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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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Super Powereds by Drew Hayes

A story of what comes before the capes and cowls.

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 . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Tales of MU by Alexandra Erin

High Fantasy, Higher Education

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 . . .

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Chatoyant College by Clare K. R. Miller

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 . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Sins of the Fathers by Underwhelming Force

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 . . .

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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Estimated Time of Arrival, Vol III by Sol Mann

A Self Study of the Inner Animal

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. . . .

A serialized novel, updating thrice weekly.
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Aethernea by Cloe D. Frost

Adventure. Mystery. Romance. Two mages. One Academy. Lots of trouble.

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 . . .

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Welcome to PHU by Tris Lawrence

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 . . .

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Lightning Does Strike Twice by Arcdime

Words don't kill mages; mages kill mages.

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! . . .

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In Plain Sight by Michael Diaz

How can you know that the person standing right next to you isn't a wanted hiding criminal in plain sight?

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. . . .

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There Are No Heroes by yinyangorwuji

A Web Serial About Irregular People in an Irregular World.

A story of a group of teens, high school-college age, working on a superhero team. Or at least, that’s how it starts. This is no perfect world story. People die, and people get seriously screwed up. . . .

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NO MAN AN ISLAND

"Epic" doesn’t even begin to cover it

By Sarah Suleski, editor, author of Sidonie

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 . . .]

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NOWHERE ISLAND UNIVERSITY

Great Characters; Too Much Exposition

By Tartra, author of The Other Kind of Roommate

Mar 27, 2015: One of the hardest things I find about e-reading, whether it’s a Google Play app or a Kindle or a mobile site, is how difficult it is to do on a phone. Say what you want, but I am an avid on-my-phone reader. Unfortunately, that means huge slogs of text are next to impossible to keep track of. The really immersive worlds with pages of detail fall sadly flat. It’s impressive, then, that t4nky’s balanced immersion and brevity as well as he has.

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