Episode 1: “Anger Is An Energy” (Cybrina vs. Red Gina)
Gina Garibaldi bootstrapped her way through Carnegie Mellon University after a sordid history of drug use and teen pregnancy. Meanwhile, fellow CMU grad Sabrina Walters is a genius coder, yet restricted by her sexist boss at Cybertech Industries from doing anything than receptionist duty. Gina and Sabrina both acquire powers during the night of the meteor. Gina experiences disappointment as various companies refuse to hire her due to her tattoos and piercings. Sexual harassment during an interview becomes the last straw. See what happens when she explodes in righteous rage as Red Gina. Can Cybrina enter cyberspace to stop Gina in time before someone gets killed at Cybertech?
Episode 2: “I Bring You Fire” (Hellfyra vs. Mesmera)
Helena Brent is a fashion designer who loves heavy metal music and dabbles in Satanism. Her boyfriend Mike is a guitarist in a local metal band. The dark energy meteor activates her demonic powers as Hellfyra. Despite an ambivalent moral nature, she decides to use her powers for the benefit of the music scene, which is plagued by a mysterious thief who has dubbed herself Mesmera. The hypnotic villainess becomes increasingly addicted to using her powers, striking repeatedly. Will Helena and Mike be able to apprehend the culprit?
Episode 3: “Everything’s Gone Green” (Gardenia vs. Shvitz and Devorra)
Rebecca Bloom is a Sunday School teacher and an activist who canvasses door-to-door for environmental causes. The meteor’s dark energy finds her in the backyard garden. Meanwhile, psychologist Harry Switzer is distraught about his rejected plans for a carbon-scrubbing system. Helping his patient Debbie realize her full potential, the transformed duo of Dr. Shvitz and Devorra unite in a resentful scheme to hold the city hostage. Can the novice nature-controlling superheroine prevent the villains from building a machine to smother Pittsburgh in carbon dioxide? Can she unlock a secret power when it is most needed?
Episode 4: “Trans-Adriatic Express” (Vendetta and Devana vs. Earthmover and Clockcleaner)
Veronica Benedetti is a pre-law student at Pitt, but her father is the head of the mafia in Bloomfield. A power grab by a disloyal consigliere murders her best friend. After acquiring exceptional skills during the meteor incident, she embarks on an agenda of revenge as Vendetta. Across town, Serbian immigrant Marija Bielic is indignant about her brother’s debt to the vicious Serbian mob. The meteor grants her the powers of Devana, the Slavic goddess of the hunt. She tries to keep her brother from harm. The Serbian and Italian factions unite to stop the heroines by hiring two superhuman mercenaries. Will the personalities of Devana and Vendetta clash, or will they work together to vanquish their common foes?
Episode 5: “I Will Follow” (Fianna vs. Greenfield Irish Gang)
Fallon O’Shaughnessy is the daughter of a dedicated Pittsburgh police officer. She just received an acceptance letter from the police academy. During the night of the meteor, she dreams about Celtic warrior queen Boudicca, and receives extraordinary powers that transform her into the Irish heroine, Fianna. Meanwhile, her father is placed in mortal danger thanks to a stray bullet during a gang bust. Can Fallon defend her devoted girlfriend, Carrie, and her dad from the Greenfield Gang, and will she follow in her father’s footsteps by becoming both a cop and a superheroine? And who will be the city’s new superheroine liaison?
Episode 6: “Cold Life” (Arctica and Spectrina vs. Morphia)
Greta Bjornsdottir and Katrina Spector are scientific partners, working closely at the Innovation Center on a project using superconductivity and laser spectrography to create a source of almost unlimited energy. But they are running out of time and funding due to their uncaring supervisor, Dr. Chiang, and their experiment backfires when they accidentally release an interdimensional being, Morphia, who is an energy vampire. Due to the meteor, Greta has acquired powers of extreme cold as the heroine Arctica, while Katrina can control the entire electromagnetic spectrum as Spectrina, who has an unrequited crush on her labmate. Can the pair contain Morphia’s voracious hunger, while getting the support from Dr. Chiang to succeed in their experiment?
Episode 7: “Four Sisters, No Mercy” (Arcana, Lunessa, Etherea and Industria)
In a story featuring characters and music from Pittsburgh’s gothic-industrial subculture, rival DJs Arielle Kane and Vanessa Luna square off when, on the meteor night, they acquire powers of dark and light that transform them into Arcana and Lunessa. They join forces at the Captive Club with newly arrived Utah transplant Esther Fraser, whose powers of pheromonal bliss manifest as the heroine Etherea. Forming the superpowered DJ team The Dark Dominion, they promote a popular dance night, but they are challenged by a formidably shocking upstart who robs the club and calls herself Industria. Can the trio reclaim the club owner’s money and thwart Industria’s attempt to usurp their DJ thrones?
Thank you to all who joined us at the premiere screenings on April 30 at Row House Cinema! Be sure to catch the next exciting episodes on Friday, October 20th at the Hollywood Theater!
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