Nightlights: Guardians of the Edge

Nightlights: Guardians of the Edge

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Chrysoula Tzavelas By ChrysoulaT Completed

Ajax Holdren didn't think his life could get much worse, until a pretty girl with a sword decided to fight a monster right outside his house. But it turns out the monster is after him, and she's what passes for a guardian angel. 

They call themselves Nightlights, and they use the remains of alien technology-- and magical swords-- to fight the living darkness that preys on sentient life. They live in a tower discovered by humanity a thousand years ago via portals controlled by the tower itself. And the very best Nightlights are young adults. Most of them begin the training as children... 

But once Ajax meets Natalie, he can't go back, can't pretend the monsters aren't there. The power awakened inside him-- and his own relentless need for a place-- drives him forward. But stepping through that portal takes him into a alien world, where the walls talk and the sun never shines, and humankind's worst enemy isn't the monsters who stalk the street but the people who make them.

(Updated 3x a week)

  • aliens
  • anime
  • artificialintelligence
  • badass
  • bleach
  • darkness
  • monsterhunters
  • monsters
  • paranormal
  • powers
  • shounen
  • swords
  • wattys2015
ed2wfu ed2wfu Nov 20, 2015
There is both tension and suspense. Glad I found this. Your writing is sublime. There's not much if anything I would change.
Namor21 Namor21 Nov 01, 2015
Right when I read "And caught the 181 across town" I was like "I like this story" so then I I press the vote button and it says 181.
                              --cool coincidence --
munchkin_nads munchkin_nads Jun 29, 2015
it's been a week since I read the book and I'm still unable to move on. so I'm just gonna read this again. It's too unhealthy not to read for more than one day
ZuzannaMiron ZuzannaMiron May 21, 2015
I have been inspired! This sounds really interesring and I'm so hooked
iAttorney iAttorney Apr 27, 2015
Aw, man! Pizza rolls!
                              Who wants pizza rolls?!
                              Ooh!! Ooh!! Me!! Me!!
bloodsword bloodsword Apr 19, 2015
A very nice start. I like the dark energy and pacing. Well done.