Content of Shesh Judho
The plot of Shesh Judho: The Last War begins with the stealth attack of an elite troop of Indian Special Forces who are on a classified mission to a hidden terrorist camp located deep in the forests of Assam. Echo, the codename of the protagonist who is a sniper, is introduced as taking down the guards at the terrorist camp. The special troop immediately enters the enemy territory and scatters around in search of their designated target. But before they could locate the hostages (the politician and his daughter), the terrorists are alarmed by a sudden mishap and an all out war ensues. The special troop divides in two groups, one group goes to rescue the hostages, while the other provides cover and shoots down as many terrorists as possible.
Eventually the Indian soldiers manage to rescue the hostages, but the situation is worsened by the abrupt entry of an enemy Gunship helicopter. The soldiers hide to protect the politician and his daughter, but get further trapped inside the enemy camp. In a final attempt to escape the hostile enemy territory, the protagonist Echo gets fatally wounded. But when he regains consciousness, Echo finds himself trapped in the middle of an epic battle between humans and robots in a futuristic war-torn world. Echo appears in an advanced warrior suit and manages to locate another such cyborg human soldier who recognises him and re-programmes him to function properly.
At the end of the story of Shesh Judho: The Last War it is revealed that Echo is actually a futuristic cyborg warrior. In the distant future, the world is destroyed by the rise of highly developed robots and machines with advanced artificial intelligence. An obvious war between humans and robots destroy the world and most of mankind is wiped out. Thus due to extremely reduced population, the surviving humans use soldiers who lived in the past but were kept alive in suspended animation through cryogenic technology. Echo is such type of a soldier who has been modified into a cyborg and his past memories were wiped out. But there are some glitches and faults in the system that enables the cyborgs to relive their past memories. Thus the entire episode of rescuing the hostages was merely a past memory. After the glitch is fixed by a commanding officer, Echo is again sent to the war zone to fight off the machines and protect mankind.
The creators of the project are currently working on a follow-up to the comic Shesh Judho: The Last War.
(Last Updated on : 17-02-2012)
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