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Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas

The Ritual of Strength for Pietas

Ritual of Strength

Pietas ap Lorectic
Immortal King featured in
Bringer of Chaos
Model: Nik Nitsvetov
Voice: Zack Black

 

The words are on the screen, but you will want to hear the music and the voice actor.
Zack's performance is exactly the way Pietas sounds in my head.
It's as if this video was filmed in my imagination and brought to life in reality. I can't wait to share it with you!

Images and voiceover on this page are licensed and used with permission.

Turn on your speakers ~ click play ~ watch full screen

Ritual of Strength performed by Nik Nitsvetov
Voiceover performed by Zack Black
Images courtesy of: Nik Nitsvetov and @by_cosphoto
Video editor Zealot6
Based on the Sci Fi series Bringer of Chaos by Kayelle Allen
Music: Coming of Time by Orchestralis, licensed via Dual Horns Studios Ltd

Ritual of Strength

I am Pietas.
First Conqueror.
War Leader of the Ultras.
As fire has victory over life, so I have victory over my enemies.
I am powerful, as fire is powerful.
I own the wind -- I prevail over the breath of my enemies.
Water submits to my presence the way enemies submit to my will.
The blood of my enemies trickles into the pool of time, is absorbed, and forgotten.
My body submits to my will.
No pain defeats me.
No fear touches me.
My will is absolute.
I am bigger than any fear.
I prevail in every circumstance.
I face every foe.
I vanquish every enemy.
I overcome.
I am indomitable.
I am invincible.


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Origin of Pietas

Traitors stripped him of everything. Now, only the human who imprisoned him can help him save his people.

 

Bringer of Chaos series: the Origin of Pietas
Universal book link (find it anywhere available) https://books2read.com/u/4DovO7
Genre: space opera, science fiction

Bringer of Chaos: Origin of Pietas

On the day of impending peace talks with humans, Pietas, narcissistic leader of the immortal Ultras, must bow to the will of the mighty Council or face impeachment. As he suspected, the peace talks devolve into an inescapable trap.
Faced with the perma-death of his beloved mother and the destruction of his people, Pietas surrenders. Once imprisoned aboard a vessel bound for the edge of the galaxy, he finds an unlikely ally in the human to whom he surrendered.
How low has he fallen! He now has no choice.
Either he will doom his people to exile and face the end of his own immortality, or place his faith in that which he most hates. A human...

Forged in Fire

An exiled immortal king must contend with the most dysfunctional family since forever.

 

Bringer of Chaos series: Forged in Fire
Universal book link (find it anywhere available) https://books2read.com/u/bpW7Kg
Genre: space opera, science fiction, minor romantic elements

Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire

Exiled to a barren world with only a human for company, the immortal Pietas demands the mortal serve him.
When Six refuses and insists they are equals, Pietas is outraged. How dare a mortal refuse anything he requests?
But when he needs Six’s support to find and join his people, Pietas must learn to humble himself and ask for help–politely–and even more outrageous–request forgiveness. From a human.
For without aid, the immortal king might spend an eternity alone, never finding the people he has already died over a thousand times to save…

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Video for Bringer of Chaos

Ritual of Strength performed by Nik Nitsvetov
Voiceover performed by Zack Black
Images courtesy of: Nik Nitsvetov and @by_cosphoto
Video editor Zealot6
Based on the Sci Fi series Bringer of Chaos by Kayelle Allen
Music: Coming of Time by Orchestralis, licensed via Dual Horns Studios Ltd

Our dear Bringer of Chaos makes a few rather... shall we say..."pointed" comments about humans while he explains how we use cookies on this site: Cookies
Do you dare to follow Pietas on Facebook?
Did you know Pietas is on Pinterest?



