Thor and the Asgardians attempt to penetrate the Doomsday Star. Meanwhile, a mysterious onlooker looms outside Asgard.
Following last issue, Thor, Sif, the Recorder and the Warriors Three were transported inside the Walls at the end of the Universe. There they fight killing robots and at the end the entire city falls on top of Volstagg, Recorder and Hogun. Thor, Fandral and lady Sif are all captured by the robots, that take off their armor and reveal themselves as the Ethereals, a people that worship Thor as their God.