The Parahumans Web Serial Novel Wiki is a Wiki dedicated to everything about the Worm and Ward Web Serial Novels that anyone can edit. Parahumans is one of the most popular Web Serials on the internet, and is updated twice weekly.

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Worm is a web serial by John McCrae (Wildbow) that follows the story of a teenage girl, Taylor Hebert, who is bullied at her high school in the fictional East Coast city of Brockton Bay. However, Taylor is also secretly a parahuman (or 'cape'), an individual with superpowers - in her case, the ability to exert fine control over all the bugs in a several-block radius. Using her powers, she seeks to escape from her everyday life and attempts to become a superhero, but quickly gets swept up in the chaos and complexities of the 'cape' community after instead being mistaken for a supervillain on her first night out.

As a member of an up-and-coming group of teenage villains known as the Undersiders, Skitter (as Taylor comes to be known) becomes entrapped in the politics of heroes and villains, where she quickly learns that the 'heroes' are not so heroic and that her only opportunity to do real good might be under the label of 'villain.' In the superpowered underworld of Brockton Bay, caught in the middle of gang wars and conspiracies that cut to the core of the very origins of superpowers, Taylor is left to face the reality of having to do the wrong things for the right reasons.

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Lots of thanks to the authors at the Worm synopsis project, the Worm feats thread, and the Word of God repository on Spacebattles; authors at /r/RespectThreads and /r/Parahumans on Reddit; and all the other places where information on Worm has been compiled. And, of course, thanks always to Wildbow, and to all of you for making this place a possibility.

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Latest Chapters

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20.e2 (Epilogue; Harbinger V)

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