Destiny is always a choice Tia Stanton is not an ordinary woman. Created from a mystical rite, she is birthed into a world where chaos and organization run side by side; where monster and man live in unison but rarely with recognition of each other. Until the race begins – a fight to gain access to the pool of power lying beneath her hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut. It coincides with her twenty-fifth birthday and her last chance to accept the full mantel of this supernatural power. Tia is forced to deal with the fact she’s different. That she can recycle sin energy and make something good out of it. The world is literally at stake, as is a multitude of other planets which are tied to her own.
Anne Elizabeth’s Pulse of Power is shockingly quick-paced, but a great segue into a superhero fueled graphic novel. Tia Stanton lives a pretty ordinary life in Greenwich, Connecticut. Though she only has the power of telekinesis, she’s a vigilante monster hunter and supply stacker at supernatural hangout, Vivant. When, elsewhere, the battle between good and evil reaches its climax, Tia is chosen to help in the fight. From the Holder of the Planets, she’s gifted with magical ability beyond her imagination and now the fate of the many worlds rests on her shoulders.
Pulse of Power doesn’t have an overly complicated plot, but the story has layers that keep readers flipping the pages. Tia’s connection to warrior King of the Brinn is established through dreams and power. Though Elizabeth doesn’t focus on their romance, there’s much to be expected when Tia’s story continues. The passing mention of a history between Witt and Tia may be a little disappointing to readers who enjoy a more involved romance, but the story’s surrounding action more than makes up for it. The wide array of monsters and supernatural creatures holds some familiar and some less familiar. Overall, the effect gives Pulse of Power an edge of danger.
Another aspect that keeps readers’ eyes on the magical story unfolding before them is the vibrant and detailed artistry. Marcio Fiorito captures the personality of the characters and excitement of the story with grace and consistency. With Fiorito’s dark creativity, Pulse of Power feels even more so like a tale of a superhero’s rising. Tia is portrayed as a bold and beautiful woman with a fierce determination. When saddled with unexpected responsibility, she takes it all in stride with just a few pit stops to regain her natural confidence. Readers may certainly be able to speed through Pulse of Power in one short sitting, but thankfully, Anne Elizabeth’s sequel, The Pendulum, is available to continue Tia’s fascinating adventure!