Hugo 05 was meant to be the ultimate X-dog, and very nearly is. Technical across the board, he covers most bases, a one-dog engineering and computer-science lab. Hugo's also a capable soldier. Using a beefed-up Shiban body plan, O.T. created a compact super-marine, small, agile and strong, requiring less calories than a larger breed of... Continue Reading →
Delving through O.T's top-secret files reveals X-dog Einen 8 to be of a similar design to Bryce 7, with the same physical prowess. At his pre-designed weight he is slightly lighter and weaker than Bryce 7, but more nimble. He also doesn't exhibit the same overheating problems. As a later model, Sasuke thinks Einen is... Continue Reading →
Dogs of Mars: Dog from the Machine Set in a retro-future populated by canines, Dogs of Mars follows the travails of Sasuke Hattori and his crew of prototype super-soldiers dubbed the X-dogs. Created by Mars to defend her during the war with Earth, the X-dogs face a new threat in this peaceful age; a rampant... Continue Reading →
The lab-created Einen sleeps in the observation room shortly before awaking for the first time in his life.
Possibly the strongest X-dog pound for pound, Bryce ‘Seven’ pushes the limits of even augmented canine biology with his rapid metabolism, which enables him to recover and return to service within a few hours. Because of the waste heat produced by cell-division and other life processes, Bryce often gets uncomfortably hot, sometimes dangerously so. He... Continue Reading →
All the known, extant X-dogs… Original models. Shep ‘Zero Zero’ – Alsatian Commando Ash ‘Zero One’ – Alsatian Commando Second Generation. Maximus ‘Three’ – Laikan Medic Cliff ‘Four’ – Dober Pilot Hugo ‘Five’ – Shiban Polymath Dexus ‘Six’ – Laikan Science Officer Bryce ‘Seven’ – Pitsky Commando Raine ‘Ten’ – Alsatian Spy Third or ‘RIG’... Continue Reading →
The RIG (Regenerative Intracellular Gestalt) keeps the mighty Akitan Ben alive through another gruelling mission. Though bloodied and battered he's also somewhat euphoric and not quite himself. Ben's blood is awash with the endorphines, andrenaline and other unknown substances manufactured by the RIG itself to keep him fighting, even unto death if need be. Any... Continue Reading →