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Literature / Reaper

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"Don't mess with Death, he doesn't like it."

Don’t deal with demons, don’t kill with magic, don’t bring back the dead. There are three simple rules that every magic user knows and abides.

Powerful families enforce the rules, and the only sentence is death. When a novice mage is offered immortality in exchange for breaking them; he jumps at the chance.

Now he must navigate a world of politics, monsters, and dark gods with only his familiar to guide him. But she has plans of her own.


Reaper is a Web Serial Novel by Taulsn.

It updates weekly.

This work includes examples of:

  • Deus Sex Machina: The cult Matilda belongs to uses sex to fuel their magic. They are very popular with the magical community as a whole.
  • Dominatrix: Natalie is a professional dominatrix who Corvid totally blew his chances with.
  • Familiar: Having an affinity for different types of magic can reduce the power costs. A good way to gain an affinity is to take a familiar of that type. Corvid's familiar is a Grim Reaper.
  • The Grim Reaper: Anna is a Grim Reaper.
  • Kitsune: The foxes usually take Kitsune as familiars, however they have been known to accept all other manner of trickster spirits as well.
  • The Medic: The magical community thinks Corvid is one of these.
  • Psychopomp : Anna and V are both Psychopomps along with several unnamed ones.
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  • Snake People: The Lamia clan primarily takes magical snake demigods as familiars.


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