They got what they dreamed about: magical powers. The bad news is, so did millions of others.
Manny, an overworked nerd escaping the drudgery of the real world with comic books and cartoons, saw the answer to his fantasies when the skies lit up in colorful lights. Superhuman abilities were real, making him immensely powerful.
Now, though, with millions having powers, the delicate balance of society risks tipping into utter chaos. His friends and he, not used to defending anything more important than a viewpoint, will have powerful figures to contend with: a billionaire trading money for superpowers, a government agent sworn to find answers, and religious figures hellbent on their own personal Revelation.
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