Ronin - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

Ronin is a series of six comic books chronicling the story of Billy Challas, a mentally handicapped man who, though he was born without limbs, can move objects with the power of his mind. The artificial intelligence Virgo, who is studying Billy, uses him to bring the samurai hero Ronin to the streets of a depressed, futuristic New York. Billy becomes psychologically torn between Ronin and his own personality.

The graphic novel opens with an excerpt from Casey McKenna's diary, speaking of "The Hour of the Wolf," a time just before dawn when she wakes from a recurring nightmare. She dreams of a dark age, where wretched humans cower in huddled masses and monsters rule the Earth. A samurai battles and is defeated by a demon astride a demonic horse. A beautiful woman flees certain doom, pitching herself over a cliff rather than...

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