Bedlam Rising"My people! The revolution that we so desperately fought for so long is finally at hand! The oppressive regime that has bled our country dry for so long, is no more! But our struggle is far from over. We have a long way to go to heal the wounds to both our people and our nation!"
Maria Ilandere Sanchez was only thirteen when government troops came to her village. Collecting taxes, they called it as they practically stripped her poor village bare. They took money and food and livestock, barely leaving enough for her poor village to survive. They also took Maria's older sister and the last she saw of seventeen year old Elena, was her crying in the back of the truck as it sped away down the dirt road.
Elena was the only family Maria had, their parents having died some years earlier after having gotten sick. With nothing left for her in the village, she packed her meager belongings in a bag and w
Origin of Night Mask"My parents are strange ones indeed."
Kamadev Scabella finished medical school at USC and was completing his internship at USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Life was good for the young man. An up and coming surgeon, he was offered a post at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai in their neurosurgery program. It was during the last month of his intership when he met Chiyoko Kosetsu. Chiyoko was a fiery woman, a member of the LAPD. While on duty one night she was wounded in a shot-out with Overthrow terrorists and taken to USC Medical for treatment. Kamadev was the doctor on duty that night and tended to the wounded officer. He was drawn to the young woman who had incredible resolve as well as a good dose of beauty and after she was discharged from the hospital began to court her.
Chiyoko's mother, Naori, was the black sheep of the prominent Kosetsu family in Tokyo. She had fell in love with a gaijin businessman and run off to be with him in Los Angeles. However ten years after giving bi