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"Wait, wait, almost finished."
"Candace, you stayed up all night just to finish that book?"
"No, no. We finished the whole collection."
― Candance Flynn and Lawrence Fletcher (Phineas and Ferb)
"You have read enough fantasy novels to choke a hippogriff!"
― Bart Simpson (The Simpsons)

The power to read at an inhumanly fast level. Technique of Literary Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Enhanced Literary Understanding
  • Improved Reading Ability
  • Extraordinary Speed ​​Reading and Comprehension Technique


The user can read at unrealistic speeds while still retaining all of the information read. They have intuitive knowledge on how to pronounce any word in any language. User can read any book instantly and completely remember know and understand everything they read on every page the user can perfectly read and write in any language perfectly and effortlessly in an instant. The user can read an entire library of any size instantly with ease and completely understand, remember, and know what they read on every page




  • May not be able to understand what you read.
  • Some users may develop slight headaches.
  • May only be able to retain information temporarily.

Known Users

See Also: Super Speed Reading.

  • Dantalion (As Miss Beelzebub Likes It)
  • Barry Allen (DC Comics)
  • Wally West (DC Comics)
  • Bartholomew Allen II (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • The Doctor (Doctor Who)
  • Users of Gale-Force Reading Glasses (Fairy Tail)
  • Samuel (Fairy Tail)
  • Charlene "Charlie" Andrews (Heroes)
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Sage/Tessa (Marvel Comics)
  • Kim Dokja (Omniscient Reader's Viewpoint)
  • Kid Of Padre (Los Protegidos)
  • Haruka Koumi (Rail Wars)
  • Jack O'Neill (Stargate SG-1); when wearing the Atanik armband
  • Daniel Jackson (Stargate SG-1); when wearing the Atanik Armband
  • Candace Flynn (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Stacy Hirano (Phineas and Ferb)
  • Chase Davenport (Lab Rats)
  • Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman (DC Comics)
  • Speedsters (DC Comics)
  • Chloe Sullivan (Smallville); when under Brainiac's influence
  • Ozymandias (Watchmen)
  • WordGirl (WordGirl)
  • The Lone Wanderer (Fallout 3)
  • Alexandria (Worm)
  • The Courier (Fallout New Vegas)
  • Dylan Piper (Halloweentown)
  • Data (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Lore (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Rohit Mehra (Krrish series)
  • Kenshirō Kasumi (Fist of the Blue Sky)
  • Users of the Stream (Outer Limits)
  • Yabumi Juunichou (Medaka Box)
  • Aika Tenkuubashi (Shomin Sample)
  • Raven (Teen Titans)
  • Librarians (The Magicians)
    • Zelda Schiff
  • Members of the Mensa Springfield Chapter (The Simpsons)
  • Index Librorum Prohibitorum (To Aru Majutsu No Index)
  • Kyouko Toshino (Yuru Yuri)
  • Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)
  • Unnamed player character (Foreign Creature 2)
  • Papermasters (Read or Die/R.O.D. the TV)
    • Yomiko Readman
    • Anita King
    • Michelle Cheung
    • Maggie Mui
  • Nancy Makuhari (Read or Die/R.O.D. the TV)
  • Belle (Disney's Beauty and the Beast)

Known Objects

  • Gale-Force Reading Glasses (Fairy Tail)
  • Super-Soldier Serum (Marvel Comics)
  • The Stream (The Outer Limits)
  • Atanik Armbands (Stargate SG-1)