- God, devil...I don't care what you call yourself. Because of you, my students are fighting a war alone. All you are to me -- is what I have to smash through to get to them!
- -- Giant-Man
Appearing in "A God-Awful Small Affair"
- Avengers Academy
- Titania (Mary MacPherran) (Possessed by Skirn, Breaker of Men)
- Absorbing Man (Carl Creel) (Possessed by Greithoth, Breaker of Wills)
- Thule Society (Nazis) (Death)
- All-Father Odin (Mentioned)
- Serpent (Mentioned)
- Thor (Mentioned)
- Ant-Man's Ants
- Katie (First appearance)
- Katie's mother (Only appearance; dies)
- God (Yahweh) (Invoked)
Races and Species:
- Hammer of Skirn
- Hammer of Greithoth
- Giant-Man's Suit
- Quicksilver's Suit
- Fossilized Amulet
- Mjolnir (Mentioned)
Synopsis for "A God-Awful Small Affair"
In Dubai, Giant-Man and Justice are having respective trouble with Greithoth, Breaker of Wills and Skirn, Breaker of Men, thanks to their new hammers given to them by the Serpent that enhance their powers. Giant-Man then comes up with a plan to lure Greithoth into a dimensional door. Skirn, noticing this, refuses to be parted from her love and chases after him, getting pulled through the dimensional door as well. The force of their hammers touching each other causes a shockwave that knocks Giant-Man into the water.
In Washington D.C., the Avengers Academy students are busy evacuating civilians through the dimensional doors. Veil notices one girl standing idly by and pushes her out of the way of falling rubble. Veil survives by turning into gas. She then approaches the girl, asking where her mother is. When pointed in the right direction, Veil goes searching beneath the debris and finds the girl's mother and revives her. But as soon as she frees her from the rubble, the mother is shot down by the Thule Society mechs. Enraged, Veil turns into gaseous form and kills the drivers. She then turns to an approaching medic, advising him to take care of the girl. Veil then reflects on her failure to save the mother.
FEAR ITSELF TIE-IN
The Academy teachers must battle not one, but two hammer-wielders at the same time! Meanwhile, the horrors of war take their toll on the students, as one of them is pushed ever further towards a life-changing decision! Don't miss the shocking events that will rock the book that IGN.com calls “the under-appreciated gem of the Avengers franchise."
- First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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