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A gray morality superhero web serial by John "Wildbow" McRae, Worm follows the adventures of Taylor Hebert, a high school girl who gains the power to control insects.

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Worm fanfic where Taylor is biomanipulation powers centered on insects by Cauldron as part of a scheme by Emma to make her a nemesis

The story had a few premises that diverge from the main narrative. For one, Cauldron has a black market where you can buy the vials that give powers. As with the main story, they can't pinpoint powers,...
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Worm fanfic where Taylor is at a school dance with the Wards when Skidmark attacks

I'm pretty sure that it's an alternate power fanfic, although I don't recall what power Taylor has (I want to say it's something involving metal, maybe magnetic powers?). She's at a school dance for ...
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Worm fanfic where an anonymous Taylor teams up with a bird-suited hero named something like The Gobbler

This is teasing at the edge of my head, but after several minutes of futile search attempts, I'm posting this here. It's a fanfic based on wildbow's Worm universe. I read it somewhere in the last year ...
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Worm fanfic where Taylor and Danny move into an apartment building and Taylor becomes friends with Lung in his civilian guise

This was probably read within the last five years or so. For some reason, Taylor and Danny don't live in their house, but rather in an apartment building that has a majority Asian occupancy. One of ...
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Tinker!Taylor fanfic where she creates biological things that she maybe calls turtles?

I believe I read this in 2019 on the Spacebattles forum. I'm probably just using the wrong search terms at the moment. Taylor's shard is of the Tinker variety (basically, advanced science that borders ...
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Worm fanfic where Panacea encounters a minion of her father's, who convinces her to withhold her healing until Marquis is released

I'm looking for a Worm fanfic where Panacea encounters a minion of her father's, who convinces her to withhold her healing until Marquis is released. Took a quick gander through the fanfic recs on TV ...
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What's in a (cape) name?

Several characters in the story undergo changes of their Cape Name, often corresponding to a change in status. It is clear that there is some sort of official process for this, but less clear what ...
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Was Panacea affected by Glory Girl's aura?

Mild spoilers ahead! In Worm, Panacea falls in love with her step-sister, Glory Girl. Part of Glory Girl's power is an emotional aura that, unless she turns it off, makes people around her view her ...
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Why couldn't Alexandria & Defiant "get a read on" Skitter?

In Cell 22.6 of Worm, Defiant says to Skitter: “But the mistake, the tragedy in all of this, was that she didn’t get an accurate read on you. Much, I expect, for the same reason my lie detector ...
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