marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,
marycatelli
marycatelli

too many superhero books and parody

I'm reading too many superhero books.

I have this desire to write a career guidance work to advise the super-powered young that a life of crime -- committing or fighting -- is not the only possibility.  Flight can be useful for jobs from reporting on traffic to maintaince (no ladders needed!).  Someone who can create diseases to order can create vaccines to order.  If you can make plants grow super-fast, you can help with floods, or demolition.

(The reality is the necessary research to make it a parody of real life makes it less probable.)
Tags: genre: satire, genre: superheroes, superpowers
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