|Date posted||4 October 2011|
Shell 4.4 is the fourth chapter of Shell. Brian shares his backstory and motivations, convo turns to Taylor making team costumes. At the Loft, Taylor finds a present from Brian waiting for her, turns out Bitch is MIA.
Along the way, Brian explains that he got his powers from beating up his mother's boyfriend when his sister had texted him to help her, realizing that he had a trigger event while cleaning up after the fight. He reveals that he became a supervillain for the money he needs to apply to be his sister's guardian.
Conversation starts about Taylor makes everyone costumes gets started, Taylor quietly deals with the dissonance of doing this for a group of villains she is planning on turning in.
The Undersiders return to the loft only to discover that Rachel is missing, along with some of her dogs. Taylor finds out that Brian gave her a gift and hugs him in gratitude. As the team prepares to head out, they discover that Rachel's phone is out of service, meaning something has gone wrong.
- Relationships deepen among the group.
- Bitch is missing and her phone is out of service.
- Taylor still plans to leave the team at this point and act as a hero.
- Wildbow has stated that Brian lied about his trigger event in this chapter. The circumstances were broadly similar but important details and context were left out.
|Chapters||4.1 • 4.2 • 4.3 • 4.4 • 4.5 • 4.6 • 4.x • 4.7 • 4.8 • 4.9 • 4.10 • 4.11 • 4.x|
|Battles and Events||Bakuda vs. The Undersiders|