Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Knight [Nathan Garrett]; Senator Harrington Byrd; Pepper Potts
Tony, in his Iron Man armor, goes to the hospital to see an ailing Happy, but he has been abducted by the Black Knight. A weakened Iron Man battles the Black Knight in and around a castle on the outskirts of Washington. Both are injured in a fall. Iron Man radios for help and Happy is rescued by the emergency services. As they take Happy away they fail to see Iron Man collapsed on the floor and in distress. Meanwhile, Senator Boyd continues to issue threats against Stark for not revealing the secret of Iron Man's armor.