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Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:47 am
AmadeusW says...



Let's chat about the Storybook! (If anyone ever joins....)
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Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:25 pm
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Hey everyone! So I know some people don’t like to be the first person to join a storybook... so I did it for you! The Lone Hunter (Maksim Lobanov) has officially made an appearance as the first character to be introduced! Now we need all you amazing writers to join in, so we can make this work even MORE fantastic!! So, please hop on over to the storybook section, and look at The Martyr! (Maybe even write a little, who knows?) And I realize some of you may be thinking: Uhhh... what’s The Martyr? Weeeeelll, that’s a great question and one I will happily answer!

1. What is it?
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The Martyr is a horror story. It takes place in the fictional town of Zhertva, Russia. One by one, starting with a young boy named Alexis Afanisyev, children disappear into the deadly tundra known as the Wasteland. They are called to a specific area of the Wasteland known as the Hollow, where they are gathered by an evil spirit of vengeance who orders them to commit suicide. Yet after they commit suicide, they all come back to life, now possessed by the spirit known as The Martyr. The terrorized townspeople must figure out who or what is behind these disappearances, and expeditions are made to find the children. It becomes a matter of fighting evil without hurting the children in the process. Will the townspeople succeed? They had never believed in paranormal legends before, but now they must.


2. What characters are there?
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So far we have not named the other characters, but here's a few of them that will be needed. The Lone Hunter (Maksim Lobanov) is written by me. The first boy to be kidnapped, Alexis Afanisyev, is written by the amazing AmadeusW! All other characters are open and needed!

1: The Lone Hunter: he is a man who lives in the Wasteland alone and survives in a small mountain cabin. He finds Alexis dead, yet is terrified when the boy comes back to life in his living room with a demon possessing him.

2: Alexis' mother: She is held up in the town per the sheriff's orders. Meanwhile she loses her sanity and slowly begins creating a following of parents whose children also went missing.

3: The Sheriff: He is in charge of sending out teams and investigating the disappearances. He at first didn't believe in the supernatural, but began to see things that led him to believe there was a spirit behind these disappearances.

4: The Martyr himself: A vengeful spirit of a man who is eternally angry at the town of Zhertva for killing his son.


3. Excerpt
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I’ve seen many bizarre things when hunting. I’ve seen deers with antlers locked together, raccoons chasing squirrels, and even a wolf in a tree. But I have to say— the dead body was a first (...) “And you're... you're sure he's dead?" The sheriff asked. I turned back towards the couch and froze. The body was gone. It wasn't there anymore.

"Wait..." I whispered. In the other room, I heard my toilet flush, and my heart started pounding uncontrollably. "I swear he was dead... he didn't have a heartbeat..."
This is an excerpt of the first add-on to the story. If you want to read the rest, hop on over! We would really appreciate it!!

Thanks to all you lovely authors, and happy writing!
  





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Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:23 pm
hiraeth says...



oooh ooh may i?
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That she still hates me
despite how hard I've fallen for her.
And I've fallen so hard.
I've hit the ground." -Warner

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Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:39 am
AmadeusW says...



Absolutely, @hiraeth!
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Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:18 am
hiraeth says...



Actually
Is it ok if I submit my cp a week later? I'm away on vacation and the network's spotty.
"It kills me sometimes, how people die." - Death, The Book Thief

"I almost forgot
That she still hates me
despite how hard I've fallen for her.
And I've fallen so hard.
I've hit the ground." -Warner

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Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:31 pm
AmadeusW says...



Sounds good, @hiraeth. Enjoy your vacation!
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Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:16 pm
hiraeth says...



ghhhh i'm sorry, but i think it would be best if i didn't join - my school starts this monday (perks of being in the school that closes the earliest), i'm writing a book, plus am part of two other storybooks, and also watching the cricket world cup a lot soooooo i'm not sure if i'll be posting all that much. thus, it's best if i not join, right? again, i'm sorry.
"It kills me sometimes, how people die." - Death, The Book Thief

"I almost forgot
That she still hates me
despite how hard I've fallen for her.
And I've fallen so hard.
I've hit the ground." -Warner

mA
  





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Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:02 pm
AmadeusW says...



@hiraeth it's up to you.
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