After suffering a cataclysmic earthquake, the U.S. government has deemedGotham City uninhabitable and ordered all citizens to leave.
It is now monthslater and those that have refused to vacate "No Man's Land" live amid a citywideturf war in which the strongest prey on the weak.
Batman and his allies continuetheir fight to save Gotham during its darkest hour.
In this final volume, Lex Luthor swoops in to help rebuild Gotham City- but his secret plan is to secure the ownership of much of the city'sreal estate!
In the chaos of the waning days of the city's crisis, The Jokerstrikes, kidnapping a number of infants and killing members of the Gotham CityPolice Department.