How much would you pay for perfection? Beauty? Immortality? Tony Stark knows, and he's ready to give it to you -- but at a terrible price! The AXIS effect has changed Tony: He's more stylish, more confident and more cunning than ever before. And he's ready to lead San Francisco into the future -- but the first step is to release Extremis upon the entire city! Daredevil isn't down with Stark's new vision of the future -- but can the Man Without Fear lead the rebellion against the Superior Iron Man? How far will Tony go to keep the secret of his success private? As Tony's actions become more questionable, who will conspire to take him down? Has his negligence bred monsters? And will those monsters destroy him? A bold new direction for the Armored Avenger begins!