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Quote1.png Aye... a right terrible tragedy it was -- Just after the place was built, the elder boy took ill all of a sudden an' died. Quote2.png
-- Mr. Kenneth

Appearing in "The Hill"

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Synopsis for "The Hill"

A young girl named Rose is brought to the Howlett estate by Mr. Kenneth. She is to be young James' companion. On arrival, she meets Dog and Mrs. Hopkins the maid, warns her of the boy and his father, Thomas. Rose meets Master John and his father. She spends most of her time writing in her diary and watching James and Dog play. Rose, James, and Dog all be come great friends, and Dog even saves Logan from drowning. When the adults find out, John senior tells Thomas that he should punish his son. At home, Thomas gets drunk and beats his boy. Rose and James are in the maze when Dog shows up only to run away. On Christmas, John and his father fight, Rose is sad, James gets a puppy, and John gives Dog and toy train, which makes old man John really mad. Dog returns home only to get beat again.

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A century ago, two young boys grow up together. One is wealthy, one is destitute. One will be Wolverine!


  • Origin was adapted in a motion comic mini-series comprised of 6 episodes called Wolverine Origin. The mini-series was created by Marvel Knights Animation and released by Shout! Factory on DVD in July 09, 2013.

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