1. Act 3: Soft Starshine at Night

I am the soft star-shine at night. -Mary Elizabeth Frye

Scenes 1-3, Scenes 4-6

Scenes 7-8, Scenes 9-10, Scenes 11-12, Scenes 13-14

Scenes 15-18, Scenes 19-22

Intermission (Scenes 1-5)

Dramatis Personae


Principal Cast

David Kaufman, Quinn’s father and a chronically ill poetry professor. (he/him)
Quinn Kaufman, a young metahuman making an important decision about their life. (they/them)

A Legion of Heroes

Abraham Armstrong, the superhero Canaveral and leader of the New Champions. (he/him)
Adam Abelard, the superhero Vulcan, who can transform into metal to create both ice and fire. (he/him)
Benjamin Brant, the superhero Starling, who can fly for brief moments and creates incredible technology. (he/him)
Holly Koval, the young superhero Loki and friend of Quinn, who can magically shape light and sound into not-quite illusions. (she/her and he/him)
Miriam Wright, the superheroine Anima, who can command the zoetic energy of life. (she/her)
Niccolo Mellas, the young superhero Hypnos, who can project his senses at a distance. (he/him)
Simone Destrey, the young superheroine Journey and a friend of Holly, who can teleport. (she/her)

An Assortment of Villains

Alessandra DeVitto, the supervillainess Hertz, who can control vibrations. (she/her)
Maria DeVitto, the supervillainess La Borda and Alessandra’s wife, who can control spacetime. (she/her)
Miles Mercer, an employee of the Ambrosia Company also known as Middleman, who can magically trade things of similar value. (he/him)

A Circle of Civilians

Devon Durandel, David’s former doctor and a friend of Quinn’s. (they/them)
Henry Blackmire, the former local director and now local deputy director of the Metahuman Law Enforcement Division, or MLED. (he/him)
Joanne Marigold, a history professor concerned for her student, Quinn. (she/her)
Susan Shepard, the local director of the MLED. (she/her)

Intermission | Next Chapter

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