The hammers of the worthy have plummeted to the earth, with each recipient now serving an ancient god of fear. One of these hammers arrived in the hands of Ben Grimm, better known as the Thing. Now an unstoppable abomination, Thing rampages throughout his neighbourhood while former prisoners of the raft run loose--among them the fear mirroring fiend known as Monster and Purple Man. The only thing standing in their way? Paladin, Gargoyle, Shroud and Elektra.