Nyx remembers the past and her old friends, Lily and Thea. Curious what her friend Thea is experiencing in Hell, Nyx asks Spawn what Hell is like. Nyx is thrown into convulsions of pain and suffering when Spawn gives her just a taste of Hell's anguish. Realizing that something is wrong in the city, Spawn is led back to his old home. But The Alleys no longer resemble what Spawn is used to. After walking through the "Phlebiac Bros. Pandemonium Circus," Spawn comes face to face with his nemesis, the Violator. Meanwhile, Nyx meets up with Mammon to ask what kind of offer is on the table.