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 . . .
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 . . .
When Felicity ‘Flick’ Chambers boards the bus for the first day of her junior year in high school, the most important thing on her mind is how to make everyone else take the school newspaper as seriously as she does. As a self-styled investigative reporter, she’s spent years picking through the monotony of her small town to find those few . . .
The Empire stands triumphant. For twenty years the Dread Empress has ruled over the lands that were once the Kingdom of Callow, but behind the scenes of this dawning golden age threats to the crown are rising. The nobles of the Wasteland, denied the power they crave, weave their plots behind pleasant smiles. In the north the Forever King . . .
The Earth is changing. The alien invasion brought social upheaval, advanced technology, and an armada of peacekeeping robots. But Alan, a college student pursuing a now-useless degree, cares little about all of this. He has only one thing on his mind: the Game. A fully immersive virtual reality, the Game appears to be a major part of the invading . . .
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 . . .
“I know this is a startling discovery for you, and I wish I were with you now to help you bear this, but know this, you are my son, nothing can change that. You are strong, and wise, I could not be more proud of the young man you have become, my dear son. Arthur Dallas Elden, You are . . .
End Online is the story of a man, who through the events of a devastating accident lost the use of his legs. He then turns to virtual reality, recommended to him by his doctor who secretly hopes it will lessen the shock of losing something invaluable. He decides to try a game called End Online, a recent release that . . .
This is a story about a sixteen year-old boy named Seth Drak. He doesn’t think that there is anything out of the ordinary about him except for his above average grades that landed him in the top school in Manhattan when he was in the fourth grade. This all changes when the Alecard twins transfer. Transfer students were weird enough, . . .
Meet seventeen-year-old Emily Hunte, a teenager living in America during the Great War on Technology. When the attacks in Chicago start, her older sister and trained soldier, Amber smuggles her into a survivalist compound in the wilderness of Alaska—one of the few safe places left in the world. To survive in this cutthroat community, Emily has to take on the . . .
The world changed with the development of superpowers, a century ago. Scotland, a perfect utopia. England, a fascist regime. America, fractured in two. Now the world is on the brink of change once more. For five young women, recently finished being trained in how to unlock and control their powers, their rejection from official Superhero training is an opportunity . . .
After recovering from a motorcycle accident that nearly kills him, 18-year-old Gavyn Fraser is eager to gather the pieces of his broken life and resume some level normalcy. Now living alone with his mother in New York City, Gavyn longs to establish some control, but his grip on reality seems to be slipping away from him as he finds himself . . .
Fourteen years after the disappearance of every superhero in the world, a new, dorky superhero, a mean girl super villain, and an elderly, schizophrenic antihero try to go about their lives while also getting in each others way. In “Jolt”, Carter, Raina, and Malcolm navigate their lives through a world where 20% of Earth’s population has super powers. Trying . . .
Sep 7, 2008: At least that’s what it kept reminding me of: kids without parents trying to survive on their own, managing "tribes" and themselves, trying to fight a feral instinct that is constantly creeping up and threatening their survival.
This is definitely a very interesting story. I would have liked to know more about this disease in the context of the story itself instead of it being alluded to but my understanding is it’s all in the extra material on the site. I [more . . .]
May 27, 2015: This story follows the next generation of heroes who take over the superhero team their, now retired or deceased, grandparents created in the 1940’s.
This story offers a really fun read. Morality is black/white, and the good guys definitely wear the white hats.
There is a large cast of characters, some developed very well. This large cast was a bit of a problem as there were characters I really wanted to get [more . . .]