eccbooks's WorldEmber 2021 - 49/ 23 prompts completed | World Anvil

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Riverbender

A title given to those who have successfully changed history—an accomplishment most of them come to regret.

144 words
4 likes

Queen of Hearts

The official title of the reigning monarch of Wonderland, the Queen of Hearts is in charge of beheadings—and not much more.

707 words
10 likes

Gillikin

Gillikins are an ethnic group of halflings known for their love of money and their stewardship of Edenian secrets.

552 words
1 likes

Munchkin

Munchkins are an ethnic group of halflings known for their love of country—and how hard they’ll fight to protect what’s theirs.

565 words
7 likes

The Reek

The Reek is the easternmost region in Eden, and home to the most advanced civilizations left in creation.

898 words
3 likes

Halfling

Halflings are the caretakers of Eden in the Clarkwoods Literary Universe.

352 words
4 likes

United Countries of Oz

The first governing body of Oz, a thriving democracy toppled by the lies of a 'wizard' named Oscar Diggs.

612 words

The Line of Disgusting

To cross this line is to declare that you have no lines left that you are not willing to cross.

475 words
5 likes

James Fitzroy

The man born James Fitzroy was the scourge of Neverland during the Second Interregnum.

1202 words
7 likes

Chronetic Neural Crossover

A condition resulting from an encounter between a sapient being’s past and future selves.

301 words
3 likes

War of Western Aggression

The conflict between The Wizard of Oz and the Queen of Hearts which led to the creation of the United Kingdom of Wonderland.

570 words
2 likes

Opposition to Cultural Tampering Injunction

A decree on interactions with 'lesser' civilizations in Eden, set down people who watched too much Star Trek before the apocalypse.

476 words
2 likes

The Four Imperial Hats

The story of four hats stolen from dwarves and forced upon the heads of four witches by the evil Wizard of Oz.

437 words
3 likes

River Ice

Chunks of frozen space-time power everything from the staffs of elven monks to the starships of intergalactic empires.

380 words
6 likes

Wonderlandian Suit

The smallest unit of the Wonderlandian army is based on, you guessed it, a suit from a deck of cards.

392 words
3 likes

Ferryman

The job desription for an army of psychopomps responsible for ferrying the recently dead to whatever comes next.

479 words
2 likes

The Sisters and the Simulation

A dwarven myth about the nature of existence.

1193 words
5 likes

The Plan

The blueprint for all events in a given iteration of the Clarkwoods Literary Univese, which can only be disrupted by a very determined few.

700 words
7 likes

1D4 Wolves

The most popular band in all of Eden has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years.

134 words
8 likes

International Spoiler Line

An informal agreement in most iterations of reality, and very formal peace treaty in one.

338 words
6 likes

Neverland

The once untamed nation state is now part of the United Kingdom of Wonderland.

312 words
6 likes

The Old Faith

The ancient religion of the dwarves, centered around two women who might be goddesses… or might be programmers.

626 words
2 likes

Veil Pulling

The rare preternatural ability to draw back the Veil of the World and unstick yourself in time.

657 words
6 likes

Everything Ever Produced

A media library purported to include every song, film, TV show, and book ever created—from every iteration of reality.

700 words
9 likes

Bateau de la Mort

The legendary watercraft of conniving Charon—and all the Ferrymen who came after him.

401 words
3 likes

Nightmare: The Plot

44-year-old E. Christopher Clark collaborates with his 16-year-old self to finish the story of NIGHTMARE.

4069 words
8 likes

Lüota

The language of the halflings of Eden, brought to paradise from Earth after the First Calamity.

1389 words
6 likes

Wolaríxkín

A species of anthropomorphic ducks who were genetically engineered in Eden before migrating to the rest of the universe.

1143 words
26 likes

Blue Army

175 words

Faegred

123 words

Four Witches

280 words

Gillikin Country

138 words

Peter Pan

481 words

Red Army

63 words

Jesus of Nazareth

A first-century preacher who changed the world.

159 words

Kiki Pipt

137 words

Munchkinland

Munchkinland is the easternmost territory held by the Ninth Empire of Oz, and therefore the gateway to the rest of the country.

189 words

The Wizard

138 words

Winkie Country

Winkie Country is the westernmost territory held by the Ninth Empire of Oz and is known for its vast forest and its carefully placed cities.

146 words

The Mad Hatter

119 words

Earth-666

An iteration of reality in the Clarkwoods Literary Universe where there were no fairy stories but lots of steampunky goodness.

201 words

Earth-669

110 words

Green House

54 words

Butterflies

347 words
1 likes

Jakob the Wanderer

209 words

WorldEmber 2021

E. Christopher Clark commits to writing 10,000 words in December 2021 for World Anvil’s annual WorldEmber challenge.

1873 words
6 likes

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25306 words 253.06% completed!

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E. Christopher Clark is the author of the Stains of Time series, a suburban fantasy. The fifth and final book, The Dance of Dreams, was released on September 27, 2022. A graduate of Lesley University’s MFA in Creative Writing program, Clark lives in Massachusetts with his wife and daughters.