The story of a man whose only meaningful contact with the world is through smells, who is slowly working his way out of his mother’s basement out into the wide world of people and relationships. The Smell Collector tells the story of Jim Bronson and Marie Bellman. Jim has a hobby. He collects smells. Marie happens to have the . . .
‘Gamer Girl’ is a superhero action comedy web serial following the bizarre adventures of Ralphie Hero, aka Gamer Girl, a costumed vigilante with the superpower to summon the abilities and items of video game player characters. Working alongside her partner Comikazé ‘Kazé’ Maniakku, aka Fangirl, a superhero fanatic with an electric fan gun, Ralphie sets out to make a name . . .
Daniel was a good and steady guy. A faithful husband. A good father. He tucked his polo shirts into his dad jeans and got his hair cut for $11. A regular guy . . . . . . . . . .and a sane man. This is the story of his life-altering journey to the heights of bipolar mania and and his search for sexual freedom. . . .
A tale inspired by Overlord. Robert Jackson has been sent to a new world. Now he’s stuck in the body of his game avatar, a beautiful red haired woman. Watch him as he explores this world and adjusts to his new life. . . .
“In my youth, I found what I thought was a new source of power. A strain of energy, part of simple sunlight, that had been blocked by our ozone. I called it Sunsoul. The moment I discovered it, I knew I would change the world. Once I finally realized what it actually was, I already had.” — V. B. . . .
The country of Central has traded away freedom for safety and prosperity many centuries ago. An authoritarian welfare state rules the nation with an iron fist in a velvet glove, bound by a duty of ensuring that the citizens are secure, provided for and able to flourish. The society emphasises interdependence, community spirit and sense of responsibility for the well-being . . .
“A Murmur” resides in a world unwittingly on the precipice of disaster, where hope is groped at in the dark, and desperation often goes overlooked. It is a universe you will come to understand while following Jean Imke, a young journalist swept by the tide of things much larger than simple curiosities. . . .
They are Foxtrot Squadron, a trio of elite agents, working for the ultra-secret M.I.16. Their brief: to protect the world from supernatural threats, no matter the forms they take, and uphold the masquerade at all costs. Together, they face an unending wave of monsters, hordes of the undead, mages of terrifying power, and – worst of all – the dark . . .
Welcome to Curio Killed the Cat—an occult shop in Kensington Market, Toronto. Meet the employees (a lazy hoodoo spellcaster, a feminist succubus, and a snobbish Wiccan priest), their perpetually drunk (and confused) boss, and their strange customers, as they try to keep the shop from closing. . . .
Mercs are causing trouble in my city. They are hunting someone, whatever the cost. It’s not like I care that some lowly humans died, but if I don’t act now it would set a bad example. So what would the hero do? Probably he would save the victims and protect them while the enemies keep coming . . . Yeah, as if . . .
In this story we meet Teen Assassin, Ko. One of the best in the business. But after rescuing a Korean mob boss’s five year old daughter from kidnappers he becomes a hunted man in NYC. Now on the run and desperate to protect the child, Ko discovers there’s only one person willing to help him: The beautiful and deadly Rica . . .
Her father was killed in a drive-by shooting and now she has started a war on the gangs of her city using skills her father taught her . . .
For Kelic the Blightborn, life was suffering. Born of a holy Templar dedicated to serving the Forgotten Guardian and a powerful abyssal demon queen that raped said Templar, Kelic’s first sight and sensation in Quellios and its realms was being baptized in the life-blood of his dying father. Tortured in the 1425th level of the abyss for ten years, Kelic . . .
Sep 2, 2013: The Rebirth of a Dragon is a fantasy story in which a previously fairly ordinary high school student, Seth, is forced to come to the realization that many of the people in the world around him aren’t exactly human, including, perhaps, himself. The agent of change in his story is another student, Josephine, a recent transfer into Seth’s high school. The two main characters are fairly well developed in the story as published so far, and I enjoyed reading about them. The story itself is lively and adventurous, definitely interesting [more . . .]
Feb 12, 2016: Full disclosure: Just a couple of days after I read this, the author posted on the forums looking for Reviewers. That did prompt me to actually write my review (I’ve been awfully negligent in doing those lately) but the possibility of a review swap did not. I’d already finished the first novella, thought I should write a review, and allowed myself to be distracted into not doing so.
With that said, I enjoyed The Experiment. It was a pretty fun pseudo-superhero [more . . .]