Emergence

Emergence AN ANCIENT TRIGGER GENE buried deep in humankind s DNA is sporadically activating evolving some humans into something superhuman Influenced by comic book culture many of these chimerics as they hav

  • Title: Emergence
  • Author: J.M. Martin Edward M. Erdelac Oksana Dmitrienko Tim Marquitz Eloise J. Knapp C.T. Phipps Jeff C. Carter G.N. Braun
  • ISBN: 9781941987681
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Paperback
  • AN ANCIENT TRIGGER GENE buried deep in humankind s DNA is sporadically activating, evolving some humans into something superhuman Influenced by comic book culture, many of these chimerics, as they have been dubbed, have taken on costumes and adopted codenames Organizations have risen to either train, exploit, or police these chimerics, and the entire world is at odds aAN ANCIENT TRIGGER GENE buried deep in humankind s DNA is sporadically activating, evolving some humans into something superhuman Influenced by comic book culture, many of these chimerics, as they have been dubbed, have taken on costumes and adopted codenames Organizations have risen to either train, exploit, or police these chimerics, and the entire world is at odds about their very existence.In this open ended series, Ragnarok gathers authors to write superhuman fiction in a shared universe It begins here with book 1, Emergence, shipping in fall 2016 Look for book 2, Chimeric, featuring stories by Dan Wells, Rob Duperre, Steve Diamond, and , in 2017 Emergence collects nine tales, each with a unique perspective on what it might be like to be superhuman in the modern age From the Barrel of a Gun by Jeff C Carter Whiplash by Tim Marquitz Never Go Half Supervillain by C.T Phipps We Can Be Heroes by Eloise J Knapp Perennial by Edward M Erdelac The Other by Rob J Hayes Avenger by G.N Braun Bring It On, Hero by J.M Martin They Call Me Epilogue by Steve DiamondIn the Humanity 2.0 cosmology, the stories are set in a shared universe Characters cross over, events have impact, establishments are consistent It s an open ended series and the stories, like the chimerics of H2.0, will continue to evolve.

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    1. Review copyEmergence: A Humanity 2.0 Novel, edited by J.M. Martin, is a shared world anthology where an ancient trigger gene buried deep in humankinds's DNA is sporadically activating and evolving some humans into something superhuman. What these "chimerics" do with their new powers is up to them. Some become heroes, others villains.From the Barrel of a Gun by Jeff C. Carter - A former military sniper is brought to trial for killing Anchor City's superheroes. His motive for the crimes may surpri [...]

    2. The basic idea of this collaboration is good, albeit not original in any way. Based upon the comic books heroes, we have yet another version of a world in which there are super-evolved humans waging war upon each other. Easy to read and fun for a YA audience and fans of comic books. For me however, the quality of the writing was not good enough, sometimes bordering on amateurish. Some of the story lines explored are interesting, but the execution is sub-par. The book will succeed or fail based o [...]

    3. These novella length stories are longer than short stories so you can get the feel of the full story, characters, and world.Each story is different but set as a braided story in the same world. There are mentions of other characters from stories in them as you go, but nothing that would take from the story if you didn't read it.Overall it's an enjoyable set of novellas based on people who come into super powers. But how will they use it? And how will the world be touched by them? Good? Bad? You [...]

    4. I tend to love superhero stories but most didn't seem to fit the genre that well. I was looking for something more on the lines of marvel or DC but this didn't have the same flare or draw.

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