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An anthology of short superhero fiction from authors like Aaron Allston, Gail Z. Martin, Michael A. Stackpole, and Timothy Zahn
An anthology of short superhero fiction from authors like Aaron Allston, Gail Z. Martin, Michael A. Stackpole, and Timothy Zahn
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    SIDEKICK. At this level, you'll receive a copy of the HEROES! eBook in the DRM-free format of your choice. You'll also be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    SIDEKICK BUNDLE. At this level, your eBook copy of HEROES! (in the DRM-free format of your choice) will come bundled with the Silence in the Library companion anthology to HEROES!, A Hero By Any Other Name, featuring stories about sidekicks, over-the-hill superheroes, hapless villains, and not-so-super heroes. A Hero By Any Other Name has stories, many of which tie into stories in HEROES!, by Aaron Allston, Michael A. Stackpole, Janine Spendlove, Bryan Young, Maxwell Alexander Drake, and many of the other authors from HEROES! You'll also be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of HEROES! and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    STACKPOLE BUNDLE. At this level, your eBook copy of HEROES! (in the DRM-free format of your choice) will come bundled with the eBook of Michael A. Stackpole's book In Hero Years I'm Dead. You'll also be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of HEROES! and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    SIDEKICK BUNDLE PLUS. At this level, your eBook copy of HEROES! (in the DRM-free format of your choice) will come bundled with both the Silence in the Library anthology A Hero By Any Other Name and Michael A. Stackpole's book In Hero Years I'm Dead. You'll also be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of HEROES! and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    HERO. At this level you get the trade paperback edition of HEROES!, as well as the eBook in the DRM-free format of your choice (EPUB, MOBI, or PDF). You'll also get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    SUPER SIDEKICK BUNDLE. At this level, your eBook copy of HEROES! (in the DRM-free format of your choice) will come bundled with the ebooks of the Silence in the Library anthology A Hero By Any Other Name, Michael A. Stackpole's book In Hero Years I'm Dead, Jim Bernheimer's novel Confessions of a D-List Supervillain, and the prequel Origins of a D-List Supervillain. You'll also be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of HEROES! and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    SITL ANTHOLOGY EBOOK BUNDLE. At this level, your eBook copy of HEROES! in the DRM-free format of your choice will come bundled with eBook copies of all of the Silence in the Library anthologies published prior to the HEROES! delivery date. This includes: A Hero By Any Other Name, Time Traveled Tales, Volume 1, Time Traveled Tales, Volume 2, Athena's Daughters, and Apollo's Daughters. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    HERO BUNDLE. At this level, your trade paperback edition of HEROES! will come bundled with a trade paperback copy of the Silence in the Library companion anthology A Hero By Any Other Name. You'll also receive eBook copies of both books in the DRM-free format of your choice. Additionally, you'll get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    HARDCOVER HERO. HERO. At this level you get the limited Kickstarter hardcover edition of HEROES!, as well as the eBook in the DRM-free format of your choice (EPUB, MOBI, or PDF). You'll also get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    DOUBLE THE HEROES! At this level, your trade paperback edition of HEROES! will come bundled with the original limited Origins 2013 edition of HEROES! You'll also receive an eBook copy of the book in the DRM-free format of your choice. Additionally, you'll get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    ORIGINAL HERO. At this level, your trade paperback copy of the Kickstarter edition of HEROES! will come bundled with a trade paperback copy of the original limited edition Origins Game Fair HEROES! anthology. You'll also receive an eBook copy of the book in the DRM-free format of your choice. Additionally, you'll get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    MARK DOS SANTOS BUNDLE. At this level, your trade paperback copy of HEROES! will come bundled with a signed copy of artist Mark Dos Santos's art book The Art of Mark Dos Santos. You'll also receive the eBook of HEROES! in the DRM-free format of your choice and get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    SUPERHERO. At this level, your trade paperback edition of HEROES! will come signed by all of the authors in attendance at Origins 2014. This will include Michael A. Stackpole, Timothy Zahn, Maxwell Alexander Drake, Janine Spendlove, Bryan Young, and many others. You'll also receive an eBook copy of the book in the DRM-free format of your choice. Additionally, you'll get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    HARDCOVER SUPERHERO. At this level, your limited Kickstarter hardcover edition of HEROES! will come signed by all of the authors in attendance at Origins 2014. This will include Michael A. Stackpole, Timothy Zahn, Maxwell Alexander Drake, Janine Spendlove, Bryan Young, and many