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The Last Enemy

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The Last Enemy By Sophia Klomparens Winner of the 2016 Scribenda Summer Essay Contest [dropcap]S[/dropcap]uperhero stories have existed as long as humanity can remember, beginning with epics such as Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey. The larger-than-life characters of Achilles and Odysseus share much in common with the powerful figures of Batman and Superman, the wind-swept shores of Troy echo the dark streets of Gotham, and the sweet island of Ithaca reminds us of the planet Krypton. Clearly, superheroes have been a part of human history for much longer than the term itself has existed. But every superhero story, whether ancient or … Continue Reading “The Last Enemy”