A downloadable light novel

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Three months, room and board, all outstanding bills taken care of.  Complimentary magical aptitude. Absolutely no catch.

Becoming a witch takes a lot of hard work, and not everyone has the resources to devote themselves to such a grueling process. But thankfully, magic isn’t completely unattainable! Witches need familiars in order to thrive, and sometimes the best candidate for the job is in the neighborhood instead of through a portal to the otherworld.

But what happens when you try on a new life and realize it fits you better than your old one? What do you do when it comes with an expiration date?

Substitute Familiar is the most worldbuilding-heavy light novel I’ve written yet, depicting a modern world with magic, demons, and folks trying to make it work. It’s about getting the chance to try something you’ve wanted to do for a long time, and all the unforeseen consequences that come with it. It also has a lot of self-actualization, girls kissing girls, and gender feels, because that’s what I do!

Please enjoy, and let’s keep making wonderful things together.

This is a light novel of 96 pages with 11 interior black & white illustrations.

Want to get a sneak peek? Download the free demo to read the first two chapters!


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In order to download this light novel you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

SubFami_v1.pdf 5 MB
SubFami_v1.epub 11 MB

Download demo

SubFami_demo.pdf 1 MB


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Well, that was just excessively adorable. Any chance of a sequel, or other expansion on the setting?


okay, I found this one to be pretty insufferably adorable.

preety much worth the time invested


I loved this so much!


Aaaaaa, this was so good!