Daken takes his talents to the sunset strip! With his takeover of Madripoor's underworld complete, Daken resolves to step out from his father's shadow and create something new.
Like many others before him, the son of Wolverine journeys to Los Angeles to make a name for himself. But the city's seedy underbelly may just claim him as its latest victim instead. Introduced to Tinseltown's newest designer drug, heat, Daken gets an unexpected surprise: The pills nullify his healing factor and give him a tremendous high.
Exhilarated by the feeling of vulnerability, Daken quickly becomes addicted and reckless, putting his plan to take over the city of angels at risk. And when dead bodies slashed to pieces by claws begin to appear throughout L.A., FBI agent Donna Kiel has one suspect: Daken Akihiro.