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Bringer of Chaos: Origin of Pietas

Origin of Pietas

Bringer of Chaos: Origin of Pietas by Kayelle Allen #SciFi #SpaceOpera

 

Bringer of Chaos: the Origin of Pietas
Universal book link (find it anywhere available) https://books2read.com/u/4DovO7

On the day of impending peace talks with humans, Pietas, leader of the immortal Ultras, must bow to the will of the mighty Council or face impeachment. As suspected, the talks devolve into an inescapable trap. Faced with the destruction of his people, Pietas surrenders. Once imprisoned, he finds an unlikely ally in a human. Pietas will either doom his people to exile and face the end of his own immortality, or place his faith in that which he most hates. A human...

Origin of Pietas Excerpt

In this scene, Pietas experiences an unfamiliar situation -- a friend who has his back. It begins with Pietas speaking.

"My father would get so angry with me, Six. He'd say it under his breath, but I heard. He'd call me useless. I say that about myself."

"How can you think of yourself as useless? You're the most powerful Ultra ever created. Everybody knows that."

With a twitch of his fingers, Pietas dismissed the praise. "It is not how I feel. If I were telepathic, I could have found my people by now. If I were telepathic, I wouldn't have gotten us marooned on an alien world. No, my father was right. When it comes to telepathy, I am useless."

"Wow." Six tossed part of a small branch onto the fire, sending sparks spiraling upward. "Biggest pity party I've ever been to."

Pietas leaned on one hand to face Six. "What is a pity party?"

"When you feel sorry for yourself and expect others to do the same thing 'Poor me. Look how I'm suffering.' That's a pity party."

"Excuse me for sharing how I felt."

"You were doing fine, until you said you were useless. I don't care who told you that. It's a pure out-and-out lie and you know it. To let anybody else's opinion of you keep you from being your best..." Six threw down the stick. "Look, Ultra. That's not you, okay? Listen to me. I sat with you while you were nothing but two big blue eyes, and blackened skin stretched over bones. You couldn't lift your head, you were so weak. You tried not to show how much pain you were in, but I could see it. I could hear it in the way you panted, trying to breathe. The way you hobbled about as if all your bones were broken. But you fought like a caged animal to get your strength back. I will never accept any lie about you being useless. You're one of-- No, you are the strongest person I've ever known."

The pride at those words from so dear a friend--a human friend--brought tears to his eyes. Pietas turned his head, and blinked them away.

Where to read Bringer of Chaos: Origin of Pietas

Universal book link (find it anywhere) https://books2read.com/u/4DovO7

Join my Sci Fi or my Sci Fi + Romance reader group and you'll get free books, including Chaos and Endure, illustrated quote books with words of Pietas. You'll enjoy exclusive, insider contests and giveaways, plus gain advance access to links of member-only material and webpages. Best of all, you can read my new books for free. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Video for Bringer of Chaos

Ritual of Strength performed by Nik Nitsvetov
Voiceover performed by Zack Black
Images courtesy of: Nik Nitsvetov and @by_cosphoto
Video editor Zealot6
Based on the Sci Fi series Bringer of Chaos by Kayelle Allen
Music: Coming of Time by Orchestralis, licensed via Dual Horns Studios Ltd

Our dear Bringer of Chaos makes a few rather... shall we say..."pointed" comments about humans while he explains how we use cookies on this site: Cookies
Do you dare to follow Pietas on Facebook?
Did you know Pietas is on Pinterest?



The content on this page may use referral links for which I am compensated. The links do not result in a higher price for you. Because of promotions or relationships, these links might provide savings. Read about our cookies, our full disclosure policy and simple privacy policy under the About menu. A printable list of books can be found under About > About Kayelle. Thank you for visiting my site!

Bringer of Chaos: Lights Out

Lights Out

This edition of Lights Out includes Exclusive Reader Group
cover with Six's tattoo.

