Stark Enterprises must deliver one thousand gallons of liquefied adamantium alloy to the government. Force Works prepares a phony run to fool the Mandarin, but their foes' precise knowledge of the route indicates a security breach.
Both sides notice that Hawkeye was nowhere to be found during the action prompting certain suspicions. Hawkeye refuses to explain why he was absent and works to avoid being followed. He is not a traitor, but this situation still gives the Mandarin an idea. He and his forces conspire to make it appear that Hawkeye has betrayed Force Works leaving them free to attack in the confusion. Will this ploy work? Also, why is Hawkeye being so secretive and going to Hammer Hills all of a sudden?