"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)

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

Also Called

  • Gale-Force Reading
  • Speed Reading


This power allows the user to read things at unrealistic speeds while still retaining all of the information. User also has intuitive knowledge on how to pronounce any word, granted that it's in a language that they know.


  • Can quickly and thoroughly analyze large amounts of information.
  • Can read a large book within seconds.
  • Know how to read any word.



  • 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

  • The Doctor (Doctor Who)
  • Users of Gale-Force Reading Glasses (Fairy Tail)
  • Samuel (Fairy Tail)
  • 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
  • Superman/Clark Kent (DC Comics)
  • The Flash (DC Comics)
  • Chloe Sullivan (Smallville); when under Brainiac's influence
  • WordGirl (WordGirl)
  • The Lone Wanderer (Fallout 3)
  • The Courier (Fallout New Vegas)
  • Dylan Piper (Halloweentown)
  • Data (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Lore (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Rohit Mehra (Krrish series)
  • Users of the Stream (Outer Limits)
  • Aika Tenkuubashi (Shomin Sample)
  • Kyouko Toshino (Yuru Yuri)
  • Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)