Hal Jordan enters into an uneasy alliance with Sinestro tohelp him liberate his home world of Korugar from his former Lantern Corps; butthis is a mission one of them will not return from alive.
Hal Jordan once again wields a Green Lantern power ring, butthere are strings attached.  That ring iscontrolled by Sinestro who can take it way or limit its power whenever he seesfit.  Sinestro needs Hal’s help to freeKorugar from enslavement at the hands of the Yellow Lantern Corps, the Corps heuse to lead.
Hal reluctantly agrees to help Sinestro who agrees that onceKorugar has been liberated Hal will get to keep the ring with no restrictions.  Time is of the essence and Sinestro’s plan totake out the Yellow Lanterns depends on precise timing and his ability to holdoff the entire Corps alone while Hal sneaks into the Yellow Central PowerBattery and shut it down.
Sinestro and Hal argue over the possible failure of hisplan, but as usual Sinestro’s confidence and arrogance along with Hal’s stubbornnesscause tension between the two former enemies. Hal simply doesn’t trust Sinestro even though he again wears the ringand uniform of a Green Lantern.  Sinestrodoes nothing to hide his anger and resentment toward the Guardians and Hal forhis re-enlistment into the Green Lantern Corps.
On Oa, the Guardians ponder on their past mistakes anddebate plans for the future.  Now thatGanthet has rejoined the Guardians they are able to clearly see their nextstep.  After their disastrous and costlyfailure with the Manhunters the Guardians now see the Green Lanterns as anotherfailure on their part.  They determinenow is the time to replace the Green Lantern Corps.
The two uneasy allies set out to Korugar to save its peoplefrom enslavement; but as with all well made plans, things don’t always happenas expected.  Hal and Sinestro bothencounter obstacles and the issue comes to a close with one of them losingtheir life.  If you want to know more, Isuggest you rush out to your local comic store and pick up Green Lantern #3 to find out for yourself.
“Every second I pointlessly argue with you, someone onKorugar suffers longer than they need to. You haven’t been able to sort out your relationship with Carol foryears.  Do you really think a briefgoodbye is going to fix things?  What’smore important here:  futilely putting abandage on the gaping wound of your failed romance or saving an entire world?”
As a long time Green Lantern fan, I am pleased with Geoff Johnsand the direction he is taking this series after the DCU reboot.  With most of the GL universe remaining intactit appears to me that this may inevitably fall on Sinestro and Hal Jordon tosave the Green Lantern Corps from being annihilated by the Guardiansthemselves.
I can see this turning into the first big GL event of theDCnU when the entire Corps is called upon to fight for their survival againstthe very beings that created them.  Thiswasn’t a spectacular issue by any means, but it will come down to being apivotal point in what is yet to come for GreenLantern.
Green Lantern was written by Geoff Johns, penciled by Doug Mahnke, inked by Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Mark Irwin and Tom Nguyen.
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