New Warriors [Night Thrasher; Marvel Boy [Vance Astrovik]; Namorita; Nova [Richard Rider]; Firestar; Speedball; Silhouette]; Norma Astrovik; Arnold Astrovik; Mariko Yashida; Tai; Myiami (Death); The Hand; Tatsu'o; Cybersamurai [Electrix; Dieode; Vibrato; Fuse]
The Warriors are in Japan at the home of Mariko Yashida looking for answers as to the link between the Yakuza and the Taylor Foundation. Mariko sends them to her rival, Tatsu'o, and the team is attacked by his Cybersamurai. Tatsu'o promises to give Thrasher all of the answers he seeks if the Warriors will agree to leave Japan, causing Thrasher to quit and disband the team. Back home, Vance's dad is furious that he has been injured playing super hero. When he starts to beat his son, Vance lashes out with his powers and badly injures him. Vance is arrested for his actions.