10 Works in Crypt of the NecroDancer

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    A collection of short-short stories chronicling the romance of Dorian and Melody, a couple of musical, sword-smart, too-stubborn-for-their-own-good dorks.

    Written partially at the request of the ND Lore Nerds RP & Lore Discord server.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    400
    Chapters:
    1/50
    Kudos:
    2
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    Dorian never gave up on Melody, even after twelve years. But he made plenty of mistakes along the way, she's upset with what he's done, and there are many loose ends to be tied.

    Maybe, for one night, just being alive is enough.

    Language:
    English
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    2,894
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    1
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    3
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    9
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    A mother and daughter, breaking.

    "And the longer we play, the more it robs us of our humanity."

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,005
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
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    3
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    25
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    it's what it says on the tin, my guy. she does it
    she fucking does it

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,753
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    3
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    A short poem about death and forgiveness. Featuring Aria.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    237
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    5
    Kudos:
    2
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    15
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    "Some people say I'm bitter. And okay, I might be. But let me ask - can you blame me?" A retelling of the events at the end of Cadence's story.

    Language:
    English
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    7,262
    Chapters:
    2/2
    Kudos:
    2
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    14
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    Sequel to "Harmony In Dorian": Melody is finally alive, and at home once again. She feels uneasy and unsure if things will be fine, but soon enough, Dorian and Cadence find a way to warm her heart, and fill her with comfort and joy once again. A light-hearted one-shot about a reunited family.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    2,437
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    7
    Kudos:
    3
    Hits:
    22
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    With Melody dead, Dorian is left heartbroken, and desperate to get her back somehow. Dorian would do anything to get her back, even if it means hunting the very thing Melody warned him against. But he doesn't realise the danger in trying to find the cursed lute, and the strains the search puts on his family, and how much this adventure would claim from him...

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    7,072
    Chapters:
    5/5
    Kudos:
    3
    Hits:
    25
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    "They brought me back... using the power of the lute..." But not only does the lute have its restrictions, being brought back from the dead, cursed to play the haunted lute, Melody dreads what she's become to her family. And she must put an end to it.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,406
    Chapters:
    3/3
    Kudos:
    3
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    20
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    Dead Ringer manages to defeat Cadence- and then has his curse lifted. He feels like himself again, but a fat lot of good that's doing him when he can't go back and the only way forward is blocked by one final not-a-boss, one he can't bring himself to kill...

    Prompted (inadvertently) by Bill Nye the Beardy Guy on Steam.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    4,671
    Chapters:
    2/4
    Kudos:
    4
    Hits:
    30

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