Former StormWatch Weatherman Henry Bendix has returned from the dead and is busy remolding the Earth to his unique vision. But what ever happened to Earths Last of Defense, the Authority? After the debacle in the nations capital that led to the destruction of Washington, DC, they relinquished control of the United States and all but vanished. How long can tyranny stand before heroes will rise up? Can a teenage Jenny Quantum reunite the fractured team and make them heroes againor has Bendix finally won the battle?