In the wake of the chaotic Annihilation Wave, a desperate galaxy cries out for law and order. In the past, an army of peacekeeping Centurions delivered stability. But the Nova Corps are dead and gone now there is only Richard Rider, the man called Nova. But can a lone human police an entire universe? He has near limitless power now he must do all he can to bring punishment to the wicked, help to the oppressed, and justice for all!