New Jersey homeowner Bob Hoffstetter is
shocked by a late night visit from Baron Zemo (Helmut) who takes him
prisoner and offers veiled threats against his family....
In Sokovia, the Red Skull and his
daughter Sin take control of Soviet weapons abandoned after the fall
of the USSR....
Earlier, Baron Zemo had approached Eric
Solveig about recruiting more agents for Cap''s scheme; Solveig
suggests the former inmates of Pleasant Hill....
1944: In Bucky''s battle with Zemo, it
is the villain who is trapped as the rocket launches, sending him to
his death in the Atlantic. And Cap is struck speechless before his
Zemo bares his soul to Bob Hoffstetter,
explaining the value of family and the joy it brings...and how he
needs Bob''s help. There follows four wordless pages showing Zemo
traveling around the world, recruiting villains for the Hydra plot.
Now Zemo takes Bob, a brainwashed former citizen of Pleasant Hill,
and pushes him through a portal to meet his new family, the cadre of
Cap concludes his apology to Helmut for
failing to save his father and promises him revenge and an army—as
we see the Thunderbolts, led by Bucky—and Kobik....