273The Angry Boy » by Tantris Heralds are not perfect human beings. They are people with flaws and failings like all of us. They have their gifts but they must also have courage and determination in order that their flaws may be turned to facets of what makes them Heralds. They may not do Great Things, but they may rise to greatness by what they do. As always, the Valdemar Universe belongs to Mercedes Lackey.
K+, English, Fantasy, chapters: 88, words: 307k+, favs: 62, follows: 102, updated: 5/23 published: 5/30/2014
171Kyminn's Way » by Raelynn Daria Mayne Five years ago, Kyminn believed he would live his life as a small country Healer. Now, Valdemar wars with the Tedrels from without and an unknown foe from within. Dark whispers hint that someone is seeking out Gifted youngsters before they can be trained in their Gifts. Thrust into the thickets of power and intrigue, Kyminn struggles to find his way and somehow, find happiness.
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 43, words: 126k+, favs: 37, follows: 46, updated: 5/20 published: 3/4/2017
61Ragnar of the Eagle Clan » by Tantris This story is another offshoot of "The Angry Boy" and tells the tale of Ragnar, the stripling who killed Kensie Poldara's horse Blood. The story begins just before the battle at Rushton. It will deal with how Ragnar becomes a Valdemaran. Ragnar has a Glorious Destiny; the Glorious Funeral is optional ;) The Velgarth Universe belongs to Mercedes Lackey.
K+, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 14, words: 49k+, favs: 11, follows: 18, updated: 5/3 published: 6/29/2017
9To be a Heraldic Trainee » by Aaymeirah Through hell or high water, Meryl Sarlinn and her friends are determined to earn their whites. Each chapter is a story in itself unless otherwise noted. Valdemar is the property of Mercedes Lackey. On Hiatus, for now. Rewritten version has updated currently posted stories.
T, English, Fantasy & Friendship, chapters: 6, words: 19k+, favs: 3, follows: 7, updated: 1/25 published: 1/1
1 Meryl's Choosing by Aaymeirah The story of how Meryl Sarlinn was chosen by her Companion Kylira, amid violence and grief. Valdemar belongs to Mercedes Lackey.
K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, 12/28/2017
10The Exiled Herald » by Tantris A brief vignette about how part of Haven got its name. I have no present plans to continue this, but may return to it in the future. As always, the Velgarth Universe belongs to Mercedes Lackey
K, English, Fantasy & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 9, follows: 7, updated: 12/16/2017 published: 12/14/2017
16The Queen's Own's Arrow » by Amelia Claw A young girl is Chosen at the same time as Thalia, and together they become Heralds through trials and good times. This is the story of Giselle. All rights go to Mercedes Lackey.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 14, words: 12k+, favs: 7, follows: 17, updated: 10/30/2017 published: 8/27/2015
6A Companion's Story » by LadyTimberlake An second chance for a wounded soul. From the Companion's perspective.
K, English, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 8, updated: 9/17/2017 published: 12/25/2016
3A light off a storm-tossed coast » by Ladyfnick After the death of their father, eleven year old Tylendel and Staven Frelennye are sent to Forst Reach by their uncle to keep them out of danger. Despite their difference in age, they become fast friends with nine year old Vanyel Ashkevron. But despite leaving their their home, the brothers have not left danger behind them.
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 26k+, follows: 6, updated: 8/22/2017 published: 1/10/2017
13 Groundling 4: Transitions » by ardavenport Onie Thatcher's Ground Gift is still giving her trouble, but a new Herald arrives who might help. Onie learns more about her friends and meets new ones.
K+, English, Drama, chapters: 16, words: 57k+, favs: 8, follows: 6, 6/27/2017
3A Herald No More » by R.J.P.M A vision showed a powerful mage a horrible future. He knew what he had to do, he knew how to change the future. And he did it, he trained the one who would destroy. Now it was up to Vanyel Ashkevron, and all the power at his disposal, to avoid being who he would have,
K+, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 12k+, favs: 4, follows: 8, updated: 5/15/2017 published: 1/3/2017
3 Snow, Glass, and Apples by Jaelle17 The best laid plans of mice and men oft go awry. [ONESHOT]
K, English, Fantasy & Humor, words: 634, favs: 6, follows: 4, 3/24/2017
165 Kyminn's Journey » by Raelynn Daria Mayne Finally confirmed in his Gifts and training, Kyminn has accepted a position with the Healer's Circle. He has found the road he is meant to be on, but now Valdemar sits on the brink of war and Kyminn is about to be drawn into it. He has set his feet on a perilous journey. (War/injury/fighting/death).
