Day 29: Kraul

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The 26th century’s greatest warlord was at one time one its most celebrated heroes.  The being known as Kraul hails from the Unified Stellar Conference founder world of Sal H’ar.  Kraul was born into poverty, in a society made on a rigid caste system.  His only way out was to either join a criminal guild, or to enlist in the UIC Starcorp.  He chose the later, and was accepted into the officer’s accademy.  Kraul graduated first in his class, but his early career was marked with a series of unremarkable posts, and misuse by superior officers of his obvious talents.  This all changed with the advent of the UIC/Thrallian War of 2480-85, and his first encounter with General Symane Braxis.  Braxis saw the young captain’s promise and military prowess, and took him as his aide de camp.  Both men rose to prominence during the war, with Kraul having achieved the rank of General.  Things however started to unfold during the peace negotiations.  Kraul was one of the proponents that claimed the terms of armistice were too lenient and restablished borders and conditions to pre war status.  Kraul’s fustration was noticed by a young Thrallian delegate named Durksan Bjurn, who was a bitter, hawkish, aristocratic, upstart who blamed the Thrallian Political establishment for loosing the war.  He began a political relationship with Kraul that would result in his defection and betrayl from the UIC to the Thrallians, and aiding Bjurn to overthrow the Thrall Government and establish his dynasty as Bjurn I.  Kraul then became the Grand Viceroy of the Thrallian army, which he built into a first rate war machine, resulting in a cold war between the UIC and the Thrallians that persisted into 2502.  When a series of attacks on various UIC worlds and space stations ignited The Second Thrallian/UIC War.  This time he and his former mentor Braxis are on opposite ends of the conflict.

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Dan Nokes is the sequential guru of the Southern Maryland DIY Revolution! When not wandering the uncharted wilderness of Lusby, MD in a supernaturally induced blood fever, he is the head of a little one man band called 21st Century Sandshark Studios. This bastion of indie comic goodness has to date put out a 67 page graphic novel (The Reptile and Mister Amazing 2002) a 12 issue maxi series (The Paranormals 2003-2008) a three issue western (The Pistoleers 2008-2010) and is currently working on the second and final volume of his dystopian classic (Adam and Eve: Bizarre Love Triangle in the Zombie Apocalypse 2011-2012) He is also working on illustration duties for Nick Davis' upcoming children's book (Unconditional: A Teddy Bear's Tale 2011). His future projects include his forray into webcomics with his Sci-fi comedy (Impossible Space Tales from The Last Pitt Stop) and a return to Super Hero Lore (The Reptile and Mister Amazing: The Return of Kat Carson)!

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