Issue 2 The instinct to survive is what has made us who we are. In the year 2031, mankind's survival instinct is put to the test when a civil war in China spirals into global conflict. Nations are destroyed. Millions are killed. For many, like US Air Force pilot Alec Killian, survival will mean shedding some of his humanity in exchange for biotech and machine. Titanium Rain follows one pilot's journey through mankind's worst, only to discover its best.