Infirmos Mortem: Chapter I
Introducing an NOTR original mini-series: Infirmos Mortem, a new breed of episodic short fiction in which the readers help to shape the narrative as it progresses.
Set during the peak of the Roman Empire, Infirmos Mortem is a suspenseful tale about a young soldier named Tullius returning home from his first triumphant campaign. When a fellow soldier succumbs to a mysterious illness, Tullius vows to deliver him safely to his family. Unbeknownst to him, however, he is about to release an ancient evil that will threaten the future of an entire civilization.
To get started reading, simply download the PDF file below. Then, cast your vote in the poll at the bottom of this post and help decide what should happen next! The poll will stay open for one week, closing on Tuesday, April 3rd. The next chapter will then be published the following week exclusively on Nerds on the Rocks.
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