As the mercenary known as Deathstroke, Slade Wilson has worked a lot of tough jobs. But Slade's biggest challenge may not have involved fighting at all – it may have involved love. Just who was Adeline? And what happened to his son, Grant? Find out in issue #6 as the veil of Slade Wilson's past begins to lift!
As Slade Wilson recovers from the events of last issue, his past and future converge in the form of a bounce-back mission that reminds him why he started down the path as a mercenary to begin with. While Slade weighs whether or not to soldier on, the story of his childhood, military enrollment and first mission as Deathstroke is explored!
Deathstroke's tactical prowess is put to the test when the man who hired him attempts to renege on the contract. Pitted against a salvo of new assassins, including the vicious Road Rage, Slade must take his giant sword to the 405 freeway and proclaim himself the most vicious killer in the city of Angels!
Deathstroke incarcerated! As the world's fiercest mercenary is shipped off to a metahuman prison, Slade uncovers a new wrinkle in his quest to root out the forces working to manipulate him – and the Blackhawks may be a part of it! Also, what exactly is in the briefcase? The answer will shock you!
For weeks, Deathstroke has fought to learn the identity of the person manipulating him from the shadows – the person who sent him the briefcase and created the Legacy identity. Now, Slade will face this threat head on as an important figure from his past returns with a vengeance. Throw everything you thought you knew about Slade Wilson out the window, because everything changes after this issue's unbelievable battle!
"Friends die, family disappoints, but a legacy... That lives forever."Slade Wilson is the best mercenary in the DCU, and he's been doing this a long time. Some might say too long. But they'll learn: Never turn your back on Deathstroke the Terminator. He won't quit, no matter how high the stakes. Kyle Higgins (BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and Joe Bennett (TEEN TITANS) team up to bring you the finest in mayhem and gore.
Still reeling from the Harmory job, Deathstroke seeks answers from a super villain arms manufacturer. But when Slade storms the weapon maker's fortress, he finds himself face to face with a new threat known only as "Legacy" and a plot to manipulate Slade that runs far deeper than he could ever have imagined!
Deathstroke's allies are dwindling and the net is tightening, so now's a bad time for the return of Legacy! Who is this relentless enemy, and who's been stalking the unbeatable mercenary?