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Chapter1 (v.1) - Beginnings

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Submitted: April 05, 2017

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Mark the Greatest Hero
There are superheroes and everyday heroes but all heroes weren’t born with their abilities. This is the origin story of Mark, the best hero to live, who saved lives every day, but was only a teenage boy.  *Alarm clock rings* A groan comes from under the covers and Mark reveals his low, hazel eyes with Dark circles from his Eyes. He throws the covers off himself, gets out of bed and slaps the annoying alarm clock. The sound ceases, he starts to grab his pants and comb his hair while looking for a shirt Walks into the bathroom he comes out a minute later with his hair combed and A little toothpaste crust around his lips. He grabs his Phone which starts ringing in his hand and he answers “Aye man you Awake bruh I’ll be outside yo door in a minute” “Wait a min mik-” the line cuts and hangs up “Just don’t get a say in anything anymore do I?” Mark questions he gets his shoes on lotion, Deodorant and starts walking down the stairs and grabs his backpack off the couch which he almost forgot. “You gonna eat breakfast Mark?” “Naw I’m good that’ll take too long and I’ll miss the bus mike's waiting outside anyways” he replies to his mom and then opens the door to go and waves his mother goodbye then closes the door and locks it shut he makes sure it’s shut before he turns around to see mike right in his face. Mark jumps back startled “I should sock You” “Awe bruh we good It’s for the end of the week and Also halloween coming up happy Jumpscare!” “shut up” Mark says sarcastically. “Now What did You want to show me?” “oh Yeah” mike Pulls out a folded sheet from his back pocket then shows it to Mark’s face Mark grabs the Paper from mike’s hand and starts to speed read “I got the record deal fam!” mike Jumps around excitedly and Mark stops him “Aye this good but let’s walk and talk Ya’know? not tryna miss the bus” Mark taps him on the shoulder and begins to walk as mike follows behind. “so is this legit? You actually got a record deal?” Why’d you Whiteout the person though?” “that’s confidential i’ll tell you the Deets when I make my first track” “then why tell me retard?” Mark turns and asks mike mike shrugs his shoulder and Mark sighs suddenly the sound of laughter comes from behind and they both turn around to see they’re bus driving past while all the kids laugh at them “Ah man I Knew we should’ve walked faster let’s go” they run after the bus eventually making it to the school a few minutes later. “I’ll see you at lunch bro” mike says then they dap each other up take late slips and go their separate ways few hours later and lunch is finally here Mark is relieved to smell the fresh nacho scent and it’s only a few more periods until the weekend is really here Mark sits down at his usual table and waits for his friends to come Unexpectedly mike slams hisself down into a chair. “that math test was so expected man I got a D!” mike says Angrily “I dunno how teachers been saying we had it and better study for it all week you're just dumb” Mark says with a smile “shut ya mouth” mike says as Mark sits there with a smile two other friends walk Up one other friend Mya walks up behind Mark and Plays with his hair. “Wassup” Mark says she replies with A flirty hi “What Are You guys doing for the weekend?” Mya Asks “mike You mindswell come over there’s gonna be a Party and halloweens on monday You can stay until there but we gotta be Up for school” “Ite man gotchu” Mark gets Up and goes to the lunch line to get his food And everyone else does the same As him Mya walks beside Mark And grabs his Arm. And holds It since she’s 5 foot everyone says they Would be the best couple since one's short and ones tall but Mark always denies the fact that they shouldn’t go out since they’ve been friends longer than him and mike Which Would ruin their relationship if It didn’t work out
