nothing but the constant of the empty pit it lives in suddenly grows a miracle out of the side of its body; a limb. What can be done with such a simple little tool?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,535 - Published: 9/8/2019 - Complete
Empty Memories & Cold Graves
When Eliza Cortly and Hardestadt Delac are reunited, a timeless evil fixated upon Hardestadt soon rises to destroy their burgeoning happiness with one another. The two are pushed to the limits, forced to depend and trust one another, as well as confront the darkest shadows from their pasts if they are to survive unbroken. The second Lonely Dreams story.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 95,874 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 6/27/2019 - Published: 2/12/2019 - Complete
Mirrorworld reviews
Yearning for a life beyond "making the ends meet," the arbitrary whims of indolent, listless teenager Vita bring her to a strange world parallel to ours through an inconspicuous mirror. Stranded among bizarre, mutated "freaks" who seem preoccupied with fighting each other, Vita, only aided by an enigmatic guide, has to find her way home... before eldritch eyes find her first.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Fantasy - Chapters: 29 - Words: 176,659 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/8/2019 - Published: 1/3/2019 - Complete
The Gangrene Man
A woman feeling devoid of the will to live. A man with rotted arms who can never die. At midnight, they take a walk. A standalone in the Never Mythos.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Horror/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,574 - Published: 2/26/2019 - Complete
Valentine
In the heat of the Vietnam War, a crew of three aspiring journalists intending on finding a story to push as their debut follow hearsay to a commune in Italy named Bacio. On the eve of Valentine's Day, the crew stands by to see Bacio's annual festival to commemorate the occasion - and much, much more than first seems. Part of the Never Mythos.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,988 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 2/23/2019 - Published: 2/13/2019 - Complete
Sangue Serenissima reviews
In mid-1700s Venice, a member of a supernatural flock dedicated to giving a home to the anomalous and aberrant of society is murdered in an unprecedented fashion. Vengeful, the leader of the flock requests the help of Eliza Cortly and Hardestadt Delac, and the three find themselves in a plot to unearth knowledge from beyond the veil of the universe. The first Lonely Dreams story.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 5 - Words: 87,340 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 1/16/2019 - Published: 11/7/2018 - Complete
Heaven & Hell: Part II (The Radiance of Heaven) reviews
The war between Heaven and Hell is finally poised to swallow Earth as Tango, Mint, and their allies finally reunite again to face it. As the Sect decides to find Tango to seek their aid in the war and Celia confronts the mastermind behind the Heaven Cycle, Tango rallies their friends one last time to lead the charge into the battle that threatens to consume reality itself.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 42 - Words: 367,584 - Reviews: 5 - Updated: 11/2/2018 - Published: 4/1/2018 - Complete
The Englishman
En route back to Venice from a trading negotiation, Eliza Cortly and her husband Stefano receive a summon on their stop in Spain from a mysterious Englishman named Eliphas Coyte who requests Eliza's presence - and when Eliza heeds his call, she finds Coyte may have a few secrets. A Halloween companion story to The City of Never.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,231 - Published: 10/30/2018 - Complete
My Old Friend Gideon
Leonard Staple, waiting in a destitute neighborhood in some broken-down corner of Toronto, is picked up by a concerned old friend. Or he would be an old friend, if Leonard could just remember who he was... Part of the Never Mythos.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,215 - Published: 7/16/2018 - Complete
The Red Monarch
Plagued by a series of haunted dreams he cannot explain, a desperate American man delves into the history of a forgotten animation studio from the Soviet Union and the lost masterpiece it created in a bid to find some answers - and unearths something horrible rightfully forgotten by history. Part of the Never Mythos.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,431 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/24/2018 - Complete
The City of Never
In a sleepy village off the coast of Salina Cruz named Onolo, longstanding peace is suddenly broken by the arrival of an indescribable creature. When an amnesiac man washes ashore relating the tale of a strange dimension called the City, the City's creatures descend full force - and the innocent denizens of Onolo are their targets. Part of the Never Mythos.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 25 - Words: 144,428 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/22/2017 - Published: 10/1/2017 - Complete
Heaven & Hell: Part I (The Ambition of Hell) reviews
Tango is marooned in Hell, the Association is crumbling, and Mint finds they can't escape their past even years after finally becoming their own person. As Mint struggles to retain their identity and Tango desperately attempts to find a way back to Earth, the war between Heaven and Hell looms ever closer - and it seems Earth cannot avoid the fire any longer.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 15 - Words: 96,412 - Reviews: 2 - Updated: 10/10/2017 - Published: 7/18/2017 - Complete
The Touch of Heaven reviews
Settling into a town called Haven four months after escaping Paradise, Tango finds peace is short-lived in the wake of an odd encounter revealing the existence of a strange opposite dimension to Heaven. At the same time, another immune comes into Haven's border - and brings with her a conflict that threatens to destroy everything and everyone Tango's come to cherish.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 21 - Words: 93,003 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/12/2017 - Published: 5/9/2017 - Complete
From Heaven's Door reviews
A mute amnesiac awakens in a facility titled "Paradise" with only a few minor items of worth, with no recollection of their name and past. As they explore their surroundings and find other amnesiac runaways, they quickly become wrapped up in a desperate attempt to thwart the sinister machinations of Red Clover - an organization whose experiments may drive the world to destruction.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Supernatural - Chapters: 21 - Words: 84,566 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/28/2017 - Published: 9/7/2016 - Complete
Before Heaven reviews
Before the dangerous experiments conducted by Red Clover took place, the son of a magnate couple is forcibly applied to the experiments and witnesses the events that occurred in pre-simulation himself.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 59,911 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/28/2017 - Complete