This challenging book provides GMs with more than two dozen major villains and their followers for use across all levels of 5E RPG play. A game master’s biggest challenge can be prep time. With busy lives in mind, this book provides new and exciting content to help GMs save hours of time preparing for a game. Inside, readers will find twenty-five “Big Bosses,” along with insights into how they... [click here for more]
How to Normal Tarot is the companion book for the Normal Tarot (Note that you will have to buy it separately, as cards and books can't ship from the same printer on here). The Caretaker runs Normal Horoscopes, a fantastic blog of horoscopes and mystical advice. The blog is still updating daily now on Tumblr, and the Caretaker, the blog's tender, can be found on twitter and patreon as well at @NormalHoroscopes... [click here for more]
A collection of gothic romance short stories by emerging writers from around the world
Edited by Sersa Victory
Illustrated by Kayla Cline
Immerse yourself in dark, haunting, and romantic short stories celebrating the beloved, enduring genre of gothic romance. Written in the style of mid-century pulp fiction, these stories embrace the genre’s familiar tropes and... [click here for more]
“Bring me the fairest girl in all the town,” the Crone croaked. She held out a thin hand, with too-long fingers counting too many digits, and skin dry and cracked like parchment. “And then you, my dear, can go home.”
Four seasons, four novellas. The stories of the Sleepy Hollow freehold take place over the course of a year, and the characters are changed forever as a result.... [click here for more]
More than 300 random tables designed to help you build a new world from scratch or take your existing RPG campaign to new levels of creativity and excitement Most Game Masters are familiar with random roll tables and the benefits and fun they provide. Most roll tables, however, help GMs determine specific things, but with a minimum of contextual information, such as size (Small, Medium, Large,... [click here for more]
The world is a Lie
A prison for souls warped by an Abyss of madness. People Sleep through their lives, never knowing the wonders and terrors concealed from them. Awakened mages see the Lie for what it is, scratching the surface and uncovering the World of Darkness' Mysteries. Each is a revelation, a danger, an obsession in the making. Armed with magic and a need to know, mages confront... [click here for more]
Walk through the ages...
As a companion to Chronicles of Darkness: Dark Eras this anthology reveals secrets of the mystics, whispers rumors of the dead, and shines a light into the darkest corners of the world.
This collection includes historical stories based within the shadowed past of Vampire: the Requiem, Mage: the Awakening, Werewolf: the Forsaken,... [click here for more]
When the Sidereal Velta and the Dragon-Blooded Lani arrive in Whitewall to investigate the shocking murder of a god, they find a mystery that points to Velta’s past in the city.
As the pair follows the god slayer’s trail, they find an increasingly bizarre set of circumstances outside the confines of fate.
Something more is happening in Whitewall, and they must get to the bottom of it before the... [click here for more]
Idun is a Lunar Exalt determined to retrieve her dead mentor’s stolen artifact.
Moth is an Infernal Exalt bent on revenge against his family’s murderer.
The two make an unconventional duo as they seek out the same Solar Exalt who has wronged them both.
A new Exalted novella made possible by the backers of the Exalted: Essence crowd-funding campaign.... [click here for more]
When Nisal Theras, a Water Aspect Dragon Blooded, is sent on an expedition into the Threshold with Cathay Ineril as her secretary, he is thrust into a web of political intrigue surrounding their charge, Ragara Oremy.
Oremy carries a sacred family artifact back to his home satrapy, and there are those who would kill to get it. Theras and Ineril must protect Oremy before his enemies find the artifact.... [click here for more]
FURIOUSLY PROGNOSTICATING represents the journey of the Normal Horoscopes blog over its first seven months. The blog is still updating daily now on Tumblr, and the Caretaker, the blog's tender, can be found on twitter and patreon as well at @NormalHoroscopes
Funny, touching, and at times just downright spot on, the Caretaker takes on the burdens, worries, and fortune requests of all their readers... [click here for more]
Is a life of running and hiding a life worth living? We say yes. There’s always something between the running and the hiding, and those moments of grace make it all worthwhile.
The Huntsmen Chronicle Anthology is a perfect companion piece to Changeling: The Lost, Second Edition. These stories spin tales of the Lost, of those abducted and enslaved by fairies. Those who escaped, but... [click here for more]
When Jiddan, The Seeker, receives a commission to uncover a fabled city, it seems like just another job with her Alchemical partner, Bulwark.
