as two of the Crane Sisters; two of the Crane Daughters in The Immortal Iron Fist #1
. (Image: David Aja, Travel Foreman, Matt Hollingsworth, Netflix, Marvel)
The Crane Sisters
Canonically, K’un-Lun is one of the Seven Capital Cities of Heaven that participate in a contest of champions every 88 years when the cities become one. In the same way that the Iron Fist is the chosen representative of K’un-Lun, blessed with the power from the dragon Shou Lao, the Crane Champion is the chosen champion of K’un-Zi, imbued with powers by the mystical Crane Mother.
The Crane Mother also commonly manifests Crane Daughters, female warriors with a certain degree of magical abilities who support the Crane Champion in his endeavours.
Iron Fist reimagines the Crane Daughters as bespoke #tattoo
artists known as the Crane Sisters who Davos commissions to perform a complicated ritual that transfers the power of the Iron Fist into him.
The plot point is a clever nod to Ed Brubaker’s Immortal Iron Fist, a story in which the Crane Mother partners with Davos to seek revenge on Orson Randall, the Iron Fist before Danny Rand
By Charles Pulliam-Moore for #Gizmodo
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