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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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Shimmer by Miranda Sparks

Not your average hero...

To friends and family there is nothing remarkable about Justin Cade. Seeing only an awkward, sometimes isolated high school sophomore they would never suspect that he lives a double life as Milestone City’s protector: the holographic heroine known as Glimmer Girl. Juggling school, superherodom and his own skewed sense of self Justin starts down the road of transition into . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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A Grey World by Joe

A Grey World follows Alexis, who has gone all out badass. Yeah, her mom’s an abusive druggie and her father is [classified]. Oh, and school’s no better, having a resident psychopath with a grudge. As a new member of the hitting-people-in-the-head school of therapy, she sets about taking out her problems on the local drug cartel. What could go . . .

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Tales of the Brass Griffin by C.B. Ash

In a time that Might-Have-Been but Never Was, steam power and clockwork mechanisms commanded the might of science and harnessed nature. Fantastic creatures were common, myths were truth and airships crossed the skies. This is the story of one of those airships. . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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They are Smol by TinyPrancingHorse

In the far future, if you're clever, cuteness can be a weapon.

They are Smol takes place in the near-to-far future, and asks two very simple questions: (1) What if we aren’t alone in the universe? (2) What if the other aliens out there found us absolutely adorable? The They are Smol series, updated weekly, takes place after a disastrous first contact and the subsequent accidental invasion of Earth. Once . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Natonus by Matt Li'eh

Humanity is starting over in the Natonus System, across the galaxy from Earth. Nearly a century into the colonial project, both the system and its people are undergoing great changes. The last untapped region of space in Natonus is the outer rim. Now, the reigning government has turned its attention to developing these sparsely-populated worlds. Gail Sora and . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Tales of the ESDF by Fushigi

The members of the Earth System Defense Force stand side-by-side with their alien allies to fight a galactic war. It has been going on for hundreds of millennia and it is happening right now, without the knowledge of ordinary people here on Earth.

A war is raging above your head, a war you know nothing about. The combatants have not only been fighting this war for your entire life, they have been fighting it since long before Human history began. While you live your life in peace, the thousands of intelligent species across our galaxy are split between two warring camps, and our . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Pirates of the Milky Way by jaxonreed

In space, no one can hear you lie.

New technology allowed humans to reach for the stars. Now technology has led to war. Opposing AI systems battle each other in a monumental struggle for control of the galaxy. But one planet remains a refuge of independent thought. Lute is home to pirates, harboring ruthless companies of warships hunting for prey. The pirates are offered the spoils . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes daily.
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Kat and Mouse: Guns for Hire by Abner Senires

When the going gets tough, the tough shoot back.

It’s 2042 in the California Free State metroplex of Bay City. Kat and Mouse are a pair of ronin—guns for hire—trying to eke out a living. They have the skill. They have the will. And they have the bad habit of getting in over their heads. Which usually means run-ins with rival ronin, punkergangs, the mob, the . . .

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Afterlife by Mike Monroe

A free online science fiction/western serial.

The world as we know it is gone. It’s become a vast desert wasteland where you could ride a sand bike for hundreds of miles before seeing signs of civilization. Our cities are long destroyed. Others have risen up in their ashes, but it’s taken thousands of years. A small number of wealthy business tycoons have managed to thrive in . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes fortnightly.
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The List by Kris Truitt

When in doubt, make a list. That’s exactly what Levi Cole did, and on his list is the names of the people he plans to destroy. In his line of business – super hero assassination – it pays to stay organized. . . .

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Hawk’s Legend (trilogy) by Robert Turnbull Jr.

Hawk’s Legend (Trilogy) Sci-fi/ Romance/ Action/ Adventure. More novels/Novella’s & short stories to be added in the future. Free, no cookies, all works are fully uploaded and in the Adobe.pdf format No membership needed, just drop in and read or download for personal enjoyment. . . .

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KAT AND MOUSE: GUNS FOR HIRE

Quick near-future shoot-em-up

By Linda Schoales, editor

Feb 18, 2009: “Kat and Mouse” is a fast-paced, near-future web serial about two ronins, or street mercenaries, and their attempts to make a living. The partners take jobs as hired muscle or delivery girls, but always seem to run afoul of the street gangs, Mafia, Yakuza and other rival groups in the violent underbelly of Bay City.

The stories are narrated by Kat in a laconic, sarcastic tone somewhat reminiscent of Han Solo. Kat seems to be the brains of the pair and [more . . .]

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SHIMMER

Enjoyed this; wanted to enjoy it more

By D. D. Webb, author of The Gods are Bastards

May 27, 2015: The concept of Shimmer is irresistibly cool; a teenage transgender superheroine coming to grips with her own identity at the same time as the great power/great responsibility dynamic that characterizes the genre. The story certainly lives up to that promise: it has cool in abundance, all the cool a comic book fan could ask. Unfortunately, it seemed to me that cool was all there was to it, covering a lack of substance. Considering the comic antecedents of the genre, that may or may not be a problem for readers.

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