Justice [John Tensen]; N.S.C. [Terrance Updike; Agent Chauncy; Victor "Kleenex" Pasko; Miriam Morse]; Angela Tensen; Creeping Crud [Hugo] (dies); Quill (introduction, villain); President Ronald Reagan (on television); Judge (introduction, as mental projection, villain)
The enigmatic Judge hires Elliot Quill to assassinate Justice and uses his powers to protect Quill from Justice's powers. Tensen narrowly escapes death when another paranormal, Creeping Crud, steps into the path of Quill's sniper fire. Justice chases the assassin, but Quill manages to escape.
Somewhere in Wisconsin and wearing his Nightmask costume, Keith is unable to hitch a ride to anywhere. He is accosted by a motorcycle gang. As the gang members prepare to kill him, Nightmask generates nightmarish forms that frighten the gang causing them to flee. Remsen takes one of the motorcycles and heads back to Fort Benning.