It's been two months since that horrible Avengers Initiative. Though they gained new allies, Clint Barton and Natasha Romanoff wish nothing more than to erase those horrific events. Clint is burdened with the guilt of the terrible things he had been forced to do under Loki's control. He has taken a long leave of absence, leaving Natasha to do solo missions. In those two months, something wicked has been lurking, brutally slaughtering innocent people in hotels and cities across the globe. And the only clues behind these killings point to one person alone: Clint Barton. Is it possible that he's still under Loki's control?