Josh is kidnapped by Athena, a member of a secret terrorist organization called the Pointed Circle. His mission to save the world didn't work. Stu Camillo, now in power, had created the cure and humanity is more divided than ever in 2162.
Tiger uses Stu's fondness for her to help her track down Athena. Josh is now a Smasher and remanded to a labor camp where the Pointed Circle comes after him. Wolf, vowing to improve the NAG, faces off against Supreme Overlord Vice.