The Prime Minister of Canada informs James MacDonald Hudson that Department H is shutting down their national super-hero team, Alpha Flight. Mac reflects upon what will become of the various team members, notably the rising stars from the back-up groups, Beta Flight and Gamma Flight. Donning his Vindicator armor, he flies home to Ontario to tell his wife, Heather.
A man named Richard Easton conducts an ancient ritual in which he summons one of the power Great Beasts – an entity known as Tundra.
Heather Hudson fearing for her husband's (Vindicator) safety, activates a signal beacon that goes out to all former members of Alpha Flight, including upcoming recruits Puck and Marrina. Realizing how effectively everyone worked together, Vindicator offers to re-establish Alpha Flight as an independent super-hero team