High up in the sky, up where Marryss’s two suns shine a little too bright, is the only familiar academy you were accepted into: Windmere School for Masters and Their Familiars. No familiar? Check. No clue what’s going on? Check. But it seems fate has entrusted the lives of many in your palms; and the question that remains, is will you know how to save them?
Your little Fragment of the world is starting to feel a lot bigger than it seems, when hybrids are being slaughtered without a single trace! It seems no matter how hard you try and mind your own business in this school, all you do is get roped in even further…
• Summon and train all sorts of familiars, from the graceful pegasus to the loyal dragon! Use it’s magic for good, or bad?
• Hybrids are being slaughtered left and right! Will you protect them, potentially at the cost of your life, or save yourself?
• Choose your very own roommate! They’re certainly a…colorful bunch, you’re sure to find somebody!
• Fall in love with a hybrid, seek romance with an elf, set your eye on a prestigious student? You decide!
• The possibilities are only slightly limited!
• Kioko Fallowway / ??? / Cat-human Hybrid
Incredibly kind, affectionate cat-person with absolutely no sense of personal boundaries whatsoever. Would probably surprise you with a gift on every single minor holiday. Summoner of Kalani, Pegasus of Poison.
• Cadence Stillspire / Female / Human
Solitary, self-centered, bookish girl with an immense issue regarding expressing her true feelings. The embodiment of “it-it’s not like I like you or anything!”. Summoner of Valentine, Amarok of the Night.
• Ethlando Elluin Thephyra “Carris” Xilhana (“Just call me Carris.”) / Male / Elf
Charismatic, egotistical elf who’s dream is to inspire others while “enhancing their lives with his charm”. Can make anything feel like a party, or a pickup line. Summoner of Naca, Leviathan of Flesh.
• Quinn Snowtide / Non-binary / Human
Considerate, self-aware, and seemingly-perfect human being. Raised in an aristocratic family; a closeted rebel. “Absolutely delightful!”. Summoner of Eternicus, Phoenix of Fortune.
• Paisley Marshwood / Female / Human
Laid-back, lazy, and nonchalant young student of Windmere. Actually insanely smart; never has to try too hard. Says things like “dude”, “man”, and “cool”. Summoner of Flismite, Thunderbird of Power.
• Arwin Humblebluff / Male / Human
Nervous, creative, and scared boy who has an affinity for drawing. His familiar is the center of his world. Gentle giant. Summoner of Aegon, Dragon of Wisdom.
Hi everyone! Just popping in to say, I’m currently working on another WIP!
NO KEYS ISN’T DEAD. In big bold letters.
To decrease stress, I’ll be working on whichever project I’m feeling for. It really does make writing more enjoyable for me, sometimes, I’ll force myself to work on Keys and it makes it sort of like a chore. I don’t want to ruin writing for myself, so I’ll be alternating between the two whenever I feel like I should.
If you’d like to read my other project, pop on over here!
PATCH NOTES FROM 12/24/18:
•Changed up Cadence’s introduction completely.
•Added more choices so the walls of text weren’t so big.
•Added roommate-specific scenes when you enter your dorm room for the first time.
•Removed “chimeras” as a familiar option and replaced it with leviathans!!!
•Added a “see list of possible familiars” in stats menu.
•Last minute touchups on grammar.
•A small extra Arwin and Paisley scene during the opening ceremony.
•Made the fact that Kioko reaches the age requirement for Windmere more clear.
•And probably lots of other stuff!
If you find any bugs, please let me know! <3
THANK YOU SO MUCH EVERYONE, and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!
WE HAVE A DISCORD SERVER~!!
Yes, wowie, so professional!
You can join it for early updates on progress, exclusive art, and way more! Also I’m there sometimes ; )
Click the link to join! https://discord.gg/MBDkF3d
We need cover artists, character designers, and artists who can draw certain scenes for Keys!
APPLY TO BE AN ARTIST HERE!: https://goo.gl/forms/5W6286ClR61UXtyn2
This is a poll for those who have played through the game! It was originally made to accommodate the old, original, 3-chapter version of keys, but it’s still here in case you’re here from the old version and would like to write something~!
EXTRA NOTE: A new question’s been added, thanks to @readher for bringing this to light! If I get an overwhelming amount of votes in her favor, I’ll be adding Magdalena as an RO.
(Was this a good idea? We’re finding out!)
LINK IS HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/EjsCUFNIbw5yCcO73
LINK TO THE OLD FORUM POST (INCLUDES !!!OLD!!! DEMO):
LINK TO THE !!!NEW!!! DEMO, CURRENTLY 20K WORDS: