Spider-Man and the four rookie Inhumans
are plummeting through the bottom of the flying city; after a few
moments of panic, Spidey is able to web up a net to catch them at the
bottom-most point of the city....
Upstairs, Red Raven relates his story
to Medusa, Gorgon, and Triton: he was an orphan raised on Sky-Island
among bird-people and given artificial wings so that he could fly.
Lonely in his adoptive home, he set out to become a superhero in the
human world, alone and partnered with others like Captain America and
the other Invaders. After his time of adventuring he returned to
Sky-Island to find love and a real life with a woman named Vera. But
then the Terrigen Mists came to Sky-Island and many of the
bird-people mutated and died—including Vera. Medusa protests her
innocence, telling him that it was Black Bolt who unleashed the
Terrigen Bomb and promises to aid the Raven's people. This is not
good enough for Red Raven who sets his gravity engines to destroy New
Attilan, the Inhumans' home....
Outside the floating city, Spider-Man
and the rookie Inhumans are climbing up the outside of the structure.
Spidey reaches for his Avengers card to summon help—but he left the
card at home. The kids get annoyed at his joking but Spidey turns
serious for a moment, assessing the odds against them but he is
determined to do what is right. They are attacked by bird-men and
Spidey coordinates the teens in using their powers to force the enemy
back and seal off the tunnel. At this point the gravity engine kicks
on, hurling Spidey over the edge toward certain death—then he is
plucked out of the air by Captain America Sam Wilson, the one with
Story continued in ALL-NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA SPECIAL #1