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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 . . .

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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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Jolt by unclepulky

Fourteen years after the disappearance of every superhero in the world, a new, dorky superhero, a mean girl super villain, and an elderly, schizophrenic antihero try to go about their lives while also getting in each others way. In “Jolt”, Carter, Raina, and Malcolm navigate their lives through a world where 20% of Earth’s population has super powers. Trying . . .

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A Conquest of the Stars: The Heart’s Anguish by Tigellinus

The Ends Justify the Means

Once a Noble, and now a soldier for the people who killed his family. Eleusis seeks to avenge his family and bring his enemies down from within. Escaping his guilt through violence and anger, he wages a war against his former people. Taking on a false identity to gain power, he is thrust into the helm of command and must . . .

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Raze by D. Thourson Palmer

The balance of all decisions, which are all of life and death, is the difference of the weight of a feather. Coffee, or wine? Go, or stay? Speak, or listen? Hesitate, or strike? The world’s greatest warrior recalls his life, choices, and adventures, all from a cell awaiting his own execution. Beginning with the day he first took a . . .

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The Man Who Made Monsters by L.P. Loudon and Erin Klitzke

There are monsters, and there are the monsters that kill them.

Weston Nielson Chandler went to Chicago to put distance between himself and his father. It might have worked, but Braedon Chandler’s enemies don’t really care what Wes wants. . . .

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Citadel by Unillustrated

Training in Necessity

Isaac Strong, Kelly Protean, Hector Hive and Jason Grim have all led very different lives. However, they each have two things in common, super powers and their recent admittance to the Citadel program. As members of the Citadel’s newest class of recruits, they will be taught to utilize their powers, and their bodies, to their utter limits. The Citadel’s mission . . .

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Graven by Sharkerbob

In 2029, thirteen unearthly structures called Doorways appeared across the world. Any human that entered immediately disappeared. Thousands were never seen again, but every once in a while, someone would come back out after a few days, garbed in strange clothing and possessing superhuman powers. Despite the odds, many of the desperate, ambitious, and hopeful surged through the Doorways in . . .

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Winter’s Tale by emrys

Winter’s Tale is a fairly dark urban fantasy focusing on the life of Winter Wolf, an asocial carpenter living in Colorado Springs. Winter’s got an odd background and a handful of nonhuman friends, but by and large he tends to avoid the supernatural. This changes rapidly near the start of the series, however, when he starts to get drawn into . . .

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The Call of the Seven Peaks by Nat at Blue

For almost four centuries, the mountain kingdom of Tamor, lay under the boot of her southern neighbor, the great and prosperous Alliance of Independent Provinces. Tamor, a nation of sheep and rocks and ancient customs, suffered and struggled to survive. Eliot Sanders, the son of the powerful Calatis family of the Alliance, rejects his grandfather’s path. He abandons his . . .

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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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Worm…need I say more?

By unclepulky, author of Jolt

Dec 12, 2015: People are often very quick to judge something based solely off of its subject matter or format. One person may say that all cartoons are for kids, and thus, not quality entertainment, while another may dismiss art films as boring and confusing. While I do have my biases just like everyone else, I am open to all forms of media. I would mention the old “Don’t judge a book by its cover” saying, but frankly, it’s a cliché. If you’re wondering why then I brought it up at all, it’s [more . . .]

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