A mysterious gold-colored mask drifts down into the ocean depths. Along the way, dark creatures sense its presence. When the mask lands, a nearby Matoran villager, Dekar, finds it and not knowing what it is, picks it up. He heads to a sanctuary to place the mask, which we learn is the coveted Mask of Life, on top of a statue holding a lightstone. Just then, a tentacle wraps around the statue, crumbling it to pieces. Dekar and the lightstone are flung back as Kalmah, a squid-like Barraki warlord emerges. The lightstone lands in the sand as Ehlek the ell Barraki comes out of the shadow, and bites into it to energize himself. Kalmah grabs the mask with his tentacle, but Pridak the shark-like Barraki slices off his appendage, sending the mask drifting back into Dekar's hands. Ehlek launches an energized squid at Pridak to ward him off. Dekar catches the mask, but is surrounded by the three bestial warlords. He slips and falls into a pipe, and Pridak swims after him, but he's too large to ... Written by
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When Kalmah's tentacle is cut off, ink-like fluid comes out. This marks the only time in the entire official Bionicle multimedia that we see any substance resembling blood. See more
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