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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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Tales of the Brass Griffin by C.B. Ash

In a time that Might-Have-Been but Never Was, steam power and clockwork mechanisms commanded the might of science and harnessed nature. Fantastic creatures were common, myths were truth and airships crossed the skies. This is the story of one of those airships. . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Black Meridian by Z.Q. Spark

There's a New Kind of Public Servant

Some facts about humans: They are intelligent, versatile creatures with a tendency for murder and vice. Zeta, a swordsman from a villa at the summit of Greenwich Mountain, has heard many stories about the “Sigma World,” the colloquial term for any and all things superpowered in the world. He’s also heard of the many tragedies, as well as the . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Yuki – To Move Forward by Aidan Mullins

Prelude: In a world infested by monsters of all shapes and malignancies, humanity has only managed to survive within four kingdoms surrounded by a protective wall known as the Barricade. Kazuki Yuki lives his life as your average antisocial teenager with a dream to become a Slayer, warriors assigned with the task of destroying the Creatures of Shade outside of . . .

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Justice Knight by E. H. Lau

"I am the knight who delivers justice!"

The Iron Legion has been attacking the city! With its cyborg army, the Iron Legion seemed to be unstoppable. That is, until Justice Knight showed up with his advance exosuit. Now, he is the only one capable of fighting the generals of the Iron Legion on an even level. With the support of his unit, Justice Knight will have . . .

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Gargoyle by Stevebot-7

The cruelest jokes are the ones we tell ourselves.

Years ago the world ended in fire and chaos as society collapsed upon itself, and overall it has been regarded just another bad day. Gargoyle follows a group brought together by a flimsy and unreliable prophecy to save a world where there are no heroes, just survivors. . . .

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The Extraordinary Adventures of the Alpha Six by SKIIW

Welcome to a new world of wonders and magic.

‘The Extraordinary Adventures of the Alpha Six’ is a coming of age fantasy action-adventure web serial that follows six adept and ambitious youths: Evie, Roman, Theo, Lana, Liam and Alvin, as they work for a classified government program that investigates strange cases from homicides and heists to ones beyond the scope of human understanding. ‘Alpha Incorporated’ is the first . . .

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SPECIAL PEOPLE

Ordinary people, signs of special writing

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Mar 11, 2012: "Special People" features a somewhat interesting premise for superpowers—characters have unusual abilities that very rarely come in handy. Instead of following a Superman or The Hulk, the story follows ordinary people.

I say "somewhat interesting premise" because there’s a reason comic books are about superheroes and not their neighbours—we all know what ordinary life is like, and there’s not much escapism in following an ordinary person whose arms can fall off, or who can make bacon appear in mid-air. Watching them [more . . .]

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