Free Space Opera - Lights Out (How "Six" Became "Six")

 

Bringer of Chaos: Lights Out
Available only for reader group members
for a limited time -- features exclusive cover
showing Six's dragon tattoo

Genre: science fiction, space opera
Download Behind the Scenes of Lights Out.
(Read how to send this sample to your Kindle)

Tornahdo is facing his most dangerous mission, the very reason Ghost Corps exists.  He must take out the king responsible for every war between humans and Ultras since the origin of the Ultra bloodline.
If he succeeds, the war is over.
If he doesn't, the Ultras will rule mankind for another thousand years...

Excerpt Bringer of Chaos: Lights Out

In this scene, Tornahdo is having a quiet drink prior to leaving on a mission, when a member of Ghost Corps shows up.

Ravenstongue sauntered toward him. "Why you here?"

Tornahdo kicked back in his chair. After stretching out his legs, he crossed his ankles. "Why do you care?"

"Big ops tomorrow. Lights out in ten. Time for you to go home and go to bed."

Behind the bar, the keeper closed up shelves and battened down doors.

"Yeah?" Tornahdo flicked a hand toward the door. "I'll follow you out."

"I'm not leavin'. Didn't you hear? We passed inspection with the highest scores. Got a free night out." Ravenstongue jabbed a finger toward Tornahdo. "But you gotta go home like a good boy."

In no kingdom in the galaxy would that happen.

Ravenstongue lifted two fingers, signaling his cohorts.

The keeper ducked behind the bar while the goons flanked their wannabe boss, imbecilic grins in place.

A pair of demons usually sat on Tornahdo's shoulders. The bad demon laid out strategy while the good demon discouraged action. Tonight, the good demon flipped a middle finger toward Ravenstongue with a not-so-subtle suggestion to kick his ass.

Tornahdo took his time rising, slid his chair under the table. "What did you say?"

"I said, 'You gotta go home like a good boy.'"

Hanging his thumbs in his belt, Tornahdo gave him a slow smile. "Go back to the bar, finish your drink and we'll pretend we're all friends and leave together. This is your last chance for a peaceful end."

"Peaceful." With a scoff, Ravenstongue jerked his head toward Short Goon. "You hear that?"

"Yeah. Maybe we oughta do what--"

Ravenstongue jabbed him with an elbow.

"I mean, yeah! I heard that." He leaned closer to his boss. "We gonna?"

"No, you idiot. Shut your face and back me up."

How did these hotheads enlist? Ghost Corps must have been desperate for bodies. Literally. A fighter's corpse they could reanimate. Which was a sobering thought.

Was that what the corps thought of him?

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The story of how "Six" became "Six"  plus a FREE Illustrated Starter Set



The content on this page may use referral links for which I am compensated. The links do not result in a higher price for you. Because of promotions or relationships, these links might provide savings. Read about our cookies, our full disclosure policy and simple privacy policy under the About menu. A printable list of books can be found under About > About Kayelle. Thank you for visiting my site!

Pietas was too proud to steal; too stubborn to beg @nitsvetov #SpaceOpera #PietasFans

Proud to show you images from the Chaos is Coming cosplay featuring Nik Nitsvetov as Pietas, the immortal king. Members of my reader groups will receive a larger group of exclusive photos in the next newsletter. Info on how to sign up is at the end. Below is a quote from Elryk, the man Pietas considers his mentor and the father he never had. You’ll meet Elryk in a future series.

When you're proud, you must not only overcome adversity and obstacles, you must also overcome yourself. ~Elryk #SpaceOpera Click To Tweet

Chaos is Coming – Sci Fi Cosplay

On Nov 27th, Nik Nitsvetov wore the Pietas armor he hand made for the Chaos is Coming Cosplay, performed live on Instagram.

Last year Nik performed as Pietas from the Bringer of Chaos series doing the Ritual of Strength. You can see the video of him performing here. This  cosplay he portrayed Pietas as a younger version of the immortal king. Before he led his people, Pietas was a plebe in the Discord. After all, even the mightiest river has a beginning.

