Wonder City Stories is an ongoing serial that explores gender, race, and sexuality in a richly-populated superhero comic book universe, actively deconstructing the persistent themes of the genre through the eyes of a group of compelling characters who are unusual in that context: women, elderly people, POCs, LGBTQI people, and more. It’s a universe where the equivalent of Superman . . .
The Sengoku Jidai was an age of nearly constant warfare in Japanese history, clans struggled endlessly against other clans and today’s ally might be tomorrow’s enemy. The proud Inuyama clan, once driven nearly to the brink of extinction by their hated rivals the Kurokawa clan, have finally grown in strength enough to face their enemies in a battle for their . . .
Young lady Lunessa and warrior-in-training Rosalynn flee their home, and find themselves in the Grand City of Midway, the place where all of the realms intersect. In that sprawling mish-mash of a million cultures they will find adventure, love, and betrayal as they forge new lives for themselves in the place where everything is possible. . . .
For as long as anyone can remember, there have been stories. Stories of fairies and dragons and witches and magic. For thousands of years they were given the respect and awe they deserved, until recently. With fairies pictured as harmless little sprites who sleep in lanterns, mythical creatures nothing more than lies told to children to keep them in their . . .
I’m not supposed to tell anyone this, but my parents are vampires. You don’t have to believe me, but they’re the real deal alright, killing humans and drinking their blood to survive. That’s what you have to do when you’re a vampire, it’s either kill or die yourself. Just like my eight siblings before me, I’m training to become a . . .
The journal of korber ap grumbly, a greater apprentice in the crafting of Eoc’s Blood. His wife is dead, his best friend is dead (they are both melded with him in his mind), and he is being hunted by the society of the elite and his own kind—the terreni. . . .
Enter the modern day world as it suffers from a few physics glitches in time and space that are starting to spiral out of control and threaten to collapse the universe. Even the authors themselves get caught up with the characters in a mayhem of satire and the forces of Good, Evil and the somewhat neutral but no quite fence . . .
Jan 10, 2009: Zed-26 was the first of the story lines that I read. The first installment (And To All A Good Night) was my first encounter with Second Person Narrative, which simply means that the character is addressed with second person personal pronouns such as "you". It’s not commonly used, and it was refreshing to see it here. The second-person style also lent the writing a unique rhythm and flow, which served to be very engaging as a reader.
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Dec 9, 2016: excuse the formatting errors this is from my wordpress – email@example.com. <em> Set in a world post- “Age of Adventurers” our all-star cast of god-killing archmages, archbishops, paladins, arch-demons, pirate princesses, thieves and otherwise special individuals find their way in a world which finds itself pushing into a world with ethics, morals, viewpoints, governance and culture that is growing remarkably close to a modern, first world nation of today a la Sanderson’s Wax and Wayne trilogy. Sustained by intrigues of a relatively low scale which keep promising to reveal the [more . . .]