Mindy Marvel Story List / TimelineMore Like This
All stories take place in Angel-FallsDA unless otherwise noted.
Months and years referenced are the time the story takes place, not necessarily when the story was written.
October 2005 A Marvel to Behold: This is where Melinda's story begins as she gets superpowers and adopts the costumed identity of Mindy Marvel. In the nearly 10 years since the original stories (which can be found here: http://superwomenmania.com/index.php?option=com_flexicontent&view=category&cid=244:mindy-marvel&Itemid=167), the character has gone through a lot of updates and changes. Because of this, I have been considering revamping Mindy's origin. psiandco has come up with a more grounded concept that takes place while Melinda and John were in college. These stories take place in an, as of yet, undetermined location:
CHAPTER ONE - ALTERNATE ORIGIN STORY, MINDY MARVEL
The XenoGirl (Prologue)Instincts...More Like This
So similar, yet so separate.
They are the things that drive living organisms.
Emotions are so much more diverse.
Happiness, anger, fear, sadness, love...
Our emotions make us unique as human beings. They affect us differently.
Instincts are not so diverse...
They simply drive an organism to survive.
An ant doesn't guard its Queen because it cares about her. It guards her because doing so is essential for the hive's survival.
A pair of wolves don't mate because they love eachother. They mate because they are genetically and instinctually programmed to do so, as it ensures the continuation of their species.
But then where did our emotions come from? Surely humans can't be the only organisms on this planet to have emotions.
A domesticated cat seems to smile and put when it's petted. Do cats love their owners? It's difficult to say. The animal could be showing compassion simply because it knows that its owner feeds it. It could be doing this out of instinct. We