Panel 1 - A crystal room on planet Krypton. GENERAL ZOD fights JOR-EL, punching him in the face:
Panel 2 - JOR-EL is on the crystal floor, ZOD is straddling JOR-EL, strangling him, his hands about the scientist's throat.
ZOD: By obeying the Council's edict, you have doomed all of Krypton!
ZOD: I could have saved them all! I could have led Krypton to a new dawn!
Panel 3 - JOR-EL, still being strangled, grabs onto a long, slender crystal in desperation. ZOD screams, spitting in his foe's face.
ZOD: You have killed us all!!
ZOD: Me! You! Your wife!
Panel 4 - JOR-EL, off-panel, breaks the heavy crystal over ZOD's head, knocking him unconscious.
ZOD: Your s--
Panel 5 - Foreground, ZOD facedown on the floor, out cold. Background, JOR-EL, a couple of COUNSELORS, and their personal ELITE GUARD, stand over him. One COUNSELOR rests his hand on JOR-EL's shoulder; JOR-EL looks at it in disgust as he rubs his neck.
COUNSELOR: He would have thrown the whole of this world into panic and chaos.
JOR-EL: He would have executed you as traitors, for keeping those you serve ignorant of this planet's destruction.
JOR-EL: And I am not wholly convinced that he is wrong...
(BIG thank-you's to Nikolas, Victor, and Uncle Peter for the art-assist this week, the inspiration for this week's script, and the most neat-o Father's Day ever!)
(Oh, and also my wife, Sonnia - thanks for the kids!)