book cover of Awakened


(The first book in the Quintessence: Crucible series)
A novel by

Cultivation. Progression. Ascension. 

From the #1 Bestselling Author of Barrow King

On the world of Crucible, where humanity’s spiritual artists train to fight in a war of universal proportions, Aryc Tal Venn has the potential to be one of the gods.

But when he accidentally unleashes heretical powers during his Challenge, he is forced to flee his home or face the wrath of the Inquisition. 

With his sister by his side, Aryc begins a quest to uncover the truth of his own existence. 

Only to discover a terrible secret.

A secret with the power to destroy humanity. 

Will Aryc master his unnatural powers in time to save the people of Crucible or will he be the harbinger of humanity’s destruction?

Awakened – Book One of The Quintessence: Crucible is the first novel in a new epic LitRPG cultivation universe brought to you by C.M. Carney, author of the #1 Bestselling LitRPG Saga The Realms.

The book is chock full of Qi cycling, measurable power progression, immortal gods, intriguing characters, deadly mysteries and universe shattering threats. It is perfect for all fans of progression fantasy, including lovers of  LitRPG/GameLit, western cultivation, wuxia, and xianxia.

Genre: GameLit

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Paperback Editions

April 2020 : Paperback

Title: Awakened - Book One of The Quintessence: Crucible: (An Epic Cultivation LitRPG Saga)
Author(s): C M Carney
Publisher: Independently Published
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Kindle Editions

April 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Quintessence: Crucible Book 1 - Awakened: An Epic Cultivation LitRPG Adventure
Author(s): C M Carney
Publisher: Book Room Press
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