Hoping to defend against the Xerx, the Academy pioneers a global shielding system. During its unveiling, Talibath is killed. Cleopatra is framed for the murder, but escapes. A flashback shows Gozi's eternal suffering, and his road to becoming Octavian.
Cat; Egypt; immortality; pharaoh; ray gun; space travel; time travel
After Akila and Brian help Cleopatra escape, they enlist the Pharaoh's help to expose Administrant Khepra as a traitor. She is imprisoned, and Cleopatra exonerated, even as Octavian begins his final assault on P.Y.R.A.M.I.D.
Cleopatra defeats Octavian in single combat and destroys his plasma weapon. But with a backup weapon, and the help of a second traitor, he destroys the Academy and the P.Y.R.A.M.I.D. base, even as most of the personnel escape. In a flashback, Cleopatra recalls her long-ago friendship with Gozi.
A graduate of Columbus College of Art & Design, Mike Maihack spends his time drawing comics, writing comics, talking about comics, and whatever one does to ensure his house doesn't collapse from two boys bouncing around inside it....