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A Song of AwakeningA Song of Awakening
"Ash?" a brown haired woman asks as she walks in a bedroom, where a black haired boy is experimenting with a relaxed chord progression on a familiar red-brown acoustic guitar. "Forgive me for interrupting your practice, but your father and I have a little gift for you before you leave for Kalos."
"Be right there." Ash replies before putting the guitar away for the night. I have been working on that exercise Brock left me for an hour now...fingers could use a break. he thinks as Pikachu climbs aboard his shoulder.
After coming downstairs, he sees the woman and a black haired man smiling over a pile of shopping bags. "On your way to exotic Kalos, champ...your mom and I are so proud of you no matter where your journey takes you." the man begins. "We felt some new clothes for the trip were in order, but we need you to try them on before your mom washes them."
"Okay!" Ash replies as he settles before the bags and pulls out their contents: a deep red jacket with wh
The Mermaid and the Boy-Part 1(After the opening credits roll, the scene opens on an ornate storybook titled "The Mermaid and the Boy". It opens, and a narrator begins reading the text on the page)
The narrator: Once upon a time, there lived a king who ruled over a country by the sea.
(the page turns to show a picture of an angry mob with torches and pitchforks)
The narrator: One year, some of his subjects, who lived on a distant group of islands, rebelled against him, and it became necessary for him to leave his wife and go in person to settle their disputes.
(the camera pans over to the next page, which shows a black haired lady pleading to a brown haired man, who reassures her lovingly)
The narrator: The queen feared that something terrible would happen, and begged him to stay at home, but he told her that nobody could do his work for him.
(the page turns to display a fleet of ships)
The narrator: The next morning, the sails were spread, and the king started on his voyage...
(the camera zooms into the picture, w
The Rescue of ChristineBrock smiled as some of the children of Illumis ran to meet him as he arrived in the town square, only pausing to sit on a bench overlooking the fountain depicting the Holy Family to make sure his instruments were tuned and accounted for. Harp, check, mandolin, check, horn, check...
A smile formed as he admired the depiction of Caitha, god of rainbows and Renai's beloved, watching Naiaveth pour out water with a little help from Renai. I remember having to help my own siblings gather water...Rosin, may this tale be acceptable to You.
After discretely buzzing his lips a few times to somewhat warm up for the horn performance in the tale, he approached the excited children as their parents told them to settle down.
Once all was quiet, he began "A king of a certain land had a beautiful daughter with striking blue eyes, for this reason she was named Christine, which means "crystal girl". Her suitors came from far and near, though with little success, since the princess had vowe
About JewelmancyJewelmancy is the most common way of wielding magic in Eriaren. The jewels that are plentiful across the world hold a bewildering array of powers, leading to an infinite number of spells. But not all jewels hold magic power--those that do glow, and the strength of the glow determines how powerful the jewel is.
The easiest way to draw out a jewel's power is to tell it what to do. How this is done depends on the individual mage--some speak the name of the spell directly, and some use an incantation (with several different styles of incantations). It is also possible to combine spellsong and jewelmancy (This is commonly seen in folktales, but Brock is one such minstrel that can do this for real, although he is not proficient in jewelmancy yet)
However, the more complex your spell, the more jewels it uses up, and once you run out, you have to wait for jewels to replenish before casting again.
Jewelmancers are often identified by the jewel type they primarily use--Misty is a sapphire jewelm
The Pantheon of EriarenRenai--The chief goddess and the goddess of light. Very wise and clever, she won't reveal her wisdom to just anyone--the problem of evil is explained as the dark lord wishing to know her deepest secrets, and trying to get her attention.
She is also known to give heroes items to help on their quest.
Naiaveth--The goddess of dreams and wishes, and the daughter of Renai. Jirachi serves as her envoy. She watches over mortals as they sleep, and protects them from nightmares.
