Category: Casual Villainry

Casual Villainry Excerpt – Inauguration

“That monster is going to return. It is nothing so simplistic as those dregs, we will have to expend all that we can in eradicating it.”  Cyrilla hears the voice of the elder Hakon while dangling on the edge of consciousness. She can’t feel anything anymore, but she saw what happened. Carlo...

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Beacon

Adrium gazes across the horizon, attempting to determine which direction Echor is. She sees the turquoise forest in the distance, she knew all about that from Cyrilla, though she doesn’t know where that geographically relates to home. Geography isn’t Adrium’s strong point, she’s never really had to be good at it before.   “Well,” she decides, “I...

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Origins

Adrium keeps a tight grip on her mother’s scales as the dragon rockets over the continent below. From the perspective of any creatures on ground level, the passing of the dragon is nothing more than a crystal blur which blends into the blue sky above. Her path is a beeline westward,...

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Crystal

The outer and inner circles of Echor blend into one mass of insignificance under the turquoise light of the dragon. Upper-class, lower-class and rebels alike are overcome with a unanimous awe and fear as their eyes adjust and they realize what looms above. A resident of Fabula’s wilderness, a monster whose appearance proclaims status...

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Superiority

The countermeasure against these two monolithic foes enacts immediately as Cyrilla, Adrium and Lissa are all both ready and willing to jump straight into the jaws of the enemy. It doesn’t take an order or a war cry or any kind of provocation, these three are ready to play their role in this war. Adrium takes the...

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Uprising

The march through the gates of Echor begins. The guards tasked with maintaining order in the outer circle are no threat, by all accounts they’re just slaves who get to act better than everyone else. Shown just enough favor by the upper-class to have a few tomes but only as a symbol of artificially superior status....

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Rally

The members of the R.U.N.N. base rise this morning with a deep nervousness which bears a yolk of excitement. There are no longer any delays to halt the march of history, today survivors become the soldiers who will clear the path to a new era. For the first time since its formation,...

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Understanding

“Do you know why I haven’t talked to you about the uprising before this, Adrium?”  It’s a question that’s been left hanging in the air for the past seven years. Throughout the entirety of Adrium’s physical growth into a late-teen. For many of those years, Adrium was under the assumption that she was learning to...

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Maturity

Time passes again, another seven years without any great incident. The R.U.N.N. bases around the continent have become impatient, yet the message returned by runners sent to Echor is always the same. To wait just a bit longer for their victory to be assured. Cyrilla’s mindset in delaying the uprising comes from a reasonable...

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Casual Villainry Excerpt – Reflection

Cyrilla returns from her scouting mission and hears the shouting of debate before she even reaches the base. Her pace quickens once she sees the new coat of red plastered over what was always humble, faded browns and mossy greens. Scraps of intestine among rocks, pieces trapped in the cracked floor. Guill’s...