Rising Sons

Let's say you've just regained consciousness after a 20-year nap. You fell asleep on the couch in 1982, and when you wake up, guess what's still on TV? The World Cup, of course. At first you pay little attention to the teams on the screen until you notice that the players wearing the royal blue jerseys are somehow different. This guy with a candy-apple red Mohawk darts into view, launching his lanky frame at the ball like a madman. In the center of the defense is a buzzing human gnat wearing the black-leather face mask of a professional wrestler. The team...

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