Doctor Polaris enters the city and causes trouble for Aquaman. Aquaman tries to probe him telepathically, but Dolphin accidentally interferes. Then, Maxima arrives.
Dr. Polaris arrives in Poseidonis, and he attacks Aquaman using his powers on Aquaman's hook flinging him around the dome. However Garth and Dolphin arrive to help but Tempest is almost killed when the hook is turned on him until Polaris releases him deeming it to easy. The firm in charge of Poseidonis's tourist industry are going over the figures, when a woman bursts in demanding their handling her trip their to make Aquaman her king, while Aquaman give sup the harpoon for an artificial hand until he learns what cause the trip.
Garth and Dolphin then notice increased pointing and whispering around the city, demanding to know what happened they learn the rumor that Aquaman tried to kill Garth for his relationship with Dolphin. Dr. Polaris then confronts Aquaman attacking him once again much to Vulko's joy as Koryak leaves to challenge Polaris only to be casually flung away and saved by Dolphin. Meanwhile Tempest arrives to battle Polaris, freezing him only for him to free himself only for Aquaman to begin to assist Polaris's mental problem. However Dolphin then punches him before Aquaman can help Polaris, who then lifts the entire city emptying the water out through the front gates with the civilians except for Tempest and Aquaman, while Maxima arrives meeting with Dolphin.