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Worm by Wildbow

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Rated 8.65 out of 10 Statistics

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Genre: Superhero / Crime

Audience: Teen, Young Adult, Adult

Updated: Every Few Days

Content Advisory

Occasional Sexual Content

Frequent Coarse Language

Frequent Violence

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Overall Rating: 8.651

Average Rating: 9.86 (Guests), 9.03 (Members)

Ranking: #1

Rating Count: 326 (285 Guests, 41 members)

1 indicates a weighted rating.

Synopsis

"Capes & Creepy Crawlies"

An introverted teenage girl with an unconventional superpower, Taylor goes out in costume to find escape from a deeply unhappy and frustrated civilian life. Her first attempt at taking down a supervillain sees her mistaken for one, thrusting her into the midst of the local ‘cape’ scene’s politics, unwritten rules, and ambiguous morals. As she risks life and limb, Taylor faces the dilemma of having to do the wrong things for the right reasons.

New chapters are posted on Tuesdays and Saturdays, with regular bonus updates on Thursdays offered as a donation incentive.

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Episodic Story, Fighting Heroine, Fighting Protagonist, Modern Day, Superheroes, Superheroine, Villainous Heroine

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"A hero whose only allies are villains"

Rating: 9 / 10

When Taylor Hebert, bullied teenager, gets a superpower that gives her unparalleled command over all the creepy-crawly creatures of the world -- insects, spiders, worms, crabs -- she knows exactly what she wants to do: she wants to be a hero. She wants to help people, rescue people, stop criminals -- the opposite of the bullies at school who make her life a torment. She spends a few months getting…Read More

"You won't be able to sleep.. You'll be too busy reading!"

Rating: 10 / 10

Worm is a story about making hard chices, trying to do the right thing, and dealing with the consequences. Wheb Taylor gets superpowers, she thinks she'll get a heroic escape from her normal life. Instead she gets mistaken for a villain! When Taylor goes undercover to discover the mysterious backer of a local super powered gang, she becomes friends with them and learns disturbing secrets about…Read More

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