Clark Kent visits Lana Lang to try to dissuade her from divorcing her husband Pete Ross, to no avail. He then visits Jimmy Olsen who has just been discharged from the hospital.
Meanwhile Natasha Irons is under attack by Ruin, requiring Superman's attention.
At the Daily Planet, Lois Lane attempts to find more information about who shot her while she was in Umec, but is soon called away to cover Superman's fight with Ruin. After a grueling battle, Superman unmasks Ruin, to see that it is his childhood friend, and then acting-President of the United States, Pete Ross.