High school is miserable for Taylor. Despite the fact that her superpower is a little less conventional than super strength or shooting laser beams from her hands, she’s been holding on to a dream of becoming a superhero. As she takes the plunge, however, things don’t go as planned. Taylor finds herself immersed in a world of black and . . .
For a thousand years, the trapped, immortal Teacher has carefully planned escape. Everything now depends on one naive young man . . . Book one: Prince Temmin Antremont has been sheltered from assassins and women for eighteen years. Now at his father’s court, forces he can neither control nor understand pull at him from all sides. But none pull harder than the . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
The Starwalker is a starship with an experimental star-stepping drive. Designed to use the gravity wells of stars to fold space, she can travel between star systems faster than FTL. That is, if they can get it to work. She is run by a sophisticated AI who doesn’t always follow her programming. She has only just been born, and . . .
BEHOLD! The most THRILLING tales ever committed to the inter-net! OBSERVE! As Victorian adventurer and gentle-man of action, Lord Likely, solves BAFFLING mysteries and battles TERRIFYING foes! GASP! As Lord Likely and his hapless man-servant, Botter, encounter killer prostitutes, undead gentlemen, female pirates and HORRIFYING beasts! THRILL! As Likely beds a succession of gorgeous females, while keeping . . .
Diggory Franklin met a beautiful woman today. Twice. The first time, she warned him of impending doom and then bestowed the most passionate kiss of his life. The second time, she had no memory of the first. And that’s really just the start of his problems . . . . . .
On a tower of metal and light, a girl faces an uncertain future. Awash with the tears of gods, a warrior stares down the universe. Together they journey across dangerous lands, to spare the world a demon’s madness. Romance and dark fantasy blend together in this interesting tale about the things we see and the things we don’t. Eikasia—Sometimes, . . .
Street is a fast-paced online/print cyberpunk thriller about a woman alone in a dystopian future, Gina, working to make ends meet like the rest of the new underclass — by taking a powerful drug that gives her telepathic abilities. She skirts the edges of sanity when she takes a job she knows she really shouldn’t, and finds herself embroiled deeper . . .
If you walk the streets of Phoenix during the day, you see a city, built by strong hands and strong minds. Her spires of glass and steel pierce the blue skies and scintillate in the blazing Arizona sun. Cars rush through the streets, billowing dust and desert scents. And once and a while you’ll notice a black and silver cab . . .
Twenty years ago, Stef Mimosa died, but that’s OK, she got better. Now, she’s a code monkey for hire, doing a bit of hacking on the side. This is fortunate as Dorian Gray is looking for code monkeys to work on an usual code, one that could reunite a monster with the woman he loves. After things go awry, . . .
A meteor strikes Yellow Stone’s caldera and sets off a chain of earth shattering events. Riots and widespread panic bring cities to their knees while earthquakes ripple from sea to shining sea. As ashes fall from black clouds, people begin to die, and rise again. Zombies and super volcanoes, together at last ladies and gentlemen. The story, set in . . .
Nov 7, 2008: The biggest problem with this series is that it takes the author awhile to really get into the swing of the web series. The first few chapters of part one come across as forced, difficult to relate to, and include some pretty bad writing cliches – including the heroine who would be too stupid to live in real life. It’s also the only part in the story where the protagonist consistently complains about the mean teacher who picks on the poor student for not doing her homework or paying attention [more . . .]
May 12, 2010: "The Komatsu Wombat and the Fantastical Anti-climax" is an interesting story. Set in the future, Katashi the narrator relates how the world found out it was going to be hit by dense space-rock, called "The Alien," and so the planet starts to prepare for the worst.
Katashi and his friend and lover Arunta are miners, digging an underground city so Australians can survive the crash. The narrative is scattered and messy, using numbers like 1 and 20 when it would be [more . . .]