A MUST-READ PRELUDE TO HARBINGER WARS 2! AT LAST - X-O MANOWAR RETURNS TO EARTH! After a brutal year spent waging war on the far side of the galaxy, Aric of Dacia must now face the one thing he yearned to leave behind: planet Earth. But as the man called X-O Manowar prepares for a world-shaking homecoming, he must come to terms with a savage awakening inside himself...and the obligations that still await him on our world. Just as the forces of HARBINGER WARS 2 - Valiant's seismic 2018 crossover event - begin to vie for Aric's loyalties, a long-awaited reunion might just shatter everything we've come to believe about the fallen warrior-king in control of the universe's most powerful weapon... The comics odyssey of a lifetime comes full circle as New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (ETERNITY) and acclaimed artist Ariel Olivetti (Incredible Hulk) begin the countdown to HARBINGER WARS 2 with an inescapable turning point for the Valiant Universe's unrelenting man of war!