Pip enters a duel of mortal combat to save the Watch from the wrath of angry trolls!
The Infinity Watch, Doctor Strange and the Silver Surfer have been captured by the trolls of Asgard and taken to Castle Grimlock, palace of King Geirrodur. They are to be sacrificed to a massive creature known as the Borgeddon. But the witch counselor notices Pip and that he has troll in his blood. They awaken Pip and tell him that as a troll he has the chance to fight to the death for his life. Pip is allowed to choose one of his companions to take his place. He choses Adam.
Warlock is taken to the arena and given his opponent - Olik, the brother of Ulik. Warlock is not allowed to use any weapons or special abilities or Moondragon will be killed. Adam is easily able to defeat Olik while Pip carries out the plan Adam transfered to him through the Soul Gem. Before Moondragon is killed, the rest of the captors had been rescued, and they all manage to escape.