|“||Battered into unconsciousness by the rubble, Kualus sleeps and dreams... Dreams of a time long ago, before he hand his friends were Rahaga...when they too were mighty Toa...and of a tale told many times since then.||”|
|Alternate title||The Final Battle|
|Series||BIONICLE: Metru Nui|
|Number in series||25|
|Previous comic||Comic 24: Shadow Play|
|Next Comic||Comic 26: Hanging by a Thread|
Birth of the Rahaga was the twenty-fifth issue in the original BIONICLE comic series, and the tenth issue in the BIONICLE: Metru Nui sub-series. It was mailed with the July/August 2005 edition of the LEGO Club Magazine.
Toa Hordika Nuju and Whenua, and Rahaga Bomonga and Kualus, lay buried beneath hundreds of pounds of rubble in the Archives. Battered and unconscious, they seem doomed to remain trapped there while the Visorak complete their conquest of the city of Metru Nui.
Though his body is pinned, Kualus' mind is free to dream of times long past, when he too wore the mantle of a Toa. It was a dark and violent time, then the treachery of the Brotherhood of Makuta was first revealed and six Toa Hagah stood between them and mastery of the universe.
The era of shadow was about to begin...
- Undergoing construction. Please be patient.
- Greg Farshtey - Writer
- Randy Elliott - Artist
- Pete Pantazis - Colorist
- Ken Lopez - Letterer
- Jaye Gardner - Editor
- Toby Dutkiewicz - Art Director/Design
- Bomonga - In present and flashback
- "Fohrok" - In flashback; first appearance
- Gaaki - In flashback
- Iruini - In flashback; first appearance as a Toa
- Krekka - In flashback
- Kualus - In present and flashback
- Makuta - Mentioned only
- Nidhiki - In flashback
- Norik - In flashback; first appearance as a Toa
- Nuju - In present
- Roodaka - In flashback
- Roporak - In flashback
- Suukorak - In flashback
- Vohtarak - In present and flashback
- Whenua - In present
- Catcher Claw - In flashback
- Disk Launcher - In flashback
- Exo-Toa - In flashback
- Kanoka - In flashback
- Toa Tools
- Brotherhood of Makuta - In flashback
- Dark Hunters - In flashback
- Matoran - Mentioned only
- Rahkshi - Mentioned only
|“||I know you Fire types like good mask work, but is this thing really worth all this?||”|
|“||I think your little friends look much better this way, don't you? No longer Toa Hagah--now a monstrous blend of what they were and vile Rahkshi. They are...Rahaga.||”|
- Comic middle: Power of the Visorak Horde section discusses sets 8742 Vohtarak, 8743 Boggarak, 8744 Oohnorak, 8745 Roporak, 8746 Keelerak, and 8747 Suukorak.
- Comic end: Prepare for Battle section advertises summer 2005 playsets; ads for BIONICLE 3: Web of Shadows, BIONICLE.com, and various BIONICLE merchandise.
- Rear cover: Special ad for BIONICLE Visorak sets.
- BIONICLE Adventures 8: Challenge of the Hordika
- Toa Hordika and the Mask of Light
- BIONICLE 4: Trial by Fire