Sanen--the god of earth, he was the one that granted the art of jewelmancy (a type of magic involving drawing power out of gemstones) to the world. Those that have great courage and endurance are said to "have a heart like Sanen"
Aera--the goddess of wind, she has fairy-like wings that allow he to fly through the world and observe her creation. This has often led her to be confused for a fairy, much to her chagrin. She is known to be a trickster, although she doesn't usually mean any harm by her tricks--tales of her adv
Eriaren By the NumbersPopulation: Fairly even mix of races
Main Climate: temperate--plains and forest
Ocean: On two sides
Frequent Trouble: snowstorms
Wild beings: ubiquitous
Natural Resources: very plentiful
Magic occurrence: very common
Source: innate ability
Major Use: everything
Viewed: with respect
Enchanted Items: very common
Political structure: monarchy
Strong Influence: the court
Popular Issue: exploration
Stability: rock solid
Personal Freedom: very good
Scandals: very rare
Foreign Relations: very good
Highly values: bravery
Known for: storytelling
Popular Entertainment: music/concerts, storytelling
Respected Profession: treasure hunter
Discrimination: virtually none
Major Taboo: certain rituals
Major Social Ill: crime
Religion Type: polytheism
Worship: joyous celebration
Associated Artform: ballads
Prevalence: believed by all
Main Export: jewels
Main Import: raw ore
Main Resource: mining-gems
Matt's GiftsThe morning sun was high overhead by the time Ash and Misty arrived in town. Ash was still in high spirits as he and his companion weaved through the crowd, happily returning salutes from the townsfolk and the children that were awed by his red and silver armor with gold trim. But to the blue-clad mage, she was wishing she could have a place to rest, set her bow on the ground, and relax from the long walk.
Just then, the notes of a flute playing a dance tune got her attention. "A minstrel's here!"
"Right behind you!" Ash followed Misty through the crowds until they arrived in the square, where a crowd was watching a brown haired boy with tan skin play a small silver flute. He didn't look too much different from most minstrels Ash had met--a brightly colored tunic, a long tan vest, and dark leggings. Judging how his fingers are flying across the tiny instrument's fingerholes, he has to have trained for years at his art. he thought.
Misty's eyes grew as large as plates when she he
The Elm Tree"Once upon a time, while riding, a brave, young prince--we'll call him Dustin--dashed merrily ahead of his friends, and after galloping across a plowed field, turned his Ponyta’s head down a grassy road leading to a forest." Brock begins as he strolls onstage. "For some time he cantered along, expecting at any moment to hear the shouts and war cries of his friends behind him; but they accidentally took another route, and no sound except the pounding of his faithful steed’s hoofs reached Prince Dustin’s ear." At this, Ash walks onstage and looks around, as if he is Prince Dustin lost in the forest.
The sound of a Mightyena growling makes Ash jump. "Suddenly, an ugly snarl and a short bark broke the stillness of the pleasant forest, and looking down, Prince Dustin saw a Mightyena snapping at his Ponyta’s heels." Brock narrates.
Gasps go up at this. "Though the Ponyta, wild with fear, threatened to run away at any moment, Prince Dustin leaned over and struck the Mi
The LumenThe Lumen are a race of spirits originally from Philandria. When the Imperators came (and subsequently driven out by the Free Alliance), they and their deities,the Protogenos, were scattered across multiple worlds. Today, multiple colonies of Lumen are scattered throughout many worlds.
While the majority are peaceful that prefer to keep to themselves, some have befriended other races, and still others have sworn allegiance to their oppressors by their own choice, out of resentment of the Free Alliance.
In their true forms, Lumen are clear humanoids made of pure light. However, they are capable of shapeshifting, and will often take an assumed form and name to better blend in with society. The only clue to their true form is an eight point star sigil located somewhere on the Lumen's body, usually on the cheek or forehead. However, arms, hands, legs, backs, and feet are not unheard of
Today, there are two main factions of Lumen: The Imperial Lumen who are aligned with the Imperators, and
Contego (Levi x Abused!Reader) [AU]
You winced as you prodded your digits on your split lip, crimson staining the pad of your fingertips. With shaky hands, you pulled open the dresser's top drawer, reaching in for the pouch which stored your makeup.
This was a daily routine for you; caking your face in makeup to hide the red marks and purple bruises, your bleeding lip, the shadow around your eye.
