Seven years before the facts described in “Hadrian’s Wall”, Edward and Simon were police officers; they saw the start of the tensions between Earth and the Theta colony.
The captain of the Hadrian’s Wall is trying to get Simon to close the case; meanwhile, the detective starts feeling the effects of withdrawal from his pills.
Every crew member on the Hadrian’s Wall had something against the deceased – ecxept for his wife, the detective’s ex. But it still looks like an accident.
An astronaut dies outside his ship, the Hadrian’s Wall, while the tension between Earth and its colony Theta is growing and becoming dangerous.
Mayor Daley gives up to C.O.W.L.’s demands, and the strike is called off. But the tensions inside C.O.W.L. are not solved yet.
After Radia rescued Alderman Lawrence, C.O.W.L.’s strike is in jeopardy. Meanwhile, some C.O.W.L. members are brutally assaulted.
The FBI intervenes to force Chicago Mayor to reconcile with C.O.W.L., concluding their strike and getting their help against a new crime wave.
The C.O.W.L. is still on strike, but some supers are still working. Meanwhile, new supervillains appear and a commission is looking into John Pierce’s murder.
A super robs a store, suggesting that C.O.W.L. might still be necessary; a former C.O.W.L. member is found murdered as another leaves the hospital.
The wonderfully vintage origin story of C.O.W.L. leader Geoffrey Warner, the Grey Raven.