FEAR ITSELF reaches its hand deep into the heart of the City of Lights! Iron Man races to Paris, France, to encounter one of "the Worthy" waiting there for him. How will the ultimate man of science react to a city turned to stone? And if that weren’t bad enough, the world is going mad as the avatars of the Serpent start their rampages. How resilient is Resilient? How strong is Iron? And as if things weren’t grim enough--Rescue engages Hammer Industries as one of the Serpent’s avatars goes on the hunt...and Iron Man arms himself for the end of the world.