Stone Island is a horror collection showing within the British weekly comic 2000 Advert. It is written by Ian Edginton, with art by Simon Davis.
The story is fully painted and is about in a prison known as Lengthy Barrow Maximum Security Prison the place the main character, David Sorrel, has been sentenced to life, following the homicide 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 Maximum Security Prison following the murders of his spouse and her lover, who are also beheaded. He is put in a cell with Harry Rivers, who tells him that if he needs to keep protected in Long Barrow he should some status, and that he can be tested by among the dangerous inmates as effectively. David is examined virtually immediately when he bumps into Nathan Grice, who picks a battle with him. David wins it although Grice cheats by utilizing a small blade that he was carrying in his pocket, to cut his face slightly.
David is dreaming about the night that he murdered his wife 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 exact evening that got him locked away in the primary place. He says that when he was arrested he could not tell the police a thing.
Hell is breaking loose in Long Barrow Prison as a guard runs by way of the blood-splattered corridors before being decapitated by one of the monsters. Within the ventilation ducts Harry and David watch. They’re looking for their means out of the prison and Harry seems to know the place they are going, so David asks how. Harry tells him that he was allowed to write a book about the prison as soon as, giving him access to the internet the place he discovered facts concerning the ventilation system, cellars and exits. They proceed through the ducts when David stops him, realizing it is simply too quiet. Harry seems out of a vent only to seek out two of the creatures staring at him. Harry holds them off as David climbs higher up the ducts. Harry follows quckly and so they determine 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 is revealed that the lover of David’s spouse is none other than his best buddy. Exterior the home David is grabbed by some type of claw. At the prison the woman begs David to assist her and Harry. David says that they needs to be grateful they’re alive and says that David Sorrel now not exists. He’s The light and the way in which and is crucified inside out whereas the creatures experiment on him. Harry, on the other hand, undergoes a transformation 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 brought about the infection. He died of a broken coronary heart and has returned to unmake the world.
David reveals that there are more of the alien-like creatures in different places like prisons everywhere in the world. He reveals that he only murdered his wife so he might get inside. Abruptly he feels pain and shouts to the aliens for air. Some type of fuel is revealed and evidently the unknown girl is about to be killed by Grice. But luckily the horribly mutated Harry has managed to fight off the transformation and kills him with a pole and tells the girl to make a run for it.
The story picks up a while after the occasions of the primary 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 seem to have changed, or at least there are several types of them. She is attacked by them, but Harry is protecting her, however would not get there in time to save lots of Sara’s dog. Once Harry shows up and kills the last otherworlder, the military show up and request that the two come with them.
Abruptly, they realise the Sheeny has remodeled right into a creature and is making an attempt to wreck the bio-weapon they introduced with them to try and 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 injury is may be easily 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, but Walker is killed and so is Harry. They fireplace the bio-weapon successfully, 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 stays to name dwelling. The base refuse to open the gate as a result of the risk is to great. The horde of creatures is getting nearer, but Harry emerges from the, now lacking an arm, rejoins the group. Simply when it appears to be like like their doomed to a horrible demise, something that resembles snow falls from the sky and shreds the creatures. 4 beings made from light seem and end of the remaining creatures. Considered one of them reveals itself to be the ‘soul’ of David Sorrel.
He tells them that the Otherworld was created by additional-dimensional intelligences to try and pressure the creatures to evolve from their physical kind to depart their Universe. However, the creatures degenerate as a substitute of evolve and they find a bodily approach to go away rather than a meta-physical one. Nonetheless, it seems that human beings could make this evolutionary bounce, and Sorrel tells them that he and the opposite light-beings will destroy all trace of mankind in the Otherworld to cover this reality from the additional-dimensional entities. He opens up a portal, however Harry chooses to stay in the Otherworld. Sorrel gives Sara what appears like a snow globe, to destroy all the creatures in our Universe. They leave, and Sorrel confirms Harry’s suspicion that he must be killed, to hide all evidence of mankind within the Otherworld, although he goes onto tell him he will most likely turn out to be a light-being like himself.
David Sorrel has murdered his wife, who was cheating on him with one other man. He has now been despatched to Lengthy Barrow Maximum 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 are but 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 of Lengthy Barrow’s more harmful inmates and has been in a fight with David Sorrel, wherein he appears to have caught one thing causing him to show 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, mistaking them for the monsters. Now he, Harry, David, Jon and Sara are preparing to flee from Lengthy Barrow.
Jon Prentiss is one other guard who has survived the chaos together with Sara. We do not know if anything occurred to him but we all know that he is calm but appears to be taking orders from George.
Sara McCandless shouldn’t be named in the original, however is revealed as Sara in a later story. She appeared to look with Jon after Sorrel and Harry escaped the prison into the surface space.
The light & the best way is the chief of “The Otherworld creatures”. It additionally controls David Sorrel.
According to “The light & the best way”, “there’s a skinny, mean world that exists between life and death. They prey upon transitory souls like salmon spawning upstream”. Split into drones, workers and warriors, the creatures of this world seem like twisted zombies. Cramming their advanced technology into Sorrel when he died of Carbon monoxide poisoning to invade Earth, however failed when Jon Prentiss sacrificed himself.