# 2 plot
is attacking Avalon. He is wreaking havoc and causing great destruction! Fighting
him are: Thrakahl, Michael Alexander, etc., also Nobody is there and has the
wish box with him (in a bag?).
Dancer and Charlemagne show up and Chasm trashes them, too.
arrives, brought by Styx, amid all the chaos and Chasm goes for her.
Chasm can get to her, Mule shows up with an army of demons and they pour into
surprise reinforcements battle Chasm to a stand still. Chasm grabs Nudge and
ish. left off with Chasm attacking Avalon
ish. Nudge called to War Dancer to go to Avalon.
knows Nudge has the spirit of Zahnrhee.
has retaken control over the Dark Dominion in Chasm's absence and control of
the demons. Mule was the lord of the Dark Dominion before Chasm deposed him.
heroes pick up the pieces after the battle. They discuss/argue their next moves.
Mule saved them, people thank him. Michael is appalled by the very presence
of Mule and the demons. They say they must find Nudge, but Michael will not
work with demons and leaves, followed by Nobody.
asks Michael "Aren't you going to help?" Michael says he's going to find her
wants to go with Michael but he refuses, saying that it's no place for kids.
But N. says "I'mnot
afraid." Michael looks in his eyes and sees none. Says N. can come with.
told Mule he would not deal with demons or their masters in DD#4
again in DD#9.
He refuses to deal with evil even for a good cause.
to an establishing shot of the Org of Plasm, somewhat mutated.
to Lorca, Preach, Glory, and Gossamer in the palace (or wherever they were
at the end of WOP
Lorca is receiving reports of upheavals and of his people returning to their
pagan ways, sacrificing neoforms and such. He is trying to regain control of
Gossamer tried to kill Lorca in WOP
her people were destroyed. She is probably still not happy.
doors are kicked in and Sueraceen, Lord Leviathan, Strafelord Maxilla, and
other military guys stride in with zoms and soldiers.
tries to order her to calm the populace and stuff. She refuses, saying "The
Org has asserted its' will!" and accuses him of being antithetical to the will
of the Org. He asks if she has come to assassinate him, but no, he's good in
bed so she'll let him live. She has come for the infidels! Especially that
has been religiously inspired by the Org taking over and wants to do thewill
of the Org. Sue might respect Preach and Glory, but they are still infidels.
and troops and heroes fight to protect Goss and themselves. Gossamer is impressed
that Lorca would put himself at risk for her.
fight and escape to parts unknown (for now).
is the beginning of Lorca and Gossamer's relationship.
to Hortch and Lictor in some secret cave where they have been observing the
recent events. Hortch is deciding that this is the time to reassert his Emp-ship.
Lictor is less certain that this is a good idea, but Hortch is resolved.
go off to accomplish this plan.
all the chaos and upheaval, but especially the Sue/Lorca battle.
to Lorca's centrum. Lorca commands his zoms to hold the fort and then he uses
the equipment to try to figure out just what is going on. He sees tentacles
from the Org reaching toward shimmering spots in space and disappearing into
them. He realizes that the Org is peircing the reality veil to Earth.
Sue and her troops come smashing in, slaughtering zoms and breaking down walls/doors,
Lorca, Glory, Preach, and Gossamer use transportrons to escape (to Earth.)
Org is mutating more and more and has smelled the earth and is trying to reach
want to save the Earth, but it's also the only place to run.
to Chasm arriving with Nudge at an underground nuclear test site from the 60's.
A huge sphere, deep underground, with smooth walls of once molten rock.
begins to create structures using the raw, ambiant fear of the world and shaping
it like a sculptor or stonemason.
just builds what he needs at first- a prison for Nudge, a citadel for himself
with a device to see the world.
laments the fact that Mule had time to take over control of all his demons
and now he has no minions to do his bidding.
area is probably radioactive and is irradiating Nudge fatally (eventually).
Nudge is staked down during this.
also betrayed his minions the last time he saw them in DD#4.
hears a noise! He turns to see some demons lurking in the shadows. Demonica
and some other demon lords and their servant demons or toadies.
inform him that they are not loyal to Mule and are elder demons that predate
both. They didn't like that upstart Mule when he first turned up. They don't
like Chasm much either, but it looks like he might be the winning side.
appreciates Demonica's babe-a-licious qualities and she coils herself laciviously
and servilely around his legs.
addresses them and shows them (on his new device) the world growing dark and
of all realities. The growth is growing out of control and the tentacles from
the Org coming through rifts in the reality veil are ripping up stuff.
does not like him, hates him even, but is willing to be worshipful and servile.