The immortal king began life as a soldier when he was still a teenager. Imagine being abandoned on a new world where you have no idea about customs, no identification, no money, no food, and no friends. No one will hire you, and you are too proud to steal and too stubborn to beg. That was Pietas at age sixteen. Part of his story is revealed in the Bringer of Chaos series. These images (and nearly 700 like them) will be used for covers and banners for that new series. I can’t wait to start writing!

I hope you enjoy the images!

 

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Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire

Forged in Fire

Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire by Kayelle Allen #SciFi #SpaceOpera

 

Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire
Universal book link (find it anywhere available) https://books2read.com/u/bpW7Kg

An exiled immortal king must contend with the most dysfunctional family since forever.

Forged in Fire Excerpt

In this scene from Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire, the not-quite-human Six offers water to the immortal king, Pietas.

Six slid their canteen off over his head and held it out to Pietas.
Accepting anything from a human, an altered one at that, had violated every instinct at first. To take from an enemy, yes. Always. Let one give you something as if you needed it? Admit a weakness before an enemy?
Never.
But this was Six.
Pietas took it.
Ultras could go days without water, but they consumed it when they had it. He wiped one dusty hand across his mouth. The satisfaction of assuaged thirst never failed to please. What simple things in life brought pleasure! In captivity, he'd dreamed of even a drop to cool his tongue. He'd sworn he'd never take water for granted again.
Six had offered it to their companions during the climb, but the entire lot refused anything a mortal's lips had touched. Yes, Six was a quasi-immortal. A dead human soldier who'd been resurrected and enhanced with Ultra blood. A "ghost." But to the others, that gave him even less status.
Pietas wavered on few things, but on this? Should he call the man human, mortal, quasi-immortal, or ghost? He'd elected to choose as the mood struck. But one in particular annoyed Six.
"Thanks, ghost." He thrust the canteen against Six's chest.
Staggering, he swore in Spanish. "Find another name for me."
"Tell me your mortal name then."
"You know I can't." Six scratched his cheek. "Gotta protect my family. If your kind knew who they were, they'd slaughter them. You wouldn't, but them?"
Now they were getting somewhere. "So you do trust me?"
"Pi, there's more honor in your left big toe than your entire race combined." He tipped up the canteen but then paused. "No offense."
"None taken. But we're stranded, my friend. Unless a miracle happens, by the time we get off this world, your family will be long dead." He added, "No offense."
Six finished his drink and plugged the canteen. "None taken. Sorry. Can't do it." He lifted the strap back over his head and settled it onto his shoulder, the canteen at his back. "Seriously, Pi, your people hear you call me you-know-what, it'll give away I was Ghost Corps. We both know what they'll do to me."

Where to read Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire

Universal book link (find it anywhere available) https://books2read.com/u/bpW7Kg

Join my Sci Fi or my Sci Fi + Romance reader group and you'll get free books, including Chaos and Endure, illustrated quote books with words of Pietas. You'll enjoy exclusive, insider contests and giveaways, plus gain advance access to links of member-only material and webpages. Best of all, you can read my new books for free. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Video for Bringer of Chaos

Who Are the Ultras featuring Nik Nitsvetov as Pietas
Voiceover performed by Zack Black
Images courtesy of: Depositphotos.com, Nik Nitsvetov and @by_cosphoto
Charon's Boat image custom designed by Nano-Core for the series
Video editor Zealot6 (fiverr.com/zealot6)
Based on the Sci Fi series Bringer of Chaos by Kayelle Allen
Music: Dreams of War by Orchestralis, licensed via Dual Horns Studios Ltd

Our dear Bringer of Chaos makes a few rather... shall we say..."pointed" comments about humans while he explains how we use cookies on this site: Cookies
Do you dare to follow Pietas on Facebook?
Did you know Pietas is on Pinterest?


The content on this page may use referral links for which I am compensated. The links do not result in a higher price for you. Because of promotions or relationships, these links might provide savings. Read about our cookies, our full disclosure policy and simple privacy policy under the About menu. A printable list of books can be found under About > About Kayelle. Thank you for visiting my site!
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