"Apotheosis: Glory Days, Part Four": Citizen Steel comes to Power Girl's aid my laying the smackdown on Yum-Kimil's head but Yum-Kimil knocks Citizen Steel into the air and almost becomes a bug on the windshield of the JSA's jet plane. Atom Smasher tells Roxy to take control of the jet plane and
Appearing in "Apotheosis: Glory Days, Part Four"
- JSA All-Stars
- Los Angeles
Synopsis for "Apotheosis: Glory Days, Part Four"
Citizen Steel comes to Power Girl's aid my laying the smackdown on Yum-Kimil's head but Yum-Kimil knocks Citizen Steel into the air and almost becomes a bug on the windshield of the JSA's jet plane. Atom Smasher tells Roxy to take control of the jet plane and have it land in La Cienega while he jumps Yum-Kimil from behind. Atom Smasher impacting entrance takes the gods by surprise and he starts engaging all four of them. Hourman gets Power Girl to safety while Stargirl and Judomaster deal with crowd control.
Unfortunately, the gods get the upper hand when Ah-Kin and Yum-Kimil restrain Atom Smasher while Nacon slashes at Al with his razor sharp claws. Just when all hope was lost, Cyclone appears from the distance and throws a gust of wind that blows the gods off their feet. Brainwave comes up with a radical idea that he thinks may work to stop the gods. Henry telepathically tells all of the JSA members to let go of something dear to them from their past. Henry figures the past is what creates us but its not what defines us and he wants to convey this message to the gods.
Henry sends his transmission to his siblings with all the JSA members open minded. The gods stop their assault and feel Henry's presence. The gods start seeing images from the minds of all the JSA members. In one image, Stargirl admits that she must let go of Atom Smasher and the feelings she once had for him. Henry tells his father that he is his own man now and that he must let the memory of his dead father go. Atom Smasher finally lets go of his nostalgia that Infinity Inc is no more. King Chimera finally tells Namita that he can't keep on loving a ghost and admits what's done is done. Power Girl bids farewell to her cousin Kal-L on Earth 2.
Henry can feel his message to his siblings is working. The gods feel the release of letting go of their sorrow and longings. Even the crowds who were seduced by the Izapa drug began to cry and their enthrallment to the gods started to diminish. The gods begin to feel their ties to the drug induced people has been severed and their strength begins to dwindle. The gods finally accept their faith was never true. The gods shrink to average size and Henry asks the gods to release their hold over his siblings. The gods tell Henry that his siblings have transcended into godhood and there is no going back which is what Henry conveyed in his message.
The gods agree to leave peacefully and decide to return to Parador. They intend to wipe out the corrupt military government and cartels thereby giving the people of Parador a chance to build a brighter future. Power Girl wasn't too happy that Henry allowed his godly siblings to fly off but Henry explains that Montez is the one responsible for driving his siblings mad with power which led to LA's near destruction. The team decides to take some much needed R & R in Malibu.
The team finds Citizen Steel who landed on a beach near Malibu. They engage in a volleyball game while Henry bids his farewells to Power Girl. Henry can sense that his siblings need his counsel in Parador. Atom Smasher inquires if Anna Fortune is a time traveler. Anna toys with Al about her age that she was 26 when she left the past but if she had aged naturally into the current point in time, she would be 187. Even though she mentally let go of Al, Stargirl looks at Anna and Atom Smasher with such contempt. As for Chimera and Cyclone, they walk along the coastline. Chimera apologizes for being reticent with Cyclone but he admits that's all in the past. Chimera hugs Cyclone and he can feel Namita's memory fading away. Henry stops by the condemned Stellar Studios to say goodbye before taking a plane back to Parador.
Appearing in "The Inheritance, Conclusion : Pass It On"
- Professor Hayes (Dies)
Synopsis for "The Inheritance, Conclusion : Pass It On"
Jesse is about to hand over the Tachophixyl to restore Dr. Hayes' health but Tigress tries to yank it out of her hands. Tigress feels Dr. Hayes has lived long enough and his son has been the source of so much grief. Rick defends Jesse but their argument attracts the attention of the churchyard caretaker. The caretaker asks that they all keep their voices down in such a sacred place. Rick and Tigress are astounded that they could understand the caretaker because neither of them speaks Czechoslovakian. Dr. Hayes explains that one of the hidden abilities of the Tachophixyl is being a universal translator.
Suddenly, Peter's frozen self melts and he returns to his mist-like form. Icicle notices Peter's vapor exiting the church so he takes the Tachophixyl from Jesse's hands and gives it to Tigress in order to protect her from harm. Peter vanishes for a moment then knocks the Tachophixyl out of Tigress' hands and attempts to impale her with a spear. Hourman gets in the way and takes the spear through his abdomen. Peter then grabs the Tachophixyl while Icicle tries to freeze him but it doesn't work.
Jesse cradles Rick in arms and asks Dr. Hayes to do something. Dr. Hayes transforms into his vapor form one last time and fights Peter before he could make his escape with the Tachophixyl. Jesse creates a Speed Force cyclone while Dr. Hayes and Peter fight for possession of the Tachophixyl in the vortex of vapor. Dr. Hayes manages to get the Tachophixyl away from Oeter before dying from exhaustion but Peter escapes. Jesse gives the Tachophixyl to Rick in order to heal his fatal wound and looks back at Dr. Hayes. Jesse begins to remember the good times she spent with her father. Couple months later, Rick enters the JSA's evidence lock up and returns the Tachophixyl. Rick presented the Tachophixyl to Icicle while Tigress was in labor and she gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Isabelle Rose Mahkent. Jesse kissed Rick for being so noble about keeping his word.
- This book was first published on October 6, 2010.
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