In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has awakened beneath the streets of New York, and with it, something equally evil has awakened in that most wicked of web-slingers, Venom. Still a Lethal Protector of the innocents, this never-before-seen threat could force venom to relinquish everything it holds dear, including Eddie Brock. Collecting Venom Vol. 4 #1-6.