At the Miami estate of
the mob boss known as the Slug, Nomad/Jack Monroe holds a gun on
everyone to prevent the assassination of the obese mobster. He tells
Captain America to stop the Wanderers while he goes after the man who
brainwashed him: Dr Faustus....
Interlude: Senator Bart Ingrid
visits Jack's sister Jill and she tells him of her money woes and how
Giscard Epurer told her that Jack is alive, which Ingrid does not
Cap easily defeats the Wanderers and leaves them for
the police and heads after Jack....
Jack confronts Faustus who
offers to help Jack recover all of the hidden memories of his past.
Jack agrees and under the influence of drugs and hypnosis, recalls
his early days when he was tricked into telling federal agents that
his parents were secretly Nazi supporters and they were executed for
treason. Jack goes berserk, tears his way out of the lab and takes
down all of Faustus' men, intending to kill the villain. Cap arrives
and persuades the enraged Jack to let the law deal with Faustus; he
drops his gun and leaves, no happier for learning the secrets of his
Weeks later, Faustus is in a minimum security prison when
he receives a late night visitor: Jack. The young hero is suffering
under the knowledge of his past and so he shoots Faustus in the head