This week, the poetry of Polychrome Heroics is on sale for half price from Monday, October 16 through Sunday, September 24. This series is superhero fantasy. It features themes of heroism, coming of age, diversity, identity kink, family of choice, friendship, and cultural engineering. Sale prices range from $17 to $358.50, so hopefully there will be something for everyone. ( Collapse )FOR SALE
There are two open epics at present, both in Polychrome Heroics, so you may open a new one if you wish. Prices on open epics are locked at the time of opening; however, if anyone wants to donate to open epics and buy poetry, spending $100 will get you the quarter-price rate on the new poems, regardless of the rate on the open epic(s) you support.
30 poems, $6889 ÷ 2 = $3444.50
prices from $17 to $358.50ANTIMATTER & STALWART STAN (3 poems,
was $797, sale price $398.50)"TERF Wars"
Summary: When T-Oregon adds an Other category to its paperwork, Stan and Lawrence wind up discussing the implications at school.
was $173, sale price $86.50 SOLD"The Most Precious Right of Every Citizen"
Third in the “Voting” triptych
Summary: Stan and Lawrence share the experience of their first voting day.
, sale price $149.50"Always Repay the Cost”
Summary: When a superhero takes critical damage, having a favor to call in becomes very handy.
, sale price $162.50DAMASK (3 poems,
was $1055, sale $527.50)"To Protect the Most Vulnerable"
Summary: Mallory joins Heron and others adding a garden to a local park.
was $158, sale price $79 SOLD"Only If It Is Embraced"
Summary: Damask and Farce join a team to help capture the Scream.
, sale price $271"Feel the Might of Creation"
Summary: Mallory's baby finally arrives.
was $355, sale price $177.50 SOLDIRON HORSES (2 poems, was $399, sale price $199.50)"Come Out of the Darkness"
Summary: As Kenzie continues to recover from his ordeal, he settles in on the reservation and begins to open up. He shares his struggles with Ida, who has seen it before and offers sympathy.
was $133, sale price $66.50 SOLD"Sheltered and True"
Summary: The fourth day after Kenzie's rescue finds him restless and looking for something to do.
was $266, sale price $133 SOLDAvailable for publishing after "Come Out of the Darkness" has been sponsored and publishedOFFICER PINK (3 poems, was $881, sale price $440.50)"Wanton Kittens"
Summary: Supervised by Riposte, Ansel, and Boots, the telepathic kittens explore Ansel's office.
was $67, sale price $33.50 SOLD"The Things That Really Interest Me"
Summary: Ansel talks with Kyle, who is exhausted from all the extra work at Bouchet College.
, sale price $49.50"A Moment of Atonement"
Summary: Ansel and Turq meet with an adjudicator to discuss what society owes Turq and what he owes society.
was $716, sale price $358 SOLDSHIV (10 poems, was $2701, sale price $1350.50)"What A Win Looks Like"
Summary: Dr. G demonstrates the difference between negotiation and coercion when asking Shiv to attend group therapy for the benefit of the regular attendees.
, sale price $156"Creating a Community Around Food"
Summary: Shiv explores the Farmer's Market in downtown Omaha, and brings home some of autumn's bounty.
, sale price $129"Ten Minutes in the Life of a Pear"
Summary: Shiv helps Cook create seasonal dishes with the bushel of fruit from the Farmer's Market.
, sale price $62.50Available for publishing after "Creating a Community Around Food" has been sponsored and posted."One Call Away"
Summary: Shiv calls Dr. Bloch for intimate advice on superpowered kink.
, sale price $105.50"Capable of Stretching"
Summary: Shiv and Dr. G explore the aftermath of the beach visit, including Shiv's scars.
was $566, sale price $283 SOLD"A Wanderer with a Purpose"
Summary: Shiv gets to see Tolliver's forge and explore pilgrim badges as a simple craft project.
, sale price $143"What You're Afraid to Ask For"
Summary: Shiv coaxes Pain's Gray into playing with him again.
, sale price $197.50"The Mere Knowledge of Friendship"
Summary: When a "steady" prisoner starts picking fights, the Warden arranges a tete-a-tete.
, sale price $93"With a Tender Hand"
Summary: After the meeting with Warden Lincoln, Kinkade follows up with Ambrose, whose skills in mediation and education help him map a way forward.
, sale price $78Available for posting after "The Mere Knowledge of Friendship" has been sponsored and posted"Beatdown"
Summary: When his old gang from Lincoln starts stirring up trouble, Shiv pushes back in an artistic fashion.
, sale price $103MISCELLANEOUS (9 poems,
was $1057, sale price $528.50)"For Any Creative Assignment"
Summary: Joshua is bemused to find a supervillain on his doorstep asking for a job.
, sale price $150"Death Whispers at the Tip"
Summary: Several women find new meaning in the old legends of the Amazons.
was $125, sale price $62.50 SOLD"Climbing Through the Cracks"
Summary: A flickering teen soup, searching for a way out of an abusive home, finally finds a viable option.
, sale price $94"Chaos and Disruption"
Summary: Jerryrigger tells a wannabe anarchist what anarchy is really like.
, sale price $20"The Best Type of Intimacy"
Summary: Kennedy, Benchdog, and Pinion all have their reasons for bailing from the mixer party to hang out with each other instead.
, sale price $50"The Things That Money Can't Buy"
Summary: A tycoon with an excess of money and an absence of sense or compassion can cut a wide swath through life.
, sale price $23.50"The Windows of Your Home"
Summary: Fireheart helps a cousin-by-marriage deal with her superpowered son.
, sale price $17"Pinballs in a Broken Machine"
Summary: A young man has to choose between his family and his career.
, sale price $26.50"A Different Kind of QUILTBAG"
Summary: So the Irish have a lot more than two or three divisions of cape alignments, and Ticker lives with most of them.
was $170, sale price $85 SOLD