Kevin Mathis thought he was sacrificing his own life as the heroic Lightweight. But instead of dying, he found himself transported to the world of Nill. Now trapped on an alien world, he must wind his way through scavengers, alien warriors, political turmoil and an evil warlord that wants him dead! Even with the allies he makes on this new world, Lightweight might never make it back to Earth. But even as he struggles to survive, back home he has allies searching to find the missing hero. Millicent Bryant wants thing more than to find her lost friend, as she refuses to believe Lightweight died. But even with the help of ather man inside the Lightweight costume, she may t be able to stop an old threat from wreaking chaos in Federation!
Nicholas Ahlhelm is the author of several books in his Quadrant Universe. Lightweight joins the web series Walking Shadows, the serials F.O.R.C.E. and Quadrant, and the novels Epsilon, Walking Shadows, Living Legends: Old Soldiers and A Dangerous Place to Live. He also has work in several anthologies current or upcoming from Metahuman Press (where he also serves as the editor-in-chief), Flinch Books, Pro Se Press and Airship 27. He lives in Eastern Iowa with his wife and two daughters. He offers commentary on superhumans and pop culture at superpoweredfiction.com.