Not a Hero - Ch. 2: The Flower Shop [GiD]Not a Hero - Ch. 2: The Flower Shop [GiD]6 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters
Val didn't seem excited to see me when I arrived. I hoped she wasn't still mad about before.
We had arranged to meet up across the street from a suspected criminal base of operations, one that was parading itself as a dilapidated flower shop. Police reports had been going crazy about this place, but nobody could get a warrant, it seemed. Thankfully, superhero vigilantes didn't need warrants.
They did, however, need disguises. We had both arrived in our ridiculous superhero garb.
"I'm thinking we should have--"
"--worn regular clothes," Val finished my sentence for me. "Well, whatever. We can do this the hard way."
I examined the exterior of the building, looking for methods of approach that didn't involve the front door. There was a fire escape crawling up the side of the building's brickwork, leading up to a window on the second floor. I pointed. "What about that?"
"Worth a try," Val nodded.
We crossed the street and entered the narrow alleyway nex
Not a Hero - Ch. 1: The Chemical Plant [GiD]Not a Hero - Ch. 1: The Chemical Plant [GiD]7 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters
We squatted outside the manufacturing plant for a couple minutes to get our bearings. It was just me and Val, but we didn't need reinforcements. We never really did. Val was very strong.
It was raining. The manufacturing plant loomed before us, dead silent from lack of activity. Had it not been for the anonymous tip, we might have assumed it was simply closed for the night, but behind those walls something sinister was going on.
Not that we knew exactly WHAT that was, mind. The note simply said, "Some crazy shit is going down at the manufacturing plant tonight," with an address on the back.
"It could be a trap," Val muttered. I glanced over at her. She was a bear of a woman, square-jawed and stern, a good 200 pounds of solid muscle. Her attire was a rather unorthodox combination of tunics, belts, and metal armor pieces, making her resemble something straight out of a fantasy novel. My own attire was just as absurd, a spandex superhero costume that I