This is it, the beginning of the next Annihilation main event! In the PROLOGUE, the Phalanx launched a sneak attack on the Kree Empire. In NOVA, QUASAR, STAR-LORD and WRAITH, heroes separated by distance but united by willpower took their first steps to liberating a galaxy in peril. Now all the threads begin to weave together -- and if you thought the surprises were over, think again! What are the Phalanx really after? What new players will change the game? And what last-page reveal will leave your jaw hanging? Grab your weapon and join the fight for freedom with the powerhouse creative team of writers Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning and penciler Tom Raney (ULTIMATE X-MEN)!