Norman Osborn has gathered a group of "anti-villains", namely the Hood, Emma Frost, Doctor Doom, Namor and Loki. He proposes they all work together and they all agree on his terms. Osborn later has a discussion with his Thunderbolt teammate, Swordsman, who wants to take controle. Osborn goes insane and sticks Swordsman's sword through his chest and pushes him off Thunderbolt mountain. When Emma Frost returns home, she has a nightmare about Kitty Pryde who fears she's going to die.