THE DHARMA SUTRA OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE.
The Dharma Sutra is a collection of fan fiction related stories written and drawn by indie comic sensation, Roc Bottom. (803 Studios, Legion Studios)
The Dharma Sutra was sampled back in early 2008 on the dharma sutra myspace page when the rough draft of the first few pages of the first story was posted. It was intended to be posted for thetailsection.com when Doc Arzt was still a part of it.
The stories are as follows:
THE DHARMA SUTRA: PHASE 1
(This story takes place between the “?” and Three Minutes episodes of season 2)
In the early 80's, The Dharma Initiative headed a top secret project on the island below The Staff hatch which revolved around a young boy from southern California who was... “special”. After the purge, the others have taken over the project and have other plans on what to do with him. Flash forward to 2004, and the others are still heading up the project, but what happens when Eko,Locke, Sawyer, and Sayid stumble across the project and the “Others” in charge? The fate of the project could end at the hands of one man...JOHN LOCKE!
THE DHARMA SUTRA: PHASE 2
Mid 70's. The Barracks. Pete, a member of Dharma security notices a young girl on the monitor just outside the sonic fence everyday around the same time. When he finally approaches the girl to speak to her, she tells him a story of a very special landmark on the island. When he hears about this special landmark, he lets his greed get the best of him as he talks the young girl into leading him into the jungle in hopes of finding it. But the journey may not be everything it appears to be. Especially when a few unexpected guests show up...like RICHARD ALPERT.
THE DHARMA SUTRA: PHASE 3
THE MAIDEN OF MOSCOW
The late 80's early 90's. And the Dharma hatch located in space in the form of a space station called, The Comet. A team had been stationed to run a very special series of tests on their “ five year mission”. But on the eve of their third anniversary in space, communications are lost between The Comet and both The Orchid and The Flame stations. A new team out of Ann Arbor and lead by Emmeline Stuart , a rocket scientist who's studies of electromagnetism in space lead to the initial expedition, is assembled to investigate the disappearance of the Comet's original crew. Their findings lead the team to a shocking discovery that has a very familiar link to the island!
THE DHARMA SUTRA: PHASE 4
2008. Three loser friends, a college dropout, a Mr. Cluck's employee, and a movie theater projectionist begin to feel as if they have wasted their lives. When they see an ad to join the DHARMA INITIATIVE on television, they decide to take a chance at something big and sign up. But after a friend at a local video store presents them with a strange video tape of an old 80's television show which raises questions about the DHARMA INITIATIVE, the boys then find themselves on a mission to find out the truth about the DI.