Richard Fisk, The Rose, reveals the events that led to the creation of the Rose. Ned Leeds, Fisk, and his friends secretly conspire to bring down the Kingpen. Ned Leeds becomes the Hobgoblin while Fisk creates to Rose to infiltrate The Kingpin's organization.
The book retells the events that led to Richard Fisk killing a cop. Lost and desperate Fisk turns to the one man he hates the most, his father The Kingpin