High Fantasy, Magical Companion Monsters
For as long as anyone can remember, otherworldly Goldens and Binders have roamed the land, feasting on magical stones as they appear. Humans with a knack for finding the stones are prized by both sides, but only the Goldens have integrated themselves into human society. Goldens work with their human companions to help protect the world from danger while Binders sulk in the shadows. Mist-like demons that can take any form, Binders survive by abducting and enslaving the talented.
At least that’s what the Goldens would have you believe…
This is what happens when I start with ‘what if magic had to be stored in pseudo-batteries instead of loose energy’ and ended with ‘what if magical companion animals went evil?’
Initially dreamed up around the Traveling Songs story the ‘verse quickly expanded into as my world-building muses kicked in. The more I work in this universe the more complicated it becomes…
These are listed in roughly chronological order, although timelines get a little wonky with some stories spanning decades. Daily Snippits are just random writing, Works-in-Progress (WiP) are so noted, and everything else is a finished work.
Traveling Songs (WiP)
Binder Fria and newly bound Trin are on the run… and yeah, the plot never really went further than that. I got lost in the world-building and never came back to pick up the story.
Post 001 : 190 words
Post 002 : 136 words
Post 003 : 330 words
Post 004 : 198 words
Daily Snippit: High/Second World Fantasy : 196 words
Daily Snippit: High/Second World Fantasy : 160 words
Quick description of what Binders and Goldens look like.
Daily Snippit: High/Second World Fantasy : 135 words
New nameless protagonist meets a Binder.
Daily Snippit: High/Second World Fantasy : 163 words
Magical Binder picnic.
Daily Snippit: High/Second World Fantasy : 143 words
Bell runs from a Binder.
Daily Snippit: High/Second World Fantasy : 93 words
Binder Fria prequel snippit.