Tristine Clover had been designed to be a poet, her DNA customized for that purpose, but tests indicated that her aptitudes lay
elsewhere. Of course, no True Artist would accept "reeducation" for a more mundane career without a struggle!
PeeWee was only two years old, and unlikely to make it to three unless an odd assortment of people scattered around the globe
could cure the artificial disease in his blood.
A scientific breakthrough concealed in an innocuous-seeming package put incredible power at the fingertips of whoever possessed
it. Controlling that power was another matter…
J. B. Hogan
Some people get a second chance before they make the worst mistake of their lives.
Violet looked less than half her age, thanks to potions and rituals that had been in her family for generations. Free to use her
full powers after two years of restrictions placed on her due to earlier… indiscretions, she had just begun a new campaign to
gain wealth and at least the illusion of love when her mother summoned her home.
Lieutenant Daniel Barnes and his Angels were the best of the best. Their mission: destroy the lair of the notorious terrorist
leader Gideon. But things went to hell before they even landed — and then they got worse.
To stem the rising tendency to violence, they instituted a cathartic rite of passage that would determine whether a child was fit
to join civilized society. Now it was Joey Bailey's turn.
They Never Knew
Rick Stevens stumbled on a box of old documents (or rather just missed having it fall on his head). The contents hinted at a
secret that had been hidden for more than a century — but was still worth his life.