Joe Gunnarson

The Book of Darwin: Chapter 1

It's Christmas vacation, and Outcast corner is headed to Australia! With their vacation in Darwin planned and transport secured on a VERY heavily modified Hero Team transport plane, our intrepid heroes will discover the answers of many questions that have been alluded to before. What is the past of the Artificers? What remnants of the Five-Fold Court fall across the landscape? What is the Dream? Who is that adorable little boy who insists that spined raptors are appropriate riding animals??? What happens when Jericho learns of what nightmares haunt Caitlin in her waking hours that were born under the Australian sky?

I offer you, The Book of Darwin.

This is a Whateley Academy Canon Story

Ashes & Steel

Caitlin Bardue has lived an interesting life, but the time for wondering has come to a close. She thinks she has the piece of the puzzle she needs, and if she's right, her freedom, her life, her very SOUL will be hers to keep. If she's wrong, she faces the worst nightmare of annihilation. She will annihilate her own will. Where can the answer come from? She will find it buried in Ashes & Steel.

Disclaimer: If this story is to make sense, you need to read Upheaval 1-3, and Call the Thunder 1-7.

This is a Whateley Academy Canon Story.

Call the Thunder: Chapter 7

Sometimes, when like hands you lemons, it's time to retaliate. With Imperious trying to get his claws on Caitlin and trying to intimidate Razor and Jericho, Razor finds himself involved in his OWN combat final... and the final chapter of Call the Thunder.

This is a Whateley Academy Canon Story

Call the Thunder: Chapter 6

It's not easy, being an Outcast. Today, it seems Caitlin will finally be going through her Combat final. So will Fey! Just... not against each other. And annoyingly, Imperious seems to think it's time to make his play to take the Artificer.

Call the Thunder: Chapter 5

As the kimbas and outcasts get to know each other, things keep building up in the background that threaten both training teams. Battling would-be oppressors and bigoted students is on the menu as Outcast Corner continues trying to navigate the insanity.

Call the Thunder: Chapter 4

Caitlin's trying desperately to cope, Razorback & Jericho are hunting to cause trouble and today is finally Diamondback's Combat Final.

What is the Crash, and why are the Outcasts in it?

Why is Diamondback pitted against Hekate?

Call the Thunder: Chapter 3

Lions and tigers and Voodoo-Wolves, oh my!

With the end of the battle Jericho returns to Whateley while Caitlin's bottled-up emotions begin to bleed and boil over. Sometimes you need to get whacked over the head for common sense to impose itself back onto your life.

Call the Thunder

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“About eight or nine years go a young-blooded Lance Corporal wrote a tactical essay on the use of mutants in the military and the difficulties in combating them. That paper was classified Eyes-Only for four years before it was released to the general public. I’m sure you are familiar with it. ’mutant Shock and the Modern Infantryman' I believe it was called.”

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Call the Thunder: Chapter 2

Combat Finals have begun. The Outcasts and their friends prepare for their time in the wringer while Heyoka makes a mockery of her opponent. Unfortunately between the "Voodoo Wolves" that Jericho named, and the various weird things on campus, it's easy to lose track of what's going on.

Call the Thunder, Chapter 1

It was that time dreaded by every teen, when the boys become men, and the women become women. Or maybe it was just the Special Hell created by the Whateley staff to gauge the students' capacity to survive an assault by people who might hate mutants. In any case, the Outcasts and Team Kimba are forced to face the dreaded event: Combat Finals for the first time!

Upheaval

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"Look Erik, you're the best range hand I got, and a damned good Marine. You know that, otherwise I'd have never offered you the job. But I don't want to lose any more people than I already have. I like you a lot, and the rest of the Crisis Team, and the monkeys down in security are getting worried. So. Tomorrow, you're going to take the day off, and then you are going to go see the doc on Thursday. Full battery of tests, so try not to kill the docs."

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Upheaval Chapter 3: New Friends, New Problems

Life's never so interesting as when you find out that you've defected in the gender wars involuntarily, but when you find out that the change can also carry the price of your very freedom? Welcome to Erik Mahren's Nightmare.

Oddly enough, becoming an outcast just might be what saves her.

Upheaval Chapter 2: Walking Alone

Erik Mahren is apparently still alive after everything. This is where we find out what the fate of our intrepid teacher will be once he wakes up from the mystic hellstorm his life has suddenly become.

This is a Whateley Academy Canon Story

Upheaval Chapter 1: Instructor

Range Instructor, Corporal Erik Mahren's last two weeks have been bad. Still reeling from the aftermath of the halloween Assault on Whateley Academy and the loss of his Fiancee on Halloween Night, he's trying to keep going, and on one of his better days, his life begins the downward spiral... Again.

Yet Another Day as an Outcast

Life sucks when you're a rager, especially when you're a rager on a training team called Outcast Corner at Whateley Academy. Between bullies, idiots and Gunnery Sergeant Oscar Bardue, Jack Carlyle, formerly Erin has to put up with Grunts, Goobers and putting up with one of the "Pretties" that Jericho seems to insist he and Diamondback need to meet.

Child of Confusion

Sandra "Diamondback" Carter would be a fairly normal girl, had she not been born both male, and human. Turning into a mutant and developing massive GSD has flipped her world upside down, and even at Whateley Academy, she deals with constant reminders that she's freakier than the freaks. But it's another day in the life of a budding mystic with a few good, but odd, friends.

This is a Whateley Academy Canon story

I'm a Freak, Sue Me

Jericho is a model student at Whateley Academy, just ask him! Join us as he shares with us the joys of life, how to deal with conflict and the dangers of overindulgence of coffee.

Did I mention both of his best friends at school are changelings who missed the Poe Bus?

This is a Whateley Academy Canon story

Parkour Jam Hooligans

Erik Mahren is a teacher at Whateley Academy, one who teaches the kids how to fight back in a world that hates him. He's not a kind man, or a nice man. But maybe, for the kids, he can be a good man.

This is the prequel for Upheaval.

This is a Whateley Academy Canon Story

Euryale Dirae (An Erinyes Story)

Dragon's Blood, the name for the infamous Erinyes conversion process which makes near-superhuman women for THEMIS. It was supposed to be impossible for circumstance to allow it to be misused and accidentally introduced to a human body. Unfortunately, none of us were counting on Kudzu and her need for revenge, or her sadism. My Name is Michael Holtman, and I am a Myrmidon Heavy serving my time till I pay off my process debt. This is the story of how I screwed up, pissed off the bosses, and almost got myself killed on behalf of a company that was under the mistaken impression that I was disloyal.

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