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Get ‘Em on the Kill List

This flash fiction tale takes place in the Mortal Gods universe—one where superhuman individuals exist.

You can read more such stories in Mortal Gods: Ignition and Appalling Stories: 13 Tales of Social Injustice (see “Presidential Pardon”).

For those interested in continuity, this story takes place before the events of “The First Transgender Superhuman” (which appears in Mortal Gods: Ignition).
Here now, in 1,000 words or fewer, is “Get ‘Em on the Kill List.”
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The man breathed hard, peering around the corner of the brick building. He pulled his head back and crouched, shuddering and whimpering, and covering his head with his hands.
Victoria White descended from the sky behind him. Her boots touched the ground, the leather groaning ever so slightly. “Drop your weapon and—”
The man yelped and spun around, his camouflage abilities starting to kick in. The yellow hammer and sickle on the red shirt of his uniform faded. The weapon he lowered at her did not.
Metallic energy screamed f…