"The Ares Assault": The Amazons try to contact the gods as Ares power begins to affect Themyscira. Apollo, though, is in a deep sleep as the gods prepare to flee across the River Styx. Their only hope lies in Princess Diana to stop Ares. Meanwhile, tensions and violence are climbing on Earth.
Appearing in "The Ares Assault"
- Col. Matthew Michaelis
- Gen. Sam Tolliver
- Summer Home of Prof. Julia Kapatelis
Synopsis for "The Ares Assault"
The Amazons try to contact the gods as Ares power begins to affect Themyscira. Apollo, though, is in a deep sleep as the gods prepare to flee across the River Styx. Their only hope lies in Princess Diana to stop Ares. Meanwhile, tensions and violence are climbing on Earth.
The heroes are gathered at Julia's home. Etta's injuries the previous issue were the result of her own clumbsiness, and Michaelis has joined them as they try to determine what to do. Julia interprets the amulet, which reveals Ares plan.
Meanwhile, Ares servants on Earth have captured an American missile base, planning to start the final war.
Diana determines to seek out and capture the other half of the amulet. Her friends arm themselves and insist on coming along. Using the amulet and a mirror, Diana and the others are transported to a distant dimension, home of Phobos and Deimios.
The mortals battle the gods, and Diana slays Deimios. Phobos flees. The amulet is reunited and the heroes are transported agin, back to Earth and the captured missile base. General Tolliver is prepared for them, and they are surrounded by soldiers. Ares is revealed in the form of an ICBM.
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