To Love a Superhuman
"Superhuman" sounds pretty nifty, but what exactly does it mean? The term has traditionally described a sub-category of science fiction tales that feature "…the emergence of humans who have abilities beyond the norm." Sounds intriguing and even a bit mysterious, yes?
Superhuman characters are plentiful in SF and you'll encounter them in a variety of settings--space opera, cyberpunk, steampunk, near-future, etc. Most people are familiar with superhuman SF as expressed in the superhero genre. Superheroes are pretty much all superhuman, all the time. Other types of superhuman characters are more subtle in nature and include characters such as telepaths, genetically engineered people, and cyborgs.
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