News of Hydra's infiltration spread through the news like a virus, locking itself into headlines and front page stories. No one ever thought that S.H.I.E.L.D., a once world renowned government protection group, now a crumbling pile of ash and glass. With the Winter Soldier now faded into the crowd, no one knows where he is, no one can find him. He's the ghost everyone thought was a myth. But when he finds himself on the shore of the bay, injured and alone, a woman finds it in herself to show him the mercy he deserved. But now a wanted fugitive and the woman tagged on as an accomplice, they are both wanted by Hydra and previous S.H.I.E.L.D. officers seeking out revenge and the weapon they helped to build. The Winter Soldier will stop at nothing to find out the truth, who he was and save the life of the stranger.