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Special People by Tim Sevenhuysen

Special people have special problems.

Special People is a fiction project about people with special and unusual powers and abilities. But don’t call them superheroes! The stories are action-oriented and humourous, but definitely not what you’d expect from your average “superhero fiction.” From a human cell phone to a man who can conjure bacon out of thin air, these are unique, interesting characters, special . . .

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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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The Lightning Brigade by Burkion

At the cost of all you love, ignite your soul! Fight, Lightning Brigade!

Most people have problems with their parents. Anna had it worse than most, with her mother being the most powerful super-being on the planet. At least, until Anna awoke her own power. Joined by Jordan and Rick, peers with powers similar to her own, the three set out to fight the ills of the world. Rebecca seeks to shield . . .

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Mother of Exiles by Noah Buchanan

A story about nine things that look like people.

Earlier today, in Manhattan, nine very different people began an attack on New York. They fought with coordination, with relentless strength, and with supernatural abilities. After the attack, the nine attempted to escape New York City out to sea, but were stopped by the authorities. When questioned, they revealed that not only did they have no idea why they had . . .

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Beyond The Impossible by Fabio Furlanetto

A weekly series of science fiction, mythology and super-powers

Teenage Noriko Null is chosen by the goddess Athena to become the smartest person in history. She will try to make the world a better place, while also fighting Greek gods in space with her own superhero team. . . .

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Super & Real by Alejandro A. Gonzalez

Our world suddenly changes when the sky lights up one evening. Suddenly, millions of people around the world get superpowers. Caught up in the midst of this, is Manny, a down-on-his-luck loser who gains the power to turn into one of his favorite superheroes from fiction. It’s just that, she comes with problems he’s never faced before. . . .

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The Passover by Tree Frog Soup

Alex Menzies moved into a small town of Craigroe, just when a set of dominoes set up across Europe begins to fall. He wanted to be a hero, and now he has to ride the wave. . . .

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Justice Knight by E. H. Lau

"I am the knight who delivers justice!"

The Iron Legion has been attacking the city! With its cyborg army, the Iron Legion seemed to be unstoppable. That is, until Justice Knight showed up with his advance exosuit. Now, he is the only one capable of fighting the generals of the Iron Legion on an even level. With the support of his unit, Justice Knight will have . . .

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The Extraordinary Adventures of the Alpha Six by SKIIW

Welcome to a new world of wonders and magic.

‘The Extraordinary Adventures of the Alpha Six’ is a coming of age fantasy action-adventure web serial that follows six adept and ambitious youths: Evie, Roman, Theo, Lana, Liam and Alvin, as they work for a classified government program that investigates strange cases from homicides and heists to ones beyond the scope of human understanding. ‘Alpha Incorporated’ is the first . . .

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SPECIAL PEOPLE

Ordinary people, signs of special writing

By G.S. Williams, author of No Man An Island

Mar 11, 2012: "Special People" features a somewhat interesting premise for superpowers—characters have unusual abilities that very rarely come in handy. Instead of following a Superman or The Hulk, the story follows ordinary people.

I say "somewhat interesting premise" because there’s a reason comic books are about superheroes and not their neighbours—we all know what ordinary life is like, and there’s not much escapism in following an ordinary person whose arms can fall off, or who can make bacon appear in mid-air. Watching them [more . . .]

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