Mark gets his lunch Along with Mya right after they Walk to their table and Mark starts eating. “You getting that red Dead redemption 2 coming out mike?” mike looks Up At Mark with Nacho cheese around his mouth Also with his mouth full And Nods Yes they all finish eating and the lunch bell rings everyone gets up stops their conversations and goes to the classes they have Mark Impatiently waiting for last bell that time finally comes and everyone makes Noises or starts to fast walk toward the school doors. Mark Walks out the school doors and walks to the place to wait for his bus mike walks up In front of him and they start talking about what to do for the weekend “I got something to show You after school something weird I found At least A Week ago” “Ight” Mark replies A second later Mya Walks Up with her head down and shivering. “bad day to wear a s-skirt?” she skips words as she tries to speak but the cold gets the best of her “eh shoulda watched the news yo fault sike hold Up I’m going to give you my jacket” she  looks at him “Are you sure It’s cold?” “Naw the bus doesn’t take long i’ll be cool and your body is more exposed than mine” he takes off his jacket and hands it to Mya “here It’s extra warm and filled with the scent of Marky boy” she chuckles and takes It and Puts it on she stops shivering after a few minutes with a reassuring look that she’s Warm “gooaalss” mike Yells out then Mark Punches him in the shoulder “chilll.” Mya steps closer and closer to mike And starts to hug him making him more Warm the more she held the bus comes and they all get on “Uhh You can Keep that Until monday I got other Jackets but We’re gonna be getting off on a Different stop mike wants to show me something” “Alright but..” she says then looks At Mark like she was looking Into his soul “hmm?” she gets Up and moves mike from Next to Mark and mike falls “Why me?” then gets up and sits In the back of them “can.. we date?” she looks at him and Mark freezes for a he looks at her “You Know what I said” Mark replies “I Know but we have to try You know You like me this way too or even more If it doesn’t work then things will be awkward I know” Mark Knew the risk but deep down he wanted to try too “Alright Yeah” she makes a Noise then lays on Mark. “Yo bro this the stop!” mike Yells to the bus Driver and Notifying Mark “Well I gots to goo” Mya let's go then Mark gets up as he walks she grabs him and hugs him and he hugs back everyone on the bus Awws them and she smiles As Mark Walks off the bus Mark and mike Walk over to Under a bridge With a medium sized hole At the bottom revealing a crater With a Perfectly shaped oval meteor In it It glows A Vast Array of colors while Pulsating “this gotta be a Joke” “Naw man I found It last week and I haven’t told a soul I haven’t even gone Next to it Yet” mike explains Mark Decides to get closer “I Don’t think You Know Where these come from space You Know that place? It could have space Aids”.  Mark looks At mike With a Uninterested face and begins to Walk some more toward It Until he’s face to face with it It floats up toward mike and stays there “It does that too..” mike says Mark slowly sticks his hand out to touch it as It’s colors begin to slowly pulsate the more Mark reaches out the slower the colors go then Mark finally touches It Nothing happens for a quick second Mark begins to say something to mike but Is Interrupted by the shockwave It gives out which Pushes Mark on the floor the orb spins and Warps Into Dust Which Dissolves Into Mark And Mark is zoomed into outer space faster than he can Imagine. And A room materializes In front of him Mark stands there Dazed at what he just saw soon After A shadow begins to Arise In the middle of the room In the shape of a man with a fully black suit grey hair “Ayo Where Am I?” Mark Asks “Don’t Worry boy I’ll find you and Answer Your questions.. All of YoUr qUestIoNs.” the man says Mark sits back frozen With fear of what he Just heard Mark blinks and he is back under the overpass “Yo man Mark You gotta get Up!” mike is shaking Mark until Mark sits Up “What happened?!” Mark stammers over his Words trying to find an explanation for what he Just saw or experienced “NEVER MIND LET’S GO!” mike gets Mark Up and the boys run All the way to Mark’s house out of breath Mark gets his Keys And opens the Door they go Upstairs And fall down like ragdolls onto Mark’s floor. “We’re lucky my mom or dad Isn’t here they’re Working I Would’ve been In trouble” they both take fast breaths to calm down they’re beating hearts suddenly Mark's Phone gets a text from Mya saying hey Mark texts back and says What’s Up Putting his Phone Down before she can text back “so Dude what happened back there It’s like mike tyson came And Knocked You out” Mark chuckles but stops after a few trying to realize what had happened himself the voice he heard played back in his head a thousand times creeping him out at the thought. “Alright so what