January 2018 Featured RPG

Happy 1st Birthday Antarsia! What better way to celebrate than with a newsletter full of updates? All of this and more can be found HERE. (January 08, 2018)

New updates! Check out a bunch of our new features in our newest newsletter found HERE. (November 06, 2017)

We're late! We're late! For a very important date! We hope you forgive us as we launch October's Newsletter and event!. Check it out HERE. (October 09, 2017)

New monthly updates! We have released a sea-themed expansion along with a bunch of other goodies. Go check them out HERE. (September 01, 2017)

A time skip has been established as well as more information on the plot. Find out more HERE. (August 13, 2017)

What's this? More new stuff? New items, new species, and more! Read more about it HERE. (July 30, 2017)

Gasp! We have a bunch of new shiny things for release including species, the plot, and a new skin! Read more about it HERE. (July 12, 2017)

The site is officially open : ) We have chibis being ordered later this week and will have a new species appearing soon! (January 01, 2017)

Zombies? Undead?! No! What are these things?! They look.... Alive?! HERE.
A third oracle has died! Aerithe, oracle of Zarkos, died publically in Prerio City square of what many believe to be suffocation. Read more about it HERE.
Disaster has struck at the Shrine of Jackroth! Find out what has happened to both oracle and God HERE.
Oh no the queen! Head over to the Enkratis packlands to find out what happened HERE.
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Haliea: 25th day


[M] The Cat and the Assassin
12-21-2018, 03:42 PM
#51
There wasn't even time to process the fact that Zaeren had turned into a dragon.

His presence in her mind was foreign, but not unwelcome. He was trusted, and safe, though she felt the mental shields of Danae pick up in response to his unwanted intrusion.

There was no time to process; his command was heard and she reacted. With another arrow notched, she let it fly straight and true. It soared with a whistle, and sank into the king's eye. He gave a roar and thrashed as the arrow pierced his eye, soared straight through and struck his second eye.

For a split second, Brianna smirked. She swelled with joy as the king shrieked in agony. It was music. Sweet, morbid music. It was a dark thing to enjoy, but Brianna let herself enjoy the sound. It was his penance to her people. The blood debt he owed.

"Let the guards get antsy," she hissed, glaring coldly at the other dragons around her. "If they interfere, I'll shoot them next." He words became a low, feral growl as she cast her bow aside to unsheath the daggers from her side.

I'll shred his wings next, she told Zaeren, using the connection he'd opened up between their minds.

As she moved to run and scale the dragon's back, Brianna had failed to notice the king's tail lashing out in her direction. It happened so fast. She felt the burning sting of his tail striking her entire body. It knocked the breath straight out of her lungs. The daggers slipped from her grasp and clattered to the floor as the feline soared through the air. She struck the ground with enough force to knock the wind from her again, and she skidded across the room in a crumpled heap.

She couldn't move. Couldn't breathe. Everything ached.

The breath returned to her in a sharp gasp. It felt like something had broken in her ribs, and, well, everywhere else. "I'm fine!" she called, snapping back up to her feet, ignoring the pain. She woudn't let the dragons see her weakness. Not when it meant death. "Keep him busy so I can get in!"
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02-09-2019, 11:04 AM
#52
(This post was last modified: 02-09-2019, 11:04 AM by Andromeda.)
Zaeren watched in horror as he watched her fly. HeHe didn't have any other real way to describe what he saw happen to her. A roar sprang to his lips as he jumped on the king. His fangs and claws ripping and tearing in a blind rage. He felt a sting along his side  and warmth in his lips as he heard cries of pain and the sound of ripping. One fell and then the other and blood rushed to the ground as the King began to thrash under him more aggressively. He could feel the King clawing at him, the male's tail lashing out at anything around them. And then Zaeren pulled his head back from the male and from his jaw...

From his jaw hung the connective muscle of the King's wing. He had dewinged him. He could feel the King trying to hit him with magic but Zaeren was blocking magic. This would be a battle of strength and he knew this King was a coward. His eyes were cold, dark and ablaze with a unanswered rage.

His mind was silent. He wasn't letting Bri hear his thoughts at the moment because even he didn't want to hear them. His jaw opened and he dropped the second wing as he got off the King smirking... Playing with his food while blood dripped down his sides and legs.

Zaeren dared the male to hit Bri again.
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02-09-2019, 12:54 PM
#53
Zaeren's thoughts were silent to her as he fell into a blind rage. Watching was all she could do as he threw himself at the king in a flurry of claws, fangs, and blood. This was to her advantage; with the king distracted Brianna had an opportunity to make it to her daggers, which lay halfway across the room.

Moving her body was a challenge. Everything hurt, from her broken ribs to her bruised limbs. The king's tail had done a number on her, but as the thrill of the hunt set in Brianna felt her body slip into the familiar, comfortable numbness brought on by adrenaline. She moved on autopilot, just as she'd done on that day. The scar on her shoulder throbbed, a phantom pain from the day the wound had been inflicted on her. Before she knew it the daggers had settled into the palms of her hands, her fingers coiling around the hilts.

Her bare feet struck the stone floor, slowly at first, then rapidly picking up speed. The dragons were larger than her, but she was faster. More agile.

By the time Zaeren had ripped off the king's second wing, Brianna was underfoot, snaking her way between his legs and the discarded wings. Blood sprayed her body; her feet were already coated, but it was too late for her to stop. With a roar, the kelahati launched herself from the ground and onto the king's soft underbelly. He had been laid prone by Zaeren's assault--all the easier for her to go for the throat. She was but a tiny insect compared to the dragons above her. All the harder for him to hit her.

She leapt and clawed her way up his scutes to the soft flesh of his throat, avoiding claws while blasts of magic rolled off her skin. The flames that hit singed her flesh, but she felt nothing. The feline was fueled by the urge to survive and avenge her people.

She dug the claws of her toes between the scutes of his soft neck for support, her toes sinking into the soft flesh. Gripping the daggers tightly, she aimed for the space between the scales of his throat and thrust in with all the strength she could muster.
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02-19-2019, 06:47 AM
#54
The king roared as the dagger found purchase between his scales and hie tried to claw it out with his talons which only pushed it deeper. He gurgled as he tried to get away and with his last energy he managed to get one spell through after all. A small dagger flew at Bri, having appeared from nothing.

As he tried to grow, Zae moved in with his fangs pushing the dagger in further with his bite force. He wanted this to end, but he didn't see the dagger being aimed at Bri, he was too busy feeling the life fade in his jaws until all was still.

He could sense others in the room, and a few powerful ones too, but he knew they would not come close.  The man didn't even spare them a glance as he let the King go for the last time.

"Bri... it is done," and then turned his head to look at her.
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