From the pages of Shadowflame and War of the Independents #3, Kane has recruited Maldestrak to hold the Hammer of Thor and defeat the universe's strongest beings. In return, Maldestrak asks only that he be allowed to take revenge on his enemy, Shadowflame. The Mighty Titan and Shadowflame team up to fight one of the most powerful beings in the universe. All of this while Titan is fighting cancer and Shadowflame is recovering from his battle with Atomico! At last, Maldestrak will have his vengeance!