The Rise of the Descendants - the event that will devastate the lives of the Secret Avengers - is here! The robots of the Marvel Universe revolt! Can the Marvel Universe survive the plague of contagious robotic evolution? As Father launches his invasion, laying siege to the team's lighthouse station, a terrible new Avengers foe is born. Beware the bite of The Black Ant! But if the Secret Avengers are all that's left to save the world, then why has Captain Britain just hurled mankind's only hope of salvation into the black heart of Earth 4680?