“People don’t need a reason to be awful to each other. They just need to survive. But people don’t need a reason to survive, either. They just need each other.”
— Tribeca Rockaway, sniper of the Dead Heroes gang
No one knows how long it’s been since the world was blasted with nuclear radiation and became infested with undead. The survivors of the Fall were the first... [click here for more]
What does the Technocratic Union agent see through those reflective lenses? How many hours of interrogation footage, archives of dossiers, gone over one more time, again and again? What song of Enlightened trigonometry beams before their eyes the trajectory of the reality deviant, or the fastest route to cover in a firefight? Imagine vast mugshot archives of unmutual hackers, “magick” grifters,... [click here for more]
"Do you know who I am?"“I don’t, sir. I don’t. And that’s not the best way to ask for special—”“No, no, I mean, do you know who I am? I’m having trouble remembering right now.”
Thus begins these excerpts from the columns of the Nova Age's most opinionated freelance journalist. Swine and Cheese Partycontains... [click here for more]
ISRA assigns Jay and her team to Far Nyumba for what should be an easy job aiding a remote research settlement with their irrigation systems.
Shortly before their arrival on the distant moon, a mysterious artifact falls from the sky. The aliens who come to claim it give the townspeople of Upepo an ultimatum: clear out before the sun and the planet Mgitu rise, or there’s going to be trouble.
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A moment of brilliant, awful light. A landscape, scoured and remade. An entire nation, simply gone.
La Blessure is the graveyard of millions, a wasteland of quantum flux and devastation born from the impact of the Esperanza space station. Yet even a murdered land’s secrets cannot rest easy, and now the promise of stolen power lures a United Republic expedition into the desolation.
Fallen heroes... [click here for more]
Three months ago, Boston’s city defenders, the Bulwarks, met a tragic end. Two of their members died in a mysterious flash, and the third nova, Daystar, went missing. The head Directive intelligence agent on the case turned up dead a few weeks later, after sending his team a particularly cryptic communication.
Now, operative Alina Vaughn and her cell race to finish the work their colleague started.... [click here for more]
When Ken Clements ends up in an accidental crash that triggers his eruption, he is plagued by fear and doubt as the changes to his body feel unfamiliar and alien. News of Ken’s eruption becomes a talking point for anti-nova pundit Jordan McDevitt, while doctors at the Rashoud Center try to steer Ken toward signing up with Project Utopia to use his powers for the good of humanity.
As external pressures... [click here for more]