Collects Groot (2023) #1-4. Monster, hero, Guardian: Groot! Before he was a Guardian of the Galaxy - before the Grootfall - young Groot lived a life of tranquility on his serene homeworld, Planet X. But when monstrous invaders attack his world, this courageous sapling must shoulder a heroic destiny! And this destiny will lead Groot to cross paths with a young Kree soldier by the name of Mar-Vell! But who - or what - is behind the devastation of Planet X? Does any life yet stir in its decimated forests? And can Groot and Mar-Vell's alliance withstand them being stalked by Yondar the hunter? Writer Dan Abnett (GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) and artist Damian Couceiro (X-FORCE) reveal never-before-seen moments of Groot's origin and first adventure through the galaxy!