by J. Cole Weston
is captured by the Zone Riders - but getting him to MCC will
prove more difficult than imagined!
by J. Cole Weston
depth: The team is in the Zone, with Hiro taking fire. Duchess
Dire's Sledge Hammer is damaged and she retreats leaving Bandit
alone as the Zone Generator is destroyed. Bandit is apprehended
by Dirk Courage and taken along with Tank on a UN flight direct
to MCC (under orders from General MacFarland). Bandit downs
the plane on a deserted island after escaping while the other
Zone Riders pursue Dire, who escapes with the help of Intruder.
the jungle, Courage uses his expertise to set traps for Bandit
while a typhoon heads for the Zone Riders while they use Eagle
to find the plane's crew. Courage uses his advanced survival
skills once more to comfortably stay in a cave, even making
dinner of a fish, while Bandit steals all surviving weapons
from the crash, He and Bandit pursue one another through the
jungle, with Courage fashioning a spear from obsidian. He
corners Bandit who runs out of power cells, capturing him
with a bow and arrow. As Bandit is cornered, Intruder arrives
with Overlord, rescuing Bandit who wishes to kill Courage,
but is stopped by Overlord. Eventually defeated by the Zone
Riders, Overlord makes a distraction of a smoke grenade and
stuns Courage, rescuing Bandit and retreating.
Noticed: Overlord has begun to take precautions - there is
some form of fencing around the Zone Generators now.
makes a certain amount of sense that Bandit would perform
badly in a jungle setting, considering his Middle Eastern
terrorist background followed by months of urban warfare in
Planes are gold in 2007? When did we miss this?
cheaper of the animation studios makes their first appearance
here, as evidenced by the odd movement of the jungle behind
Bandit while walking.
Zone Cycle's improbable "Water mode" makes it's
do we learn? Bandit
finally confronts Courage one on one regarding his brother's
stolen Zone Rider backpack system is controlled by a wrist
mounted controller that places its control in the palm of
Rider weapons systems can run out of power cells before expending
all ammo - this is how even though Bandit still has ammunition
he cannot fire.
ups: McFarland orders Tank and Courage to take Bandit back,
but only Courage seems to go.
Quotes: "I'd rather die than live as your slave."
"It doesn't matter what you want" - Overlord