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Milgram by mandragons

The monster within us all 

Milgram is the story of Alden, a boy who gets killed while walking to the convenience store and reincarnated with a psychotic presence in his mind named Milgram. This is the tale of their adventures through a rapidly destabilizing world, as superpowers shake the pillars of society. Unfortunately, due to a series of unavoidable events, they quickly wind up in an inescapable prison, full of supers crazier than Milgram. Some people get dealt awful hands in life, this is the story of someone trying to deal with it.

Note: Milgram is unfinished, with no recent updates.  It contains pervasive graphic violence and harsh language.


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Rough start, but has promise, some shocks for shocks sake

By Alexander.Hollins, member

Jan 15, 2015: Okay, so imagine fight club, only the two halve speak to each other in their joined head, and oh, Durden is a very violent sociopath who takes over the body, with super powers, whenever someone kills them, regenerating instantly. (And I desperately hope for a scene where the not evil side describes him as psychotic to someone who quickly corrects him that Milgram is a sociopath, not a psycopath, but I get the feeling it’s the author who doesn’t know the difference.

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Dark title; has good potential.

By Eren Reverie, author of Et Alia

Jan 11, 2015: I should preface this by saying I’m easily hooked by super hero fiction, and I’m a big fan of scenarios where the protagonist has a genuine alter ego or some other sort of split personality or psychic symbiote.

I found this to be a pretty cool read. You’re thrown into the deep end, and have to pick up details about the world (and how it differs from mundane reality) largely from context and extrapolating on occasional comments. As such, I didn’t [more . . .]

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Nice try, needs work

By Nina Santucci, author of Fooled

Jan 2, 2015: I started perusing this story since it was a new entry, although it did not really do a very good job of grabbing me. I read over the first three entries, and felt it was too much telling, not enough showing. There was hardly any dialogue in the portion of the story I read. I see what the author was trying to do, because they did throw the reader into the action right away, but this needs to be accomplished in a way other than exposition – save the prologues [more . . .]

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