The assassination of Arcadius and the birth of a dictator
After another failure related to his experiments, the reputation of Arcadius was ruined. The only thing keeping him alive was the memory of his contributions to humanity. But even that changed one day, when a hitman was sent after him to get rid of the inconvenient scientist.
Arkadius got a bullet to the head, he did not yet possess a soulstone. This awakened Egon sleeping by his heart, which to the killer’s horror, subsequently hatched from him. Reportedly, the bodyguard that walked there that very night, found two bodies missing heads and a huge monster resembling a crawling torso with hands and a gaping maw in the place of its chest, covered in neon blue eyes as if with a rash and numerous tails resembling pterosaur heads (identical to Reality’s Edge). Yet the creature vanished without a trace.
Valerian was devastated – he learned about his father’s deat