A Pirate for the Dead Goddess (Legends of R...
"Farzaneh..." I pull her to me, flinching when my sleeve rolls back, her eyes drawn to the markings. On my bare skin's a map revealing a different tattoo, one for every person I killed.
I hate looking at the running tally of tattoos on my body. It reminds me of how many I've murdered.
Reminds me I'm a human with a death goddess.
My hakama, the color blue, blends into the folds of the red cloak around her, the effect like fire and ice. I bat my lashes, flex my muscles, all wiry from climbing the rigging when I get bored. "I'm just a boy."
The look on her face is cruel. It reminds me why those chains are on her wrists.
We're both cursed.
Dark fantasy PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN with an LGBT+-ensemble
Trans Captain Lucky Dice's enemies know him as a gambler, playing a game with a cursed set of dice that kills the losers instantly. The only person unaffected is Lucky, who's said to have sold his soul to the Rahasian goddess of death to get the dice to kill everyone but himself.
But now, on his eighteenth birthday, the goddess of death calls on him to return the favor. The Divine princess, Kaliya, is trapped in the body of an all-devouring serpent, cursed by the Witch Goddess, the Matriarch of Truth, to weaken and murder her own godly parents.
The gods are dying.
And the world is truly ending if a pirate, a cursed witch, a vengeful warrior, and a con artist have to save it.
COPYRIGHT 2018 BY SOPHIA WHITTEMORE. All Rights Reserved.
HIGHEST RANKING: #245 in Fantasy on April 21, 2018.
#31 Mythology on May 27, 2018.
#59 Gender Fluid Sub-Category on May 8, 2018.
#22 in Journey on May 27, 2018.
COVER CREDIT: PrinceOfRedroses and Rinmaru (further details inside)