Welcome to Sylum Clan

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Hello!  Welcome to Sylum!

Recently we’ve had newbies and some poor souls that have stumbled onto Sylum with no idea what the crazy is all about.  I figured it was time to do a ‘Sticky Post‘ to help all those who wander into the Manor, navigate around this vast universe.

So here we go.

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If you’re new here, welcome!!  You’ve just been recommended to this vast multi-story universe, and you likely have no idea where to go or what to do.

Well first off.

Fact: Vampires exists.

Second.

Welcome to Sylum Clan.

A multi-layered, character driven storyverse.

Inspiration for the first story that effectively launched this concept, was the death of Timothy ‘Speed’ Speedle from the Television Series CSI: Miami.

His implausible and much mourned demise, led to the premise that you can’t kill someone if they’re already dead.

This quite literally immortalized him, birthing the first story Kiss of Death, and the rest just kept on growing, sprawling  across more than 7,000 years of unexpected history, and on into the future.

A few things you should know, so you can’t say we didn’t warn you *grins*.  There are 3 Major Story Arcs, and hundreds of Supplemental Stories.  These stories expand across 13 Clans, 7 Kin Clans, and showcase over 1200 Characters.

We hit our 10th Anniversary in 2015, we’re working on the next 10 years as we speak.

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Afternoon Fic: Dragon Rescue (Now Posted)


Dragon Rescue part of the Dragon of Interest series.

Has been uploaded to The General’s Office.

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Sylum Inspiration: Eames

Sanguen: Hunter

 

Eames is fourth generation Londoner though someone at some point in his family migrated from some part of Russia; but any papers related to that were destroyed before World War I. However, Russian is among the dozen languages that he speaks quite fluently.

He completed his A-Levels and one year of post-secondary before he joined the Army. With his knowledge of weapons (both large and small, but would take a Heckler & Koch P2000 any day), languages, arts, and his quick thinking he soon found himself as part of the Special Air Service. Where he honed his skills as a thief and forger.

Then he no longer technically existed. Pulled into an international team to among other things, fight terrorism. Too bad politics, blackmail, the death of two team members, and a loon left in charge –the entire team became compromised.

He made himself new papers since he no longer existed anyway, and then disappeared.

At the age of 32 he dies in Greece.

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Sylum Charity: Limbitless Solutions


Limbitless Solutions is dedicated to empowering confidence in individuals with accessibility limitations. We create personalized, creative, and expressive 3D-printed prosthetics for children with limb differences using electromyographic (EMG) technology.

We also create fun and immersive video games to help our bionic kids adapt to their new prosthetic. The video games use the arm’s EMG technology as a controller to help the children gain comfort and skill using their bionic device . Our goal is to make the world a more inclusive and accessible place.

For More Information: Limbitless Soultions


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Announcement: New Sections in the Sylum Archive


For the past six months we’ve been working to move over Art, Music and Aesthetics to the Archive, so everything is in one place.

Today those sections go live!

On the Home Page, you’ll be able to click  on: Art Room, Music Gallery, and the Library.

Not everything got moved over from the website.  A few videos were retired, due to the fact they were no longer canon and put on my list of ‘needs a new vid list’.  Also not all the artists made it over, for a variety of reasons.

The Art Gallery has two categories: Artists and Aesthetics

The Music Gallery has two categories: Fanmixes and Videos

The Library is a full listing of all the stories posted in the Archive

Please make sure to leave comments and likes on the art, video and story … let the artists and writers know you appreciate their work.

Sylum Archive

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Afternoon Fic: Mac/Danny – Still Breathing (Coda)


Part One

Part Twenty-Three

Author’s Note: This story will be edited, prepped and will be reposted during Advent, along with an Aesthetic and Video.

Thank you for reading. Hope everyone enjoyed the new storyline for Mac/Danny. I’ll be editing the bios in the next week, to reflect the changes.

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Coffee House Friday

Sylum's Coffee House Image

Favorite Summertime food?

(I’m obviously on a food kick :D)

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Throwback Thursday: Stranger Than Fiction by Jack Sparrow


Link to Fic

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Afternoon Fic: Mac/Danny – Still Breathing (Part 23 – Final)


Part One

Part Twenty-Two

Author’s Note: This is the last chapter for this particular Afternoon Fic. There is a Coda to it which will be posted on Friday. *cackles* *coughs* *cackles*

2nd Author’s Note: Bios have been updated and Lt. Dan’s has been added to the wiki.

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Coming Soon: 10th Anniversary Clan War (Finale)

For those who clicked on this – thinking OMG it’s the Final Chapter – sorry about that.

Yes as mentioned earlier, Clan War has been finished!  It will be posted during Advent, along with the video and fanmix that will go with it.

Now for a few things about the finale.

This wasn’t an easy chapter.  Every word was painfully put down onto paper.

Matter of fact the final version, you’ll read at Advent, was the 4th version of this story!

Some of you are going – wait what about Going Home and Loved One Lost?

As the 10th Anniversary worked it’s way through the story, a lot of things were changed.  We took out many of the ‘fanfiction’ moments, and worked to incorporate the storyline that was built over the past ten years.  By removing some of these elements, much of Going Home became void, which contributed to the difficultly on how to wrap up the series.

As for Loved One Lost, it was decided early on that it would be pulled from Clan War as in fact it’s a separate story and will center on ‘Grave Danger’.

Aftermath is not quite what you’ll expect, but it’s the perfect wrap up of Clan War: 10th Anniversary Edition.

 

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Sylum Trivia Question


Question: List out all the Jeffrey Dean Morgan Characters and the Clans they are in.

The first to respond will get a prize from Sylum Vault.

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Afternoon Fic: Mac/Danny – Still Breathing (Part 22)


Part One

Part Twenty-One

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Sylum Inspiration: Alan Rikkin

 

Alan Rikkin came from a powerful wealthy family in England.  He had the best education in the finest schools, and was given everything he needed to make something of his life.

He took over his father’s businesses and expanded them globally.

He like his father, was a Templar and believed everything they had taught him.  His goals in life were matched to advance to the Templar cause.

He fell in love with and married Ellen Kaye, the only thing he ever did against the Templars, and they had one daughter – Sofia Rikkin.  When the pressure against them became too much, the two divorced and Alan raised their daughter, telling her that Assassins had killed her mother.

It was his daughter’s theories about inherent memories, that gave him the idea about trying to find the legendary ‘Apple’ by putting descendants of famed Assassins into a Simulator.

It failed until they met Callum Lynch … then everything changed.

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Random Post: National Nude Day


Some of the oldtimers may remember Naked Thursday!

We now have a National Day for our Vampires to run around naked!

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Announcement: Smashwords July Sale – The Secret Service Agent 50% Off

Limited Time Only!

Smashwords is running a sale through the month of July!

If you haven’t gotten it all ready, download The Secret Service Agent at 50% Off

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Afternoon Fic: Mac/Danny – Still Breathing (Part 21)


Part One

Part Twenty

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