do you want to do now?” Mark asks Mike gets up and shrugs  “Doesn’t matter” Mark walks over to his Playstation and Turns it on to Play one of the Games he was thinking to play He then gets another Text from Mya Asking what was he doing And he replies with About to play 2k What about You ? He puts his phone down again just to get another text in A quick second. She replied with “You know there’s a Home game on sunday? It’s their last game before the season's over You should come” She says Mark Thinks about it for a second and Replies with “Yeah I’ll go Mike Might come too if he Doesn’t disappear in the morning like he always does” Mike Taps Mark and then shows him a funny picture and Mark chuckles at the picture and then turns back at the Game He begins to set the game up and Mike taps him again to show him a picture and Mark scoffs at it Almost ignoring it He turns back again To the game and not a second goes past and Mike Taps him again “I don't want to see anymore pictures dude” Mike keeps tapping And Mark Turns around Annoyed “Whattttt” He looks at Mike and Mike’s pointing down at the floor Signaling Mike to look down Mark sighs and looks down to see himself hovering off the ground. “Tell me this is a Joke bro” Mike Is speechless and is just staring “Bro your just defying physics right now” Mike says Mark tries to get down but just ends up moving around In the air and spinning “Bro Help me get down!” A dazed Mike gets out of the confusion and pulls Mike down to the ground and He hits His head off the ground “My fault” Mark gets up rubbing his head “I think we’re hallucinating I’m gonna go to sleep and just forget this happened” Mike Nods his Head in agreement and Asks for Some Blankets to Get comfortable Mark Gets up to get him some covers out the hallway closet Mark opens the closet and when he closes it and turns The man from before in his Vision appears in front of him and puts his hand through Mark's chest and Mark Screams and In a blink the man is gone and his hand never went through his chest “What what what happened??” Mike rushes in and asks Mark. Mark stammers over his words trying to explain but gives up and decides to Just leave it alone and just plays it as his mind playing games on him since he’s sleepy he gives Mike his covers and they both get ready to go to sleep after a long night Mark checks his phone before going to sleep and Mya Texted him at least 5 times asking if he was awake He replies and says “I’m awake we were just playing around but I’m going to sleep now I’ll probably see you tomorrow” He puts down His phone and He isn’t even sleepy anymore but just suddenly falls asleep like He was forced. Mark wakes up with Mike gone out of his covers like He usually does In the morning Mark Gets up and Walks to the bathroom to Take a shower and a few minutes later he Gets out and Puts some Clothes on then Grabs his phone and walks downstairs to get something to eat. as he walks downstairs He stops to see that there’s a man leaning on his counter “This is a nice house ya got here oh and I was waiting for you to wake up your kinda of a hard sleeper” Mark’s Hand shakes as he points at the Mysterious man in his Kitchen “Uhhh who are you ?!” Mark asks loudly “Woah no need to be loud Jeez.. so there’s no way to say this lightly but you’ve got a gift with ya and You're gonna be tracked for that Orb you’ve.. Absorbed” The man says. Mark starts to think back to under the underpass and realizes the “Orb” He’s talking about “I don’t know what your talking bout dude.. Why are you in my house I’ll call the cops!” Mark exclaims “You can’t lie to me I’ve been here way longer than you and I Can tell when someone's lying trust me kid” Mark stares at the Man for a bit and notices He’s kind of old fashioned like A Wild west cowboy with a hat , unshaved and ungroomed beard with long jeans and work shoes on. “Who.. are you?” Mark asks “Sorry for no introduction My name's Ken” Ken takes off his Jacket and holds it over his shoulder “I Bet you’ve already figured out I’m kind of Old fashioned” He says “Yeeahh.. but why are you here and How’d You get past the security without setting off the alarm??” Mark Asks “Well I’ll Explain In the car You just got to come with me before they Actually find you kid” Mark becomes confused Why would he want to follow him? Why is he in his house? And whos they? “Uhh They?” Mark questions “Also how do you know about that rock?” He asks another question.  “Alright alright slow your roll and If you're thinking yes you can trust me I Didn’t come here for a reason and If i was one of those Pedos if what you call them now I Would’ve kidnapped you already don’t ya think?” “But still why would I Go along to what you're saying even If it’s true” Mark asks “You will.. If you don’t want your family or friends in Danger..” Ken says seriously. “What are you going to do to them?” Mark asks shakingly “Oh no not me but I know you’ve seen him before the man in the Visions or whatever” Ken says “How do you know Exactly what I’m seeing? Who are you ? I’m dead serious” Mark says “I Told You we haven’t got time to waste You’ve got to follow me so you don’t get tracked and Nothing bad happens” Ken Answers. Mark Sits there Then slowly starts to walk down the stairs to the front door “My parents Are gonna be worried..” “Just tell them You're over your friends or something make up a lie and If you get caught we’ll be back here in A Jiffy don’t sweat it” Ken says Gladly Ken opens the door and walks through signaling Mark to come Mark walks slowly behind Ken Thinking If he should Believe this Mysterious Ken He gets Into the car with Ken “Seatbelts” Ken says and Mark clips his seatbelt on “You can trust me really but the stuff I’m going to tell you right now might not seem believable” “What do you mean?” Mark asks “Well first of all I know you’ve seen the Orb and what It can do right?” Mark nods in agreement “Well that Orb is from another planet and it was for the  or aliens from that planet to sprout their powers when they couldn’t actually get them to work” “So what happens when a human takes or absorbs one?” Mark asks. Ken slowly turns his head “They die” Marks heart drops and he’s stuck in place “Nah i’m just playing with you you just start to get their powers you probably might be stronger than most of their whole race” Mark sighs in relieve “So i’m guessing they can fly then?” Ken nods his head in agreement “Also more than just that they have elemental powers strength you know speed” Mark is surprised by how much they can do “So their all just superman's just not as powerful? Any anyways what are they doing here?” Mark asks “Just the same as you guys to actually get out there and explore space” Ken replies “How do you know so much?” Mark asks. Ken waits a second before answering “Well I Did the same thing as you a long time ago” “Wait so you still have an orb in you or whatever?” Mark asks “No what does it look like? Me driving a car I Could just be flying right now” Mark sits there dumbfounded at his stupid question “Where are we going?” “Somewhere where you can’t be tracked and whenever you leave I’m gonna have to put something on you to keep the orbs energy In you contained” Mark just sits there and all of his questions for now have been answered. They reach their destination At Ken’s ware house Mark gets out of the car and looks around And It’s just empty everywhere Ken gets out of his car and he walks into the warehouse and mark follows him inside just to see a fully empty warehouse “What the hell? There’s nothing here please tell me you got something to make stuff appear” Ken looks at Mark and walks over to an Elevator Hidden over a wall sheet that says out of order “Oh uhh or an Elevator but it’s out of order” “Aren’t you like 15 or 16? You should have watched enough movies to know this elevator isn’t really out of order” Mark sits there again dumbfounded then walks to the elevator with Ken Ken presses the emergency elevator button and nothing happens “So what we doing? Waiting for the police?” Mark says then the elevator drops all the way to the ground and stops which throws Mark off balance then the elevator goes through a phase through Ground floor which brings them to the last level in the warehouse and the door opens to a nice house Mark walks into the Makeshift house and looks around to see a kitchen and what seems like a Huge dojo room to the side room “So this is where you’ll be coming to tame those powers you got every week” Mark stops admiring the house and looks at ken “Every Week? What about my mom dad and my friends what am I gon tell them?” Mark asks “I told you I got your back if you get caught in a lie we’ll be back in a jiffy” Ken says. Mark is suspicious but he’s starting to trust Ken so he just takes a risk and believes him. “So this is where your gonna train” Mark becomes confused Ken has been saying Train but he doesn’t know why “What am I training for?” Ken looks at Mark “To defend the earth from whatever the