Adam Warlock tries to stop Drax the Destroyer from living up to his name and putting an end to Soul World, while the Surfer receives a distressing warning from Mephisto.
Having defeated Gamora, Drax is now faced with Adam Warlock. He plans to stop Drax from destroying the Soul World and when he cannot be reasoned with things get physical. Drax's power is great but Warlock manages to subdue him.
Warlock tells the Surfer that he was not unlike Thanos once and that he has found peace in the Soul World. He has the power to send Surfer and Drax back to their bodies. He releases them from the Soul Gem, and tells Surfer that he now has an ally in Adam Warlock and when he needs kis aid he will be by his side.
Upon entering their bodies, they are met by Mephisto, who warns them of Thanos' treachery. This is all a plot of Thanos' and realizes the Surfer is no ordinary opponent. He plans to deal with him harshly.