Captain Pollux, the drifter (we suppose), has killed Emmerich, the man who had shot him back in issue #1. Or has he? Meanwhile, another armed man arrives.
Drunk on moonshine, Lou Pirlo wakes up surrounded by the corpses of most of his NYC associates. Mrs. Holt orders him at gunpoint to leave through the woods.
While Klem and Ralph are looking for Ralph’s sister who is a terrorist, Klem’s son – the deputy mayor of Midway, the only city on the Fuse – is shot by a sniper.
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.
After the werewolf attack, Lou Pirlo awakens from a moonshine-fueled nightmare to find himself in a hut, having been nursed by a beautiful, dangerous woman.
After the village was blown up, Captain Pollux is thinking of the past. This issue opens the story arc that will conclude Drifter.
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.
Mr. Lou Pirlo is sleeping in his car, drunk on moonshine. Meanwhile, a man is found dead by some children, his body ripped to pieces.
Ralph finally tells his story to Klem, explaining that he’s on the Fuse because he thinks his estranged sister is the leader of a local terrorist group.
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.