You swiped the red lipstick across your bottom lip, and the sharp, throbbing pain blossoms. Looking at your reflection, a smile spreads on your face; a perfect, practiced smile across perfect, practiced lips that showed no pain, no suffering.
Before tears could brim up at the corner of your eyes, you stood up and walked to the front door, stepping outside to go through another day of work.
"Oi, what happened to your lip? Looks like someone had punched you," the raven speaks up, slight concern etched upon his visage. He stops arranging the
No Touching (France x Reader)
No Touching (France x Reader)
All Translations are in the description, hope you enjoy!~ :3
“Yes ma chérie?”
“Remove. Your. Hand. From. My. Ass!” you growled before glaring at the Frenchman,
“But it’s so beautiful~” he purred before sliding his other arm around your waist.
Francis, your boyfriend, was kind, loving and affectionate just a little too affectionate, in fact he was so affectionate that some would take it as far as to call him a pervert and you’re the one who had to put up with this so called ‘Pervert’.
Yeah sure at times he could be a little perverted but you wouldn't necessarily call him a pervert just a little… frisky at times and touchy, VERY TOUCHY! And to be honest it was starting to annoy you. You pinched his hand earn
"Hold still." You commanded, holding your boyfriend's arm with one hand and cleaning the wound on it with the other.
Luciano hissed when the cleaning rag hit his arm, trying to pull his arm away. "That hurts!"
"It's going to hurt a lot more when I smack you if you don't sit still." You snapped, tightening your grip on his arm. He huffed and kept still, wincing every time you touched his arm.
You see, your boyfriend had a tendency to get into fights, usually for stupid reasons, and usually with two of his friends, Kuro and Lutz. They also got quite carried away sometimes, and that usually resulted in one of them getting hurt. This time, however, the fight Luciano had gotten into had been with a guy named Allen, who was pretty tough. Luciano had come out of the fight with a black eye, a swollen cheek, a twisted ankle, a fractured wrist, and a knife wound on his right arm. Needless to say, he'd lost.
"What exactly did you do
Sousuke x Reader Not Quite
Sousuke was in the middle of a crisis. Not that he’d admit that to anyone. ...Well, to most anyone. It was a bit of a mess he was in, and he wasn’t entirely sure how to go about fixing it. Or rather, it was a competition, and he wasn’t entirely sure how to win it.
(Name) (Last Name), aka the girl he had a crush on since she transferred over from Sapporo, was going to Iwatobi. And that was great, because it meant she was close by. She was also into swimming, which made her that much more attractive, and also meant that Gou was more than happy to have her be co-manager of the Iwatobi Swim Team. Which in turn meant that Sousuke had plenty of opportunities to see her more often.
The only problem was that he wasn’t the only one who was attracted to her. At least, as far as he could tell. Sometimes, whenever Rin went to visit Gou and the boys on the Iwatobi swim team, he’d tag along to catch a glimpse of (Name). And more often than not, there she was, chatting w
Japan x Sick!Reader .:. This Will Do
It was a rather cold day outside, but the warmth inside was something you could thank. You were freezing, it seemed, no matter how many blankets were wrapped around you. You could no longer breathe from your nose, and your stomach was in coils. Much to your disliking, you were sick.
Luckily, you had someone there who was taking care of you, and as you opened your eyes now at the quiet tip-tap of footsteps, you saw that "someone". Short, dark hair and deep brown eyes... you smiled at the sight of him. He placed the back of his hand to your forehead and frowned slightly.
"Your forehead's stirr warm..." he said quietly, mostly to himself. He left for a moment before he came back with a moistened washcloth that he placed upon your forehead. You released a light sigh at how refreshingly cool it was, considering that you were running a rather high temperature. You coughed twice into your hand before your smile turned to a frown that matched the one o
Rivals ( Levi x Colonel!Reader )
You could still remember that 15 year old girl with (H/l) (H/c) hair that graduated and chose to join the Survey Corps. Your battle skill was 10/10 back from then, but you were still sure you would die on the first expedition. It seems your sixth sense sucked, because now you were sitting in your office, drinking coffee. Yup, you were 32 year old woman and a Colonel of the Regiment.