others. You'll also receive an eBook copy of the book in the DRM-free format of your choice. Additionally, you'll get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    SITL ANTHOLOGY PRINT BUNDLE. At this level, your trade paperback copy of HEROES! will come bundled with trade paperback copies of all of the Silence in the Library anthologies published prior to the HEROES! delivery date. This includes: A Hero By Any Other Name, Time Traveled Tales, Volume 1, Time Traveled Tales, Volume 2, Athena's Daughters, and Apollo's Daughters. You'll also receive eBook copies of all of the books in the DRM-free format of your choice. Additionally, you'll get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Superheroes" or "Supervillains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    SIGNED ORIGINAL HERO. At this level, your signed (by all of the authors in attendance at Origins 2014) trade paperback copy of the Kickstarter edition of HEROES! will come bundled with a trade paperback copy of the original limited edition Origins Game Fair HEROES! anthology signed by all of the authors in attendance at Origins 2014. This will include Michael A. Stackpole, Timothy Zahn, Maxwell Alexander Drake, Janine Spendlove, Bryan Young, and many others. You'll also receive an eBook copy of the book in the DRM-free format of your choice. Additionally, you'll get a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! and signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Heroes" or "Villains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    ADDIE J. KING TUCKERIZATION. At this level, you have the opportunity to be written into Addie King's story for the HEROES! anthology. You'll also receive the print and eBook editions of the anthology, as well as a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! signed by one of the Authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Superheroes" or "Supervillains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    SARAH HANS STORY CRITIQUE. At this level, author Sarah Hans will read your story of up to 30,000 words and provide feedback and constructive critique. You'll also receive the print and eBook editions of the anthology, as well as a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! signed by one of the Authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Superheroes" or "Supervillains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    JANINE K. SPENDLOVE TUCKERIZATION. At this level, you have the opportunity to be written into Janine K. Spendlove's story for the HEROES! anthology. You'll also receive the print and eBook editions of the anthology, as well as a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Superheroes" or "Supervillains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    BRYAN YOUNG TUCKERIZATION. At this level, you have the opportunity to be written into Bryan Young's story for the HEROES! anthology. You'll also receive the print and eBook editions of the anthology, as well as a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Superheroes" or "Supervillains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    AARON ROSENBERG TUCKERIZATION. At this level, you have the opportunity to be written into Aaron Rosenberg's story for the HEROES! anthology. You'll also receive the print and eBook editions of the anthology, as well as a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Superheroes" or "Supervillains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    KELLY SWAILS TUCKERIZATION. At this level, you have the opportunity to be written into Kelly Swails's story for the HEROES! anthology. You'll also receive the print and eBook editions of the anthology, as well as a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! signed by one of the authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Superheroes" or "Supervillains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    MICHAEL A. STACKPOLE TUCKERIZATION. At this level, you'll be able to choose the name the name of the old hero's secret identity in Michael A. Stackpole's story "In Service Days". This name will become part of the canon in the In Hero Years I'm Dead universe, and will remain consistent in all stories Mr. Stackpole writes in that universe. You'll also receive the print and eBook editions of the anthology, as well as a beautiful postcard featuring one of the story illustrations from HEROES! signed by one of the Authors. Finally, you'll be listed in the "Superheroes" or "Supervillains" (your choice) section in the back of the book and get an email from one of our authors personally thanking you for your contribution.

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    THE ULTIMATE HERO. At this level, you can have the book dedicated to you or someone of your choosing. You'll also receive the signed trade paperback edition of HEROES!, the eBook, the signed postcard, and an 11x14 limited, numbered, and signed print of an illustration of your choice from the anthology. Additionally, if we reach the hard cover stretch goal, you will receive a copy of the limited hardcover edition of HEROES!. Additionally, you'll receive a trade paperback copy of the Silence in the Library anthology A Hero By Any Other Name. Finally, you will receive an email from one of the authors thanking you for your contribution.

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