Mass Effect 2 lead writer Mac Walters reveals the origin of our galaxy's most mysterious power brokerthe Illusive Man! With cowriter John Jackson Miller (Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic) and artist Omar Francia (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II), Walters chronicles humanity's first deadly days on the galactic stage and uncovers the pivotal role the Illusive Man played in it all! Available only in comics, this essential piece of Mass Effect canon offers new insights for existing fans, while the focus on humanity's first steps into the wider Mass Effect universe provides a riveting story of action and intrigue for sci-fi readers of all stripes! Don't miss the secret origin of the Illusive Man! The world's most acclaimed sci-fi video-game series returns to comics! Mass Effect 2 sold two million copies in its first week and earned a 96 percent score on Metacritic, the industry-watched review aggregator.