Battle at the Gallery


Battle against Leviathan

Collapse of the Empire Eighty-Eight


May 8th, 2011[1] (start)


Brockton Bay

  • Empire Eighty-Eight's civilian identities are revealed to the public
  • Aster Anders is taken from her mother.

Collapse of the Empire Eighty-Eight is an event taking place during Coil's Takeover. It focuses on Coil releasing the identities of the Empire Eighty-Eight to the public and the subsequent actions the Empire takes.

Prelude[edit | edit source]

Coil embarked on a four-year project to find out about the secret identities of the E88 members.[1] when he recruited Tattletale part of her job was fact checking this information.

With the ABB pacified, Coil decided to make a move against the strongest united power in Brockton Bay.

Events[edit | edit source]

News organizations recieve huge amounts of information about the racist villains of the city. Their identities and things like their crimes.[2]

Kaiser lies to his group and says the Undersiders are responsible. Purity attacks Bitch's dog shelter and announces that she is looking for her daughter. The release having given the authorities reason to remove Aster from Kayden's custody.

Aftermath[edit | edit source]

Because of their work here the Undersiders are further taken into their employers confidence, including the real reason for their Bank robbery l'm.[1]

These events, combined with the previous unrest, were major draws for Leviathan attack on Brockton Bay.[3]

With the death of Kaiser during the Endbringers attack, Empire 88 irrevocably shattered, having already been drifting apart due to these events.[4] Coil makes sure that the group has a full schism.[5]

References[edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Buzz 7.11
  2. According to the gathered info that had been released about the Empire Eighty-Eight villains, he’d once tortured ABB gang members, taking away all pain tolerance and willpower, because those were skills we all learned over the course of our lives. - Excerpt from Radiation 18.2
  3. Interlude 7
  4. E88 inevitably breaks into factions. The cracks formed when Coil outed them, and even without Leviathan to be the hammer, the wedge is in place for Coil to drive in. - Speculation by Wildbow on Reddit
  5. “Captains, with me. Empire Eighty-Eight is divided, and I’m going to direct you on a series of strikes to ensure we deal as much damage as possible before the two factions can merge once more.” - Excerpt from Interlude 8.z

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