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Rated: 13+ · Folder · Fantasy · #163811
A lost prince returns to face his villainous uncle--and to claim his birthright.
TITLE: Horus

GENRES: Fantasy, mythology, drama.


SUMMARY: Years ago, the god Set murdered Horus's father and seized the throne of Kemet. Now Horus is grown...and it's time to take back his birthright. A fantasy based on the Egyptian myth.



LENGTH: 21 chapters, word count pending.

CONTENT WARNINGS: Fantasy violence, mild adult language.

COPYRIGHT: This story and all characters, unless otherwise stated in the Disclaimers, are copyright © tehuti_88 and may not be used or distributed without permission. The reader is free to print out or download a copy of this story for offline reading as long as the author's copyright information remains upon it. Please do not distribute; if you wish to share this story, send a link to this page.

DISCLAIMERS: Certain characters such as Horus, Anubis, Upuat, etc. are from Egyptian mythology. Although this story is based on Egyptian mythology and culture, artistic license has been taken as this is a FANTASY story. Please take note that this story was written in 1998 and that my writing style and understanding of the mythology I created have changed vastly in the meantime.

ADDITIONAL INFO: Third-place winner in the All Novel Contest, August 2004.

RELATED STORIES: "The Book Of The Gods; Or, Tales Of Kemet (short stories), "The Ameni Chronicles (serial--ADULT CONTENT), "Related Tales (short stories--ADULT CONTENT)

REVIEW REQUEST: The author greatly appreciates any reviews and comments, as these let me know that people are actually reading. Please do not assume that I must get lots of comments and don't need any more, or that you as a reader have nothing worth saying, as this is not so. Be aware that I am NOT seeking publication for this story, and am not seeking literary criticism to improve my writing style, but am interested primarily in entertaining readers, so comments on plot, characterization, what the reader finds interesting or confusing, etc., are most appreciated. If you have any questions about anything in the writing feel free to ask. (NOTE: This story will eventually undergo rewrites, so I'm more open to suggestions on it.)

CONTENTS: "Horus: Prologue || "Horus: Chapter 1 || "Horus: Chapter 2 || "Horus: Chapter 3 || "Horus: Chapter 4 || "Horus: Chapter 5 || "Horus: Chapter 6 || "Horus: Chapter 7 || "Horus: Chapter 8 || "Horus: Chapter 9 || "Horus: Chapter 10 || "Horus: Chapter 11 || "Horus: Chapter 12 || "Horus: Chapter 13 || "Horus: Chapter 14 || "Horus: Chapter 15 || "Horus: Chapter 16 || "Horus: Chapter 17 || "Horus: Chapter 18 || "Horus: Chapter 19 || "Horus: Epilogue

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    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183675
    A mysterious band of travelers is followed by a menacing presence...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183676
    Reia informs Horus of his past, and starts him on his journey away from home...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183677
    Horus learns of his true destiny from his namesake, Lord Harakhte...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183678
    Horus says a final goodbye to Reia, and receives advice from the swamp goddess Buto...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183896
    Horus meets his first traveling companions, as well as an unknown relative...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183901
    Reia meets his end--and Horus makes a crucial decision...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183905
    Pendua describes his eerie dream; and Isis receives important news from the Delta...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183910
    Horus and companions make an intriguing discovery in the desert...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183916
    The group encounters a surprise attack in the western cliffs...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183924
    A human switches sides, and Pendua is taken into custody as a traitor...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #183932
    An Apsiu makes a grave mistake and faces his own death, when someone steps in...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184155
    Pendua is freed; and Horus receives a less-than-generous nighttime welcoming...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184156
    Horus meets his father, and receives important advice for the battle ahead...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184160
    Before leaving the city, Anubis learns the horrible truth about his past...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184163
    The group finds a pleasant surprise at Elephantine, and Horus asks for a family favor...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184166
    Battle plans are made as Horus reaches the city...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184167
    Anubis chooses his side--and the battle begins...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184172
    The city riots, alliances are broken, a pivotal meeting takes place on the battlefield...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184174
    The battle reaches its climax as Horus and Set finally face each other...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184176
    Horus decides whether his uncle should live or die...
    Rated: 13+ · Fantasy · #184177
    An end comes, and with it a new beginning for the kingdom of Kemet...
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