"The Choice and the Challenge!"
Bloodaxe's attempt to learn the origin of his weapon is foiled when he finds himself battling Doctor Strange in astral form, Code Blue and the Earth Force.
On Asgard, Odin reveals that Thor is imprisoned in Eric Masterson's subconcious. To free Thor, Eric Masterson must face the Gauntlet of the Grim Guardian. Eric returns to Earth to consider his options, finally reaching a decision.
"Tales of Asgard: Healing Hands and Poisoned Tongue!"
Odin visits the wounded Heimdall, where he is confronted by Amora, who blames him for Heimdall's condition. Learning that Asgardian medicine cannot save the valiant warrior, Odin uses his own power to heal Heimdall's wounds.