Rage — a series by Celtic Bard

Rage follows the life of Michael FitzKiern, a hulking giant of a man who has found work at a New York strip club called Exposé where his job gives him reason to vent his rage, triggering his medical condition and thereby feeding his addiction. But Michael's life goes sideways one fateful night and he learns things about himself that sound both absolutely insane and yet make so much sense. Things about himself. Things about the criminal father who abandoned his family when Michael was but a babe. Things that make his simple existence not nearly as simple as he thought it was. WARNING: This series contains violence and some sensual, if not sexual, themes. Do not read if those sorts of things bother you.

1 Rage-Part I: Me

Young Michael FitzKiern was diagnosed with an odd medical condition that made his body produce a strange cocktail of chemicals that turned his fight-or-flight mechanism into something much different. Going to his geeky older brother's rescue in an afterschool fight, Michael found a natural high in his rage, and that made him something of a rage-addict. Instead of becoming a monster in a modern era where such things are frowned upon, Michael channeled his rage into something more... noble?
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Addiction, Alternate Universe, Fantasy
Downloads: 5196 | Votes: 301 | Score: 7.44
Size: 29KB | 5,621 words | Posted:

2 Rage-Part II: Outliers

After a brawl at the strip club at which he works, a bouncer walks home on a natural high thanks to a medical condition he has that makes fighting a pleasure. Unfortunately for him, forces have arrayed against him to repay his lack of respect for those he has smote so easily. But enemies are not the only ones with an eye on this unlikely hero and his rough night at work was just the beginning of a long journey on a path determined by his past.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Violence, Secret Agents, Fantasy
Downloads: 4569 | Votes: 257 | Score: 7.45
Size: 34KB | 6,445 words | Posted:

3 Rage-Part III: Candy

A boring Tuesday night at Exposé turns violent as dancer Candy was on the main stage, imagining she was dancing for one man: Angus. Candy 's experience that violent, bloody night sets her down a road much different than the one she began the day on and only time will tell where it will lead. When exotic dancing meets mob violence, many paths get altered as fate lurches onto a new course for those involved.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, Crime, Violence, Workplace, Fantasy
Downloads: 3651 | Votes: 206 | Score: 7.42
Size: 23KB | 4,487 words | Posted:

4 Rage-part IV: Desires

After a hard night at Exposé, dancer Candy goes home and has a sexily strange dream that leaves her sweat-covered and worried. Going into work that night, she learns Angus never showed up at opening after being wounded the night before and the police are now looking for him, worried he might be missing. Candy sets out to discover what happened to Angus by searching his apartment only to discover the weirdness from the night before hasn't ended but only expanded to engulf her.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, Crime, Workplace, Secret Agents, Alternate Universe, Fantasy
Downloads: 2950 | Votes: 156 | Score: 7.54
Size: 23KB | 4,589 words | Posted:

5 Rage-Part V: the Bloody Hand

Events at Exposé bring a new player to town seeking answers. The villains who set up the Exposé fiasco only think they are hard men. Rory O'Shea, however, will disabuse them of that notion in the most monstrous of ways as he looks for the puppetmaster who guided events the night before at the club. And by night's end they will remember why he was known as The Bloody Hand. Warning: Contains explicit violence and language. Definitely not suited to younger readers or the squeamish.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Violence
Downloads: 2895 | Votes: 151 | Score: 7.63
Size: 52KB | 9,936 words | Posted:

6 Rage VI: the Anarchy Maneuver

Angus O'Shea ruled the underworld with an iron fist as the Bloody Hand Lord of New York. When his namesake cousin is nearly killed by mafiosos, Angus smells rotten fish. Little Angus' father, Rory O'Shea (formerly Angus Cavanaugh), scours the night for answers and the answers he finds reveal an old blood feud come back to haunt the O'Shea Bloody Hands that threatens the balance of power in the city.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Violence, Assassins, Alternate Universe, Fantasy
Downloads: 2168 | Votes: 107 | Score: 8.24
Size: 58KB | 11,024 words | Posted:

7 Rage VII: Awakening the Lost

How do you tell someone they belong to another species and have them not think you are completely insane? How do you give them the all of the information they need to embrace their new reality and intelligently choose the new path their life will travel? Radovan Dzerdja's existence is dedicated to the history of Homo esoterica. Part of his job as a Loremaster is to Awaken those Lost to the reality that is Homo esoterica. When he is hired to Awaken Candy and Angus, his job gets interesting.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Alternate Universe, Fantasy
Downloads: 3394 | Votes: 123 | Score: 7.48
Size: 56KB | 9,845 words | Posted: Concluded:
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