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 46, words: 120k+, favs: 33, follows: 40, updated: 3/2/2017 published: 10/26/2016
6A Strange Journey » by kessy63 A man disillusioned at the end of his life is offered a deal from the shadow love what would you do? some death, transgender, of course Missy owns the Valdemar Universe we just play here. we do this with no monetary gain all other characters are mine
T, English, Fantasy, chapters: 8, words: 23k+, favs: 5, follows: 6, updated: 2/24/2017 published: 9/26/2016
38 Collide » by Shadowfax When White Gryphon is threatened by a new evil, a vision reveals that the answer lies in a history not yet written, and a trio of mages with powers not yet defined.
T, English, Drama, chapters: 10, words: 41k+, favs: 13, follows: 23, updated: 10/28/2016 published: 6/28/2005
83 Kyminn's Road » by Raelynn Daria Mayne To have a Gift is to have a unique responsibility. Kyminn struggles with trying to decide where that responsibility lies. As a strongly gifted Animal Healer, how best use his talents? Working to save a gravely injured Companion and his Herald sets him on a not-necessarily welcome road. (Contains descriptions of injuries, not graphic.) All rights to Mercedes Lackey.
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 39, words: 81k+, favs: 36, follows: 33, updated: 10/26/2016 published: 7/8/2016
29But for the Stars » by Rosetta Stone The Mage Storms are continuing to wreak havoc in Valdemar. Unfortunately, the Storm monsters aren't the only thing ravaging the lands; something far darker has emerged as well. It's up to Kiris; an unwilling Tale'sedrin-turned-Chosen, to help find a way.
T, English, Supernatural, chapters: 9, words: 24k+, favs: 7, follows: 17, updated: 10/18/2016 published: 5/3/2007
24Tales from Sendar's Time » by flightyclouds The story of a group of Trainees, one a girl with an unhealthy obsession with the new Weapons Second, and another a former Karsite adjusting to life in Valdemar. Set during Exile's Honor.
T, English, chapters: 17, words: 41k+, favs: 12, follows: 31, updated: 10/17/2016 published: 12/24/2010
5 Thou Far We May Wander by Gryvon Last Herald Mage AU. Vanyel left his life as Forst Reach's heir behind a long time ago. Unfortunately, the past has finally caught up with him.
T, English, Fantasy & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 12, follows: 7, 9/14/2016
6 What Dreams May Come by Jaelle17 Darina's Foresight is showing her something rather . . . odd. Part of the Herald's Duty timeline. [ONESHOT]
K+, English, Drama & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, 9/4/2016
210A Hyperbola of Reality » by etcetera-cat There's an evil mage doing what evil mages do best, and Valdemar's only hope is the newest Chosen; a man named Michael who doesn't speak any known tongue, and who's relationship with his Companion seems to consists mainly of mutual injury. Horse turds.
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 26, words: 89k+, favs: 102, follows: 133, updated: 8/27/2016 published: 8/22/2005
2Meddling in the Affairs of Mages » by chisscientist A series of short stories about Urtho, Mage of Silence, and his friends and foes. Story 6: Trials of a Secret Gryphon-Parent
K+, English, Humor, chapters: 6, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 6, updated: 4/22/2016 published: 1/28/2016
7THE EDUCATION OF GAMIN » by Tantris This is the 'long version' of how Kensie Poldara acquired a war stallion from Kadhael Corbie in "The Angry Boy". I cut it because it went on too long for the purpose it served in that story. However, I thought some of you, especially those interested in horses, might enjoy it. As always, the Velgarth universe is the property of Mercedes Lackey.
K+, English, Fantasy, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 5, follows: 4, 2/12/2016
2 No Sound Except for Laughter by somedayangeline Tylendel and Vanyel head out for an afternoon of winter fun.
K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, 12/25/2015
109 Herald's Duty » by Jaelle17 When duty steals her love from her, Darina must learn to cope. But there are others around her who aren't willing to let go...
K+, English, Fantasy, chapters: 28, words: 60k+, favs: 53, follows: 81, updated: 12/13/2015 published: 2/13/2009