REPOST: RAC Challenge! Ch. 2

Andrew Perron pwerdna at
Thu Aug 13 20:25:31 PDT 2015

On 8/11/2015 7:45 PM, Arthur Spitzer wrote:
> Paragon held up his hand to reveal a tiny device--the Jas Rswert. "Go ahead
> blow me to smithereens, but your little Jas Rswert will go with it."

Now, this I assume is a reference to *something*. Some RACC injoke? Some larger 
fandom weirdness? Who knows? We see them through a mirror darkly.

> "You see super-powers come from the lack of a substance, not the addition of
> them. All humans have the capacity for super-powers, but when they're in
> contact with a certain substance, they are powerless. For almost all humans
> that substance is carbon. Since humans cannot rid themselves of carbon they are
> powerless. But you have a mutated power gene. For you, and others like you, it
> takes more complex substances to render you powerless. For you that substance
> is grapefruit. Luckily for you once grapefruit is in your vicinity once you
> will be immune of it. In other words you will only be powerless because of
> grapefruit once. Of course one chance is all I need."

I like the basic weird-ass idea here, but the "will only work once" thing seems 
like an unnecessary complication. Of course, that was probably to keep anyone 
from using it for *their* cliffhanger in a later chapter.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, grapefruit shmapefruit

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