As this title-less issue begins, Odin fears for the future of Asgard, as Thor questions the viking’s voice he heard last month.
The blacksmith finally lays down his last DOOM! and he is ready to lay waste to Asgard.
Thor goes to investigate the strange viking voice. He finds a valley of grass amongst the ice flows of Antarctica. He finds homes and viking graves, but no sign of life. He continues his investigation only to be attacked by flying spears!
Karnilla pays a visit to Balder, but seems only to deepen his depression.
Fafnir rises again in New York, even as Lorelei’s own plans grow.
Thor learns that the warrior actually is an ancient viking. He sought a death in battle and chose Thor to be his killer. The chapter ends with Thor swearing to help the viking achieve his final greatness.
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