When Ken wanders into the forest out of boredom, he finds himself trapped behind a mystical door to another world. Though it appears it can be unlocked with a puzzle, the door is locked, and the 4 keys needed to open it are scattered across this strange world. Luckily, he gains the trust of a baby sphinx, Ari, who is willing to help him locate the missing keys. However, even with Ari's help, Ken will come to discover that getting them will not be so straightforward....
Sep 01, 2014 • 5,351 words • All ages
Walter is a teenage boy who enjoys a popular fighting game. There is one particular character, a swordsman named Cadfael, who he is most skilled with. He even notes he feels a certain connection to the character, as controlling him has become so natural. However, he does not know that Cadfael, and many others, actually exist in their own reality, which is quickly descending into chaos. Several have somehow managed to forge a connection with "our" world, being controlled by a "partner" who has a knowledge and perspective they don't, in order to get the advantage they need to survive. But Cadfael is becoming weary and desperate to overthrow the evil instead of simply fighting for his life, and tries to contact Walter. He succeeds, and forms a much more literal connection between them. Now with Walter able to control Cadfael in battle, their lives have become deeply entangled, and Walter finds himself involved in a fight to save this secret world. This is where their adventure begins.
Jul 02, 2013 • 6.00 hours • 32,109 words • Ages 16+