When the Liminal, Amira, asks to join to find her missing partner, things get infinitely more complicated. Now the Circle find themselves embroiled in a plot to unseal an ancient evil.
They must delve into each others' pasts and retrieve more than just a lost... [click here for more]
Ayami, a newly Exalted Lunar, and her Circle uncover a horrifying necromantic plot.
As they investigate in Sijan, Ayami discovers that a lover from her previous life may have made everything more complicated.
A new Exalted novella made possible by the backers of the Lunars: Fangs at the Gate Kickstarter.
Note: The digital edition includes PDF, ePub, and Mobi (Kindle)... [click here for more]
Before we were six. Now we are one. We differ on many points, but on these we agree: Always trust our instincts, always reward loyalty, and always pounce upon minions of the Unseen. Without these tenets, we are no longer worthy of the adoration of Man. Monarch Trillani Persian von Mau, deceased
Cats have inherited the world, unifying their six fractious monarchies after untold... [click here for more]
Passion. Loss. Laughter. Fear.
Truth is a paradox, especially when magick is involved. To get beyond illusions of reality, then, a person must reach beyond what we think is possible and find what’s really there.
Set in the award-winning world of Mage: The Ascension, the 17 tales featured in this collection span from the bizarre humor of “The Theogenesis Gimmick”... [click here for more]
PENNY DREADFUL A Mage: The Ascension Novel By Kevin Andrew Murphy
Penelope Anne Drizkowski-Penny Dreadful to her friends-leads an interesting life, but it's starting to get just a bit too interesting. First off, a young lady has enough trouble fending off unwanted advances, but what is one to do when they're from vampires? What about werewolves?
Then again, most girls aren't witches.... [click here for more]
Be a good dog. Protect your home. Be loyal to those who are true. These are the words of the Code of Man.
- Sister Picassa Collie, Shepherd of the Church of Man
Dogs have inherited the world, building the kingdom of Pugmire untold centuries after the Ages of Man are over. These dogs have been uplifted to use tools and language, and they seek to rediscover the ruins of the Old Ones.... [click here for more]
a Solo Gamebook Adventure
a short, mysterious and fun interactive novel.
The Secret of the Catacombs is a 81-section, 116 paged, fully illustrated interactive piece of mystery to be solved by YOU! Is works as an introduction to gamebooks, or as a fun, short game for the experienced gamebook nerd. Either way - this is a fun book for any reader of interactive fiction.
81... [click here for more]
“A hero is any person really intent onmaking this a better place for all people.”
- Maya Angelou
Tales of Heroes brings you the stories of Scion, from the streets of London to dusty roads in Terra Incognitae. Sneak into the Underworlds, visit the world’s largest divine convention, and party (or fight) with Maenads and Amazons.
This anthology features fifteen stories by talented authors,... [click here for more]
Eochaid Lenahr is dying...
... having given everything to protect one of Scarn’s most dangerous artifacts. But how did the young son of a Venirian farmer ever come to be fighting on the side of the enemy, the nation of Vesh?
Meet the brave, driven Veshian vigilants who stand between a recovering nation and the poisoned, half-mad wilds of Ghelspad. Learn the story behind the Scarred Lands’... [click here for more]
Reality is a Lie
Most people do not understand how mutable the world truly is. Most people do not realize that they hold the power to shape reality. But a few do, and they are called mages. Mages know that reality is a lie, or rather that any reality can be truth. The mages of the Traditions believe that mankind is destined for Ascension, that we can all be led to a greater... [click here for more]
Palym thought she and her best friend Xiao were on an adventure. They had left their rural home in search of something greater, but neither could have anticipated the monster's attack their first day in the city. Before she knew it, Palym was swept into a world beyond her wildest imagination, the world of the Sidereal Exalted and Yu-Shan.
Where will the road of this Chosen of Journeys take her? And... [click here for more]
In the Age of Sorrows heroes were chosen by the gods to stand or fall as champions of Creation. Whether they narrowly escaped death, struck a death-bargain with the goddess of sharks, or faced hellish aberrations, their heroic deeds ring throughout the ages.
Tales from the Age of Sorrows gathers a dozen tales about the Solar Exalted, Chosen of the Unconquered Sun, and their mighty foes.
Stories are... [click here for more]
We dream, and we tell stories. We dream of love and the sort of person who might complete us. We dream of horror and wake breathless. We dream of magic, of flying through the air, or breathing underwater. We dream of fantastic vistas and amazing monsters.
