It's the final story arc for longtime Avengers writer Brian Michael Bendis! Now that the New Avengers have sacrificed all they had to fight the Phoenix, many are asking hard questions. Is it time for the team to call it quits? Meanwhile, one of the New Avengers' deadliest foes returns, hatching an elaborate plot for revenge that throws the team into disarray. What does the future hold for the New Avengers? IS there a future? Plus: A Sorcerer Supreme ascends! But who will be the new master of Marvel magic, and what sacrifice will they have to make to achieve such power? An explosive ending to one of Marvel's longest-running stories!