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Fortress City has Super Villains, who have evil lairs, and in them they make super weapons. But when a bioweapon is granted super powers of its own, will Fortress City be able to handle the Super Minion?

 

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Originally written for NaNoWriMo 2018 Royal Road challenge.

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ProfGenki
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Really hope the author continues with this novel

Finding this story enjoyable to read and continue to experience the world they've created

Definitely a recommend read

Stephen Lewis
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Ch30

Well fuck I have been putting off reading this for months because the title and synopsis didnt grap me but I tried it and the story grabbed me and pulled me along

Enjoyable funny(at least for me) read

Cant remember any errors(haven't slept yet stayed up to finish this sue me)

Worth a try 

scourge_boy
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One of my favourites in RR. I love every bits of it but most of all the MC and his (its?) thought process and the conclusions it reaches. The story is great and justifies the title as the MC is growing into a competent minion. The flow of the story is good and keeps you hooked whether it is action or comic moments.

Other characters are well rounded and seem realistic enough.

The MC finding dead grandmas and potted plants dangerous is hilarious.

Finished ch 31, desperately waiting for more!!!

Shuu
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Story building from the imagination

The start of this story is what naturally catches your attention. It starts off from the perspective of a being who doesn’t know anything about the world around it, and you have to fill in the blanks with your own assumptions. Best of all it actually does confirm your suspicions as the story goes on. It being a superhero/meta humans earth really did throw me a lovely curveball. Definitly a story worth reading. You’ll be hooked just to have your questions answerd. 

Kumen
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Very worth the read

Chapter 22 Jailhouse Rock Candy is the funniest thing I've read this year.  Super Minion is a great story, very well writen and very, very funny.

Hello I am Mullen
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I check for updates every day even though I know and appreciate the amount of time and effort this story requires and deserves to keep it excellent.

Tofu is such an endearing character and hes set in a world that isn't the main focus of the story like I would unfortunately do if I tried writing this. It's an incredible environment for Tofu to explore and grow in, revealed to us in palatable bite sized chuncks.

I feel I have to add in some form of constructive criticism but damn it's difficult. I dont want tofu to change he is perfect but for a story to progress its characters must too he needs to become invested in something less expendable than mass experience loss and suffering develope more human traits (hes gotten gluttony down, but what about some wrath, greed or perhaps lust (waggles eyebrows suggestively.)

I don't think that was very helpful, and hopefully not harmful, but I'm gonna count it anyway (CRITISIZED BOOM!)

All I think I can really add is my support to the mountain already there for this story. Keep doing what your doing author and take your time I for one will wait as long as is required and keep checking every day no complaints.

 

Look after yourself first and foremost and have a good one. (Author and Readers)

RedPine
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Finally, a sociopath that ISN'T evil.

If you want to read about a sociopath that a good person wouldn't feel guilty rooting for, Tofu is your man.  

Tofu is "friendly" because it is a survival advantage.  He keeps his friends alive so that he can "research" useful information like "fast food" and "cellphones".  He doesn't understand "ethics", but he imitates them anyway - apparently they are a survival advantage if you live in a human city.

Tofu does kill people, but it's pretty rare.  Tofu is a coward who avoids dangerous situations as much as possible, so you have to try really, REALLY hard to convince him to kill you.  

Bored monster
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I'm not going to lie. The title scared me a bit. I thought this was going to be a horrible 'original' copy of the 'Despicable Me' franchise. I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that I was wrong. This is about an experiment whose only life goal was to survive. And amusingly enough, to eat.

Cestarian
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Non-human lead done right

Although I'm pretty sure the author's definition of bioweapon is a bit different from the dictionary... The story was quite surprising, I was bored, the description didn't seem very appealing to me but I thought I'd give it a shot, and what do you know...

The story is well written, it's good, the characters are good, the pacing is perfect, I have literally no complaints about anything.

A lab created, bioengineered monster, not awfully dissimilar in concept to a slime, just with a fleshy body rather than being made of jelly, with outstanding shapeshifting capabilities, it's defining feature is it's shapeshifting ability, it's greatest weapon, it's greatest defense, the answer to most of it's problems.

One of these problems is surviving in a post-modern city in a world where superpowers more or less grow on trees (seems like a world not so dissimilar to Worm to be honest) where it will shapeshift into the image of a close approximation of a human to blend in, it's character development is constant, although under the hood it's just a lifeform prioritizing it's own survival, as time passes it learns more and more about humans, and the world it lives in, and it has an actual personality as opposed to just being a slave to instinct like in most stories with non-human protagonists tend to be like, it's instincts are a weapon honed alongside it's intelligence, rather than a crutch holding it back.

True to it's name however, it's mentality is that of a minion, it is reacting to the events that surround it, it rarely takes it's own initiative to do anything major, and this might end up becoming the story's achilles heel, since our protagonist is really more of a side character drifting along through everyone else's story. How long such an approach to narrative can be maintained without becoming bland is a bit questionable (currently I'd say it's working because it's fun to see how this monster is slowly finding his way around in this world, but isn't quite there yet, it's a fun development especially since the world is quite chaotic), at least so far it has been a blast, and it will most likely remain so for a long time as there seems to be an overarching plot holding all the pieces together, but what that plot is has yet to be fully revealed.

booitsjwu
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The Best in the Business

The MC's way of viewing the world is so incredibly interesting (and hilarious) that even the most minute details of the intricate world are fascinating. Great action, hilarious comedic beats and just a tinge of darkness that comes with a literally amoral protagonist.