It's blood, sweat, and brutal truths as the new creative team of Andy Diggle (THUNDERBOLTS) and Roberto De La Torre (IRON MAN) continue their first breathtaking story arc! While the Kingpin secretly builds his power base, Daredevil and Master Izo collide violently over the furure of the guild of assassins known as the Hand, and Foggy fears the Matt Murdock he once knew may be gone for good.
Continuing the action on Oscorp Cargo Dock in Manhattan from the previous issue, the Hand along with their new leader DareDevil take down the corrupt cops along with drug dealers. Their action stops over a million dollars of heroin from being distributed in the city. Black Tarantula opens DareDevils eyes to the absolute corruption of the police. Foggy is reeling after being disbarred and Dakota's investigators license is revoked They come to realize that these things that are happening to them is not coincidence. Later at Oscorp Cargo dock, the police investigate the crime scene and are wondering how a dozen cops just disappear from a drug bust. DD soon visits with Master Izo who's been successfully hiding in Chinatown.The Hand believe him to be dead. DD warns Izo that no place is safe for too long. Izo reminds DareDevil of their plan to destroy the Hand from within. DD feels he has had no real choice and that he has been a puppet the whole time to Master Izo. Izo warns DD to be careful of his choices that not only does he know DD can be easily manipulated but so do others. As Izo leaves, DD is left confused by Izo's last statement as Izo leaves. A breakout of some criminals in a correctional facility was led by a bunch of corrupt cops. An assassination attempt is made on Kingpins life. Kingpin survives the attempt by killing his attackers. As Lady Bullseye enters the room ,the Kingpin decides to share with her that Norman Osbourne and H.A.M.M.E.R. are letting the HOOD operate with impunity. Back in the Hands subterranean hideout, DD comes to the conclusion that the corruption has spread through the courts and the judiciary and the justice system doesn't work anymore and no one in it can be trusted. Despite rallying the Hand to his cause, DD is unable to stop a member of the Hand who feels great shame, from committing hari-kari . This doesn't sit well with DD who is still unsure of his direction and the Hands