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Appearing in "Drums of the Dead"

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Synopsis: While on a shipping vessel, a man is overcome by the sound of beating drums, stabs his crew mate and jumps over board to be eaten by sharks. The men on board act as though this has happened before.

Tom Manning sends Abe Sapien and Agent Garrett Omatta to investigate. While on the ship Omatta becomes possessed and transforms into a monster. Abe is able to calm him down, but not before being stabbed in the leg. Omatta returns to regular human form. Based on clues sensed by Omatta, Abe figures out that the possession is the result of the souls of African slaves thrown overboard during the middle passage. Abe dives into the ocean, gathers up the bones of the dead slaves, and lays them to rest on the African coast.


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