As former superhero and current New York mayor Mitchell Hundred
debates the legalisation of marijuana with his staff, a horrifying
protest takes place outside his office. Meanwhile, a thief-turned-killer
masquerading as a fireman is causing panic in the city, with
deadly consequences. Will Hundred be able to quell the rising
tension, while coping with bizarre and frightening developments
in his own abilities?...
is the fifth Ex Machina collection to be released.
This volume sees trouble brewing for Major Hundred as a new
member of staff is planning something sinister in a bid to
bring the major down. Although, it looks like they needn't
bother - Hundred seems to be doing a pretty good job of discrediting
himself alone. His stance on marijuana, and the fact he has
admitted to the press that he once smoked it in high school,
may well cause more trouble for his career - especially after
a woman sets fire to herself in front of Hundred, as part
of a protest. It seems the suicide will bring Hundred's stance
on marijuana under the microscope once again.
if that wasn't bad enough, a crazed killer is breaking into
people's homes and one of the suspects is a gay man that Hundred
allowed to be married under a law he passed. It's not like
the guy hasn't got an alibi though - he was in bed, cheating
on his husband. Not the best advertisement for a law that
was passed to ensure two men could show their love for one
collection weaves some intriguing plot strands and there are
more than a few surprises in store for those that have been
following this collection.
series just keeps getting better and better.