Having learned that the breakout at the Raft was the result of an attempt to free Karl Lykos, also known as the dinosaur mutant Sauron out, the New Avengers are quickly underway to the Savage Land where Lykos normally operates. Their trip is compounded by the fact that a S.H.I.E.L.D. outpost there has gone offline, an unprecendented event.
When the team arrives in the Savage Land, with the usual friendly greetings. They are joined by Wolverine just before they are captured by mutates, who bring them into captivity with Sauron and Brainchild. Thankfully, though they are all stripped of equipment and uniforms, Tony's armour responds to voice commands, and puts itself back together to break them out. Just when they get the situation under wraps and Sauron is about to explain why he was freed, a S.H.I.E.L.D. unit under the command of the new Black Widow (Yelena Bolova) kill Sauron and turns their weapons on the Avengers.