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In the City of Ravnica, a metropolis so vast that its name has long since become synonymous with an entire plane, our story begins… Dack Fayden, Planeswalker thief, has stolen a valuable artifact from the Cult of Rakdos–the Ancient Fang. Pursued by members of the group, he manages to escape by moving to another plane. What he doesn’t know is he’s inadvertently returned to his home plane, where he is a wanted man. Forced to planeswalk once more, Dack returns to Ravnica, wounded but intact. After having his injuries tended to, he retires to a safehouse and uses his abilities to try and learn the artifact’s secrets. Instead, he witnesses the destruction of his hometown through the eyes of the villain that committed the act. Shocked but determined, Dack sets out to track her down at her next destination: Innistrad.
MATT FORBECK ART BY: MARTÍN CÓCCOLO WRITTEN
CHRISTIAN DUCE COLORS BY: J. EDWIN STEVENS COLOR ASSISTS BY: BAILEIGH BOLTEN & J.S. CHOI LETTERS BY: SHAWN LEE EDITED BY: CARLOS GUZMAN CONSULTING EDITOR: JOHN BARBER ART ASSISTS
Regular Cover Art by Karl Kopinski
Cover RI Art by Martin Coccolo
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