Las Vegas is burning, and the situation on the ground has gone from bad to worse. With the firefight between the Harbinger Foundation, Bloodshot and Peter Stanchek's Renegades about to spiral out of control, Project Rising Spirit has only one option left to stop the conflagration from spreading. It's time to bring the deep-black weapons development project - designation H.A.R.D. Corps - back online. But are they a scalpel or a sledgehammer? And can they be trusted with the enormous power they wield?