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I have known your kind before, Piraka. For more than 100 centuries, I have looked into the face of evil again and again. It sickens me. YOU sicken me! Leave this island. Give up your mad dreams. Or suffer the consequences.
Axonn
Ignition2-VengeanceofAxonn
Comic 2: Vengeance of Axonn
Issue Information
Alternate title
WriterGreg Farshtey
IllustratorStuart Sayger
ColorerAlex Bleyaert
LettererTravis Lanham
Pages18
SeriesBIONICLE: Ignition
ReleasedMay 2006
Number in series2
Previous comicComic 1: If A Universe Ends...
Next ComicComic 3: Showdown

Vengeance of Axonn was the second issue of the BIONICLE: Ignition series, and the third comic of 2006. It was originally released with the May/June 2006 edition of the LEGO Club Magazine, and was later collected in BIONICLE 5: The Battle of Voya Nui. This comic saw the Order of Mata Nui member Axonn directly confront the Piraka.

Opening[]

The Piraka have triumphed on Voya Nui! Only six Matoran remain free to challenge the invaders. All others beings foolish enough to fight back have been defeated.

The way seems clear for the Piraka to achieve their goal: finding and stealing the powerful Mask of Life. Universal disaster is only days away. But the Piraka are unaware of the presence of a mysterious being who life is dedicated to protecting the mask.

And what the Piraka don't know may destroy them...

Plot[]

On Voya Nui, the Piraka have gone to war with themselves. Explosions and eyebeams fill the air as Zaktan interrupts the conflict. The Piraka are trying to find the Mask of Life, but don't know where to begin their search. However, there is one person who might know: Vezon. They used to have a seventh member; Vezon abandoned them and sought the Mask of Life on his own. The group's leader commands Thok and Reidak to track down the rogue Piraka. Despite their grumbling, the two comply, searching out-of-the-way parts of the shoreline for clues. Upon finding the remains of Vezon's transport canister, a rapidly growing chasm confronts the two villains--heading straight toward them! It is then that Axonn reveals himself and grabs both Piraka. The powerful being smashes both of the would-be theives together and attempts to persuade them to abandon their quest for the Mask of Life. Thok rejects this and attempts to attack.

Axonn deflects the assault with ease. Reidak tries to throw a boulder, but the Order of Mata Nui member quickly smashes the rock with his Giant Axe. Thok and Reidak try to talk down their attacker, asking him where Vezon has gone. Axonn dismisses their query, but before he can finish off the two, someone else attacks him. From behind, another being approaches, declaring that power belongs to Brutaka! Elsewhere, six canisters wash up on the shores of Voya Nui. From within these canisters, six mysterious new heroes emerge, ready to confront the Piraka.

Credits[]

  • Greg Farshtey - Writer
  • Stuart Sayger - Artist
  • Alex Breyaert - Colorist
  • Travis Lanham - Letterer
  • Toby Dutkiewicz - Art director/design
  • Jaye Gardner - Editor

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Quotes[]

UNNGGH! We don't need any Toa here to fight us--this island is already doing a good job of it!
Thok
Six Piraka together are a dangerous threat...but two are just exercise.
Axonn gets ready for his workout
You have five seconds to put that down and end this battle in one piece, Piraka. One...two...FIVE!
— Axonn

Extra Features[]

  • Comic middle: Power of the Piraka! section lists various trivia bits about the Piraka sets and their backstory.
  • Comic end: BIONICLE.com Explodes This Summer! section describes future updates to BIONICLE.com; advertisements for BIONICLE: The Quest Game and Scholastic BIONICLE Legends books; A Nightmare Has Come to Life! section advertises the Wal-Mart-exclusive Irnakk set.
  • Rear cover: Advertisement for the upcoming summer 2006 titan sets 8734 Brutaka and 8733 Axonn.

Notes[]

Continuity[]

  • This comic takes place at the same time as BIONICLE Legends 2: Dark Destiny, ending at the same point the novel does.
  • Hakann is absent in this comic, reflecting his status from the end of the previous comic: buried under a boulder after a confrontation with Zaktan.
  • This comic also sees the first mention of a seventh Piraka, Vezon, who would go on to become a fan-favorite character due to his eccentric personality.

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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
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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
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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
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2010 Journey's End: All That GlittersRebirth
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