Synopsis for "The Coming Storm"
The story begins with Savant and Backlash (Jodi Morinaka Slayton) relaxing in bathtubs after having infiltrated Stormwatch Plaza and deleted all of Stormwatch's computer files. Their peace is interrupted by Nemesis, who managed to hack her way in Savant's teleport matrix, defeated the two and tied them up in Coda--spun bladewire. Nemesis explains to Savant and Blacklash that she was able to hack the teleport matrix because of a future Backlash, and that she needs their help in preventing the apocalypse: from her time in the future due to being teleported by the Void, Nemesis witnessed a ravaged Earth and it's shattered moon, where mankind is "knocked down the food chain", and the age of heroes is almost finished. After hearing this, both Savant and Backlash, incredulously, laughs off Nemesis' accounts. However, Nemesis convinces Backlash to believe her because Backlash's future self provided Nemesis with a word to her past self: "Kameko". Nemesis releases Savant and Backlash, with the former questioning Nemesis as to how the world is going to end. Nemesis replies that it is either post-humans, conspiring "plain" humans, or both that inadvertently causes the cataclysm. But she believes that they need more information from starting "at the top and work [their] way down".
At Denver International Airport, Backlash disguises herself as a terrorist follower of Kaizen Gamorra and alerts to the media of planting a live (fake) bomb (in the form of a monkey-theme backpack) in the airport. In the Bleed, the Authority see the news and rush to the scene. After they leave, Nemesis, Savant and Backlash infiltrate the Carrier to hack the shiftship's database. Nemesis reasons with Savant that they can't trust the Authority for asking them for their help, and believes that they could have been responsible for the apocalypse. As Savant and Backlash hurry to the Carrier's database, Nemesis warns them of the returning Authority, who are covered in green goo and are angry.
Appearing in "The Coming Storm"
- Night Tribe (Flashback only)
- The Authority
- Maximum Man (Flashback only)
- Gen 13
- Jackson King (Flashback only)
- John Doran (Flashback only)
- Nemesis Swords
- Savant and Backlash raid at Stormwatch Plaza was followed before in WorldStorm #2.
- This issue recalls the events of Wildstorm: Armageddon and foreshadows the World's End.
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