Paradox – Chapter 5

Are you sure?Maze glanced at the screen again as the impact of the words hit him. He always worked alone except on the most important missions with The Old Guard. Many commentators in the media during the 1990s wondered why he even joined the biggest name in Enhanced teams, but he had his reasons. He did not attend the banquets honoring the team. He did not accept the key to the city from whatever mayor wanted his picture taken with the group. No, he worked with The Old Guard because he needed the extra bodies to prevent the future he saw. After team dissolved, he continued the good fight from...

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Paradox – Chapter 4

The tapping on the door was at a speed that only a speedster could accomplish. Amira still looked through the peephole to see a familiar face staring back at her.“Hurry up and let me in,” he said softly so only she would hear it.Amira opened the door to the man in the black JTF uniform, clean-shaven with a high and tight buzz cut to his famous golden hair. No cars had arrived so he must have run the five miles from the Butler campus to her apartment.“Scott, I thought you weren't coming over until tonight,” Amira said backing up. They had a regular schedule of pickups and deliveries...

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The Forgotten – Chapter 8

A Veteran's Day chapter of The Forgotten has been posted at StarterSerials.com.The Forgotten - Chapter 8

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The Forgotten Returns Friday

I have some good news for my sci-fi fans. The Forgotten, the poor red-headed stepchild that has been abused by my schedule, will return this Friday 11/14 with a new 'Veteran's Day' Chapter suggested by 'growingsuper'. If you've read up to the last chapter, you know the story's main character is a veteran struggling to come to terms with the decisions he made during the war.I plan to release more chapters as time permits so keep checking the Events Calendar at the bottom of the page for more release dates. New chapters will start every other weekend.The Forgotten is hosted by StarterSerials.com.

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Paradox – Chapter 3

As the metal detector beeped, Scimitar curled his lip and looked back to Trauma. They had a day off and they should be spending it together, but instead, they were at the courthouse. The guards eyes widened when they saw the holstered pistol on Trauma’s hip, but relaxed when they both pulled out their JTF identification cards.Scimitar could wear a pistol too but declined, like most Enhanced, to use mundane weapons. The U.S. government considered them law enforcement officers, but JTF Enhanced agents were primarily tasked to engage other Enhanced, people like them, with superpowers....

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Veteran’s Day

Today in the U.S. is Veteran's Day. I want to thank all my fellow veterans for their service and sacrifice for our great nation.

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Paradox – Chapter 2

“Prisoner,” shouted the lead armored JTF agent  as the heavy cell door slowly opened, “you will keep your hands up where we can see them at all times. Do you understand?”Michael laughed even with four rifles pointed at him. He looked behind the four agents for the Enhanced agent, his time Windspeed, a category three air elementalist. He appeared busy tapping messages on his cellphone with his power to manipulate air pressure and temperature. The JTF always included an Enhanced. just in case an Enhanced prisoner tried to escape. In Michael’s case, Scimitar, Trauma, and Solid Copy pulled...

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New WordPress Theme

Welcome to the new ThePenintheStone.com website. This is the theme overhaul I originally planned over the summer but reconsidered after the updates to the Kingsize theme. While the updates to the Kingsize are a good start, there are still too many bugs and conflicts with my plugins. Yesterday, I decided to swap the theme of the website and began updating the Portal content to work better with Inheritance and Paradox. I have to update every chapter so it will take me a few days to get through it all. All the pages of Paradox and Inheritance are updated.The theme format should be familiar. It is the same...

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Topher Nightshade vs. The Camp of The Undead Apocalypse by Drew Hayes now on sale!

For my two readers that don't read Super Powereds and Corpies, Drew Hayes just released a new book on Amazon, Topher Nightshade vs. The Camp of The Undead Apocalypse. Just the title alone sounds like something off-the-wall and totally Drew.

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CHAMPION preorders live

I'm still catching up with all the latest and greatest in the superhero genre, but I wanted  to let everyone know that you can preorder Ian Thomas Healy's newest book Champion (Just Cause Universe Book 6) now at Amazon. The book will be released on 11/25/2014.The cover looks fantastic!

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