Damsels In Distress — A Universe from the Mind of Lazlo Zalezac

On the planet Crossroads there are portals connecting hundreds of worlds. On Earth, men go to Crossroads to participate in adventures on the planet Chaos as heroes. On Cassandra, women go to Crossroads to participate in adventures on the planet Chaos as Damsels in Distress.

1 The Portal: Doorway to Adventure by Lazlo Zalezac

On Earth, Sid is a college student who has a very odd uncle. When his uncle dies and leaves him his house, Sid learns that he has inherited more than a home. In the closet of the study is a portal to the planet Crossroads and his caretaker, Sally. From Crossroads is a portal to Chaos, a planet with Damsels in Distress. It is up to Sid to rescue the poor Damsels in Distress and claim his heroic rewards. / (Reviews)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Violence, War, Science Fiction
Downloads: 1957| Votes: 72 | Score: 8.53
Size: 179KB | 34,465 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 Chandler's Ride by Lazlo Zalezac

Malcolm Charles Chandler is a rather quiet man and good neighbor who occasionally takes a trip through a portal to another world -- Crossroads. His caretaker, Alice, sends him on an adventure to rescue a Damsel in Distress. The rescue goes fine, but the ride home takes a long time.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence
Downloads: 1871| Votes: 67 | Score: 8.15
Size: 135KB | 26,029 words | Posted: Concluded:

3 General Sid by Lazlo Zalezac

Our Hero, Sid, returns to Chaos to face his greatest challenge. After assembling a small cadre of advisors, Sid recruits a small army to take on the slavers and to rescue three Damsels in Distress who have become enslaved. Follow his exploits as one of four generals in the Chaos Slave War.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Slavery, Violence, War
Downloads: 6880| Votes: 82 | Score: 8.89
Size: 789KB | 152,029 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 Cynthia Goes on an Adventure by Lazlo Zalezac

Sid's girlfriend knows about the portal to Crossroads. Driven by a minor streak of jealousy, she wants to meet his caretaker. To do that, she has to serve as Hero Companion and journey to Chaos.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Alternate Universe
Downloads: 1767| Votes: 71 | Score: 8.38
Size: 136KB | 26,410 words | Posted: Concluded:

5 Accidental Hero by Lazlo Zalezac

It was a typical domestic violence call that sent him to the home of Sid Jones. Officer Mike Radford had no idea that there was nothing standard about it until he stepped into an empty closet. Travel along with Mike Radford as he becomes one of the small cadre of Earth Heroes rescuing Damsels in Distress on Chaos.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Violence, Science Fiction
Downloads: 2231| Votes: 81 | Score: 8.07
Size: 152KB | 30,008 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 Academic Hero: a Late Beginning by Lazlo Zalezac

Professor Edwin Jackson taught history, for the simple reason that he had a desire to live in historical times. Although offered many times to go to Chaos, he had always refused. He knew that the suggestion of a medieval world with Damsels in Distress was a result of the misguided imaginings of his good friend Gerald Jones. Better late than never. {5 chapters}

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Humor, Violence
Downloads: 2074| Votes: 88 | Score: 8.17
Size: 86KB | 16,506 words | Posted: Concluded:

7 Chaos Calls 01: Learning Visit by Ernest Bywater

A new Hero is recruited to work on Chaos, and is taken as a Hero Companion on an orientation visit. Al, being the person he is, can't help but look to change how things are done, and change them for the better. Plenty of action, and no sex. The first of many stories about this Hero. The important knowledge needed about the Damsels in Distress Universe is told in the story, so don't worry.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Violence, War, Science Fiction, Aliens, AI
Downloads: 9107| Votes: 372 | Score: 8.68
Size: 216KB | 44,786 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 Chaos Calls 02: First Rescue by Ernest Bywater

Al Adams makes his first visit to Chaos as a Hero. However, he must first prepare for the trip. A rescue is chosen, and plans made. But the plans must change to suit the developing situation he meets on the ground. He does push ahead in establishing himself on Chaos.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Violence, War, Science Fiction, Aliens, AI
Downloads: 7733| Votes: 383 | Score: 8.72
Size: 218KB | 44,550 words | Posted: Concluded:

9 Chaos Calls 03: the Dragon Dilemma by Ernest Bywater

Al Adams is on his way back to Chaos for another rescue, and to do more about setting up his base of operations. This time he has a problem, he's being asked to make a rescue that all the other Heroes have knocked back as a fancy form of suicide! The Damsels are captives of Dragons, a protected species he can't hurt. The Dragons are big, and dangerous. What can he do? He's their last hope, dare he refuse, like the others have?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Violence, War, Science Fiction, Aliens, AI, Extra Sensory Perception, Dragons
Downloads: 7109| Votes: 364 | Score: 8.69
Size: 270KB | 55,338 words | Posted: Concluded:

10 Damsels in Distress Rules by Ernest Bywater

The basic rules and background on the operation of the Damsels in Distress Universe. This is posted with the approval of Lazlo, the universe creator, and is intended to help readers and writers to understand the universe better.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General
Tags: Workplace, Science Fiction, Aliens, AI
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