High School Heroes: Rescue Mission (Short Story)by James Mascia
One night, while their mother is at work, a
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Abby and her brother, Mike, are keeping a secret from their mother: Mike has super powers. At eight years old, Mike has the ability to make objects around him spontaneously combust. Abby, knows that his life would be in danger if anyone found out about this, so she has kept it hidden from everyone for over a year.
One night, while their mother is at work, a group of men come and kidnap Mike. Abby knows why they have come and calls the police. That proves to be a mistake, since they seem incapable of doing anything about it. So, with no other choice, Abby goes to find him herself. She breaks into a secret government building and fights her way through Agents on her quest to save her brother. What she doesn't realize is that it's her that they've been after this whole time.
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I'll be the first to say that the cover does not grab me at all. I do my best not to judge a book by the cover and read the book. Now, with that being said, this is a really good book. I mean, really good. I was blown away of how much action was in it. The characters and plot were good. They all have a great depth to them that made you feel the characters and draw you even more in the book. The plot is what grab me. The plot had lots of action, drama and a great build up to a good fight in the end. I felt strong and happy when reading this book. It was super funny cause when I was reading this book, I was dodging and moving around when the fight rolled around. My husband looked at me weird. LOL! Mr. Mascia did a great job with the storyline and keeping the reader entertain. Not once did I get bored or tired of the plot. If anything the plot kept you on your toes. By now, you should know that I love secrets. I LOVE them. To me, revealing secrets is like the icing on the cake. I like gasping and feeling surprised myself. I loved reading that. I enjoyed learning the secrets and especially knowing what it can do to you if you let it take over. I like the lesson learn in the end. It has a nice touch with learning and controlling your powers. High School Heroes is great book with lots of action in it. Mr. Mascia pulls the reader in, drowning them in his story. Not only did the reader see the characters grow, but the reader see the progress of friendships and new beginnings. If you like X-men, but for teens, read this book. I can guarantee that while the cover will not blow you away, the story will.