The Beast at the Gate

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic
In the troubled land of Taren rules a bitter, oppressive regent named Nephredom, who alone maintains the Gate--a Psi-magical barrier that contains thousands of mutated beasts, that were once men. However, the strain of keeping the Gate has pushed Nephredom to the edge of madness, and it is only a matter of time before the Gate opens. . .

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Prologue: The Lake Stone

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The origin behind the War of Kings Read Chapter

Chapter One: Rayna

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Chapter One: Rayna Rayna began to question the wisdom of going for a drive so late at night, knowing that a storm was on its way. Tho... Read Chapter

Chapter Two: Irel's Band

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Chapter Two: Irel's Band Rayna drifted in the dark oblivion. She felt herself floating freely in its space. Stray noises with no disc... Read Chapter

Chapter Three: Kuara

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Chapter Three: Kuara Ragged but determined, Rayna made her way across the grassy plains. The bright morning sun and gentle wind helpe... Read Chapter

Chapter Four: The Talisman of Light

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Chapter Four: The Talisman of Light The first thing Rayna noticed was her black, wide-brimmed hat made of painted straw. Long, thin, ... Read Chapter

Chapter Five: The Sharpening Stone

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Chapter Five: The Sharpening Stone At last, in the middle of the night they reached town. As if for subtle camouflage, the stores and... Read Chapter

Chapter Six: Judgment

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Chapter Six: Judgment Rayna awoke early the next morning, just in time to vomit into a clay pot that sat at the foot of her bed. Her ... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven: Nephredom

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Chapter Seven:Nephredom Jerel. It was a majestic city, worthy of its majestic role as the capitol of East Taren—the seat of its roy... Read Chapter

Appendix: The 12 Schools of Psi-Magic

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  Appendix: The Twelve Schools of Psi-magic 1.Psi-aquatics--Water, and that which flows. 2.Psi-botany--All that is green... Read Chapter

Appendix: Map of Taren

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Map of Taren ... Read Chapter