Dark Angel Synopsis:
In 2009 twelve genetically engineered children escape from a covert military base called ‘Manticore’. Forced to split up from each other, each make their own way into a world which remains ignorant to their existance.
When terrorists attack the United States using an electromagnetic pulse, all electrical systems are fried, plunging America into a technological apocolypse which sees riots and chaos tear the country apart -allowing the Manticore refugees to meld into the anonomity the Pulse has created.
Ten years later, we meet one of these children, now a woman trying to make her way in a broken world. Max is a Seattle bike messenger by day, cat burgler by night and all the time laying low from the men who track her – a Manticore black ops team lead by her former ‘father figure’, Colonel Lydecker.
Max meets Logan Cale; an underground cyber-jounalist by the screen-name of “Eyes Only” who’s own cause is to expose the crooks in a country neglected by its corrupt government. Logan runs cable hacks urging the regular people of Seattle to fight the power, seek the truth and bring criminals to justice. With a large database of contacts at his disposal, Logan has access to information on Max’s fellow escapees and uses it to convince Max to turn her cat burglering skills to a better cause; saving Seattle from corruption. Or, as Max fondly prefers to put it, “signing up for the Logan Cale brigade for the defense of widows, small children, and lost animals.”
But Max isn’t the only one hunting for the Manticore escapees. And every step which brings her closer to her siblings, in turn brings her enemies closer to herself.
Dark Angel Episodes
The following link contains information on each episode of Dark Angel, including episode transcripts.