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Sunshine Superman

by Richard Martinus
Originally published by on 02/06/2016

“I’m a superhero, you know,' Tecwyn announced.

I glowered sceptically over the rim of my three-quarters-emptied beer glass. This sounded awfully like a ploy to get out of buying the next round. “Why aren’t you out there smiting villains?'

“I’m still at the research stage. You need to suss out the opposition before ‘coming out’, as it were. Imagine Batman deciding he’s going to take down the Hulk without first checking the vital stats…'

“Batman ends up a smear on the pavement?'

“Precisely. A level playing field is a sine qua non.'

“So what’s your super power?' I asked. “Discretion?'

Richard Martinus Merits

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