Out over the horizon, in the sky, there is a small blue ball. A small little ball that contains all of human civilization, other than that which is on this red ball. Though those on this red ball can hardly be called human. On this red ball known as Mars, stands a man known as Ryneth. This man stands upon the red sands in a suit, a few layers of fabric, plastic and glass between him and suffocation. Ryneth is what is known as a Shade, an elite guard of a barely known race known as the Knight Wolves, lycanthropes. As a Shade, he has powers beyond the wildest human dreams, or perhaps the focus of many dreams, but made real.
On this day he stands atop the red sands acting as a guard in a more literal sense,patrolling outside a prison where the worst of his race are sent to live or die, depending on their crime. As he stands, gazing at the blue ball, wondering what made one of the great Okamis, Kori, think this was a great place to put a prison, he figures it must be exactly because to sta