A man known as The Anarchist attacks Jerusalem and starts to spread his beliefs throughout Western Asia. Also, Eryn travels to Japan. An assault on the Anarchist ends with death. The heroes try to stop The Anarchist as he sows chaos throughout Central Asia. Their first conflict with him, he escapes as they have trouble dealing with his lackeys. They then meet up with him again and he leads them into a factory where they battle Flagsmasher. Lanthanoid murders Flagsmasher by pouring molten steel on him. The Anarchist video tapes this as he was looking for ways to discredit the heroes.