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Tale of Tales by Nikola Stefan

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Rated 7 out of 10 Statistics


Genre: Fantasy / Adventure

Audience: All ages, Mythology, Folklore, Mystery, Sword and Sorcery, Supernatural, Horror (mild)

Updated: Weekly

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Occasional Coarse Language


Overall Rating: 71

Average Rating: 7 (Guests), 7 (Members)

Ranking: #400

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"* A High Fantasy based on the motifs of ancient myths, legends, and forgotten fairytales *"

  • Tale of Tales is a High/Epic Fantasy saga based on the motifs of ancient myths, legends, and forgotten fairytales *

Senka is no hero, but you never know what is coming for you. And if that burns down your house and family, while you are left blinded by your house’s guardian snake, the outlook becomes grim. So Senka clings to her dog’s back to survive, unaware of the fateful prophecy and the great changes to come. But when a wandering warrior becomes her protector and mysterious strangers join their hounded party through a series of seemingly chance encounters, they all begin to discover that all is not as it seems.

What is pursuing her? And why? Can the strange characters gathering around her on her desperate quest save her from doom? Are they mere puppets of a young, beguiling witch guided by her own hidden motives, or are forgotten shadows rising again from the immeasurable depths of time? A tale of folk fairytales and myths, of swords and sorcery and mythical beings – a unique story of dark times and unsung heroes who may light your way.

Book one, A Strange Bunch, features leading characters of various ages. This is a fantasy with their progression happening slowly throughout the series, with occasional spikes in character power after certain encounters that may or may not be random. Although the book series is written with adult and young adult audiences in mind, it is, in the tradition of such epics as “The Lord of the Rings,” suitable for all ages. Excerpt from the scene depicted on the cover of the first book:

“Above this hellish pack and the rider at the forefront, flurried a ghastly sight – a cloud of dark, endlessly bustling bodies and wings, a swarm of creatures that, through their almost infinite number, produced that great din which had first reached the ears…”

Source: Tale of Tales, Book I: A Strange Bunch

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A lot of Heroes, Action, Adult Protagonist, Battle of Wits, Combat Capable Friends, Combat with Bladed Weapons, Coming-of-Age Drama, Curse, Death of Protagonist, Dragon, Dragon Protagonist, Episodic Story, Fairy Tale, Fantastic Creatures, Fantasy, Friendship, High Fantasy, Journey, Mage Protagonist, Magic, Magic/ESP Combat, Medieval Fantasy, Middle Ages Earth, Monsters, Mystery, Mythical Setting, Noble Protagonist, Orphan Protagonist, Possession, Prophecy, Resurrection, Road Trip, Royal Protagonist, Sacred Treasure, Superpowers, Sword Combat, Sword Wielding Protagonist, Sword Wielding Protagonist, Vampire, Werewolf, Werewolf Protagonist, Witch Heroine

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