On Thanagar, Superman and Orion discover that the Thanagarian Guard have been mind-controlled by an Anti-Life aspect.
On Xanshi, John Stewart and the Martian Manhunter find an aspect in a weather station. John sends the Manhunter off-planet so he can defeat the aspect himself. He discovers a yellow bomb, which detonates and sends Xanshi into its own sun. The Manhunter scolds John for his arrogance.
On Earth, Batman believes he has discovered an aspect's hiding place.
On Rann, Adam Strange tells Starfire and Lightray that the aspect is probably hiding on Peltex 5. There, they find a bomb like the one on Xanshi.
On New Genesis, Highfather and Darkseid convince Jason Blood that he must be reunited with Etrigan, to battle the Anti-Life if it passes over