All his life he's been a soldier fighting someone else's war. A hateful and unstoppable killing machine, he took life without mercy and without hesitation. Never once did he question the consequences of his actions or the establishment he served. In the eyes of those who controlled him, he was the perfect weapon.
And when the time came that he was told to kill his best friend... he did so without a second thought.
That decision would affect him the rest of his mortal life.
Much later, Chapel would discover the true nature of those he served and would himself be betrayed at their hands. Discarded and distraught, he plunged headlong into the abyss, eventually taking his own life in a bid to obtain spiritual power the likes of which few could truly comprehend.
This is a story of Chapel's past, before Knightstrike, before Youngblood, before his dizzying descent into madness... *Source: Title page of issue 1 and 2