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The Legion of Nothing by Jim Zoetewey

Not all superheroes are bigger than life

The Legion of Nothing is the story of Nick Klein and what happens when he takes on the identity (and powered armor) of “The Rocket.” Originally his grandfather’s superhero identity, the powered armor comes with a lot of baggage. Ranging from his grandfather’s service in World War II to connections with other heroes (and villains), the past has a . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Ward by wildbow

The Rules Have Changed

Sequel to Worm, Ward features a change of protagonists and takes place after the events of the first work. Spoilers below. The unwritten rules that govern the fights and outright wars between ‘capes’ have been amended: everyone gets their second chance. It’s an uneasy thing to come to terms with when notorious supervillains and even monsters are playing . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Summus Proelium by Cerulean

Cassidy Evans lives in a world of superheroes and supervillains. Born to a rich, prestigious family who genuinely and openly love and care for her, she has never truly wanted for anything. It is, in so many ways, a fairy tale life. But Cassidy is about to learn that fairy tales come at a cost. Witnessing something horrific, something . . .

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Shimmer by Miranda Sparks

Not your average hero...

To friends and family there is nothing remarkable about Justin Cade. Seeing only an awkward, sometimes isolated high school sophomore they would never suspect that he lives a double life as Milestone City’s protector: the holographic heroine known as Glimmer Girl. Juggling school, superherodom and his own skewed sense of self Justin starts down the road of transition into . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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Worm by Wildbow

Doing the Wrong Things for the Right Reasons

An introverted teenage girl with an unconventional superpower, Taylor goes out in costume to find escape from a deeply unhappy and frustrated civilian life. Her first attempt at taking down a supervillain sees her mistaken for one, thrusting her into the midst of the local ‘cape’ scene’s politics, unwritten rules, and ambiguous morals. As she risks life and limb, Taylor . . .

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Nature’s Kingdom by Moonfeather

Do you have what it takes to Fight for your Wish?

Worlds are changing. With the rapid increase of hallowed, metahumans, and superpowered beings, hints of events with cataclysmic proportions can be seen on the horizon. Phenomena that has not been witnessed since the Age of Gods. Mercy Gaunt, a somewhat popular teenage girl, finds her life turned upside down as she is dropped into the world of ‘Capes’ . . .

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Shadows of the Limelight by alexanderwales

This is a world where fame grants powers. Dominic de Luca was a thief and a liar. The was before a chance encounter brought him into the apprenticeship of Welexi Whitespear, the greatest hero of modern times. Now he must navigate the world of the Illustrati, the famous and the infamous, as he tries to secure for himself a place . . .

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Blades & Barriers by Drew Hayes

College may be over, but the education is just beginning. Freshly graduated from the Hero Certification Program, three new Heroes begin their internship with the Wayward Wraiths, a team residing in the chaotic city of Port Valins. Though each rookie fought hard to earn the title of Hero, they’ll quickly learn that no amount of training or school can . . .

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Special People by Tim Sevenhuysen

Special people have special problems.

Special People is a fiction project about people with special and unusual powers and abilities. But don’t call them superheroes! The stories are action-oriented and humourous, but definitely not what you’d expect from your average “superhero fiction.” From a human cell phone to a man who can conjure bacon out of thin air, these are unique, interesting characters, special . . .

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Vesper Walda Vasska, The Vespidian by Sintress

Vesper is a social drop out who spent far too much time playing games in her underground lair, also known as her parent’s basement. Lately she had been addicted to the latest MMOVRRPG called, The Shattered Realms Online. Little did she know her world was about to be turned inside out and the safe little bubble that she had created . . .

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aka by Cy

Everyone Wears a Mask

Since the 1960’s, the public has known of the existence of metahumans. Individuals with extraordinary abilities were appearing with ever-increasing frequency. Some saw their power as justification to force their will upon the canvas of the world, but just as they came against humanity, some stood against them. These individuals were branded as heroes; protectors of mankind. The fight is . . .

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The Zone by Typist kid

A sci-fi story set in the 32nd century. John had been lying dormant for two years. He was preparing. For something big. Something that would engulf the entirety of the galaxy. But he knew it wouldn’t be enough. Whatever he did, it wouldn’t be enough. The Event was inevitable. So he decided to live as much as . . .

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WORM

the worm turns

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Sep 28, 2011: An intriguing, ambiguous situation has been set up here: a bullied, miserable incognito superpowered teen finding the friends she never had among the minor supervillain gang she plans to infiltrate and betray.

The matter of fact way she deals with her unhappy life comes through poignantly (there is a sense of emotions being muffled and deeply suppressed to the extent that it affects her judgement about other things), action scenes have vivid, solid detail, and cityscapes establish atmosphere. Technically, the [more . . .]

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WORM

An incredible experience.

By saintsant, member

Apr 26, 2013: The four consecutive days I spent reading this were some of the most enjoyable of my life. Worm is an incredibly immersive story that revitalizes a genre which is all-too often associated solely with comic books.

The primary source of these accolades is the cast of the story. Each character is artfully crafted, their motivations vivid and realistic. Nowhere in Worm will you find two dimensional heroes or villains who are merely searching for ‘justice’ or ‘revenge.’ Every actor on the [more . . .]

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