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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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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 . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.
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Require: Cookie by Grace McDermott

Suits. Guns. Magic.

A magical thing happened to Stef Mimosa when she was only two: she died and an angel confronted Death to bring her back–or at least that’s how she remembers it. Years later, Stef has traded magic for science, working as a freelance hacker. When a simple coding job turns out to be more than she expected, Stef gets in . . .

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How To Avoid Death On A Daily Basis by mooderino

It looks like a game. It feels like a game. It isn't a game.

What if you really were transported to a fantasy world and expected to kill monsters to survive? No special abilities, no OP weapons, no status screen to boost your stats. Never mind finding the dragon’s treasure or defeating the Demon Lord, you only need to worry about one thing—how to stay alive. . . .

A serialized novel, updating Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Curveball by Christopher Wright

One stormy night in New York City, America’s greatest superhero is murdered in his home. Liberty is dead, murdered by his oldest living enemy. The only clue he leaves behind is an encrypted file he sent to his best friend: former sidekick, former arch-enemy, the villain-turned-hero Curveball. One hot night in Farraday City, CB shows up at his favorite . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes monthly.
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The Descendants by Landon "Vaal" Porter

A Comic Book Universe . . . without the pictures.

The Descendants is web serial styling itself after a comic book universe, right down to a format that included minis, annuals and one shot stories. The central plot follows the lives of a group of superpowered individuals (psionics) as they attempt to live together following a betrayal by the organization supposedly meant to protect them. Interpersonal relationships take as . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Price by TanaNari

Everything has a price

Price is a street level setting where supers are rarely any more destructive than a modern tank might be, focused upon character drama over the powers. Intended to be a series of short novels focusing on different characters and how they live their lives. Death of a Hero, the first story in this universe, follows Zach Parker. A . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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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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The Flying Cloud, R-505 by Paul Gazis

Set in a world of the 1920’s that might have been, this is a tale of airships, adventure, gallant gentlemen, and sultry island maidens. . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Rumor’s Block by King and Commoner

The Superhero Support Group

Rumor’s Block centers around William Writer. Will is a rarity in his world, a retired super hero. These days he serves as the moderator and adviser to a support group for young heroes who are thinking about quitting. His free time is spent travelling around the city Macropolis, checking up on old allies. But he is also waiting for the . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes weekly.
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Castle Terribel by John Ball

Mansemat Cthonique. Dark Lord of the Plains of Dread. Master of the Castle Terribel. Doting Husband, Father, and Stepfather.

For centuries, the Lands of Night and Light have been locked in a struggle of light against darkness. This is about life in the Land of Night, a place where even Dark Lords have hobbies. . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes thrice weekly.
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The Archive Of Unusual Events by Stable

A collection of the latest global happenings for the aware and discerning subhistorian.

The Archive Of Unusual Events provides the discerning reader with a curated keyhole view of the most interesting Unusual Events happening around us constantly. But why? Where is the Archive now that it has been driven out of Scotland? Who is the Archivist and how do they get their information? Updates are short (usually 200 – 300 words) and . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes thrice weekly.
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SUPERSTITION

It’s certainly informative.

By Donna Sirianni, editor

Aug 5, 2008: I feel like I know my way around Washington DC now, that’s for sure.

This was one of those stories that I wanted to like because I liked the idea of a private investigator that specialized in the occult. There’s a lot of weird stuff in this world. Really, it’s only natural that someone like him would exist. Kind of like a Monk meets Buffy type of thing. Unfortunately, I just couldn’t get into it.

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THALIA'S MUSINGS

A Greco-Roman sitcom

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

Aug 8, 2011: "Thalia’s Musings" are an amusing diversion. She’s the Muse of Comedy, and she and her sisters are the sources of creative inspiration in the world. Given her nature, Thalia enjoys practical jokes, sarcasm, witticisms, puns and general playfulness.

Here’s an excellent summary of who she is, in her own words: "Hera likes me because I’m the unofficial jester of the Olympian court, and she can always count on me to deliver pure, brazen snark to the other goddesses and gods." And [more . . .]

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