"Batman's city is burning. In the months since Commissioner Jim Gordon fell from grace, criminal empires have risen. Martial law has been declared. Arkham Asylum has been emptied. Bruce Wayne has been bankrupted. And Gotham City has been torn apart. Batman and his allies have fought their way up the food chain and put down a slew of madmen and masterminds. Yet each hard-earned victory and stunning revelation has left them no closer to the true power behind it all. Even as an army of his deadliest enemies is unleashed upon the city, the Dark Knight must fight through the terror and focus on the clues that will lead him to his final foe..."--Page 4 of cover.