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Bloodlines: A Tale from the Heart of Africa

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Cathy Grant, the intrepid young peace corps volunteer from The Temporary Natives, discovers a terrifying lesson in the history of her Central African post; of a country imprisoned in a madman's grip; of a dictator who pitted brother against brother, and who caused the deaths of hundreds in the name of power. And, against this tale is hung a greater story of survival, hope ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published October 15th 1992 by Epic Comics
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Raina
Short comic describing a peace corps worker's experience learning about a massacre in a troubled African country.
Particularly deals with a specific brutal dictator and the needless killing of children during his rule.

Personally, I identified with the love story in the B plot more than the main throughline. Sylvestre and Emily are a fascinating couple, and I want to know more about both of them.

I'm also curious as to how much of this comic is true. Bokassa, the dictator described, seems to be re
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