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The Aspect War

The Aspect War

2.8K Reads 54 Votes 7 Part Story
Thaddeus Howze By Ebonstorm Updated Mar 21, 2011

The Aspect of Death, one of the most powerful of the Primal forces of our world, has gone missing and has been succeeded by his far-less-powerful second, the enigmatic Director of Death, Incorporated. Without the Aspect of Death to defend his dominion, it may fall prey to more opportunistic Aspects. The last time this happened, the Black Plague was unleashed and set the Second Worlds afire with war...

Meanwhile, an army gathers at the borders of the Realms between Earth and Avalon, the Selig and Ur-Selig Courts have reluctantly joined forces in an effort to return to Earth. Having been banished by the Compact, a divine restriction created nearly fifteen hundred years ago that banished the Cold Gods and their allies, the Selig Court, from the Realms of Man. Now under attack from a new enemy, the Cold Gods, and the Selig Courts are forced to retreat to Earth as their Realm falls to an unstoppable force...

The Angels of the White Host, who have been content with the status quo for the last thousand years, have been preparing for the prophesized Last War of Revelations. They are massing their armies, secretly, awaiting the signs that would reveal the Beast, called the Whore of Babylon. But she had another name once, one that brought fear to all who heard it, and nearly destroyed the civilized world in her time. She was the Aspect of Destruction, Tiamat, imprisoned by the Babylonians five thousand years ago, whose chains were being broken by a supercomputer at MIT...

  • fantasy
  • magic
  • mythology
JMWare JMWare Apr 13, 2016
Love this line about the prophets being mangy stringy things. Very funny. You might consider a period after indigestion. She never could...looks like a new thought and is a little challenging to read the disjointed ideas as one long sentence.
chairsniffa chairsniffa Apr 16, 2011
Wow I loved this chapter. A very powerful beginning to an epic story I am sure! The images provoked in the reader and the teasingly fascinating style and tone bodes well for me to keep reading this! A great story awaits me!!!! Exciting!
SamieFoster SamieFoster Mar 29, 2011
Very original and interesting. Just read the prologue and I have to say your imagination is phenomenal. I will come back to read more later on. But awesome job so far.