We dream, and then we wake, and we tell stories. Our dreams create the Kithain, the changelings. Our stories are sustenance. ... [click here for more]
This collection of short fiction from Greg Stolze runs the gamut from the horrifying to the disgusting to the actually very funny. Crack its covers for stories about...
- A plague of nonviolent zombies
- A desperate space craft fleeing the awakened Cthulhu
- Deadly new chocolate
- Celebrities with chelicerae
- A very finicky serial killer
- The theory that Earth is another world's Hell, and we... [click here for more]
Novia Claro made him up to cover her own tracks while she investigates the murders of Hushanti's priests in Nexus. He's a convenient ruse, a rumor to spark the people's imaginations, distract them from her actions, and nothing more... until the day he bursts forth from the river and offers Novia his help.
Now he's hunted by several Dragon-Blooded, and Novia has to figure out whether she can trust... [click here for more]
It’s the classic tale — but not exactly the way you remember it…
Paris, France. 1625.
A young woman named d’Artagnan bears the heart and the blade of a musketeer, but must prove herself before she can earn her rank and uniform.
The spy and assassin Milord de Winter advances an agenda of villainy and unbridled ambition, and will destroy... [click here for more]
The young nobleman Kalen Avanir, accompanied by his cousin Jad, journeys from his war-torn homeland of Rhakhaan in the north to the canal city of Sel-kai across the sea. On his journey, he discovers a mysterious artifact with strange powers: an amulet with a phoenix symbol, the emblem of his kingdom. Soon, forces for good and evil are drawn to him… and to the amulet. While seeking to understand the... [click here for more]
Two decades ago, sidhe changeling Morgan Daniels watched her oathmates cross through Silver’s Gate and enter the faerie homeland of Arcadia. Now no longer a childling, Morgan hears a call, letting her know it is time for her friends to come home.
In Arcadia, Morgan’s oathmates engage in a battle to return to Morgan and the Mortal Realm they left behind. A new quest awaits them, one for the elusive... [click here for more]
How to Normal Tarot, 2nd Ed Gold is the companion book for the Normal Tarot Gold edition (Note that you will have to buy it separately, as cards and books can't ship from the same printer on here). The Caretaker runs Normal Horoscopes, a fantastic blog of horoscopes and mystical advice. The blog is still updating daily now on Tumblr, and the Caretaker, the blog's tender, can be found on twitter and... [click here for more]
A REBEL AGAINST ROME Simon of Gitta, an escaped slave turned magician, roves the Roman Empire battling dark magic and demons, all the while pursued by Caesar’s soldiers. Join Simon as he flees across the ancient world evading cultists and Legionaries, outwitting sorcerers and Centurions, and fighting gladiators and gods, even the deities of the Cthulhu Mythos. Yet all these foes... [click here for more]
The last survivors of the raid on the Barrow of Azharad are faced with difficult choices and new revelations, hard truths and visions of the future. This is the third and final part of BLACK HEART (sequel to THE BARROW and a prequel to the ARTESIA graphic novels): THE SACRIFICIAL ALTAR.
Includes illustrated chapter breaks. WARNING: Contains graphic violence and sexual situations.
File Formats... [click here for more]
In the dead of night, Isabelle Morganthau flees the only home she's ever known, taking her boyfriend Arren, an old rickety biplane, and a handful of gold coins. They leave behind their families, the sea, and their gods lurking in the depths, in hopes of finding somewhere safe to figure out who they really are.But life on the run is expensive. Forced to take odd jobs to keep... [click here for more]
The last survivors of the raid on the Barrow of Azharad have scattered to the four winds, each walking a separate path. For some, it is the path of noble service, as the households of great kings and warlords beckon, offering a chance to enter the fray of politics with the fate of nations on the line. For others, it is the path of secrets and magic, as the veil of the world parts open to reveal the... [click here for more]
Every night, legions of zombies scratch at the outer walls of Dragon City, trying to claw their way into the grim and gritty metropolis ruled over by the Dragon Emperor, the mighty beast that keeps the hordes of hungry dead from storming the place and tearing it to the ground. Inside, ex-adventurer Max Gibson — now "Freelance" — tries to keep his head down and enjoy his early retirement, but something... [click here for more]
CAN A HANDFUL OF HEROES STOP AN APOCALYPSE CENTURIES IN THE MAKING? Escaped gladiator-slave Simon of Gitta returns to Judea — during the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth — on a mission to avenge the deaths of his parents, seeking revenge in blood against the Roman officials who committed the murders and sold Simon into slavery. But as Simon travels the Holy Lands with his mentor Dositheus... [click here for more]
YOUR CALL TO CTHULHU IS IMPORTANT TO US. PLEASE HOLD.
