Deathstroke undergoes some surgery after his deadly run-in with Geo-Force. After the doctors remove his bionic eye for safety reasons, Deathstroke is left alone to recover. Slade has the doctors believe he is dying and has them summon his daughter, Ravager, to him. She accepts the invitation but once there immedaitely tries to kill him. Deathstroke escapes from the facility and later tries to become his own man. No longer a thug for hire, Deathstroke destroys all of the buildings where he saves his money and ammunition in. He then wanders the streets looking for a new family to train and love, and finds a lonely girl in an alley.