What would you do if you were imbued with superpowers?
This is the question posed to a group of high school students who are struck with the powers of telekinesis. This narrative interweaves the destiny of multiple teenagers and unravels the mystery of the object that granted them immortality. Clark, and his girlfriend, Sarah, naturally take to fighting crime when they form a group of superheroes. Other characters are more ambiguously motivated as they use their powers, not for the good of others, but solely to benefit themselves. They live comfortable lives until a mysterious stranger comes a’knocking. He knows their secret and will tell the world unless they pay up. And then there is the tragic fall of John, a young man with a heartbreaking back story whose lust for power and vengeance leads him on a downward spiral into madness.
“Ascension” is part one in an exciting and compelling new YA series that takes the superhero genre to new heights by asking how people truly respond to gaining unimaginable power. “Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Approx 380 pages.
5-Star Amazon Reviews
“…This is a story that blends a variety of genres from action/adventure to emotionally charged drama and thought-provoking social introspective…”
“…if you want a well-written YA book with super hero action (the book is reminiscent of Mark Miller’s work), then this is a must-read!”
About The Author
I enjoy writing. Sometimes I feel like I have to do it. Because just when I’m doing something important, a character or story creeps into my head and the only way to get it out is to quickly transfer him/her/it to the page. These stories bully me into presenting them to viewers in the most charming and enriching fashion possible. Perhaps one day I’ll learn to fight back. Just don’t bet on it.