The title was based on the myth of Scorpion and Orion. The battle when Orion boasted that he would kill every animal on the earth. The goddess-hunter Artemis and her mother, Leto, dispatched a scorpion to kill Orion. Zeus put the scorpion in the heavens after it won the battle. Representing a real zodiac Scorpion as a king in heaven.
Scorpius; Determination and loyalty.
Editorial for Zero Savage.