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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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Borrowed Time by Emmy Jackson

Nikki Saxen would be really happy to go a week without having to return from the dead again. A kidnapped runaway trained as a killer, Nikki discovers that she might have a spark of humanity left in her after all when she befriends her latest target. The arrival of her mentor and master throws gasoline on that spark, and sets . . .

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City of Angles by Stefan Gagne

a web novel series of living a life amidst the twisted yet familiar

Buildings next to buildings, askew or aligned. Buildings sometimes intersecting buildings, for that matter. Walk down a hallway, end up in a ballroom, double glass doors to a subway station, third exit on the left goes to a dentist’s office. Probably wouldn’t want your cavities filled there, mind you. There’s no rhyme or reason to any of it—we’ve got . . .

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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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Gripping the whole way through.

By ironmonkey135, member

Feb 16, 2019: An amazing journey of characters hiding behind a packaging of large scale superhero drama, Worm is a just that, a journey, more than a story. The main protagonist feels so real in her thoughts and troubles than she grounds this extra-ordinary romp in reality. Honestly so engaging that most people I know struggle to moderate themselves in it’s consumption. Few books do that, and yet Wildbow has created a story longer than most multi-part book series that grabs you on the first arc and doesn’t let go for another 1.6 [more . . .]

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