Welcome to the Ninth Word
Iadace, explorers! Join us as we gather around a glowglobe or two and share tales of our adventures around the Ninth World. This is the place for you to share your Numenera stories, art, poems, ideas, and inspirations, and to read those of your fellow travelers.
Have I ever been colder than I am right now? I doubt it. So far from home. It feels like a million miles. It feels like an eternity. The snow and ice stings my face and eyes, thanks to a wind like the breath of an angry god. “How much farther?” Talrung asks, shouting over […]
Cthulhu on Vacation? Hungers for Flesh “Why do humans not understand the simplest things?” the Margr shaman rumbled. “Our borders are clearly marked; they should stay away.” “Humans do not scent as you do, great Marback,” Vescha replied. The human sipped from a leather mug of sharp-tasting fermented milk. “But humans likewise do not wish […]
The universe collapsed. Or perhaps it was destroyed. Reality faded into nothingness and the nothingness boiled away. What was, ceased to be, as time unravelled itself like a threadbare coat, caught on a nail. Darkness swallowed light, as illumination grew ever brighter, blinding the gods and ripping through the outer planes, until the ultimate end […]
(Author’s note: I was bored and just watched some seven deadly sins and though I would make a foci based on Escanor.) Is Empowered by the Sun Whether you were born with this strange connection, or were the result of some sort of strange experiment, you have a connection to the […]
Face in the Glass – Part One Now “I guarantee it will scare you out of your…” “Shoes.” The new waitress interrupted in her lilting, Shalamasi accent. “I presume you were going to say shoes. Recall that I have a knife.” Briolden, the tavern-keep, grunted and lifted his lantern a little higher. The new […]