"Brass, Part 1": A three years had passed since being infected with the Brass Virus and not much had changed in Hershel Goldstein's life. His pet cat Micho left him, and so does his last three girlfriends. Even with all the power at his fingertips, he'd done nothing more than get a job washing w
- The thanks you get for trying to save a life. Only the guy was dead before I ever got there. And if I'd never shown up on the scene, maybe those nuts wouldn't've let loose with the rockets at all. So all I really did, I guess, was make a bad situation a lot worse. Yeah, that's just about the kinda "hero" I figured I'd be.
Appearing in "Brass, Part 1"
- Detective Rusk
- Eryx (First appearance)
- Miles Craven (Flashback only)
Synopsis for "Brass, Part 1"
A three years had passed since being infected with the Brass Virus and not much had changed in Hershel Goldstein's life. His pet cat Micho left him, and so does his last three girlfriends. Even with all the power at his fingertips, he'd done nothing more than get a job washing windows. One day, while on his job on a building he sees a a political assassination attempt on the streets below. Hershel jumps down and turns into Brass. After laying waste on the terrorists, however, he was too late in stopping them from killing their target, Bazhaczian Prime Minister Boris Sevic, and even worse, his presence convinced some of the remaining assassins that their target was still alive and they fired explosives onto the busy street. Brass remains unharm but many civilians lost their lives before he could kill the attackers.
In the aftermath of Hershel's botch heroics, he is met by Detective Rusk of anti-terrorist division and finds he doesn't any legal papers to exempt himself from the damages. In so Hershel is registered at a police station as an MHOI (meta human of interest) since he couldn't actually be arrested due to his awesome power. It is then he receives a call from his boss Hiroki that he is fire from his job for the damages he costs on the number of windows he destroyed on the Pan-Globe building when he blastoff as Brass.
After leaving the precinct, Hershel is then confront by a stranger, revealing to be an alien, who needs a word with him.
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