Incipience by L. Gourley

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Cover of Incipience by L. Gourley
Author(s) L. Gourley
Published July 20, 2021
Publisher L. Gourley
Genre(s) Fantasy

Incipience by L. Gourley is a fantasy novel, originally published on July 20, 2021.

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  • Alcohol Consumption
    Alcohol consumption is referenced repeatedly throughout the novel.
  • Bereavement / Loss
    Recurrent theme throughout.
  • Blood / Gore
    Fantasy violence throughout (see Torture, Wounds).
  • Child Abuse
    No active descriptions within the plot or story, although children are harmed by demons during an attack. Reference to missing, mistreated or abandoned children in historical context in Chapter One.
  • Death
    Recurrent theme, Fantasy violence throughout.
  • Death of an immediate family member (including parent)
    Recurrent theme.
  • Loss of Appetite / Not Eating
    A group leaves full plates due to nerves. A character does not eat due to loss of appetite from anxiety, others comment on this.
  • Kidnap
    Main character is kidnapped and restrained. A secondary character is kidnapped.
  • Panic attack / anxiety attack
    Recurrent theme. A character has a panic attack (describes breathing, physical feelings). A character has post-traumatic event flashback/ panic attack including increase heart rate, vomiting.
  • Physical Violence
    Fantasy violence throughout
  • Self-harm
    A character attempts to harm themselves to avoid capture but is prevented from doing so. See (Wounds).
  • Suicidal Ideation
    A character considers/attempts suicide to avoid capture but is prevented from doing so. A character intends to die during a battle. Numerous references to preferring death to capture by enemies.
  • Torture
    A character is tortured, description of methods and injuries throughout. Fantasy violence and injury throughout.
  • Vomiting
    At least 3 occurrences of characters vomiting or retching.
  • Nausea
    Repeated references to character feeling nauseated.
  • Wounds
    Fantasy violence and injury throughout. Description of injuries from traumatic event/torture. Includes descriptions of healing wounds.

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