Maxi-Killer — Bio-Wizard Juicer
The symbiote used in the Bio-Wizard Juicer process is known
as the Maxi-Inducer, is attached to the patient’s back, and resembles
the chest amalgamate minus a mouth or any sensory organs.
Its “roots” grow inside the human’s body as well as outside,
wrapping its tendrils around the wearer’s limbs and invading his
internal organs. The symbiote both enhances and regulates the
metabolism of its host, raising his attributes to supernatural levels.
The human body is not meant to endure this heightened state
for long, however, and death is as inevitable as with any other
Most Maxi-Killers are humans, ogres or elves raised in slavery
(born to it or captured at an early age) and trained since early
childhood in the arts of combat. Only the toughest and most
ruthless among them are chosen for this enhancement, or similar
“elite” gifts, like the Tattooed Maxi-Man. At age 16 or 17, the
loyal slave is united with the Maxi-Inducer Symbiote, becoming
a powerful warrior in the service of the Splugorth.
Maxi-Killers are often teamed up with Tattooed Men, Maxi-
Men, Power Lords and other slave warriors and minions of the
Splugorth. They have also become yet another popular attraction
in the bloody arenas of Atlantis. Trusted servants are “rewarded”
with as many as two additional bio-wizard implants or limbs
(see Rifts® World Book Two: Atlantis). Kittani and Kydian
(Overlords) volunteers can also become a Maxi-Killer and automatically
get three bio-wizard additions.
Maxi-Killers are also being exported to other parts of the
Megaverse. A few have made it to Phase World and other
transdimensional markets, usually as slaves of a Splugorth High
Lord or other powerful supernatural being, or as a gladiator.
A few slaves have managed to escape their masters, but are
never able to lead a normal life, covered as they are by the inhuman
symbiotes. Removing the symbiote is impossible without
instantly killing the patient.