Captain Pollux, the drifter (we suppose), has killed Emmerich, the man who had shot him back in issue #1. Or has he? Meanwhile, another armed man arrives.
While Klem and Ralph are looking for Ralph’s sister who is a terrorist, Klem’s son – the deputy mayor of Midway, the only city on the Fuse – is shot by a sniper.
Seven years before the facts described in “Hadrian’s Wall”, Edward and Simon were police officers; they saw the start of the tensions between Earth and the Theta colony.
After the village was blown up, Captain Pollux is thinking of the past. This issue opens the story arc that will conclude Drifter.
The captain of the Hadrian’s Wall is trying to get Simon to close the case; meanwhile, the detective starts feeling the effects of withdrawal from his pills.
Ralph finally tells his story to Klem, explaining that he’s on the Fuse because he thinks his estranged sister is the leader of a local terrorist group.
Every crew member on the Hadrian’s Wall had something against the deceased – ecxept for his wife, the detective’s ex. But it still looks like an accident.
The battle against the Wheelers is turning into a massacre for the humans. This issue of Drifter shows us how they are trying to survive.
This new issue of Drifter brings us back to Captain Pollux, who is walking into a huge cave. Meanwhile, the battle with the Wheelers continues.
In this issue of Drifter, Emmerich and the girl who’s been following him find a battered evac pod filled with dead bodies.