Humanity enslaved! Time shattered and bleeding! Anti-Life triumphant! Can Earth's demoralized, beaten heroes rally their scattered forces for the ultimate super-battle against the nightmare armies of Apokolips when the forces of good meet the forces of evil on the bridge to Blüdhaven? As Darkseid's presence causes reality itself to sicken and the lights to go out across the universe, as even the Guardians fall, the true power of the evil gods finally reveals itself, and a major character returns for a shocking conclusion.
Does the secret of humankind's salvation lie in a mysterious cave painting and a bolt of lightning? Or has the Last Day come for us all?
Hal Jordan is in trial on Oa and stands accused of the murder of Orion and attempted murder of John Stewart. "Alpha Lantern Kraken" claims that Hal is still under the influence of a fear parasite. Kyle Rayner and Guy Gardner then arrive and confirm Hal's innocence and say he was implanted with a suppressor chip so he cannot remember his whereabouts at the time of Orion's murder. Alpha Lantern Kraken is in fact Granny Goodness attacks the Green Lanterns and injuries one of the Guardians. She tries to infect the Green Lantern's Central Battery but is subdued by the Green Lantern Corps. Hal is cleared of all charges and is told that Darkseid's fall has caused damage to Earth crumpling it's timezone and literally cracking outer space Hal, Kyle and Gardner go to Earth with any other volunteering Green Lanterns to stop Darkseid.
Renee Montoya is at some Checkmate headquarters where she sees the new Omacs and is told by that she is a big part of a plan to save Earth the day superheroes cannot.
In Bludhaven Mokkari Simyan and Godfrey all beg Darkseid (Who has completely taken over Dan Turpin's body) to save them and give them new bodies. Darkseid says that his hour comes soon and tells his Female Furies (Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Batwoman, Giganta) to get ready for "the hour of Apokolips".
As The Resistance continues to battle the Anti-Life infected heroes and villains in the Checkmate Castle The Super Young Team are angry at Checkmate for shooting Shilo Norman (a accident by a Checkmate soldier). However Shilo Norman is unharmed thanks to his impact-proof vest he's wearing.
In Bludhaven Kalibak and his Tiger henchmen battle the first attack wave (Which includes Captain Marvel, Black Adam , Frankenstein, John Stewart, Supergirl and more). Mary Marvel heads to battle Supergirl but is interrupted by Black Adam who tries to kill her saying she is not truly Mary anymore and under someone else's control. Mary defeats Black Adam and then begins to beat Captain Marvel. Tawky Tawny arrives to help Captain Marvel but is confronted by Kalibak.
Nix Uotan is put in a room somewhere and is talked to by some sort of Gorrilla man in a hood while a man in a wheelchair turns a rubix cube, the room is for those that are different and cannot be affected by Anti-Life. Nix states his doubt at any hope to survive The hooded man then uncrumbles one of Nix's papers and sees a drawing the female Monitor Weeja Dell and reminds Nix that maybe he can use his powers and tells him that sometimes power is in words like someone who cared only for him. At that moment Nix remembers Weeja Dell's name some of Darkseid's scientists and Justifiers enter the room to punish them fro being different but just then the man in the wheel chair finishes his rubix cube there is a flash of light that possibly kills some of the Justifiers.
Libra brings Calculator to be executed in public for betraying the Secret Society and Darkseid for telling the superheroes of the Unternet. Libra tells Luthor that he may be in charge of the forces against the Superheroes in Bludhaven.
The superheroes attempt to break the force field around Command-D station but Supergirl is attacked by Mary Marvel. Darksied's followers are all severely injured saying how Batman has escaped. The Green Lantern Corps arrive on Earth but the effects of Darkseid's fall is causing a singularity so they chose to power down all Green Lantern rings to life support and chose to fall to Earth.
As the Earth literally darkens Darkseid takes over half the planet's population and controls billions of human bodies.
Nix Uaton is now fully powered and back in his true Monitor form as someone calls him the judge of all evil.