Continued from Defenders (1972) #9 and continues in Defenders (1972) #10.
Dormammu discovers the Avengers are interfering in the Defenders' quest for the Evil Eye.
"Swordsman vs the Valkyrie, Chapter 7"
The Swordsman faces off against the Valkyrie in a Nazi-built castle in Bolivia.
"Captain America vs. Sub-Mariner, Chapter 8"
Captain America arrives in Japan to find that Namor already has the Eye. When Cap tries to retrieve it, Japan's own Sunfire interrupts, taking it away from both of them.