Eight friends gather for a reunion vacation, but go missing after a hurricane strikes along their plane’s flight path. While friends and family mourn their loss when the crashed plane is found, the impossible happens: they appear in public claiming to have been in a cave in the mountains. Missing for months, they have no memory of the interval. What . . .
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 . . .
Knowledge is power. That would be the motto of Lander University, had it not been snatched up and used to death by others long before the school was founded. For while Lander offers a full range of courses to nearly all students, it also offers a small number of specialty classes to a very select few. Lander is home to . . .
Tales of MU is an open-ended serial detailing the college life of one Mackenzie Blaise, a university student in a world where our fantasy is reality and our science is fantasy. Moving from her sheltered existence as an outcast and self-professed geek into the wild, wide world of Magisterius University, Mackenzie narrates her own story for us in a style . . .
Corrie, Edie, and Dawn are excited, nervous, curious, and, well, lots of other emotions about their first semester at Chatoyant College. They know it’s going to be a weird few months: they’ve left their familiar high school existences for something completely new, their college is the only one in the United States with a magic program, and it comes complete . . .
Sins of the Fathers is a web serial about a group of young superheroes attempting to take over when the city’s previous, more well-established team breaks up. Set in Collswell City, the city with one of the highest metahuman populations in the world, due to the presence of a United States government-funded hero training program. This has not stopped some . . .
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 . . .
With money to burn and time to spend, Sol Mann embarks on a journey through Costa Rica that would change him in a fundamental way. Where does he get his money? And what is he running from? . . . We don’t really know. But that doesn’t matter when your days are filled with cheap weed, good rum, and great women. . . .
In the world where everyone can perform magic, where quest seekers, treasure hunters, and enchanters are common professions, and where mage duels are the most popular form of entertainment, Kiel is a “non-mage” – a person who doesn’t have the aptitude to use magic on a regular basis – until he meets Elaru- a mage of mysterious origin, who . . .
Welcome to PHU is a web serial about the students who go to the fictional liberal arts school of Pine Hills University, and the folks around them. It’s about magic, and love, and football, and music, and taekwondo, and just about anything else that college students might get involved in. And magic. Did we mention the magic? Because in this . . .
Arc Perfuro only meant to make his father proud. He certainly never intended to help The Snake God plunged the world into chaos. Certainly. Given a second chance, could the lightning heir use his defensive skills, tricks, gadgets, and wit to shield Tellus from the brink of destruction? Bah! He would probably make it worse! Perisie! . . .
The Strange is the story of Goldberg on a summer day when Sex, Murder, Cash Windfalls, Death, Explosions, Crime, and Superpowers run rampant in his normally weird and sleepy home town. The thing is, Goldberg wants nothing more than to hang out with his friends and generally disappear. That’s a tall order for the luckiest man alive when your face . . .
Presented in mini installments every Wednesday and Friday, In Plain Sight is about a guy who commits a crime and must change his identity entirely in order to not get caught. This suspenseful and intense story will give you something to think about and look forward to as you follow the life of Ian Avery after the incident. . . .
Jul 14, 2008: This is a difficult story for me to formulate my thoughts on. Why?
No Man An Island boggles my mind. It’s such a complex story, a psychological fun house maze through time and reality. How can I describe it, how can I try to summarize it without tangling myself up trying to wrap a labyrinth of psychological and spiritual concepts into a pat little package? This is not a linear story, by any stretch of the imagination. It switches time, place, [more . . .]
Aug 16, 2011: I suppose there are people out there who will dismiss "superhero fiction" as trivial, just like there are people who feel that way about space opera, or sword & sorcery, or high fantasy, or any other kind of genre fiction. I’m not one of those people, but I will admit that I’d never really been comfortable reading it. I’m used to reading about superheroes in comic books—the genre and the medium are so intertwined in my experience it’s difficult to imagine reading the genre in any other form. Maybe you’re [more . . .]