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Origin

A famous pessimist and loner, Salaak was a creature of protocol and laws. A veteran Green Lantern, he served in many Corps campaigns over the years.

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During the battle with the Anti-Monitor, he protected multiple sectors but found the experience depressing and went to Earth looking for company among his fellow Green Lanterns. He served with the contingent of Green Lanterns assigned to Earth and became good friends with Ch'p of H'lven. For a time Salaak lived in the future filling the identity of Pol Manning, as Hal Jordan had before him (and was married to a human woman), but returned to the present day to warn about the destruction of the Corps. However he was too late to stop the execution of Sinestro. With the destruction of the power battery on Oa, Salaak's ring was made inoperable. He requested transport to H'lven where he was reunited with Ch'p. Salaak served briefly as Ch'p's adviser and friend until the two journeyed to Oa to ask for reinstatement into the Corps. After the reformation of the Corps, Salaak lived on Oa but was captured by slavers when Parallax destroyed the Guardians of the Universe. He was freed by Guy Gardner and was on Earth for the memorial service to Jordan. With the second reformation of the Corps, Salaak was selected as a senior administrator and the Keeper of the Book of Oa. As protocol lantern, Salaak is at the top of the chain of command if the Guardians are ever out of commission.


Abilities

  • Genius Level Intellect: Highly intelligent and makes calculated decisions rather than allowing sentimentality to get in the way. He is also quite adept at multitasking since his increased cranium and brain size allow for greater tasking processes brought by his four arms.
  • Indomitable Will

Equipment

Weapons

Oath unknown.

  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985-86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.
  • Salaak is pessimistic and always sees the downside of a mission.
  • Salaak is meticulous to a fault, currently his charge requires him to be aware of what every Green Lantern is doing.
  • Many Green Lanterns don't enjoy being within Salaak's direct sight, they assume he will sell them to the Guardians if there is even a hint of disobedience.
  • Ring creations are precise with nothing wasted on over-imagining them.
  • Salakk is also known as Salaak, Pickle-Head, Pol Manning, and Clarissi.

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