Ronin, by Frank Miller, is a hard book to summarize without giving too much away. The plot begins in feudal Japan, where a heroic Ronin seeks to avenge his lord’s death at the hands of the shapeshifting demon Agat. The book then intercuts to a grim, post apocalyptic New York, where the Aquarius corporation is trying to rebuild a city overrun by cannibals, Nazis, and racial supremists. An artificial intelligence named Virgo, made out of adapting, evolving plastic, is the key to this reconstruction. Continue reading “Ronin”