The Armor Hunters are defeated. Aric badly injured from the war has no time to rest. Colonel Capshaw enlist the help of X-O Manowar to return to Utah to care of Malgam. Malgam may be saved from the armor virus with the help of scientists unfortunately they are dead?! Some one lies within the ranks that have other plans for him! His only chance is the man he sought to destroy: X-O Manowar!