The Sword of Damocles, also know as The Sword, is a character than debuted in the Wildstorm cross-over event Fire From Heaven. His origins would be rewrited in New Dynamix.
The Sword is the main prophet of the destruction incarnated by Damocles and main military chief of his forces. His devotion is such than the Sword castrated himself to avoid any impure thought. His devotion to the Damocles cause is total. The only pleasure than the Sword concede to himself is to kill and maim and torture in the name of Damocles.
The Sword arrived to the Wildstorm universe when he comisioned to the Bounty hunters to hunt and capture the Queelocke, the only living being cpabale to travel the multiverse by himself. After the defeat of the Bounty hunters by the Gen13 kids, the Sword decided to take the problem in hsi own hands but when he arrived to earth he discovered something more interesting: there was a reading of Sigma, an enemy of hs master. In his hunt for Sigma, the Sword would cross path with Kaizen Gamorra who tricked him to go against the superhuman Winter. After neutralize the member of Stormwatch the Sword traveled to the island state of Gamorra, awaiting for the coming of his master. However, unknown for him, the Sword himself attracted the atention of another superhuman: Union, who was a doppelganger of the Sword himself, with the same abilities and powers.
When the wildstorm heroes launched a massive attack on the lunar base of Damocles, Union when directly againts the Sword, but the Sword prove himself to be a more cunnig and better fighter. Only the intervention of a wounded Winter, who wanted his revenge on the Sword, saved Union from death. union knocked the Sword and leave him in the lunar floor, stolen his energy sword. His destiny was left unknown.
In New Dynamix, the Sword reappeared, possing as a new here operating in San Francisco and helping Love Rocket to search for the lost SPB (Super Powered Beings), but unknown to Love Rocket, it was the Sword, working for TAO, the responsible of the SPB dissappearances. When his mascarade was exposed, the Sword tried to kill his enemies but he was overpowered by Black Halo.
In ths mini-series the origin of the Sword and Union was re-writted, by making him the best of the soldiers of Damocles and a clone trooper member the same as Union. As reward a second Justice stone was given to him, but because of that he became concious of himself and deserted to Damocles service. Union was sent to recover him but the Sword was capable of overcame him and trapped him. What became of him after the world's end is unknown.
The range of powers of the Sword are the same as Union. The main difference is than instear a staff, the devotion stone of the Sword manifest an energy sword. Also, in his blood there are nanites capable to transform any materials in the instruments he need.