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On 08/08/2017 at 8:15 AM, Firerust said:

The Way of Kings

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A depressed young man with a dead brother thinks he might be going insane, a nervous young woman with a dead brother thinks she might be going insane, and a weary old warlord with a dead brother thinks he might be going insane. Turns out, they're supposed to save the world

 

Beautiful

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 Mistborn TFE

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An escaped convict recruits an orphan into his plot to kill a sliver of god.

 

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Shadows for Silence

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An entrepreneurial serial killer uses her dead grandma to bring in her biggest payday yet.

 

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3 hours ago, Crucible of Shards said:

Shadows for Silence

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An entrepreneurial serial killer uses her dead grandma to bring in her biggest payday yet.

 

:lol: I'm dying send help please :lol:

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Warbreaker

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A heretical god saves the leader of the cult that he does not believe in.

 

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The 17th Shard Forums:

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People from across the world pool together crack theories based on every word one man has said.  Also, there's cookies.

Just joking, of course.  I haven't even mentioned the RP side of the Shard. :P

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4 minutes ago, Taliax said:

The 17th Shard Forums:

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People from across the world pool together crack theories based on every word one man has said.  Also, there's cookies.

Just joking, of course.  I haven't even mentioned the RP side of the Shard. :P

The SE side is more like 

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People get their entertainment politely killing each other. All the time. 

 

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3 minutes ago, Flash said:

The SE side is more like 

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People get their entertainment politely killing each other. All the time. 

 

I don't go onto the RP side really, but I did read the "evil pony" link in your sig and it was pretty great  XD  So I see where you're coming from there.

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The 17nth shard forum

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A global effort to bring about the final desolation through the prediction of future WoB's.

 

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32 minutes ago, Nathrangking said:

The 17nth shard forum

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A global effort to bring about the final desolation through the prediction of future WoB's.

 

Why would we try to do that? I'm very partial to protecting my books. 

Desolations mean less books. 

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We may not intend to, but predicting the future is of the voidbringers.

WoK

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Surgeon learns to kill and discovers that he likes it.

 

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SA

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People make promises to ideas so they can fight monsters. 

 

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Elantris

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A priest betrays his religion and kills a monk.

 

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Sixth of the Dusk

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A fisherman halts an alien invasion by making everyone see dead people.

 

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4 hours ago, Nathrangking said:

WoK

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Surgeon learns to kill and discovers that he likes it.

 

This sounds like a serial killer origin story.

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Sixth of the Dust

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A man's father continually tries to kill him using everything available, but the son stubbornly refuses to move out.

 

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14 minutes ago, Crucible of Shards said:

Sixth of the Dust

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A man's father continually tries to kill him using everything available, but his son stubbornly refuses to move out.

 

Alternatively 

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Father pretends to try to kill son so that son will realize that strangers promising great gifts are out to destroy the world.

 

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Edgedancer

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An orphan searches for a hot meal as the apocalypse begins.

I Hate Dragons

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A boy whose soul was dipped in dragon crack tries to survive long enough to finish the dictionary.

 

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2 minutes ago, Crucible of Shards said:

Edgedancer

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An orphan searches for a hot meal as the apocalypse begins.

 

Or...

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juvenile delinquent steals food from a murderous demi god and then gives him a hug. 

 

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Wonder Woman 

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Captain Kirk crashes a low budget USS Enterprise on an island of supermodels, recruits new age Xena: Warrior Princess to work for, sorry, defeat the god of war (not Kratos). 

 

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20 minutes ago, Zennix said:

Wonder Woman 

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Captain Kirk crashes a low budget USS Enterprise on an island of supermodels, recruits new age Xena: Warrior Princess to work for, sorry, defeat the god of war (not Kratos). 

 

Or...

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Prince charming meets the woman of his dreams, but dies before he can confess his love for her.

 

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Harry Potter 

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Child is repetitively told he is the messiah, causing awkward relationship issues, social isolation, and violence. 

 

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Star Wars

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The Force is brought into balance through GALACTIC CONQUEST!!!!

 

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HoA

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The salvation of the world comes about through a fox hole conversion of a professed atheist. 

 

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Haha these are brilliant! My turn!

Sixth of the Dusk:

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A man wanders around on an island, learning that nothing in the world is capable of being altruistic, except for birds.

Mistborn:

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A little girl joins a cult which believes metals have little bits of God inside. Then she kills the rival cult's leader and takes over the world, which she hands over to her boyfriend.

Edgedancer:

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A mentally deranged girl runs half way across the world on a quest to eat pancakes, while learning not to abuse her imaginary friend.

Hmmm... I didn't even have to do much to that last one. :P

Edit: Also, this thread just made me realize that you can run out of upvotes. XD Great work is being done in this thread.

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