Scythe Stories

This page is a gateway to published Scythe stories.  Most of the stories are currently going through a re-write. Keep checking back for updates. These stories oftentimes tie in directly to our synthwave concept albums and compilations. Check out our discography to check out the music that goes with the words!

 

Scythe Stories

These are stories set on the planet Scythe. The stories appear in chronological order.

 

The Specter City Slasher

Written by Jon of the Shred
A killer stalks the streets. The Specter City Slasher is driven out of hiding, fleeing south. The hunter becomes prey, as Slasher is ambushed by warring cannibal tribes in the deserts of Zu-Rakeen.

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COMING SOON!

 

Apocalyptic Dawn: A Retrospective

Written by Jon of the Shred

A  sickness spreads globally, resulting in fatality of the infected followed by reanimation. The reanimated are violent, mindless cannibals. They are dubbed “The Impaled.” A renegade journalist captures 7 diverse perspectives from around the world during the panic.

 COMING SOON!

 

Precipitous Ascent

Written by Jon of the Shred
Precipitous Ascent chronicles the journeys of the Lone Musician through a post-apocalyptic Sabit. He contends with the Impaled, Paragon extermination squads, the violent Wasteriders gang, and the Order of the Impaled. Will he survive these perils?

COMING SOON!

 

Circuit Board Lunacy

Written by Jon of the Shred
Circuit Board Lunacy is a story about the fall of the Donovan City safe zone and the battle between three factions – Paragon Genetic Technology Corporation, the civilian rebel group Phantom Organization, and the Meganet cyborgs.

COMING SOON!

 

A Clash of Steel and Circuits

Written by Jon of the Shred
The Meganet cyborgs escape Donovan City. They head north, to the Ocean of Ice. Deep within this frozen tundra live the Frozen Soldiers, a self-governing civilization who thrive off the locally mined Icellian crystals. The area suffers a nearly constant blizzard known as the Everlasting Winter. Meganet and the Frozen Soldiers are on a collision course to war.

COMING SOON!

 

Entity: Harvest of Insanity

Written by Jon of the Shred
The Euphoric Damnation terrorist organization clears out the Warehouse, an 8 story building deep within Specter Forest. They begin mass producing Entity, a dangerous and addictive street drug. The Wasteriders, a violent gang, plan on reclaiming the Warehouse and their drug operation. War is brewing…

COMING SOON!

 

Mutant Devolution

Written by Jon of the Shred
Paragon personnel escape their burning headquarters. They leave Donovan City behind for the time being, traveling south beyond the Wall of Rot. Will they survive the blood run? Or will Slasher’s cannibal army make sure they never reach Death Canyon?

COMING SOON!

 

Lleh Stories

These are stories set on the planet Lleh. The stories appear in chronological order.

 

The Neon Wolves

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Written by Jon of the Shred
Concept by Jean Pierre Van Damme
A former commander of the Macropolis Global Military has formed a mercenary task force, the Roadbusters. Their goal is to eliminate all the gangs of Macropolis. This breaks the peace treaty brokered between the gangs. President Shadows of the Neon Wolves must lead his brothers into battle against their bitter rivals, the Chrome Devils, while trying to escape the Roadbusters.

COMING SOON!

 

End of Days

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Written by Jon of the Shred
Concept by Jean Pierre Van Damme
Dr Carpenter abuses his power at the Daymon Corporation to fund an unauthorized project known as Project Leviathan. When the project goes awry, mysterious portals begin forming across the planet. The countries of Austiki and Jakith must put aside their differences to battle the demonic threat.

COMING SOON!

 

Be sure to check out the music that inspired the words!

Synthwave Concept Albums and Compilations

And head over to the credits section for a list of synthwave artists that are Scythe Saga Records alumni and have contribute to our synthwave concept albums and synthwave compilations!