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The Legion of Nothing by Jim Zoetewey

Not all superheroes are bigger than life

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 . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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aka by Cy

Everyone Wears a Mask

Since the 1960’s, the public has known of the existence of metahumans. Individuals with extraordinary abilities were appearing with ever-increasing frequency. Some saw their power as justification to force their will upon the canvas of the world, but just as they came against humanity, some stood against them. These individuals were branded as heroes; protectors of mankind. The fight is . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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blacklight by T.K. Jarrah

a matter of light and death

So here’s the deal. My name’s Kihri Vyas, and I’m dead. That’s not really important, it happened ages ago, but it’s good to have the context. Anyway, me and my sister Zarah (the only person who can see or hear me) have basically been on our own since I carked it, surviving on the streets of Kaila, and sort . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Nicoserial by Nico H

Character-driven stories with an air of conspiracy.

A collection of several connected stories which can be read individually, with nods to the characters and plotlines of others. The stories available rotate every few months to different ones, so if there’s nothing which seems interesting at the moment, check back later! The overarching genre is modern supernatural with some low-concept sci-fi mixed in as well. Some stories have . . .

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The Dragon of Rosemont High by alis

Four months ago, the death of his parents sent Elias Drake from New York City to the small town of Rosemont. Living with his workaholic aunt and trying to fit into a new school is no small task, especially not when a string of murders turns out to have potentially supernatural origins. With the help of his best friend, . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Scary Mary by Windvein/S.A. Hunter

The dead speak to her. She wishes they'd shut up.

Scary Mary is an online novel for teens about a high school girl who hears ghosts. Mary begins her junior year of high school without high expectations. As the resident school freak, she’d just like to be left alone, but Cy Asher, a new student, tries to befriend her. The budding friendship, though, dies when Mary discovers Cy’s house is . . .

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Balancing Act by mathtans

Restoring supernatural balance was never going to be easy

James graduates University, and must now decide whether to remain with his roommate, Melissa’s, magic agency, as it tries to restore supernatural balance on Earth, or find a new path. The fact that he’s sleeping with Melissa complicates matters, as does Melissa’s techno-witch cousin, even before the vampyres, zombies, and a number of old friends become involved. . . .

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Stalking Shadows by S.A. Hunter

A sequel to Scary Mary

Mary’s back, and she has to help Vicky, her nemesis. While on a date, Vicky gets into car wreck that leaves her in a coma. Through dreams, she reaches out to Mary for help. Mary isn’t happy to help her, but she’s willing to do almost anything to get her out of her head. . . .

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Mortal Ghost by L. Lee Lowe

It’s a fiery hot summer, and sixteen-year-old Jesse Wright is on the run. An oddly gifted boy, he arrives in a new city where the direction of his life is about to change. He’s hungry and lonely and desperate – and beset by visions of a stranger who is being brutally tortured. And then there are Jesse’s own memories of . . .

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Breathless by V. J. Chambers

Who is Jason?

Jason races into Azazel’s life—sweaty, tortured, and hunted by covert forces. Even though her football-player boyfriend doesn’t like it, Azazel is drawn to Jason. He’s so complicated. He gets in fistfights, but always wins them—efficiently and thoroughly. He reads Plato and argues with their AP teacher. But he’s also quiet and serious, haunted by a past he won’t talk . . .

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Trembling by V. J. Chambers

book two of the Jason and Azazel Trilogy

In the sequel to Breathless, Lilith’s back, and she’s got her eye on Jason. Jason doesn’t think Azazel’s new best friend Jude is really gay. Someone put a bell, engraved with a picture of the sun rising over water, in Azazel’s purse. Azazel’s worried, but Jason thinks she’s paranoid. Jason and Azazel might be at the . . .

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Epilogue by Etzoli

A post-fantasy psychodrama

In the war-torn land of Cyraveil, four heroes strove to overthrow an empire. By cold steel and elemental sorcery, they brought peace to a warring land on the brink of destruction. As the flames died, the realm needed strong leadership, and who better than the champions who had saved the kingdom? But when the people sought out their saviors . . . they vanished. . . .

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MORTAL GHOST

It’s character-driven, that’s for sure.

By Donna Sirianni, editor

Jul 31, 2008: To me, the entire premise of the story was the most interesting thing about it. The summary gives hints of action, suspense and fantastical elements that are all a driving force in any read (if that’s your thing, anyway). Unfortunately I feel this story doesn’t quite follow through on the intrigue it promises, at least initially.

I labored through the first five chapters, not just because they were enormously long (which they were) but because nothing happens. Well, I shouldn’t say [more . . .]

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THE LEGION OF NOTHING

They actually wind up breaking curfew quite a lot

By ubersoft, author of A Rake by Starlight

Aug 16, 2011: I suppose there are people out there who will dismiss "superhero fiction" as trivial, just like there are people who feel that way about space opera, or sword & sorcery, or high fantasy, or any other kind of genre fiction. I’m not one of those people, but I will admit that I’d never really been comfortable reading it. I’m used to reading about superheroes in comic books—the genre and the medium are so intertwined in my experience it’s difficult to imagine reading the genre in any other form. Maybe you’re [more . . .]

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