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Ward by wildbow

The Rules Have Changed

Sequel to Worm, Ward features a change of protagonists and takes place after the events of the first work. Spoilers below. The unwritten rules that govern the fights and outright wars between ‘capes’ have been amended: everyone gets their second chance. It’s an uneasy thing to come to terms with when notorious supervillains and even monsters are playing . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Touch by Rhythm

A survival story

People make mistakes. Not exactly inspiring, I know. But it’s true. Even the best of intentions can lead to bad decisions, and those decisions can come to haunt people down the line. It doesn’t make us evil. In fact, I’d say it’s what makes us human. This is a story about mistakes and the group of children who . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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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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A Grey World by Joe

A Grey World follows Alexis, who has gone all out badass. Yeah, her mom’s an abusive druggie and her father is [classified]. Oh, and school’s no better, having a resident psychopath with a grudge. As a new member of the hitting-people-in-the-head school of therapy, she sets about taking out her problems on the local drug cartel. What could go . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.
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Goodfae by kspam

Wands for show, knives for a pro.

What is Goodfae? Goodfae is a story about the mafia. Simple, right? Well, actually not so much. Not once you throw fairies, ghosts, gods and monsters into the mix with mobsters and magic. The world of Goodfae is far from copacetic, much like the life of its protagonist, Alfonso Anastasio; a mafioso and newly made man trying to make ends . . .

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Project Redemption by Joyeuse

Sometimes, all that stands between our security and a super-powered maniac, is another super-powered maniac.

Sometimes, the government needs a villain. That’s when they turn to Julia, leader of Project Redemption, a special organization that take incarcerated super felons and uses them in various covert activities. They may not be nice and they may not be clean, but they get the job done. Sometimes, all that stands between our security and a super-powered maniac, . . .

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The Soulreaper Chronicles by James Monaghan

Murder, mystery and magic in a world teetering on the edge

The British Isles, the 16th century. Decades ago, the fae returned to the mortal world. Released by a coven of magicians after centuries of imprisonment, they swept across the British Isles, covering the land with a tangled forest of enchanted trees. Cities fell. Thousands died. Only a handful of cities were saved. Years later, the people of the . . .

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Crowdog: Snowbound by A. P. Matlock

Good cop Leo Crowdog has a rough life. Or so he thought. After a fight for his life in a dirty alley, behind an even dirtier bar, a series of events are set in motion that cause him to question just how rough things have actually been. . . .

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Delphic by Adam G Pugh

Delphic is a superhero story about Hector, a young man in Detroit with the ability to see the past and the present. It follows his attempts to leverage this unusual ability to do good in the world while remaining behind the scenes, keeping both his identity and the truth of his powers secret from those who would see him as . . .

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Silversmith by speciousific

On a mildly chilly winter’s night in the city of Brisbane, a teenage girl suddenly bursts into flames. This wouldn’t be out of ordinary, except for the part where they then burn her to death, leaving behind a single word in the ashes. Officially, the police think it’s spontaneous combustion. Certain people think otherwise. June Young is trying not . . .

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Nomad Project Series by Nick Millini

In inceptum finis est.

In the year 2038, the city of North Brook is under siege by a malicious organization bent on revenge. One man, Jack Nomad, is determined to find the leader of this group as he looks for the answers regarding the disappearance of his friend. Other characters join along, including the quiet Kira Young, who has a secret all her own. . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Specimens by Resheet Schultz

Not everyone chooses to be a supervillain.

Not everyone chooses to be a supervillain. Lisa Bennet is just an eighteen year old girl living under her the thumb of her drunken abusive dad. Then, one night she finds herself with the power to control plants and with it, the power to change her life. She becomes a fugitive from justice, on the run one step ahead of . . .

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CHINA WIND

you tell a story like a Hong Kong rose..

By Fiona Gregory, editor

May 14, 2009: The reviews so far have been very positive, and added to those on the author’s web page obviously this story appeals strongly to a number of people. I personally found it compelling enough to continue reading to the end, and it has given me a colourful mental picture of Hong Kong life that I will never forget, but I also have a few dissatisfactions.

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WORM

A must-read, but make sure you have plenty of time before you start,

By Russ, member

Jan 22, 2012: May stories take time to develop. You stick with them at first because there is an interesting premise, and hope that persistence will pay off. Worm is not that story.

Worm did what a great story must. It pulled me in the from the first page and didn’t let go until I’d read through the entire archive overnight. It combines teen-age girl angst with super-heroism and makes it all work.

Taylor is [more . . .]

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