Tuesday, September 11, 2012

"Brilliant" #4 Plot Summary

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis

Albert, Kindred, Izzy, and Maria are being questioned by the FBI following the shooting of Amadeus by Agent Hecker. They all swear that they don't know anything and are just sad that he's dead, especially Maria.

The Feds are trying to figure out how Amadeus got his powers and how to deal with the publicity.

With nothing to hold the four students on, they release them, hoping to find out more by watching what they do next.

As they're walking away, Maria tells Albert that she also used the process that Amadeus did, and asks him to reverse it. Albert walks away, wanting nothing to do with the others, but is stopped at the door by a wall of press.

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