On the ground gets an extraterrestrial source of inexhaustible energy Tesserkat. A team of scientists exploring the unknown material takes S.h.i.e.l.d. into their own hands. After the study, astrophysicist Eric Selvig informs the Director of Fury that the tesseract is not stable, and could happen at any time such a powerful burst of energy that all living creatures will disappear from the face of the Earth. When the cube is activated, it opens the gates between the worlds, through which the Earth gets adopted son Loki god Odin. He picks up Tesserkat, and Eric Selviga and Clint Barton, nicknamed "Hawkeye". Agents are sent followed by Loki, because their mind is subject to his will through the magical skipetru. Referring to the looming threat of Fury decides to revive the Avengers initiative project, previously canceled for unexplained reasons.