The Avengers are perfoming a demonstration for the public by destroying a builiding to get back in good standards, as Silverclaw gets a message from her hometown that she must return, and the Avengers accompany her. Her history is revealed as is the fact that her town has been transformed into some sort of palace. They are assaulted by men riding giant hawks, and Warbird and Iron Man fight them off. Getting to safety, the land and attempt to get into the city, only to be transformed into warriors from the city. They gather water and Triathlon and Iron Man conflict over the fact Iron Man didn't want to let him on the team just because he was black. Silverclaw screams and reveals they are after her mother, the goddess Peliali.