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Questions tagged [worm]

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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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 ...