Klaw - intro story
Roaming in an uncharted sector of the Deep, a menacing structure drifts through the void.
Within, a special guest is heavily guarded.
Far away, from within the entrails of a dying planet, a long-forgotten word is whispered:
Instantly, the unbreakable cell door crumbles to dust.
The fearsome grip of freed hands overwhelms the dazzled guards.
[Bones being crushed]
A swift shadow steps into a waiting escape unit and launches it away from the forsaken place.
The infallible targeting system tries to lock on target. It mysteriously fails and the turret shoots wildy astray.
Amused laughter fades into the distance.
“HA! HA! HA! HA!”
Captured by an invisible Force, the pod makes its way to a distant, untamed world, where it ploughs into a desolate plain.
A walking figure emerges from the crash site to be overwhelmed by a surge of profound knowledge and power.
A dark and cold whisper is carried by the sandy winds:
“Welcome home Klaw”
As his name is spoken, he looks at his mutating hand. A faint grin creases the warrior’s face.
[To be continued…]
Original art & story by Pascal Blanché