In the mighty Yamata Empire, magic and techlogy are one and the same. Now, the Empire is preparing its ultimate feat of psycho-science: the destruction of all the negative karma in the galaxy! But will this mystical purification be the salvation of humanity - or the trigger of its ultimate destruction? Only one being can save the Empire from its folly: Susa, the God of Destruction. Wild, arrogant, and homicidal, Susa has come to teach the world the true nature of power! Shirow Masamune, creator of Appleseed , Dominion , Intron Depot and Ghost in the Shell , has earned a huge worldwide following with his unique, eclectic, and visually stunning blend of science-fiction and fantasy, and Orion is Shirow at his wildest, and w, for the first time in America, is published in right-to-left reading format, as originally published in Japan. It also contains a variety of great bonus features such as an art gallery, Orion glossary, and tes on the text composed by Shirow himself!