31 May 2016
“What’s made up in the head is the fiction. What comes out of the heart is a myth.”
—Joseph Campbell, The Hero’s Journey
In which a girl named Mac is swallowed by a wormhole after she graduates from college, becomes a fulgurkinetic metahuman, gets romantically involved with a supervillain, and becomes a legend. In that order.
- Part 1 of Shock Value
Fandoms: The Flash (TV 2014), Arrow (TV 2012)
23 Jan 2018
SLOW MODIFICATION CAN BE EFFECTIVE;
MEN CHANGE BEFORE THEY NOTICE
AND RESIST. THE DECADENT AND
THE POWERFUL CHAMPION CONTINUITY.
“NOTHING ESSENTIAL CHANGES.”
THAT IS A MYTH. IT WILL BE REFUTED.
—Jenny Holzer, “Inflammatory Essays”
In which a girl named Mac returns to the night of the particle accelerator explosion after a legendary mission, only to learn that everything has changed. Also: Barry has a twin sister named Caroline, Laurel moved from Starling to Central after C. N. R. I. was destroyed in the Undertaking, Sara is the first masked vigilante to debut in the Gem Cities, and more.
- Part 2 of Shock Value
Fandoms: Supergirl (TV 2015), Arrow (TV 2012)
03 Feb 2017
“With a close encounter of the second kind, the physical proximity of the event would certainly tend to make the experience vivid and unforgettable.”
—J. Allen Hynek, The UFO Experience: A Scientific Enquiry
In which Nyssa is sent to assassinate someone in National City. After her target is eliminated, she meets Alex at the hotel bar, and takes the special agent upstairs.
- Part 3 of Shock Value