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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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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 . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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The Zombie Knight Saga by George M. Frost

Death is coming. And he wants to help.

A young man dies, and a grim reaper offers to revive him in exchange for servitude. Responsibilities include saving other people’s lives and occasionally fighting unspeakable horrors. But this particular young man is cripplingly shy. No, seriously. He can barely even speak to people. It’s really bad. Takes place in the modern fantasy world of Eleg. . . .

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Stone Burners by Syphax

We're All Human

Olivia has awoken to a strange world. With mere scraps of memories and a warped, unfamiliar body, she must find help to survive. However, terrorists, an urban legend, and an authoritarian government all threaten to snuff her out before she can find her footing. . . .

A serialized novel, updating 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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Not All Heroes by Rhodeworks

Not all apocalypses are cataclysmic

The year is 2061. The Golden Age of empowered heroes ended in the cataclysmic fires of The Collapse. Costumed demigods brought the world to a dire precipice and individuals and institutions are still picking up the pieces, still walking the precarious tightrope of a world-shaking paradigm shift. The world is not as it once was. The relics of the . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Inheritors by Megajoule

A clone of the greatest super ever, with only a fraction of the power.

Gabe is a clone of the greatest superhero in the world. He lives in the gutters of Houston, hiding from agencies that would liquidate him, and trying to live up to the legacy that Megajoule left behind. He bleeds in dark hallways, he breaks bones over little girls sold into sex slavery. He wonders: can he make a difference . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Nowhere Island University by t4nky

Nowhere Island University is the story of recent high school graduate Nathan Jacobs and his time at a very special university. The stated purpose of Nowhere Island University is “to prepare the best and brightest scientists, parahumans, spies, businessmen and soldiers for a rapidly changing world.” However, the United Nation Investigations, Extranormal (UNIX,) is suspicious. Soldiers who have graduated . . .

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ATL: Stories from the Retrofuture by Thedude3445

In the future of decades past, a world of robots and CRTs, Atlanta is the most powerful city in the world. And in that city, one twentysomething slacker named Morgan Harding dreams of being able to live a normal, peaceful life, but . . . that’s not happening. Together with a mysterious sentient robot and an overworked college student, Morgan must keep Atlanta safe . . .

A serialized novel, updating thrice weekly.
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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’ . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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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 . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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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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STONE BURNERS

Editor’s First Impression

By Palladian, editor, author of Super

Jan 31, 2015: I found Stone Burners to be engaging quickly on, beginning with a hero that appears to have had her memories largely erased and struggling to fill in the knowledge of her world from there. The main character, Olivia, is interesting and engaging, and both her adventures and the people she meets as the story goes on serve to pull the reader in, I found. There also seems to be a good balance of story exposition and action. It’s clear to me that the author spent a lot of time thinking [more . . .]

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WORM

Worm Is Amazing: Update!

By Asmora, member

Aug 27, 2012: I am glad to say that Worm has just become my favorite ongoing web serial, surpassing my long-standing love of Tales of MU. As a superhero story, Worm shines by taking a much more realistic approach to the social and personal impact of superpowered individuals than I’ve seen anywhere else. The heroes act like police and soldiers and human beings, not caricatures or mythic heroes. The villains (most of them) are similarly realistic and well-developed, acting out of the sort of motivations that lead real people to lead lives outside [more . . .]

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