Twitch lies wounded in his hospital bed, his memory as
shattered as his brain. The blame for the shooting has been shifted to Spawn
when in fact the shooter is Chief Banks, a Jason Wynn puppet. Spawn finds
sanctuary from the streets with Cogliostro who reluctantly tells Spawn that his
scarlet shroud can be used to turn the Hellspawn into any form he requires,
including human. In human form Spawn attempts to visit Wanda, but instead, a
wise blind woman, Granny, knows that the mysterious visitor is her daughters
dead husband. Has he come back as an angel, or curse?
Twitch tries to remember who shot him while Wynn reams Banks for botching the
hit. If Twitch remembers that the chief was the trigger man, then the cesspool
of Wynn's corruption could be exposed. But the walls are closing in. Terry
Fitzgerald has contacted NSC investigators and hands over information that
could bring down Wynn for good. As Wynn's world crumbles and collapses, an old
friend calls in and informs Jason of Terry's deceit. The tip gives Wynn just
enough notice to evacuate his office before two men come looking for him.
Meanwhile, Spawn's experiments with cloaking in human form have brought him to
the house of Wanda. Spawn comes to her in the form of Terry and makes love to
her, but the lie is short lived. While Wanda sleeps, the effects of the cloak
shift and change and worms erupt from the disguised Hellspawn sending him
fleeing into the night.
But Spawn is not the only one wearing masks. Lisa Wu appears to Cogliostro and
we learn that she is much more than a nosy reporter. She is an assassin named
Jade, a bounty hunter who tracks down, seduces and kills Hellspawn. And now her
sights are set on Spawn. She wants his head. Spawn is tired of the chase, tired
of the masks and the hiding. He welcomes the hunt.