Stone Island (comics)
Stone Island is a horror sequence showing within the British weekly comedian 2000 Advert. It is written by Ian Edginton, with artwork by Simon Davis.
The story is fully painted and is set in a prison called Lengthy Barrow Maximum Safety Prison where the main character, David Sorrel, has been sentenced to life, following the murder of his wife and her lover.
1 Plot 1.1 The Harrowers
2.1 The Otherworld
Dartmoor. David Sorrel has been sentenced to life in Lengthy Barrow Most Safety Prison following the murders of his wife and her lover, who’re also beheaded. He’s put in a cell with Harry Rivers, who tells him that if he wants to maintain protected in Long Barrow he should some reputation, and that he will probably be tested by a number of the dangerous inmates as properly. David is examined nearly straight away when he bumps into Nathan Grice, who picks a fight with him. David wins it regardless that Grice cheats through the use of a small blade that he was carrying in his pocket, to chop his face a little bit.
David is dreaming in regards to the evening that he murdered his spouse and her lover, in which he grins an insane smile, one which resembles the monster Grice’s. His cellmate Harry Rivers wakes him up and David tells him about that particular night that obtained him locked away in the first place. He says that when he was arrested he could not inform the police a thing.
Hell is breaking unfastened in Long Barrow Prison as a guard runs by means of the blood-splattered corridors earlier than being decapitated by one of many monsters. In the ventilation ducts Harry and David watch. They are looking for their means out of the prison and Harry appears to know where they are going, so David asks how. Harry tells him that he was allowed to put in writing a e-book concerning the prison once, giving him entry to the internet where he discovered details concerning the ventilation system, cellars and exits. They continue by means of the ducts when David stops him, realizing it is simply too quiet. Harry appears to be like out of a vent only to search out two of the creatures staring at him. Harry holds them off as David climbs greater up the ducts. Harry follows quckly and so they decide to get out of the ducts but David is hit by a guard, mistaking him for one of the creatures.
David is having another flashback the place it’s revealed that the lover of David’s spouse is none apart from his finest friend. Exterior the house David is grabbed by some type of claw. On the prison the woman begs David to help her and Harry. David says that they should be grateful they are alive and says that David Sorrel not exists. He is The sunshine and the best way and is crucified inside out whereas the creatures experiment on him. Harry, on the other hand, undergoes a transformation simply just like the monsters themselves. He manages to battle it off a bit and tells them each that the creatures are aliens. He tells them about their origins and that his blood is what prompted the infection. He died of a damaged heart and has returned to unmake the world.
David reveals that there are extra of the alien-like creatures in different places like prisons all over the world. He reveals that he solely murdered his wife so he might get inside. Instantly he feels pain and shouts to the aliens for air. Some form of fuel is revealed and it appears that evidently the unknown woman is about to be killed by Grice. However fortunately the horribly mutated Harry has managed to battle off the transformation and kills him with a pole and tells the lady to make a run for it.
The story picks up a while after the occasions of the first story, with Sara (the Girl) dwelling in a home close to the destroyed prison. The ‘otherworlders’ have damaged into our world despite the incident at Longbarrow and appear to have changed, or not less than there are various kinds of them. She is attacked by them, but Harry is protecting her, but does not get there in time to save lots of Sara’s canine. Once Harry reveals up and kills the last otherworlder, the army present up and request that the two come with them.
Out of the blue, they realise the Sheeny has reworked into a creature and is attempting to wreck the bio-weapon they brought with them to attempt to kill the TDI’s. They gun her down, and find out that she is, in actual fact, a transvestite. Briggs tells them that most of the harm is could be simply repaired, however a swarm of the creatures is approaching the tower, and he doesn’t have enough time. Harry and Walker throw themselves on the horde to slow them down, however Walker is killed and so is Harry. They fireplace the bio-weapon efficiently, and use the spare rocket propellant as a rudimentary missile, and use a parachute to get to the underside of the tower safely. They reach the placement the place they arrived, and use a communicator scavenged of Carmody’s remains to call residence. The base refuse to open the gate because the chance is to nice. The horde of creatures is getting closer, however Harry emerges from the, now lacking an arm, rejoins the group. Just when it seems to be like their doomed to a horrible demise, something that resembles snow falls from the sky and shreds the creatures. Four beings product of mild seem and finish of the remaining creatures. One in every of them reveals itself to be the ‘soul’ of David Sorrel.
He tells them that the Otherworld was created by further-dimensional intelligences to attempt to force the creatures to evolve from their physical type to go away their Universe. Nonetheless, the creatures degenerate as an alternative of evolve and they find a bodily means to go away slightly than a meta-physical one. Nevertheless, it turns out that human beings can make this evolutionary bounce, and Sorrel tells them that he and the other gentle-beings will destroy all trace of mankind in the Otherworld to cover this truth from the extra-dimensional entities. He opens up a portal, however Harry chooses to stay within the Otherworld. Sorrel provides Sara what seems to be like a snow globe, to destroy all the creatures in our Universe. They depart, and Sorrel confirms Harry’s suspicion that he will have to be killed, to cover all evidence of mankind in the Otherworld, though he goes onto tell him he will most likely become a gentle-being like himself.
David Sorrel has murdered his spouse, who was dishonest on him with another man. He has now been despatched to Long Barrow Most Security Prison the place he has made pals with Harry Rivers and a rivalry with Nathan Grice, who has now mutated right into a monster.
Harry Rivers is an older inmate of Long Barrow and has had David Sorrel thrown in his cell. Why he was imprisoned we’re yet to find out. In his cell is an escape route behind a poster as within the Shawshank Redemption that has been used to escape from the mutiltated monsters.
Nathan Grice is one among Lengthy Barrow’s extra dangerous inmates and has been in a combat with David Sorrel, through which he appears to have caught one thing inflicting him to turn into some sort of monster.
George Fenton is the guard who first witnessed Grice’s mutation and escaped his clutches. Now he appears to have suffered a complete mental breakdown and has attacked David and Harry, stone island reflective hat mistaking them for the monsters. Now he, Harry, David, Jon and Sara are preparing to flee from Long Barrow.
Jon Prentiss is another guard who has survived the chaos together with Sara. We have no idea if anything happened to him however we know that he is calm but appears to be taking orders from George.
Sara McCandless is not named in the original, however is revealed as Sara in a later story. She seemed to appear with Jon after Sorrel and Harry escaped the prison into the skin space.
The sunshine & the way in which is the chief of “The Otherworld creatures”. It also controls David Sorrel.
According to “The sunshine & the way in which”, “there’s a skinny, imply world that exists between life and dying. They prey upon transitory souls like salmon spawning upstream”. Break up into drones, workers and warriors, the creatures of this world appear to be twisted zombies. Cramming their advanced know-how into Sorrel when he died of Carbon monoxide poisoning to invade Earth, but failed when Jon Prentiss sacrificed himself.