In the aftermath of his epic showdown with the Parallax, Kyle has earned the malign attention of the dread lord of Apokolips himself, Darkseid.
After the events of Zero Hour Kyle finds himself stranded on an alien planet unable to get home, hell he doesn’t even know which direction home is!
He enters an alien bar and asks direction back to earth, an alien chick throws herself at him he turn her down but her alien boyfriend attacks him anyway. He thrashes him and then more bar matrons attack. He is saved by a woman with green skin bearing the symbol of the Green Lantern Corp. They flee to a rooftop where they can be alone. She reminisces about being a lantern and missing it, Kyle consoles her having lost Alex they find solace in each other and kiss. When Kyle wakes up Dara is gone as is his ring.
He cant locate her so he goes back to the bar where he finally realizes where she is. He confronts her and she hands him back the ring since it does not work for her, Kyle offers to take her with him where they can start a new life. She refuses and tells him to leave as he walks off she shoots herself in the head, hara kiri has occurred. Kyle is shaken by this turn of events.
He laments how many people keep dying because of his ring as he leaves the planet, he wonders if he will ever find his way home and comes smack dab in front of a big ole spaceship.