Only Superhuman - Christopher L. Bennett

In the future, genetically engineered superhumans, inspired by classic Earth comic book heroes, fight to keep the peace in the wild and wooly space habitats of the Asteroid Belt

2107 AD: A generation ago, Earth and the cislunar colonies banned genetic and cybernetic modifications. But out in the Asteroid Belt, anything goes. Dozens of flourishing space habitats are spawning exotic new societies and strange new varieties of humans. It’s a volatile situation that threatens the peace and stability of the entire solar system.

Emerald Blair is a Troubleshooter. Inspired by the classic superhero comics of the twentieth century, she’s joined with other mods to try to police the unruly Asteroid Belt. But her loyalties are tested when she finds herself torn between rival factions of superhumans with very different agendas. Emerald wants to put her special abilities to good use, but what do you do when you can’t tell the heroes from the villains?

Only Superhuman is a rollicking hard-sf adventure set in a complex and fascinating future.

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Release date: October 16, 2012
Genres: science fiction
Updated: August 17, 2021
Other books by Christopher L. Bennett
Ex Machina
Aftermath (Star Trek: S.C.E. #8)
Orion's Hounds (Star Trek: Titan #3)
X-Men: Watchers on the Walls
The Buried Age
Spider-Man: Drowned in Thunder
Infinity's Prism
Greater Than the Sum
Over a Torrent Sea (Star Trek: Titan #5)
Rise of the Federation: Tower of Babel
The Higher Frontier