From publisher blurb:
Superheroes have hit the scene in a big way, but you're not one of them!
Superspeed might make your commute faster, but once you are at work you still have to do your day job if you want to pay the bills. We don’t tell superhero stories about people who used their powers to become independently wealthy so they could fight crime more effectively. No, we tell stories about people with powers struggling with the same day to day issues we struggle with, despite their super powers. Why? It’s the people and the world they live in that make the stories interesting and that is what you are about to play – the most interesting part of superhero stories, the stories of the bystanders.
In this playset, you live in a world with superheroes and villains, but you’re not one of them. You are in the orbit of one, or affected by the elements of a super powered world that are out of control of the normal non-powered people. You may intersect the lives of the heroes and villains (and probably will) but you’re still an outsider in your own world.
This is the story of the Bystanders. This is your story, the story of the people behind the capes, living in this brave new world. Get out there and live your story!