Warren Ellis' Scars

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A police detective promises the parents of a butchered child that he will do anything to bring the killer to justice… even at the cost of becoming a monster himself.

How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters? Detective John Cain is a hard man. He's been working homicides long enough that he can withstand almost anything, even wrenching personal loss. But everyone has a limit, as he discovers when assigned to the investigation of a child killing. It's not ...

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Overview

A police detective promises the parents of a butchered child that he will do anything to bring the killer to justice… even at the cost of becoming a monster himself.

How much of a monster do you have to become to hunt monsters? Detective John Cain is a hard man. He's been working homicides long enough that he can withstand almost anything, even wrenching personal loss. But everyone has a limit, as he discovers when assigned to the investigation of a child killing. It's not enough to be a good cop, to follow the procedure and ensure that scum go to prison. To honor the chilling promise he gave to the dead child's parents — to find the killer using any means necessary — Cain will have to cross lines and do whatever it takes to bring bloody justice to the killer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592910519
  • Publisher: Avatar Press
  • Publication date: 8/26/2004
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Warren Ellis is the award-winning British author of comic books, novels, and television, most often recognized for his sociocultural commentary and ground-breaking work in the genre of science fiction. His most recognizable works include Transmetropolitan, Planetary, and The Authority. He maintains a consistent online presence which includes the weekly delivery of the FREAKANGELS web comic to millions of fans. Ellis has published over 25 different creator-owned projects through Avatar Press (including BLACK SUMMER, IGNITION CITY, and GRAVEL, the last of which is in development as a film through Legendary Pictures), with many more planned.

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