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An imageboard-based RPG styled as a text adventure, similar in style and pace to the game to start the genre, Ruby Quest, created and run by a man who goes by the name "Reaver," which may sound familiar.

It begins with a leferran named Ridder telling a story of how Baron Malto's Kingdom collapsed.He then picks a fight with someone, but stands down because he heard that the person is needed for a harvest. He then asks for rumors of monsters, which points him to the direction of Salamander Tower. Once there, he learns that a paladin was butchering topiaries because of an overpowering evil. He then goes on to defeat this evil.

The archives can be easily accessed here. It shares a universe with Dive Quest.


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  • Author Appeal: Incest shows up in the spinoff short, GiftQuest, just like Mudy Quest. However, when we meet the characters again, it's made clear that it's a result of how incredibly messed up they are. Also, in Chapter 20, Ridder nearly has sex with his own mother.
  • Baleful Polymorph:
    • Ridder (accidentally) gives Sticks a potion, which transforms her into a catgirl.
    • Ridder drinks an aphrodasiac-ish potion and turns into a cat.
  • The Big Guy: Black Fang is this among Ridder's crew of course, and it looks like he was this in the Fang Mercenary Company too.
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  • Bittersweet Ending: After raising an army to take down 'The Boss', Ridder discovers it's his best friend, Muschio. Confronted with the truth, Ridder makes his own decision, and, as Ridder ponders over what he's going to do for the future, he realizes he doesn't need the voices in his head for advice and companionship anymore, bidding them, and the audience, a final farewell.
  • Blah Blah Blah:
    • What Ridder sounds like to Coriander.
    • Muschio also fades into this when Ridder lays eyes on Ashedel.
  • The Casanova: Ridder attracts female attention like a magnet. Too bad it's unwanted.
  • Celibate Hero: Ridder tries to be one, but losing his virginity to Sticks under the influence of drugged wine is only the start of his troubles.
  • Colorful Theme Naming: The Fangs Mercenary Company (Red Fang, Black Fang, Violet Fang, etc.)
  • The Comically Serious: When Ridder tries to smile, he nearly dislocates his jaw, and when he tries to laugh, he scares everyone.
  • Daydream Surprise: Sticks pulls a couple of these with her Yaoi Fangirl fantasies.
  • Gay Bar: Where Ridder finds Sticks again
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Subverted. Ridder thought Timotei was going to get hanged for messing up a lawn. He was only put inside a hanging cage
  • Dream Sequence: Played with. Through the power of a couple of magic rings, Sticks was able to enter Ridder's Dreams
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Sticks, in one of her Yaoi Fangirl fantasies, has Muschio depicted with Ridder. Muschio is the very evil Ridder and his group are fighting against.
  • Expy: Subverted with Iesgrip and Nakraska, who at first seem like Expies of Tislomer and Babrakus, but get very different Character Development. Plus, Nakraska is secretly female.
  • Fanservice: Chapter 23 begins with a closeup of Iesgip's naked, muscular, sweaty back.
  • Flanderization: Grek's accent. She talked with a slight one in early chapters. Neh et's eht th' pent w'ere yeh cen' 'n'rstend whet she's sey'n'.note 
  • Innocent Fanservice Girl: Ridder is of the "doesn't automatically associate nudity with sex" variety. When he gets naked on stage at a club, he seems to treat it like a bodybuilding show, and doesn't realize until several minutes later that he may have done something inappropriate.
    • The only times he shows shame with regard to nudity are when sex explicitly comes up or when seen by a member of his own species.
  • Kissing Under the Influence: Ridder and Sticks do a whole lot more than kiss under the influence of aphrodisiac-laced wine.
  • Loveable Rogue: Sticks is a thief and a cat. Not to mention she's a Yaoi Fangirl.
  • Love Dodecahedron: Ridder is the target of Sticks, Iesgip, and some paladin lady. And then Ridder falls for Ashedel.
  • Luminescent Blush: Ridder and Sticks may as well be stoplights. For Ridder, it shows embarrassment; for Sticks, arousal.
  • Mind Screw: One of Sticks's Yaoi Fangirl fantasies was someone who looked like her, disguise and all. While boy-Sticks was about to open a chest while infiltrating the enemy base, an ogre opens the door. Boy-Sticks then seduces said ogre. It then shows boy-Sticks get an erection. Cue a bunch of people going "WAT".
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!:
    • Nice job getting overeager to secure a base, causing yourself to lose both of your companions and even the base, Ridder.
    • Even nicer job releasing a baby-stealing trollking, hero.
  • Non-Mammal Mammaries:
    • Averted in Iesgip's case. Her breasts look more like pecs. Very ripped pecs at that.
    • Averted in the case of Nakraska.
  • Those Two Guys: The men at the two windmills
  • Tomboy: Nakraska, so much that she doesn't want anyone to know that she's female.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: Ridder's first armor originally belonged to a woman.
  • Yaoi Fangirl: Sticks, to an extreme degree, preferring Yaoi fantasies to interacting with men herself (an experience with a Duke's son convinced her it was "safer").

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