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Seven to Eternity: Ballad of Betrayal (Image Comics, 2016; #5-9)

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  • Adam trudges on in his journey toward death and his family’s redemption.
  • But when he and his companions decide to take a more dangerous path that will let them deliver the God of Whispers to Torgga sooner, all hell breaks loose.
  • Remender and Opeña have built a huge, lived-in world for Seven to Eternity, and the potential for storytelling in it feels limitless.
  • On top of that, Remender advances some nuanced ideas about morality and motivation into this arc—it’s the kind of story in which everyone, including the ostensible villain, feels relatable at one time or another.
  • Opeña and Hollingsworth’s art is rich and detailed, at times beautiful, eerie, monstrous, and bleak in every combination.

The only bad part about reading Seven to Eternity is being caught up and having to wait for more.

Collected in

  • Seven to Eternity, Vol. 2: Ballad of Betrayal (#5-9)

Credits

Writer: Rick Remender | Artists: Jerome Opeña with James Harren (7-8), Colorist: Matt Hollingsworth | Letterer: Rus Wooton | Editor: Sebastian Girner

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