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What has gone before: The Toa Nuva and Brotherhood of Makuta are locked in battle in the swamps of Karda Nui. With the battle in the skies ended for now, both sides have been reinforced by their Phantoka allies. What started out as a single battle has now spread across the swamp. The object of this battle? The mysterious structure called the Codrex, and the secrets it holds.
— Opening narration
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Comic 14: Endgame
Issue Information
Alternate title
WriterGreg Farshtey
IllustratorLeigh Gallagher
ColorerUlises Arreola
LettererSal Cipriano
Pages18
SeriesBIONICLE: Ignition
Battle for Power
ReleasedSeptember 2008
Number in series14
Previous comicComic 13: Swamp of Shadows
Next ComicComic 15: Mata Nui Rising

Endgame was the fourteenth issue in the relaunched BIONICLE: Ignition comic series, and the third comic in the Battle for Power sub-series. It was originally mailed with the September/October 2008 edition of the LEGO Club Magazine, and was later collected in the graphic novel BIONICLE 7: Realm of Fear. It was jointly published by DC Comics and LEGO. It chronicles the next part of the Toa Nuva's quest to awaken Mata Nui.

Plot[]

Gali, having been defeated by Krika, is carried away by him. He asks Gali to leave Karda Nui because if the Toa Nuva complete their destiny and awaken Mata Nui, they will live to see a horrible future of darkness. However, Takanuva arrives and rescues Gali; Krika retreats into the swamp.

When the Toa Nuva, Takanuva, and the newly-arrived "Toa" Ignika re-unite, Takanuva tells them that when Mata Nui awakens, deadly Energy Storms will destroy everything in Karda Nui. The Toa and the Ignika then launch one last massive attack on the Makuta. In the battle, Lewa and Gali create a thunderstorm and Takanuva adds his elemental powers to the battle.

Spotting an opening, Tahu puts the six Keystones they collected into the Codrex. With the protective barrier down, the Toa fly inside the Codrex. However, just before Tahu puts the shield back up, Makuta Antroz slips in, although he is unnoticed. The Toa Nuva end up in a room with machinery and six slots in the floor, and Kopaka realizes that they must have been kept here in their Toa Canisters years ago. Onua pushes a button on a control pannel, which makes the floor of the Codrex lower into another hiden chamber.

At the bottom of the Codrex, three silver bubbles rise up and break open to reveal the Rockoh T3, the Jetrax T6, and the Axalara T9. Kopaka is about to board the Jetrax T9 when Antroz flies down and steals the vehicle from the him, using the vehicle to act as his eyes. Pohatu riding with the Rockoh T3, and Lewa with the Axalara T9, chase Antroz through a maze of tunnels inside the Codrex until they exit the Codrex.

Pohatu tries to stop the Jetrax T6 with stone spikes and a stone fist, but Antroz dodges them and shoots down Pohatu with the Jetrax T6's Midak Skyblasters. Lewa pilots the Axalara into a power dive with the Jetrax and tells Antroz that only one of them will survive this clash. Antroz then tells him that it will be him and charges at the Toa.

Credits[]

  • Greg Farshtey - Writer
  • Leigh Gallagher - Artist
  • Ulises Arreola - Colorist
  • Sal Cipriano - Letterer
  • Toby Dutkiewicz - Art Director/Design
  • Jessica Numsuwankijkul - Editor

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Quotes[]

You would have made a good Makuta, Gali. You are far to clever to be a Toa. I tell you this--you Toa Nuva are here to awaken the Great Spirit Mata Nui, a mission that requires all six of you. I tell you that if you do that, you and everything you know are doomed to a future more horrible than you can imagine. Leave now, and that future cannot come to pass.
— Makuta Krika to Gali
No words of ours can capture the enormity of this battle, so we won't even try.
— The narration gives up
Now what will come out of this? A new Mask of Power? Some tooth-claw creature? A Matoran marching band?
— Lewa Nuva's curiosity and sarcasm know no bounds
I don't know what these high-flyers are for, but I know they aren't for Makuta! Let's get him!
— Lewa Nuva

Extra Features[]

  • Comic middle: Showdown in the Swamp! section discusses summer titan sets 8689 Vultraz and 8954 Mazeka.
  • Rear cover: Discover the Power advertisement for the Axalara T9.

Notes[]

Continuity[]

  • Both this issue and the next cover the events of BIONICLE Legends 11: The Final Battle.
  • Takanuva attacks Makuta Krika, having arrived in the Swamp of Secrets at the end of last issue.
  • Takanuva has gone through a number of changes off-panel by this point: he survived an attack from a Shadow Leech in BIONICLE Legends 10: Swamp of Secrets, giving him limited Shadow powers; He acquired his new Toa Tool from an adventure in The Kingdom; he temporarily gained the ability to fly in Dark Mirror; and upon entering into Karda Nui, he grew to enormous size as a consequence of exposure to the mutagenic radiation.
  • Both the Toa Phantoka and the Makuta Phantoka have retreated to the Swamp of Secrets, after several aerial battles in BIONICLE Legends 9: Shadows in the Sky.
  • The front of the Codrex prominently displays the same Vitruvian-Man image as the Kanohi Ignika.
  • The Codrex previously appeared in BIONICLE Legends 10: Swamp of Secrets through a series of flashbacks Takanuva experienced.
  • Lewa and Gali combine their elemental powers to create a powerful thunderstorm, similar to their team-up way back in Comic 4: The Bohrok Awake.
  • The Makuta are mentioned to possess Sonics powers, one of the many type of Kraata abilities they possess.
  • Kopaka deduces that the Toa Nuva likely slept within the Codrex for ages before they arrived on the island of Mata Nui, which was confirmed in BIONICLE Legends 10: Swamp of Secrets.

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LEGO BIONICLE Comics
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2001 The Coming of the ToaDeep Into DarknessTriumph of the Toa
2002 The Bohrok Saga: The Bohrok AwakeTo Trap a TahnokInto the NestWhat Lurks BelowThe End of the Toa?Divided We Fall
2003 Powerless!A Matter of Time...Absolute PowerRise of the Rahkshi!At Last -- Takanuva!Secrets and ShadowsBIONICLE: Unmasked
BIONICLE: Metru Nui
2004 City of Legends: Toa Metru!Disks of DangerSeeds of DoomEnemies of Metru NuiStruggle in the SkyDreams of DarknessBIONICLE: Unmasked 2
2005 Monsters in the DarkVengeance of the VisorakShadow PlayBirth of the RahagaHanging by a ThreadFractures2005 Web Comics
BIONICLE: Ignition
2006 IgnitionIf A Universe Ends...Vengeance of AxonnShowdownA Cold Light DawnsIn Final Battle
2007 Sea of Darkness: Web ComicMask of Life, Mask of DoomSea of DarknessBattle in the Deep!The Death of Mata NuiDeath of a Hero
2008 Battle for Power: Realm of FearComic 12.5Swamp of ShadowsEndgameMata Nui Rising
BIONICLE: Glatorian
2009 Sands of Bara MagnaThe Fall of AteroA Hero RebornBefore the StormValley of Fear
2010 Journey's End: All That GlittersRebirth
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