TDoE V2 Chapter 10: Above the Water

The ‘Blooming Orchid’ Secret Technique that Di had wanted to teach me required me to have a Dryadic or Treant Bloodline. Hua Mei had her ‘Vicious Maw’ ability, which could only be practiced by people who were related to sharks. However, since most Humans on Genesis didn’t have any special Bloodlines, obviously the majority of Secret Techniques were designed for ‘normals’. Continue reading

TDoE V2 Chapter 8: Master Hua Jiang

Even though there were metal wheels on the bottom of Mei’s luggage and the floor was mostly smooth marble, it still wasn’t very easy for her to pull the damn thing. It must have weighed at least two-hundred pounds. There were all sorts of soaps, perfumes, preservatives, a folded up massage table, sleeping bags, way more clothes than either of us would ever need and other random shit that I can’t even remember. She definitely would have taken the furniture too, but the opening of the ‘Extradimensional Chest’ wasn’t quite big enough to fit anything. Continue reading

TDoE V1 Chapter 21: Evolution

“I did not expect such a lustful child to be so clever… Fine, it would be irritating to keep you around here for so long anyway. Aside from that, I have precious few years to secure my legacy and I do not wish to waste one more moment on your insolence!” She tossed me onto the floor of the crystal cavern and turned towards the door. Then she grumbled “For your services… I shall teach you some basic Druidry. A handmaiden and a palace guard will be in momentarily to deal with you.” Continue reading

TDoE V1 Chapter 20: The Deal

I hate royalty, nobility, politicians and just about anyone who considers themselves a ‘ruler’. It’s not like I had ever met any of them in person before, but the concept alone was annoying enough. Of course, the reason why Hua Jiang was called ‘Master’ had nothing to do with her status as a ‘Queen’. Continue reading

TDoE V1 Chapter 19: The Mysterious Fortuneteller

The next two days passed in a similar manner. We rode down the river from morning until night, camping out on the beach. I also left to go perform my ritual in the woods, though there weren’t any dangerous situations. It was eerily peaceful… Continue reading