Good vs. Evil

Duration: 1st July – 31st December 2019
Number of books: 60
Hosted by:My Vampire Book Obsession

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You have transitioned from your paltry existence as a mortal to become an all-powerful and divine god.

Will you be good or will you be evil? 

Will you wage massive wars, sieges and battles or use your skill and power to keep the peace and help your people.

Duration 
Jul 1st – Dec 31st 2019

Rules 
Read one book per task.
No minimum page count.

Levels 
10 – 30 Demigod
31 – 60 God

Your Conscience 
Your good and evil consciences are here to help you become the greatest god you can be. 

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For every good and evil task you complete you earn a point. Whichever one you have the most points for at the end is who you are. Unless you complete all of the tasks in which case you are a well rounded individual.

Tasks

1. A villager has a rock sitting in his garden. Well, by “rock,” I mean “boulder the size of Miami.” Ain’t nothing he can do to move it, so he wants your help. 
Good – Move the rock outside of his garden fence. 
Read a book with a mountain or rocks on the cover – Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
Evil – Pick up the boulder and drop it on the villager’s house for bothering you.
Read a book where someone gets punished – Curiouser and Curiouser by Melanie Karsak
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with no people on the cover – Cravings by Laurell K. Hamilton, Mary Janice Davidson, Eileen Wilks & Rebecca York

2. Two villagers are freaking out because a few rocks are blocking the waterfall. 
Good – Move the rocks for them.
Read a book with blue on the cover – Life in Outer Space by Melissa Keil
Evil – Pick up the villagers and throw them away.
Read a book with more than one person on the cover – Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with a character who freaks out over something – Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han

3. There’s a small village operating on one side of the island. Five nomads can see it from a plateau near the waterfall, but they can’t get there. 
Good – Build a boat for the nomads so they can travel to the village.
Read a book where characters take a sea journey – West by Edith Pattou
Evil – Kick the nomads off the plateau.
Read a book where a character has killed or kills several people – Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book set on an island – Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Singapore)

4. It hasn’t rained in weeks and the villagers crops are dying. 
Good – Make it rain to save the crops.
Read a book with an elemental being – Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
Evil – Set the fields on fire
Read a book with fire/flame on the cover – No Rest for the Witches by MaryJanice Davidson, Lori Handeland, Cheyenne McCray & Christine Warren
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with plants or trees on the cover – Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

5. A woman is pregnant, even though her father insists that no man has touched her. As he tells you this, the daughter is making out with some guy behind him. Ouch. Well anyway, the farmer wants you to pay him some lumber in child support. 
Good – Introduce him to the real father of the baby.
Read a book with a pregnancy or a parent – Bled Dry by Erin McCarthy
Evil – Flick the whinging man away with your giant god fingers.
Read a book with a stupid/foolish character – Love is Hell by Melissa Marr, Scott Westerfeld, Justine Larbalestier, Gabrielle Zevin & Laurie Faria Stolarz
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book tagged family – Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

6. A camper is complaining that a rooster keeps waking him up. 
Good – Tell the rooster to be quiet.
Read a book with shapeshifters – Enthralled by Lora Leigh, Alyssa Day, Meljean Brook & Lucy Monroe
Evil – How is this your problem? Shove the rooster up the guy’s butt.
Read a book where someone tries to get revenge. – Eragon by Christopher Paolini (Eragon’s revenge for his uncles’ death)
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with a scene where the MC is sleeping – Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

7. Several brothers are making moonshine, but they’re far apart and are too lazy (or drunk) to come together and finish it. The first brother wants you to fling the barrel of booze to each of his other brothers; they will add their special ingredients, and then you fling the barrel again. 
Good – Help the brothers out and fling the barrels.
Read a book with a drink on the cover
Evil – Fling the brothers instead.
Read a book where the MC has a brother – Bloody Valentine by James Patterson
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book where the MC gets drunk – Sucker Bet by Erin McCarthy

8. A monk in your temple is being trained to punch rocks to destroy them, but he’s not doing a very good job. 
Good – Give him a bit of your godly strength so he can destroy the rocks.
Read a book with a character who has super strength – The Falconer by Elizbaeth May
Evil – Destroy the rocks by punching through the monk.
Read a book with a religious character – Magic of Thieves by C. Greenwood
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book where a character is fired from a job – The High Lord by Trudi Canavan (exiled / fired from their positions at the Guild)

