The Crimson Mask has fallen. Spencer and his allies have been scattered across the globe. In the wake of Aurora’s final expression of grief, the United States has suffered a massive blackout. Imprisoned in a country on the verge of martial law, Spencer accepts help from the wily and ruthless C.E.O. of Nanomech. He makes a bargain to become what he’s always feared and loathed – The Black Beetle.
His father gone, this is not a time for heroes. This is a time for revenge. Spencer must find a way to deal with his father’s loss and prevent his quest for vengeance from consuming him. New Augments will rise to test his mettle, and one may just save him from himself.