I have considered making books in this age more of a Teen Fantasy/Romance. In my head, I believe that the story aligns with that genre enough to work.
This is the world that you and I live in. To the majority of people that is all that it is and ever will be. To a select few people, nothing could be farther from the truth. For two thousand years the world has been progressively become more and more aligned with the natural forces that are constantly studied and observed as ĎScienceí. Before that however, the world was strongly aligned with another set of forces that are now considered magical forces. These forces serve the same function; to create and sustain life.
Two thousand years ago after another set of wars had decimated kingdoms and set humanity back another millenia, a single figure emerged to end the cycle of power and death. The creature approached the twelve most powerful people in the world and convinced them to trade in their lust for political power for a legacy of magical power.
(Iím getting long-winded, Iíll jump to the writing part.)
Today (anytime Modern), twelve families are the only people that know that magic even exists in the world, and all of it rests equally in one family memberís hands. They are mere shadows of what their ancestors once were, but they still hold the power to devastate continents and rule the world.
Except they canít, because that would break the rules:
A Scion cannot openly seek or promote power over others.
A Scion cannot unintentionally cause physical harm to a human being.
A Scion cannot intentionally harm a member of another Family.
break the rules, as in they donít have the ability. The rules are up for discussion.
Anisa, Head of the Patel family. Anisa signed the original pact. She is ancient. She resides in an impossible to find desert fantasy land, where she works to save women from the harsh realities of the world. (Anisaís purpose and personality are pretty well set, she is reserved for partners who have worked with me before on this project or any other RP.)
Anyone living at/visiting Anisaís hideout.
There are 9 families that are open to be playable. I have ideas for most of them, but Iím not satisfied with any of them. Anisaís age is not common among Scions. I am only willing to have 1 other Scion with an abnormal lifespan, unless itís just an awesome idea.
Impressive people. People whoís lives will lend well to the anarchy that is to follow.
I have a very foggy idea about a couple who live two lives simultaneously. Both of them would live in the modern world, and at the same time in a mythical world that exists outside the Ďtimestreamí of the real world. (Think Arthurís Avalon) This would be bordering on main characters if it works out properly.
The modern age ends in an apocalypse of sorts.