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The Experiment by Micah Edwards

A reluctant superhero story 

Dan Everton, a disaffected night watchman, becomes the recipient of a series of strange and potent superpowers. Unfortunately, each new power comes with an angry nemesis to match.

Dan must rise to the occasion and defeat the challenges that confront him, for even though each success seems to lead only to a tougher challenge, a single failure could cost him his life!

Note: The Experiment contains some graphic violence.


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Listed: Jan 30, 2016

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Lighthearted antihero fun

By TanaNari, author of Price

Feb 13, 2016: The REAL definition of antihero- which is to say a hero, with pretty much no heroic traits. Not the modern "badass jerk who’s on the good side, maybe" version.

The good:

The story starts with a somewhat self-deprecating and witty main character thrust into a crazy new life full of weirdness. Your walk down this well-trodden path will have you smiling and occasionally laughing at the down to earth charming humor of [more . . .]

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If it’s not your genre, you may want to experiment with this one anyway.

By Eren Reverie, author of Et Alia

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 . . .]

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Being A Superhero Kind Of Sucks

By JPV1000, author of Warbler

Feb 19, 2016: Like, seriously, how does superintelligence help you pay rent? It does not stop your boss from harassing you, it does not change the fact that you’re going to end up living with your parents again, and it does not change the fact that people keep attacking you in the dead of night.

Such are the challenges faced by our hero in The Experiment, and, to be quite honest, the juxtaposition is brilliant. Dan has amazing powers, and appears to be continuing [more . . .]

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