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Red Lightning

By LongShot1225 All Rights Reserved ©

Scifi / Action

Blurb

Samantha "Sammy" Reader was your average, everyday, nerdy teenage girl interning at Newman's Chemical in Carson City, Nevada until she was injected with an experimental serum meant to save her life. Now, with the power to run at extreme speed, Sammy must learn find her inner-hero if she want to save the city from the wrath of "The Noose".

Prologue

Things happen. Maybe they happen for a reason. Maybe they just happen, for no reason whatsoever. The point is, things happen. Maybe we have control over what happen. Maybe we don’t. What we do ​have control over is what happen next. If something bad happen, we can’t let that one ​bad thing control our life. We can either just ignore it. Or embrace it. That’s what I choose to do when something bad happen to me. I got fast. Very, very, very fast.

My name is Samantha Sammy Reader. To the rest of Carson City, Nevada, I’m just your everyday, average, nerdy teenage girl. To my closest and dearest friend, however, I am Red Lightning. A legend. And this is how it all started.

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