Follow the free-wheeling adventures of Carnelia Blazebright and her ambitious friends as they strive to find their way through the chaotic, unfettered world of Aerth in…


CHALLENGER’S CHASE


…an Illustrated YA Fantasy web-serial. Free chapters every month!

CHALLENGER’S CHASE IS…


…A Story About A Girl’s Search for Adventure…

Challenger’s Chase tells the tale of Carnelia Blazebright’s globe-trotting, world-traipsing adventure to find out what it means to be a Challenger.

But don’t let the simple premise fool you! Aerth may be a world of wonders, but it’s not without darkness or danger. And young woman that she is, Carnelia must deal with the reality of setting out into a world that doesn’t guarantee her safety or happiness. To live her life of adventure, she’ll have to be smarter, tougher, and better prepared than everyone else.

…Set in a World of Magic, Tactics, and Discovery…

Child safety regulations? Environmental protections? Seatbelts? What are those?

The world of Challenger’s Chase is defined by one word. Freedom. Too much, some might say, given the flagrant disregard for caution that is so commonplace on Aerth. But with risk comes unparalleled opportunity; in what other world can a girl risk her life taking a guild membership exam in one week, then wager her rights in a gambling tournament in the next, then participate in underground battle arena in the third? And even discover magic while she’s doing all that?


…Travelled by Companions of Choice and Circumstance…

The further into this world Carnelia delves, the more help she’ll need. Thankfully, the path of the Challenger is a busy one, filled with as many friends and allies a girl could ever need. Fellow travelers on the road to greatness, with their own burdens to bear and dreams to fulfill. She’ll need their help too, because in a world as crowded as this, a talented and driven girl with dreams as big as hers is bound to step on some toes.

…Beset by Adversaries of Ambition and Autonomy…

But just as Carnelia is on her own journey, so are the antagonists that cross her path. Some, she faces because they’re her competitors, vying for the same goals as her. Others, she encounters by coincidence, pulled into the vortex of their influence like two stars passing in the night sky. Either way, Carnelia’s adversaries have just as much a right to victory as her; probably more so, since she probably stuck her nose into their business, their arena, their life, out of nothing more than curiosity.

And with such a wide cast of competent and unique antagonists, Carnelia might find herself knocked on her butt more often than not. But win or lose, she’ll make it a fight.


…Drawn with Razor-Sharp Action and Crystal-Clear Descriptions…

No more dizzying action sequences that have you wondering what the hell is going on during the climax of the story. No more overwhelming character introductions filled with countless details that you forget by the next page. No more dense paragraphs of setting descriptions that have your eyes glazing over at the start of every chapter.

By combining both comics and books, Challenger’s Chase is a story that gets the best of both mediums. It can choose what it wants to be; rich and weighty in one scene, vivid and punchy in the next. It’s a new type of story that’s immersive yet accessible, and never skips a beat.

…Designed to be Living; Seamlessly Updated Every Month…

Speaking of never skipping a beat, the web-serial format of Challenger’s Chase also means that -unlike many traditionally published series- you’ll never be left hanging. Being online allows the story to break free from the limitations of paper and to take whatever form is needed to best tell Carnelia’s journey. It’ll be a journey you’ll be taking with the author, and one you can share with other like-minded fans and readers.


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