The Skeleton & The Idiot Sorceress

Arno is a nearly century-old skeleton thrall. When he was alive he was a powerful master sorcerer who attempted to conquer the world. Unfortunately, things didn't work out and he ended up dying, only to be resurrected by a paranoid hermit necromancer. For decades he has been forced to guard the secluded labyrinth where his master resides. One day an extremely cheerful and very naive girl named Erika stumbles into the labyrinth. She claims to be a sorceress who is "pretty good at magic." Arno decides to trick her into making a pact with him, which binds the two together, making Erika, Arno's new master. During their escape from the dungeon, Arno realizes very quickly that he may have just bound himself for a lifetime to a complete idiot!

9/2/23- I did a pretty hefty revision to Volume 1. A lot of stuff was reworded, as well as a lot of redundancy removed. I also removed the two lengthy chapters that just spewed out all of the world details, as well as Arno's backstory. Those details are going to be introduced more subtly through out the volumes going forward rather than dumping it all out at once.

9/3/23- I finished minor revisions in Volume 2 and will begin posting the remaining chapters of the volume over the few weeks.

9/2/23- I did a pretty hefty revision to Volume 1. A lot of stuff was reworded, as well as a lot of redundancy removed. I also removed the two lengthy chapters that just spewed out all of the world details, as well as Arno's backstory. Those details are going to be i...

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Chapter 1: Arno Tovenaar
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Chapter 2: The Seal Transfer
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Chapter 3: Zombie Minotaur
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Chapter 4: Commander Liam
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Chapter 5: Skeleton Boxing
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Chapter 6: The Skeleton & the Idiot Get Separated
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Chapter 7: Ghosts (Erika's Perspective)
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Chapter 8: Ghosts (Arno's Perspective)
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Chapter 9: Lazy Skeletons
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Chapter 10: Skeleton Simps (Erika's Perspective)
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Chapter 11: Skeleton Simps (Arno's Perspective)
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Chapter 12: The Gambling Pirate Skeletons
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Chapter 13: War!
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Chapter 14: The King's Army
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Chapter 15: Coin Toss
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Chapter 16: Lucian the Necromancer
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Chapter 17: Erika's Story
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Chapter 18: The Skeleton & the Idiot Sorceress' Journey Begins
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Chapter 19: Volume 1 Epilogue: Erika's Letter
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Chapter 20: Volume 2: Prologue
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Chapter 21: Erika's First Lesson
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Chapter 22: Stercusville
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Chapter 23: The Adventurer's Guild
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Chapter 24: Rat Feces
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Chapter 25: Erika's First Quest
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Chapter 26: The Stercusville Library
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Chapter 27: No Refunds
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Chapter 28: Erika the Drug Dealer!?
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Chapter 29: The Smuggling Job
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Chapter 30: Cal's Drunken Adventure
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Chapter 31: Poison Powder!
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Chapter 32: Full Mushroom Alchemist
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Chapter 33: Sneaking into the Fungallands
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Chapter 34: The Mushquatch
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Chapter 35: Erika & Cal Go on a "Trip"
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Chapter 36: Extra Magic Mushrooms
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Chapter 37: The Mushmen
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Chapter 38: Contingency Plan
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Chapter 39: Saving the Prince
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Chapter 40: Quest Complete
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Chapter 41: Volume 2 Epilogue: Brandy’s New Roommate
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Chapter 42: Volume 3: Prologue
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Chapter 43: The East Kingdom
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Chapter 44: The Capital City of Unko
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Chapter 45: The Embassy Quest
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Chapter 46: Erika's "Acting" Gig
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Chapter 47: Show Business
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Chapter 48: Cal and Arno Go for a Soak
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Chapter 49: Shogun Erika
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Chapter 50: Rules & Regulations
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Chapter 51: Official Diplomatic Affairs
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Chapter 52: The Break-in
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Chapter 53: Arno's New Accomplices
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Chapter 54: The Little Red Man
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Chapter 55: Breaking in... Again
UpdatedNov 29, 2023
Writing StatusOngoing
Word Count61,365
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