Red tape. Catch-22s. Circular chains of command. Whether you're a customer or co-worker, bureaucracies drive us all insane. Even management is just a cog in a vast machine. Information, items, and even people get lost in the system, never gone but never found. No one seems to notice the insanity surrounding them... or if... [click here for more]
RACE FOR THE RING OF THE GODS Romans have crossed the border into Germania and stolen Andvaranaut, the Ring of the Gods. Depending upon who possesses it and how it is used, it could allow Rome to conquer the world—or destroy the world altogether. Osric, the son of a benign Germanic sorcerer, has entered Roman territory on a quest to reclaim the Ring and its destructive magic power.... [click here for more]
How to Normal Tarot, 2nd Ed Silver is the companion book for the Normal Tarot Silver edition (Note that you will have to buy it separately, as cards and books can't ship from the same printer on here). The Caretaker runs Normal Horoscopes, a fantastic blog of horoscopes and mystical advice. The blog is still updating daily now on Tumblr, and the Caretaker, the blog's tender, can be found on twitter... [click here for more]
YOU is a second person novel that puts you in the role of Leo Evans. Leo is disgruntled, middle-aged, unhappily divorced, and a cultist who has developed genuine extra senses and paranormal abilities by adhering to a set of beliefs he freely admits seem preposterous. Join him as he gets punched, kicked, and mystically enjoined to fell hatred for the person he loves most in the world. Thrill to middle-aged... [click here for more]
"Decea bore the gifts and markings of the Elemental Dragon of Air, and clarity was her birthright. She stopped imposing forms on the clouds of her mind, and allowed her thoughts to wander, that she might better see the true shape of the world."
When the Dragon-Blood Decea finds herself fiunexpectedly in the small fishing village of Elknell, she quickly realizes something is amiss... [click here for more]
Rally Your CrewBased on the best-selling novels by Brandon Sanderson and powered by an all new story-driven rules system, the Mistborn Adventure Game lets you explore, command, or liberate the oppressed world of Scadrial, battle the Lord Ruler's Inquisitors, and master the primal forces of Allomancy, Feruchemy, and Hemalurgy. It features new official fiction from Brandon... [click here for more]
Food is Life
We are what we eat. As mages throughout history have realized, the foods that sustain our bodies sustain enlightenment as well. Such foods become extensions of the people and cultures that create them. Now Brother Oliver Lyon, Knight Templar and a humble baker’s son, travels around the world hunting the Fallen and gathering fine recipes along the way.
Enchanting... [click here for more]
And I have seen it pass sterile into textbooks, just more facts to be learned to please a stern tutor, then forgotten when the lesson is over.
But the lessons of the Awakened must never end. By the divine Avatar within each of us, we are bound to history just as we are charged to create it. We, of all mortals, cannot forget what has gone before us. Nor can we shunt it into scraps of paper and shove... [click here for more]
‘There is a witch in Woodplumpton. She is buried, upside down, beneath a boulder…’
When you think of the Fylde, if you think of it at all, you might picture its coastline: Illuminations, picturesque windmills, and historic lighthouses.
This story is much older than any of those things. This story takes place in the Fylde of 400 years ago, where boggarts dwelt in farmsteads,... [click here for more]
Secure Your Vials and Strap on Your Six Guns!
It’s 300 years after the fall of the Lord Ruler. The Final Empire is a distant memory, and the heroes who brought it down are legend. The rebels and thieving crews of old have been replaced with gunslingers, bounty hunters, shysters, and lawkeepers, and around every corner is a land of wild adventure, unlimited opportunity, ancient mystery,... [click here for more]
The Unofficial Harry Potter Spell Book is a beautiful, elegantly designed reference that details all of the known spells cast in the Harry Potter films, books, video games, and card games, as well as, official Harry Potter spinoffs, such as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Each spell is given its own entry including spell name, pronunciation details, a description of the spell effects, spell... [click here for more]
THANK YOU FOR SCREAMING compiles years of Greg Stolze's short horror stories alongside other works of crime fiction, fantasy, SF, alleged 'realism' and one piece of award-winning creative nonfiction. It's got vampires in therapy, a 'perfect murder,' and a lonesome robot longing for its original feet.
That's without even discussing the works in the Lovecraft Mythos vein, in which a bronze-age grandma... [click here for more]