"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

  • Gale-Force Reading
  • Speed Reading


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 a language that they know. User can read any book instantly and completely remember know and understand everything 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)
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • The Stream (The Outer Limits)
  • Atanik Armbands (Stargate SG-1)



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