For a few moments when he returned to Orthys, it felt...odd for lack of a better word, to be simply Oceanus again. Oh, he never forgot his role and place as the immortal master of water, oceans, and all who lived intthem, but it was also the longest he pretended to be someone he was not as Adrian Summers that it almost became normal, Of course, that ended quickly when he returned home with his brothers to quell the civil war and let the ocean's tides and fury take control once again. They came with a purpose and nothing would stop and his brothers from victory /p>
He was as he always was in battle: vicious and violent with his attacks, making sure that each and every of the foes he destroyed got the punishment they deserved for fighting against them which was a battle they had no choice of watching. Still, as he dispatched his foes with ease, he looked to see his brother when he was by him on the battlefield. The way he fought made him hope just a little that maybe Atlas would be ok...that what he feared would not come to pass. If he fought as he did now and as he always had...maybe his mind wasn't becoming as fragmented as he thought.
However, there were other problems as well beyond the civil war they quickly and easily won...the main one being the disappearance of Jacob. Christian felt him disappear as soon as they came home but Adrian did not know of this until much later. Still, he loved his nephew as much as his brother did if not more so he did what he could to find him but no success. He was meditating in his room when he heard Christian call out that he found his son and without hesitation flew after his brother as water swirled around him. "As always, I stand by your side brother. he said "Please allow me to make the ones who took Vulcan die in a long and painful manner at least in the beginning.