Today, the idiots that were ready to die from the 104th Trainees A.K.A. The ones that decided to join the Scouting Legion would have their first chores and they had no idea what kind of a monster Levi was when it came to cleaning. You could say that you doubted the fact he was a man, but once you walked in the Boys' shower and... To be short, he was a man. A really big man.
Many people found Levi scary, but you were absolutely terrifying. You could literally give someone a heart attack with one glare. Once Erwin told you about a rumor, that you could kill titans with your deadly glare. Cadets and thei
Hotaru (Child!Levi x Teen!Thug!Reader)
(A/N: Mild violence.)
The raindrops made the same disgusting sounds you wanted to forget. Every drip made a sickening "plip", the tempo increasing the faster and faster you ran. You hated the rain- although it was pure in colour, it's existence threatened to throw you back to those times. In fact, it wasn't even raining. Just a bunch of moisture lingering at the top of the underground.
But even if you did get to see the rain, the clouds would forever cry crimson.
Coupled with the sound of gunfire, rain reminded you of death. The death of your only family. Those ear-piercing screams, sounds of torture, human flesh being torn to bits. The worst part of it all? It was a sacrifice to protect you.
Something that could hurt you more than a thousand bitter cuts on your arm.
But it would be something you had to endure anyway; you promised him that you would be home. (f/n) (l/n) was no longer that innocent girl who stood and watched. You made a promise- a glimmer of hope that you would survive.
Trapped In My Laptop ( Levi x Reader ) AU
(A/N : So this is a special, late birthday gift for :IconTalithestrange:! Happy birthday, Honeybun~~!!! <3)
You were sitting on the couch in your living room, your laptop resting itself on your lap as you typed and typed some comments on DeviantART. You fucking loved Attack on Titan and well your favorite character was Levi. Yes, he was grumpy, loved cleaning and short, but you couldn't help it! He was so perfect in your eyes...
You had to be honest, as much as you loved it, you were tired of reading 'Levi x Reader's. You tried doing the 'Lucid Dreaming' shit to go to the Titan world and fuck Levi, but ended up in a 'Sleep Paralysis'. Maybe it was a bad idea to not read of ways to get out of the fucked up state you were in.
So sleep paralysis basically is a thing when you see the things you are mostly afraid of and you saw a Yaoi pairing that you hated for a single reason, You being madly in love with Levi, Ereri. They basically had sex on top of you and you watched how they d
Sousuke x Reader Through It All
It was starting to get a little late that night, but (Name) didn’t mind too much. Her husband, Sousuke, was usually a little on the late side whenever he had highway patrol, like today. Though for him, all that really meant was another long day.
But none of that really mattered, since none of it was what she was currently focusing on. Rather, it was the adorable little boy who was trying to toddle up to her with those clumsy, chubby baby whale legs she loved so much. And he was already halfway to her.
“Come on, sweetie! You’re almost there, you can do it!!” She cheered him from the stove, where a pot of pasta was currently being boiled. Her son cooed from behind his pacifier, stretching stubby arms out to his mommy. There was a twinkle in those teal eyes that looked just like his father’s.
“Just a little closer buddy, come on!” She cheered him on, crouching down in front of him. She held her arms out to catch him just as he stumbled towards her
Katha Takes the StageAdventure Comes to School
(a Katha show)
Prologue: Katha Takes the Stage
Excited chatter fills the air as children stream into their school auditorium, but backstage, the five members of the group Katha go over the first section of their lengthy program for this benefit performance. "Okay..." Brock begins as he shepherds the other four members close, and shows them the old book "Wonder Tales of Kanto and Elsewhere". "We've told 'The Enchanted Princes' and 'The Three Spells' from this book before...the good news is, many of them adapt very well to our style, so we'll go through the book and tell the ones we have adapted one by one. When we get to one that doesn't work, I have backups planned."
"So far, two of the first six work great." Serena agrees.
"We all know our roles, yes?" Ash asks before, he, Brock, Misty, Serena, and Callum lay their hands on top of each other for their pre-show good luck cheer.
Callum starts the cheer. "Adventure, romance, magic, and more!"
"All this is found
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