Hello there! My name - well, my standard online nickname, at least! - is Zarator. In real life, I'm an Italian, almost 29-year-old PhD in Political Philosophy, with an interest both in movies and in novels (mostly contemporary fantasy, but also lots of classics). On the internet, I'm what you might call a "weeb", with over 200 watched anime and an updated profile on MyAnimeList.net.

As far as stories go, I don't have a specific genre I favor above all others. Among my favourites I count works from speculative fiction, mystery, thrillers, romances and much more. What I do care about the most is not what genre do stories fall in, but what message/theme they explore. In other words, I like stories which want to do something more than just "telling a story". Be it an attempt to deconstruct a common character archetype, or to take advantage of a speculative setting in order to explore major issues from the real world, I crave for stories that seek to stand above all others - that seek to tell me something unique and thought-provoking.
  • Italy
  • JoinedJuly 9, 2018


Stories by Zarator
Wistful Sun by Zarator8
Wistful Sun
Second book of the "Chronicle of the Spiritborn" saga (be warned, as the synopsis below contains sp...
Rivers of Reverie by Zarator8
Rivers of Reverie
Young nymph Liryl is soon to become a priestess of water. Lately though, strange visions of winged creatures...
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