Drop your Grimdark Fantasy story recommendations here!

Hello there everyone!! I’m looking for episode stories that has the grimdark fantasy genre/theme in them. They also don’t have to have ccs in them at all, it can just be a good episode read to enjoy following along!! I also would like if it had any strong element of things/tropes like “A Fate Worse Than Death”, an all multiple bad ending routes for both the mc and the characters with no actual “good/happy ending”, and/or an bad end ireversible fate kind of thing. Also with mortally grey characters in it, that includes the includes the mc.

“Grimdark is a subgenre of speculative fiction with a tone, style, or setting that is particularly dystopian, amoral, and violent.” via Wikipedia

I appreciate it if you guys have any to share or reccomend! :sparkling_heart::two_hearts::two_hearts::two_hearts:

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Mine is but I have just published 3 and it’s ongoing

Author : hipsy_writes
Title : Falling For Him
Genre : Romance
Description : Max doesn’t believe in the Myth of deadly creatures until she crosses path with Kito. What mystery awaits her when she gets involved with him? NO CC/ 1LI / Art Scenes
Style : Limelight
No of Episode : 4 episodes have been published and more episodes are coming
Link to the story : Episode Writer Portal
Insta Acc : @hipsywrites

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Thank you so much, Akua!! I’ll be sure to check it out!! :hugs::heart::two_hearts::two_hearts::two_hearts::sparkling_heart::sparkling_heart::smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Awesome and you can share your thought on fanmail. I’m a new writer

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Hi :slight_smile:
Thank you for this thread :blush:
I think you might like my story

:policewoman:t3:SWY: Under Contract

:policewoman:t3:Genre: Mystery

:policewoman:t3: Description: James just got admitted to the new EBI unit and can finally work with his brother.

He must prove himself, but what happened when a new case question everything he believes in?

:policewoman:t3:Male MC, limelight, CC, art scene

Instagram : lea.episode.1

Link :

episodeinteractive.com

The Best Stories Are Worth Sharing: SWY: Under Contract

Checkout this story, on the Episode App! If you like it, support the story by passing it along!

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Ooooo thank you so much, Lea, and you’re welcome!! ^^ I’ll be sure to give your book a read :smiling_face_with_three_hearts::smiling_face_with_three_hearts::two_hearts::two_hearts::sparkling_heart::sparkling_heart:

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Oh thank you :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:
Can’t wait to ear your opinion :blush:

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You might like the twists and turns in this!!

Story: Playing Two Ends Against The Middle
Genre: Action (drama,romance, suspense)
Episodes: 1-13 OUT NOW!!! (EPISODES 14 and 15 on the way) (53 episodes will be completed)
*Description: A casino waitress ends up in a race for time with an irresistable yet alluring mafia underboss harboring a danger of secrets.Enemy plot;A BILLION $ DIAMOND. Will they make it
Link http://episodeinteractive.com/s/4980769629077504
INSTAGRAM: rosemcclover.epi

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I believe my story fits this theme :blush:

Here’s the information for my story:

Title: The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
Author: Kaysia
Style: LL
Chapters: 6 (Complete)
Genre: Mystery, thriller
Description: People are dying. A young man blames it on a werewolf. The EBI puts you on the case; you stop at nothing to uncover the truth. If you survive, maybe you’ll find love along the way.
Link : Episode Writer Portal
Instagram : kaysia.writes

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Thank you so much for the rec, betterstories!! :sparkling_heart::sparkling_heart::smiling_face_with_three_hearts::smiling_face_with_three_hearts::two_hearts::two_hearts:

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Thank you for reccomending your story here, Kaysia!! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts::sparkling_heart::two_hearts::two_hearts:

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You’re welcome :wink: hopefully u like it!!

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Greetings! Thank you very much for this thread. Here are two of my stories that are on the darker side. In Magicka: Dark Star you make decisions determining if you embrace your evil nature or not. And in Eternal Oblivion as the story goes on, and more is revealed, things continue to get darker and darker until the end of the story. Perhaps one or both will pique your interest. If you do end up reading any of them, I’d love to hear any thoughts you may have. :grin:

Magicka: Dark Star

Title: Magicka: Dark Star
Author: Silver Lady
Genre: Adventure/Dark Fantasy
Style: LL
Status: Finished (3 episode short story)
Description: Lyal was born under a dark star, an omen of evil and death . Will she rage against the dying of her light? Or will she embrace her dark destiny? (choices matter, 4 endings).
Episode Accolades: Magicka Contest Winner
Link: http://episodeinteractive.com/s/5969712374808576
Cover:
image

Eternal Oblivion

Title: Eternal Oblivion
Author: Silver Lady
Genre: Fantasy primarily with a large dose of mystery, as well as action, drama, romance, and historical fiction thrown in from time to time.
Style: Limelight
Number of Episodes: 42. Story is complete. NO “Skip the Wait”.
CC: Kinda. You can’t customize the main three characters (for story reasons), but there is a character for you to customize starting with chapter five. You won’t see much of her to start, but she becomes more important later in the plot.
Description: When a powerful force rises to threaten the world, can Amara and her allies defeat the ancient death dragon? Or is life as they know it doomed?
Additional Info: The story unfolds on multiple timelines over the course of 5k+ years, and examines the affect true immortality could have on a person and their loved ones, as well as how the choices we make can have long lasting consequences, and the idea of determinism vs. free will.
Episode Accolades: Magical Shelf (Jan. 2020)
Link: Episode Writer Portal
Cover:
image

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We meet again, SilverLady!! Thank you once more for recommending your fantastical books :smiling_face_with_three_hearts::smiling_face_with_three_hearts::smiling_face_with_three_hearts: I absolutely loved Magicka: Dark Star, and I would absolutely read Eternal Oblivion next :heart::two_hearts::two_hearts::two_hearts: again, thank you for your recommendations :heart::sparkling_heart::two_hearts::two_hearts::two_hearts::sparkling_heart::sparkling_heart::smiling_face_with_three_hearts::smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Hope you enjoy it! :grin: :sparkling_heart:

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Grimdark is like the perfect way to describe my Heroic story

Title ~ Heroic: The Tale Of Odette
Genre ~ Dark Fantasy, Action, Drama
Episode count: 3
Description~ Odette is what those would refer to as “an oddity”. So what happens when that oddity is the only one who can save her town?

Gem choices, point system, minigames

Story link: Episode Writer Portal

Instagram link: My IG

I hope you enjoy

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Thank you so much for the rec, Kacey!! I’ll be sure to read your story!! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts::smiling_face_with_three_hearts::sparkling_heart::two_hearts::two_hearts:

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