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29th Nov, 2019 08:59:29 PM

You Are Better Than You Think You Are, except applied to superpowers.

Also, The Call Knows Where You Live since the mentor takes it upon themselves to give them proper tutelage.

29th Nov, 2019 10:00:18 PM

My first thought was Heart Is an Awesome Power, though your situation may lead to this more than be it.

1st Dec, 2019 03:58:23 PM

Often the case with a Swiss-Army Superpower, Imagination-Based Superpower, or Semantic Superpower — ie. the power has uses the person hasn't thought of yet. Comes up a lot when the superpowered arms race of My Kung-Fu Is Stronger Than Yours becomes part of the plot, requiring frequent stops for whenever it's Time to Unlock More True Potential again.


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