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Nightmares and impossibilities...words that mean nothing to the Bahrag--the rulers of the Bohrok swarms. For they do not dream...and their power makes all things possible.

–Narration

IntoTheNest
Comic 6: Into the Nest
Issue Information
Alternate title
WriterGreg Farshtey
IllustratorCarlos D'Anda
ColorerPeter Pantazis
LettererKen Lopez
SeriesBIONICLE
ReleasedMay 2002
Number in series6
Previous comicComic 5: To Trap a Tahnok
Next ComicComic 7: What Lurks Below

Into the Nest was the sixth issue of the original BIONICLE comic series and the third part of The Bohrok Saga sub-series. It was mailed with the May/June 2002 edition of LEGO Mania Magazine.

Opening

As the struggle against the Bohrok continues, the Toa discover that everything they though they knew about the swarms may have been wrong. Kopaka leads Tahu to the lair of the strange creatures--the one place not Toa would ever have dreamed of looking. Meanwhile, the Matoran have made a startling discovery of their own about the true nature of the Bohrok. Will this knowledge help them to defend their villages from the swarms?

With the krana collected, the heroes of Mata Nui are at leas ready to learn the secret of stopping the swarms. New dangers, new mysteries, and new challenges are waiting... but can anything prepare them for what lurks below?

The truth is beginning to hatch... and nothing will ever be the same.

Plot

Kopaka shows Tahu the secret he has uncovered: the Bohrok are not some type of foreign adversary, but come from Mata Nui itself! Tahu is eager to confront the swarms at their source, but Kopaka talks him down. Charging in will not defeat the swarm; only the krana will help them. Elsewhere, Onua has found Lewa, but things are not as easy as he had hoped. Lewa is controlled by a krana, and assaults his fellow Toa. Onua manages to talk down Lewa as well, and after an encouraging speech, Lewa finds the strength to rip off his krana. Onua returns Lewa's Golden Kanohi to him, and introduces him to the Boxor. In Po-Wahi, Gali and Pohatu confront a swarm of Tahnok. The Toa of Stone throws up a wall of stone in front of the advancing Bohrok, while Gali summons a flood.

The Toa gather together and plan to confront the Bohrok in their nest. The other Toa are uncertain about whether they should trust Lewa, but agree to keep him close. Pohatu notices that the tunnel they are walking through is too smooth to have been carved by either Matoran or Bohrok. Tahu discovers a side-chamber and investigates. He discovers another Bohrok nest. The nest begins to wake up. Behind Tahu, a door slams shut, separating him from the others. Lewa has a momentary vision of a powerful suit of armor. The rest of the Toa are trapped, with a wave of molten lava approaching them. Only a short distance away, the Bahrag, rulers of the swarm discuss recent events, confident that nothing remains to interfere in their mission.

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No wonder Vakama knew so much about the Bohrok. They are not creatures from some other land--they come from within Mata Nui itself!

–Tahu

I know. The krana controls your body, Lewa. But not your will. If it is so strong that it can make you harm a friend...then go ahead--I will not defend myself. But I know you, Lewa. I have fought beside you...and I know you are stronger than this parasite. My energies are yours, Toa of Air! Be free!

–Onua

External Links

  • Comic middle: The Final Confrontation is about to Begin section discusses sets 8557 Exo-Toa and 8558 Cahdok and Gahdok.
  • Comic end: Advertisement for BIONICLE: Bohrok Swarm trading card game; reveal of the Search for the Gold Mask contest winners. Advertisements for BIONICLE collectables and What's New at www.BIONICLE.com section.
  • Rear cover: Advertisement for BIONICLE: The Bohrok Awake trading card game and three mini-comics available only at McDonald's with purchase of Mighty Kid's Meal.

See Also

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BIONICLE Comics
BIONICLE
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 Shadows
BIONICLE: Metru Nui
2004 City of Legends: Toa Metru!Disks of DangerSeeds of DoomEnemies of Metru NuiStruggle in the SkyDreams of Darkness
2005 Monsters in the DarkVengeance of the VisorakShadow PlayBirth of the RahagaHanging by a ThreadFracturesWeb Comic
BIONICLE: Ignition
2006 IgnitionIf a Universe EndsVengeance 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
Other Comics
Adventures! The Legend of LewaThe Legend of Lewa Part 2Gali's TaleTrouble for TahuTime of the Toa
McDonald's Challenge of the RahiThe Bohrok Awake (Tale of the ToaSecret of the SwarmInto the Nest)
Promotional BohrokToa NuvaBohrok-KalRakhshiMatoran
Lunchables Metru Nui - City of Legends: Comic 1Comic 2Comic 3
Papercutz Hydraxon's TaleRise and Fall of the SkrallThe Exile's TaleAll Our Sins Remembered
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