In my stories, as in the X-Men movies, Scott Summers is a mutant superhero who also teaches high school. The movies don't specify what he teaches, but I've made him an English teacher. Xavier's Academy is a small school with a large variety of classes to choose from. Consequently each of the teachers takes on several different classes. Scott is seen in my stories teaching courses ranging from Shakespeare to Creative Writing to a poetry survey course, when he's not off on a mission. As Scott tells Logan in We’re Not What You Think, it's kind of a strange job. "Sometimes I teach English, sometimes I save the human race," he explains.
With Scott a major figure in most of my fiction, the stories tend to contain a lot of literary quotes, most of them guided by Scott's tastes in literature (which, strangely, mirror my own). It has been my practice to publish a literature guide providing references for the quotes in each series, along with URLs, where available, for those wishing to read the works quoted.
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And not a quote, but I have to put in a plug for one of my favorite places, one where some of the action in this series takes place:
The Bronx Zoo. It’s a truly wonderful place, full of fascinating animals cared for with an understanding of their natural habitats. It’s a rare event when Magneto terrorizes the Skyfari. You can stay all day and just see a small amount of what’s there. It’s open 365 days a year. Go soon, if you’re near New York. If not, visit the zoo at http://www.bronxzoo.com/.