The Apollion was a smiling sentinel of liberty, a flaxen-haired golden boy of truth and justice. He could fly, was super-strong, and when pressed, shot laser beams out of his eyes. They say he came from another planet, or a parallel universe, of some such. Hard not to see why: the boy carried with him an otherworldly beauty. He was kissed by the gods.
-An excerpt from “All for Love” by Jared Axelrod, a story from Dark Heart: A Dr. Mercury Anthology