other planet about to send at it the orb was theirs and they’ll do anything to get it back even kill the whole human race” Mark stops and freezes he thinks about everything Ken just said and his heart drops what happens if he loses? What happens if he can never control these powers and defend the earth “Ohh no no no noo I’m not doing this It’s too risky what if I can’t control these abilities or whatever? What happens then!” Mark exclaims Ken sits down at his couch “You're gonna have to you’re the only one who can and I’m sure you don’t want the earth to be destroyed” “Why can’t you just find someone else to do this from another planet or something I don’t want to do this or the responsibility” Mark says “The Orb only comes every 12 years and this time they lost it and it went out of their orbit and speeded to earth and it actually took a extra 2 years for it to get to earth and also think of this their planets so big it rotates slower than earth’s and if you think of this it might’ve took way longer than 12 years for their orb to get to the planet and now there 2 to get to earth their pissed the orb hasn’t reached there and now it’s reached earth to be used on a somewhat “useless” human that can’t control the powers he’s got because he’s not their type of species so now the only resolution is either train and fight to fend of them and save earth or let earth be destroyed or enslaved your choice at this point and only yours” Mark is stunned by the words just said to him and thinks about the big risk he has he doesn’t want the earth to be destroyed or this responsibility he only has a final decision to choose what his choice is and it can shape the future of the earth and his life. Mark looks up slowly at Ken “I’ll do it” Ken gets up from the couch and walks to the room that looks like a dojo Mark didn’t know what to do so he followed Ken stops in the middle of the room and turns around and Mark stops feet away from him “So this is where you’ll be controlling your powers that you have and everything else” Mark looks around the room “Isn’t this a little small to be doing most of my powers which are destructible?” Mark asks “I Said controlling not testing them you’ll be able to control better here and know what you're doing when you actually use them” Ken says “Now let's see about that flying power you’ve got” Mark sits there and confused “Well uhh see what happened before Is I just started floating before and I Didn’t know how to get down” Mark says Ken walks over and picks Mark up Mark starts to squirm in his arms and Ken throws him in the air Mark screams with fear but then it dies down as he sees himself floating in the air again like last night “Now that you're up there just make yourself seem like you're falling it's the same concept basically but try to move around while you're doing it” Mark listens to his instructions  and starts air swimming but can’t move “Not like swimming falling you can feel it while flying try to move your whole body at once and propel yourself forward” Mark tries harder this time and actually feels the feeling and starts to move every slowly forward then moves a little more and more a few seconds later he’s freely flying around and moving. He flies over to Ken and then lands in front of him “Alright good since you can do that we can try out the other abilities you’ve got” Mark looks at Ken again “I have others?” Mark asks “Yeah I’ve told you this before next lesson is your fire power” Mark looks at Ken again surprised “And you don’t have to keep staring at me like that every time I say something kid” “Oh sorry” Mark says “But like I said we’re learning your fire powers now and they’re the most easiest power to control”. “Soo what do I have to do?” Ken walks over to a torch in the wall and throws it at Mark and Mark’s leg bursts into flames he pats his leg in panic as the flames go more and more up his Body as he’s patting he starts to realize there’s no burning sensation and stops patting his clothes. which are also intact “Wait what I’m not on fire?” Mark asks confusingly “When you actually have their powers they’re whole species is immune to fire making them harder to kill” Mark jumps around and the fire follows his body around wherever he goes “Alright so since fire easy how do I control it let alone turn it off?” Mark asks “You’re gonna have to fight me..” Mark looks up as Ken rushes Mark with furious speed.



Ending of Chapter 1.

 


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