Hunter, a brilliant gay teenager, has just lost his boyfriend to Cyber Bullying. In his search for the culprits, he uncovers a massive conspiracy that will force him to face an integrated world, without boundaries or ethics. It is a world of Fundamentalism, Intrigue, Covert-actions, and Enmity. Where success and failure are relative to its silent "Observers". Can he achieve justice for his dead boyfriend and all those trapped in this "Web" of conflict?
Outted at thirteen, Orin left home after high school hoping to escape the hell his life had become. When a tornado destroys his childhood home and kills his parents, Orin finds himself in an entirely new nightmare. He returns home and confronts his past in the person of his one-time best friend, Thomas. Thomas not only rejected him when Orin came out, he led the group that tormented Orin into leaving. Struggling with his grief, Orin also labors to fulfill the pledge he made to his parents before their death. In the process, Orin learns that sometimes when you go away to find yourself, you leave the answers you're looking for behind.
Nessa is a fairy who lost all her powers when she killed another fairy. She can no longer be considered a fairy, and is thus expelled from her home and her family. Now, she has to build a new life in exile, but she can't let go of her past or shake off the guilt from what she did. Things only get worse when she realises the worst war in living memory is about to break out, and she is at the centre of it. If she wants to see this war to the end, Nessa will have to learn to put her past behind her and trust her new friends, but can she really pretend she's anything but a murderer?
This was an amusing project Skinnydragon and I started almost a year ago. In it, characters from two of our stories spent a day together. Skinny asked me to complete the story, but it has taken me a long time to do so.
Rumors of a traveling doctor spread like wildfire throughout Bosefestung, and Arden Grey finds it harder to maintain a humble presence. He gains the attention of the Templar and Mages Hall, half the nobles in the city, the city-state's Guard-Captain, and the city's Underground. Since when had serving the sick and wounded become so complex?