She's his new squeeze.
we make clear the difference between quantum and reality to the readers.
causes the growth to grow up and through the veil to wrap around and constrain
the Org and hold it at bay. He does not want Earth destroyed, but he knows
the growth won't hold it for long.
plan (as related to Demonica) is to free the spirit of Zahnrhee and force it
to go back to the Org. He needs the Org back under control.
begin to torture Nudge. They stake her to the ground by peircing her legs and
arms so that when she writhes in pain she does more damage. Then Demonica,
with her long razor sharp claws meticulously carves a criss-cross pattern all
over her and slowly flays the skin, bit by bit. As she pulls away each bit
she forces Nudge to watch her roast and eat it, relishing.
asks Demonica. Chasm replies "Oh, it will go willingly once we're through with
Nudge." Demonica says "That's myspecialty!"
smell of burning flesh is offensive andupsetting,
to Lorca and co. arriving on Earth and seeing the manifestations of the changes
in reality. They see reality and thesubstratum
flickering in and out, and the tentacles of the Orgtearing
up stuff and quantum demons raising heck. (sinceChasm
is raising hell)
realize that they cannot do thisalone
and Glory says "I know where I can get some help." Shegoes
off to find the Good Guys.
are sensitive to quantum as they are from Plasm(Goss.
may have extra alien senses.) Preach has powers ofseeing
light and energy. Glory may be least sensitive.
the GG's in GG#9.
to Prudence looking out her window, seeing this tentacleflickering
in and out of reality and tearing up stuff in bothworlds.
that something is damaging the world shewants
to conquer, she leaves to go stop it. She doesn't want tobe
left with damaged goods.
the way, she is passingthrough
a wooded area and there is a big, armored, monsterlookingguy
tearing up trees. It's Stonewall, newly transformedand
amazed at what he can do, testing his power.
discovering him he attacks her.
are coming through both in the real world and the DD.They
might also flicker back and forth.
transformed but we don't yet have an origin or abilities forhim.
He should be very tough.
back on the Org, Sue and the other military typeswatching
what the Org is doing realize that the Org wants todestroy
the growth comes up and restrainsthe
Org, they (in their fervor to do the will of the Org) gostreaming
down the growth, using it as a bridge to attack theEarth
and subdue it for the Org.
grows up through the veil passing fromquantum
to dreamtime. But everything is fading in and out ofquantum
and reality, too.
to Lorca and co., the WOP. Glory returns with the GoodGuys,
minus Nobody, and they go to hold the bridge against theinvaders.
to Shooter off doing some mission of his own, ignoring allthat
is going on.
to Sally with Fabiano, noticing the world getting weirder,seeing
manifestations of the situation all over.
blurts out toFab.
the whole situation. All about Avalon and War Dancer andeverything.
Even though all her dreams are finally coming true,she
wants to go back and help. The fate of the world is at stakeand
she feels she must do something. She blurts out that shethinks
she's in love with War Dancer, too.
out and tries to calm her.
wants to go back toAvalon
and starts calling for Styx. After getting no response shedemands
Fab. to take her up somewhere high.
drive to a mountain overlook.
realize that she has a role in all of this, but she doesn't knowwhat
it is. "I've always dreamed of being a star, but now Irealize
how selfish I've always been. For the first time in my life
want something selfless."
was in the clouds, sotake
me somewhere up high!"
to Thrakahl in the remains of Avalon watching all thestuff
happening and sending Charlemagne and War Dancer andother
troops out to help with the worst of it. -Quantum demonsin
the real world, new bad guys that have been created like:Kreep,
Kreep has vine-like creepers up the sleeves of his trenchcoat.
Toxin has poison spines. Canker has bad skin, makesthings
fall apart, decay, or lose cohesion.
to Michael arriving at Hell.
see him and attackbut
he mows them down like they were nothing. He fights hisway
gets through to Chasm. It comes down to Michaelfighting
Chasm; no one else is powerful enough to standbetween
tries to help at first but gets knockedon
his tail and watches from the sidelines.
is attacked by demons and wrestleswith
them until he can break away.
Nobody is like a child Luke Skywalker watching DarthVader
and Obi Wan battle it out.
to Thrahkahl seeing that things are going wrong, thatthings
are in bad shape.
says if only we had gotten WarDancer
and Zahnrhee together, if only that Sally woman hadworked
on the bridge.
he feels he has to do something.
to Sally on a mountaintop overlook. She's trying to dowhat
War Dancer told her and think of where she wants to beand
dance to go there.
dancing and Fabiano is trying tocalm
her down and she's yelling for Styx and being hystericaland
dancing any dance she can think of and Fab. starts dancingwith
her because she wants him to. He's convinced that she'scompletely
back to Thrahkahl having mustered troops in Avalon,preparing
to send them to help the WOP and GGs on the bridge.
a shot of them falling back before Sue's troops on thebridge.
is realizing that Chasm is so powerful now thathe
is in charge on Earth and the Org is the only threat to hispower.
the troops prepare to leave, Mule has his demonsturn
on Thrakahl's troops and slaughter them, taking them bysurprise.
Mule and his demon troops.
sees that he mayhave
a different plan at this point.
battle, real treachery,even
to Hell! The battle between Chasm and Michael!
Michael and Chasm rips his heart out of his chest,
like a beacon and holds it up triumphantly.