by CSyphrett, with Doc Quantum
Is Pariah truly cursed to live forever apart from humanity as he has always believed, or can the powers he’s hated for so long finally become a blessing? Only the Mysterious Traveler knows for certain. Guest starring the Five Monitors, the Paragons, and Stardust the Super-Wizard, and introducing Access!
by CSyphrett Return to chapter list Earth-Two: Cathy Reynolds was six years old, and her favorite heroine was Wonder Woman. She idolized her heroine, actually making a costume and carrying a rope she had painted yellow. She liked to pretend to fight super-villains such as the Cheetah, Giganta, and Queen Clea, staging epic battles with . . .Earth-4 on .
by CSyphrett, with Doc Quantum Return to chapter list Pariah appeared in the midst of a party, which he realized was a roast of sorts. The “guests of honor,” a young boy and an older, white-haired man wearing an anachronistic suit from the early nineteenth century, had been tied to stakes in the middle of . . .Earth-4 on .
by CSyphrett Return to chapter list The darkly clad figure walked along the edge of the cliff, his scarf blowing gently in the wind. The brim of his black hat fluttered slightly, shading the cool eyes beneath its protection. He had been asked to deal with a serious problem by the collective monitors of five . . .Earth-4 on .
by CSyphrett and Doc Quantum Return to chapter list July, 1986: The monitors of five Earths held their fateful first meeting on the Rock of Eternity, where most of them were able to confirm for the first time that the other Earths had indeed survived the Crisis on Infinite Earths as they had hoped. Representing . . .Earth-4 on .
A mysterious figure armed with power like that which destroyed universes during the Crisis on Infinite Earths begins gathering a horde of villains for a mission of evil and tempting heroes with offers they can’t refuse! Meanwhile, Ted Kord’s father is plotting against his own son in an attempt to force him to bend to his will by hiring an impostor to frame the Blue Beetle for a series of crimes! And a mysterious new hero called Supernova appears on the scene, but who is this masked man, and what is his purpose? Join the Sentinels of Justice as they battle evil on two fronts — on Earth versus a group of new villains called the Pseudo-Squad, and in outer space versus a threat to the universe itself! Introducing the Silver Scarab, and featuring the return of the greatest of all forgotten heroes!
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list Sometime later, a grim Ted Kord stood silently before a grave at Eagle Rock Cemetery, lost in his own thoughts. The doctor says Tracey and our unborn child will both be fine. Sarge Steel says his lab boys will work to cure Abby Ladd and the other victims transformed . . .Earth-4 on .
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list At that moment, to the surprise of everyone in the room, a man in red and gold entered the room and slapped the stone out of Alkemi’s hand. Before she could reach for it again, he had deftly stunned her with what looked like a gentle tap. Layla scowled . . .Earth-4 on .
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list Meanwhile, Captain Atom, Lady Quark, Lord Volt, Champion, and Son of Vulcan had managed to reach the source of the cosmic disturbances. Even an experienced, universe-traveling hero like Captain Atom found something to marvel at within the weird structure that seemed to be the sole building on the otherwise . . .Earth-4 on .
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list Later, within the original Kord facility, the Scarlet Scarab had managed to secure his captives within Alistair Kord’s private laboratory. The frightened Tracey Kord naturally recognized her husband’s old headquarters, and she turned to Melody Case with an anxious expression on her face. “Melody, I know Ted’s place pretty . . .Earth-4 on .
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list Booster Gold found himself confronted by the soaring black-clad form of the man called Shrike. “Hate the costume! You’ll never raise your Q-rating with that ugly get-up!” joked Booster as he dodged the other flying man. As Shrike spread his cape, Booster yelped in pain as deep cuts appeared . . .Earth-4 on .
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list Sometime earlier, inside the new Kord facility, Dr. Murray Takamoto found himself staring up at a huge humanoid with the savage features and flowing mane of a lion. He gulped as the creature gripped his coat and dragged him down the hallway, even as sirens rang out around them. . . .Earth-4 on .
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list Two members of the heroic Sentinels of Justice were facing their own foe in the form of a somewhat awkward silence. Captain Atom approached Lady Quark and reached out one hand toward her shoulder, but stopped inches from the woman and swiftly withdrew his hand. “Tashana, I know this . . .Earth-4 on .
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list Captain Atom raised his hands and released a barrage of energy-bolts with perfect accuracy. Each bolt struck a moving target as a clock ticked away the seconds. He dodged a series of projectiles and then brought his fist down on a control and stopped the clock. “That’s your fastest . . .Earth-4 on .
by Libbylawrence Return to chapter list Reporter Abby Ladd was angry enough to stomp her expensive designer high heels as she waited under an umbrella and stared down a darkened street. “The station was supposed to send a car for me! If I have to call them again, heads will roll!” she vowed. The pretty . . .Earth-4 on .