Vital Strike, Book One: Syndicate

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Powers are the norm. Chaos is the result. There is no law and order, and villains run rampant. Clans are created. Alliances are formed. Enemies are made.
Syphon is one of the most infamous villain clans in England, and in the span of a single day, they witness all three.
A new clan, Vitality, arrives in the neighbourhood, and on discovering them, Syphon find themselves bound and with no other choice but to protect them, due old ties and Vitality’s huge mistake of building their headquarters on the territory of one of Syphon’s older allies. Joining forces with this new clan proves to be more trouble than they’re worth. Drama, danger and more than anything else, a break from tedium finds the clan of Syphon as they and Vitality join forces to keep Syphon’s older allies at bay.
But a simple battle may be the easiest challenge Syphon has to face.

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Prologue

Submitted: May 22, 2013

Powers are the norm. Chaos is the result. There is no law and order, and villains run rampant. Clans are created. Alliances are formed. Enemies are made.
Syphon is one of the most infamous villain clans in England, and in the span of a single day, they witness all three.
A new clan, Vitality, arrives in the neighbourhood, and on discovering them, Syphon find themselves bound and with no other choice but to protect them, due old ties and Vitality’s huge mistake of building their headquarters on the territory of one of Syphon’s older allies. Joining forces with this new clan proves to be more trouble than they’re worth. Drama, danger and more than anything else, a break from tedium finds the clan of Syphon as they and Vitality join forces to keep Syphon’s older allies at bay.
But a simple battle may be the easiest challenge Syphon has to face. Read Chapter

Chapter One: The Catalyst

Submitted: May 22, 2013

Chapter One: The Catalyst   Erin woke up. That wasn’t the problem. She woke up abruptly, from a sound dreamless sleep of c... Read Chapter

Chapter Two: Ignorance

Submitted: May 22, 2013

Chapter Two: Ignorance   It was early and Melissa was awake, with many thanks to her cats. She normally wouldn’t be awake ... Read Chapter

Chapter Three: Reunion

Submitted: June 29, 2013

Chapter Three: Reunion   Khloe had returned to her room to quickly change into her uniform. She did not stay to listen to Er... Read Chapter

Chapter Four: Traced

Submitted: November 13, 2013

Chapter Four: Traced   Tracy watched from dark alleys, being careful to stay well an truly hidden. She watched Miss Francis ... Read Chapter

Chapter Five: Team Play

Submitted: November 13, 2013

Chapter Five: Team Play   Kaori had arrived in the canteen, followed by Petra and followed by Kerri. The last two also being... Read Chapter

Chapter Six: Loyalty

Submitted: November 13, 2013

Chapter Six: Loyalty   Wyatt resented being put on patrol. It was rookie work, and back at Syphon, he was anything but a roo... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven: Family Reunion

Submitted: November 13, 2013

Chapter Seven: Family Reunion   The second Erin screamed out Damon’s name, Jon ran out of his clan’s canteen—much smal... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight: Debriefed

Submitted: November 13, 2013

Chapter Eight: Debriefed   It took Wyatt and his squad all but half an hour to make it back to headquarters. The squad got a... Read Chapter

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