In this stunning prologue to the "War of the Green Lanterns," an unearthly alliance is made, Hal Jordan and Sinestro make a difficult sacrifice, and the power of Parallax grows!
One Billion Years Ago. Krona believes that emotion is vital to life and risks his own destruction at the hands of the Guardians of the Universe. Even his closest friend Ganthet, warns him against his actions. When Krona doesn't expects Ganthet's warning, he is attacked by the Guardians and Manhunters.4
Today, Oa. The Guardians of the Universe meet to discuss the current situation of the Universe. The Red Lanterns are rampaging across the universe, proving that "Law and emotion cannot coexist without conflict." In their opinion the Lanterns are worse than the alterative and the worst of all is Hal Jordan.
Elsewhere... Hal Jordan, meets with Atrocitus, Indigo-1, Larfleeze and Saint Walker to discuss what Krona is planning when he captures the Entities. The conversation turns to infighting until Carol Ferris turns up being chased by Krona. The group attempts to fight Krona, until Sinestro shows up and explains the group is only fighting Krona's afterimage.
The Lost Sector, The Dead World of Ryut. Indigo-1 teleports the lanterns to Ryut where they find the Book of the Black. When they open it they are sucked into the Book of the Black and
CHAPTER FOUR ACCESSED: THE HISTORY OF KRONA, VERSE SIX: MANHUNTER.
The lanterns witness, Krona use a Green Lantern energy gauntlet to fight a group of Manhunters. He then reprograms the Manhunters to attack the people of Ryut.
Krona is then put on trial and found guilty of killing billions and having emotion, to which is response is "Beware my Power."
Meanwhile, the Lanterns are trapped in the Book of the Black and verse six ends and new chapter is accessed, THERE CAN BE ONLY THREE.