|Deviant Login||Shop||Join deviantART for FREE||Take the Tour|
Shifters - Chapter 1
Ten years have passed since the conquest.
"My Lord, the prophet you requested has arrived," proclaimed a servant bowing low to the ground.
"Bring him to me," ordered Bakhtu in a low controlled voice, without turning from the window. He had to work to keep his emotions from seeping into his voice for this was the very prophet who, according to the peasant gossip, prophesized the demise of the King.
As the servant shuffled out of the room, Bakhtu took in a final glimpse of the wondrous view of the plains.
'So good that I conquered the Sang without having to destroy this wonderful palace,' he thought reflecting on the day he received a note from the Sang Chieftain surrendering the Palace to him.
A timid knock at the door brought Bakhtu back to the present. "Enter!" He commanded.
The door swung smoothly open and the servant led a curiously dressed person into the room. Bakhtu was unable to tell the gender of this 'prophet', due to the oversized deerskin cl
Shifters - Prologue
Earth. Water. Fire. Metal. Wind. Moon. Sun. Light.
All things that are necessary to life.
All things that contribute to death.
We call them the Forces. The Forces guide us in our day to day life. When to sow the fields, how to make the crops thrive, when to harvest. Gradually, our people learned to shape, or shift, these forces.
Shifting took many different forms, even amongst the Shifters of the same Force. People also utilized the Forces for different purposes, but in the beginning it was all for the betterment if the nation. Over time the majority of our great nation came to consist of Shifters. The nation moved as one, like the drops of water in the ocean. It was a time of great peace, but peace is never meant to last.
With the majority of the populous being Shifters, the Bez, or ungifted, began to feel jealous of the power they did not possess. The Bez then started an uprising, and out of fear of Shifting, which they did not quite understand, they
Keep in Touch!
^Nyx-Valentine arrived in our community and started whipping everyone into a frenzy with her relentless desire to bring the Artistic Nude and Fetish galleries to the fore. 9 years later, and it's safe to say that Nyx is not only a leader as a photographer in these galleries, but she has also established herself as a much saught after model. ^... Read More