Sol-506.5.TT-2: An Earth of Highly-Trained and High-Tech Superheroes

This was a modern world of superheroes and supervillains.  For those people their superpowers came from extensive training, advanced technology or super-soldier conditioning.  The multiverse scholars who studied this world note that it was occupied by vigilantes, cyborgs and robots and filled with criminals, paramilitary organizations and nascent space colonization.  While superhuman activity was world-wide …

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World-338.5.MP-2: A Space-Faring Forest of Monkeys

The signs of worlds colonized by intelligent primates are fairly obvious: they grow forests and build villages and towns in the treetops.  Through a magictech rapid-growth process nearly every technology they need can be grown from the soil as advanced and specialized plants.  Most inhabitants prefer, though, to spend their entire lives off the ground, …

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World-207.5.CR-0: A Maritime World of Storms and Crows

There are no humans native to this world, and instead crow people are the dominant life forms.  The most important of these are, of course, noble-crows, who work as both politicians and warriors highly trained in the use of bows and arrows.  Crow-people have wings on their backs and can fly. Although crow people exist, …

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World-267.3.FI-2: An Infinite-Skies Plane of Warring Floating Islands

The universe is a vast expanse of air and sky, filled with trillions and trillions of flying islands.  Islands range from under a kilometer to continent-sized, and spontaneously generate water and life.  A person who falls from the edge is assumed dead, and defenestration is a common form of execution. The islands are constantly at …

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Two Halves by John R. Canter

Another branch crashes loudly through the canopy to the earth, a wake of birds already fleeing startled. The runner makes no pretense of stealth, which Asoka has given up on as well. The half-elf, running at top speed, fires another arrow up into the trees, and again misses his quarry. That damn protection from arrows spell! He curses in his head, not wasting the breath as he maintains pursuit. The other half-elf, running, jumps from branch to branch, satchel swinging from his body as he darts overhead.