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Hela was astounded & frustrated to find a huge Asgardian army challening her, while Cannonball's team of New Mutants battled in the air. Seeing Warlock, they landed and were reunited with Boom-Boom & Hrimhari. Warlock immediately led his small team against Moonstar, but she blasted them out of the air. Cannonball's tea of New Mutants then pursued Moonstar on Hela's winged-steeds.
Meanwhile, Eitri had filed an old rusty key to fit the lock. He freed the Einherjar and himself. The Einherjar ran to join the fight while blaming Eitri for forging the Uru sword. Eitri told Kindra that he had a plan, but he made her promise to stay safely hidden while he corrected his mistake. On the battlefield, Karnilla healed Balder's wounds and even the children of Volstagg clubbed the ankles of their enemies. The Einherjar joined the battle with their automatic weapons. Eitri and Kindra slipped through the warp onto the battlefield. He forced Kindra to hide into a small cave. Eitri then mastered his hatred of horses and mounted one to ride to Odin's palace.
Moonstar arrived at Odin's palace. Cannonball flew between her and Odin, using his blast field to protect the all-father. Moonstar raised the Uru sword, but Rictor's vibrations broke Brightwind's wing. She blasted Rictor in retalliation, burning his hands. Wolfsbane stood in front of Rictor and begged Moonstar to stop fighting them. However, Moonstar aimed the sword at the New Mutants and blasted them with fire. Cannonball's blastfield protected them, but began to fill with toxic gases and casued him to collapse. Sunspot knocked Moonstar off her feet by smashing the floorboards, but she then hit him with enchanted fire at point blank range. Wolfsbane tore down the curtains and used them to smother out the fire on Sunspot's body. Amid the distraction of the fight, no-one noticed Eitri smash his way into the chamber. He leapt as Moonstar went to strike, and managed to damage the Uru blade with his hammer. However, he then fell in another fiery attack.
Back on Earth, Skids watched Rusty attack the Vulture from her prison cell. The Vulture flew Rusty into an electrified fence, causing him to fall to the ground. The prison guards began to shoot at Rusty.. He used his fire power to destroy Skids' cell and she slid down on a slide made from her force-field. Skids then turned her shield to protecting Rusty from the gunfire while he burned a hole in the fence for them to escape through.
Back in Odin's bed chamber, Cannonball regained consciousness. He found Eitri who revealed the secret to defeating the Uru sword. He had purposefully created it with a flaw, and his attack had made a notch in the blade to identify that flaw. However, Moonstar had also regained consciousness and raised the sword to slay Odin. Cannonball flew at the sword as Moonstar forced the blade down.
An almighty explosion filled Asgard with a blinding light. The fighting on the battlefield immediately stopped. Enslaved prisoners and the Valkyrior were returned to normal both physically and mentally. All the warring armies then turned on Hela. She swore her vengeance upon the New Mutants as she fled back to Hel.
Meanwhile, Moonstar's fire slowly fdied down. Her spine was still pronounced through her skin, but she was a girl again as she collapsed into Rictor's arms. Wolfsbane pulled a cloak over Moonstar's naked body. Rictor confirmed that they had saved Odin, but he wondered what the ramifications would be. Meanwhile, Odin continnued to sleep.