9. A farmer is concerned because his ewe is ill and eventually falls over. But guess what? She’s not sick, she’s pregnant and ready to give birth! But the birthing process is a little different here; instead of the ewe “pushing,” she’s more doing “launching.” The baby lambs are being fired from the ewe out to sea! 
Good – Catch the lambs and place them safely back with the ewe.
Read a book with an animal on the cover – My Favorite Witch by Annette Blair
Evil – Grab a baseball bat and hit those lambs outta the park!
Read a book where a character plays baseball – IT by Stephen King
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book set on a farm or ranch – Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

10. A spy from your village is trying to get some documents, but several other spies are trying to hunt him down. He needs your help and direction to gather all the documents. 
Good – Trick the other spies by leading them down a false trail.
Read a book with a twist in it – What I Like About Me by Jenna Guillaume
Evil – Get the documents yourself and leave the spy to fend for himself.
Read a book where a character is abandoned – The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with an MPG of mystery or suspenseA Veiled Deception by Annette Blair

11. A plague has descended upon your village. 
Good – Cure the sick villagers.
Read a book where the MC works in the medical field – Killing Moon by Rebecca York
Evil – Use the sick people as biological weapons to infect other villages.
Read a book with a scientist in it – The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book set in a small town or village – The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl by Melissa Keil

12. On a remote island, archaeologists are trying to discover where ruins of some lost civilization are. They think a clue in the form of a glowing rune is buried in the main dig site, but they haven’t found it yet. 
Good – Clear the foliage around the dig site to help them.
Read a book where something lost is found – The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe by Annette Blair
Evil – Bury the archaeologists in the ruins.
Read a book with an MPG of history or historical – The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with something glowing on the cover – Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

13. An oil barron’s factory is on fire! 
Good – Save his business and put out the fire.
Read a book with water on the cover – The Mammoth Book of Celtic Myths and Legends by Peter Berresford Ellis
Evil – Get some marshmallows and make yourself some smores by the toasty fire.
Read a book where a character starts a fire – Larceny and Lace by Annette Blair
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book where a character goes camping – Among the Pigeons by John L. Read

14. Some villagers are worshipping a false idol. 
Good – Remove the idol and say hello to the villagers so they remember who you are.
Read a book where a character has amnesia – Company Town by Madeline Ashby
Evil – Smash the villagers with the idol.
Read a book where a character wants something that isn’t good for them – The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book tagged mythology – Valkyrie by Kate O’Hearn

15. On an island in a lake near your home city, four girls are stirring a pot with sickly green smoking rising from it. They say that they need something to complete their ritual, but they don’t remember what it is. 
Good – Give them the item they need.
Read a book with a witch on the cover – Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison
Evil – Put the girls in the pot.
Read a book with food on the cover – Julie & Julia by Julie Powell
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with two or more females on the cover – The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket

16. A tribesman is panicking because some volcanoes are threatening to go postal! 
Good – Make it rain to stop the lava burning the village.
Read a book where a character calms another character down – Flying Blind by Deborah Cooke
Evil – Drop the tribesman into the volcano.
Read a book with a red cover – Working for the Devil by Lilith Saintcrow
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book that you consider relaxing – Persuasion by Jane Austen

17. A villager has run out of lumber to build his home. 
Good – Plant more trees for the village.
Read a book with trees on the cover – American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Evil – Smash the villager’s house.
Read a book with a house on the cover – An Apple for the Creature edited by Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with a green cover – Beowulf for Cretins: A Love Story by Ann McMan

18. All the food in the village store has been soiled by bacteria. 
Good – Remove the soiled food and plant more crops.
Read a book where a character is a chef or bakerThe Kitchen Witch by Annette Blair
Evil – Force the villagers to eat the soiled food.
Read a book where a character gets sick – China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book where the MC enjoys a good meal – Burned Promises by Willow Winters

19. There’s a monster terrorizing your villagers. 
Good – Save the village by removing the monster.
Read a book where the MC kills someone or something evil – Xoe by Sara C. Roethle
Evil – Yeah, you created the monster!
Read a book with a violent scene in it – One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with a creature on the cover (non-human) – Haven by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda

20. Another village is coming to attack yours. 
Good – Equip your villagers with strong walls and an armoury to protect themselves.
Read a book with a weapon on the cover – At Grave’s End by Jeaniene Frost
Evil – Blast them all with fireballs.
Read a book where an important character dies – Pride by Ibi Zoboi
Indifferent – Get back to that book you were reading.
Read a book with a war – The Last Rhinos by Lawrence Anthony

Challenges

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