(W) Robbie Morrison (A) Charlie Adlard & Various (CA) Simon Fraser, Various. by Robbie Morrison, Charlie Adlard, John Burns, & Simon Fraser It is the Year of the Tsar 2668 AD, and Vladimir the Conquerror, leader of the House of Makarov, holds rule over a future Russia. His authority has not been challenged in centuries, but now the Romanov Dynasty ? second only in power to the Tsar's own Imperial family ? is growing in opposition. For years, each side has been preparing for the inevitable conflict, securing alliances and trying to attain technological superiority. The coutdown to war has begun, and as usual Nikolai Dante ? thief, brigand, and bastard son of the Romanovs ? is caught in the middle.