Quote1.png I was the man behind the seat of power. I was one heartbeat away from being the Supreme Temporal Leader of the Instrumentality. Then one night that heartbeat stopped. Poison. There were rumors that I was responsible, but no one dared challenge my claim to the papalcy. I became the Lord High Papal. Quote2.png
-- Lord High Papal

Appearing in "Origin!"

Featured Characters:

  • Lord High Papal

Supporting Characters:

  • Church of the Instrumentality
    • Cardinal Spydar
    • Cardinal Elsior
    • Molano
    • Ultra Violet
    • Infra Red
    • Captain Drake (see Notes)


Other Characters:

  • Titainiums
  • High Lord Papal's Parents (Only in flashback)
  • Bollocus (Only in flashback)
  • Leana (Only in flashback)
  • Skavos (Only in flashback)
  • Tribecus Londo (Only in flashback)
  • Lord High Papal's Predecessor (Only in flashback)
  • The Twelve Gods (Only in flashback)




Synopsis for "Origin!"

As the Instrumentality begins its Holy Cleansing, the High Lord Papal recalls his childhood in this origin story. Infra Red and Ultra Violet are also introduced briefly.


  • The unnamed captain with the Lord Papal is revealed to be the former Lt. Drake, Willow's Father, in Dreadstar #17.

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