Tony Stark at a meeting with his fellow pro-registration heroes as Reed Richards tells Tony that they have discovered that Captain America has been using a coded tech to communicate with his anti-registration supporters but they haven’t cracked the code yet, but could flood it with chatter to make it difficult for them to use it. Bishop says they shouldn’t tip their hand that they know how the anti-registration side is communicating. Tony agrees and says maintain radio silence until they can crack the code. Later at Quantico, Virginia we see Tony checking out the operations at the super human rehab center where all the captured super villains are being held. Tony also goes to a hospital in New York meeting Pepper Potts visiting Happy Hogan. Happy is in a coma after the fight at the plant last issue and hooked up to life support. The doctors say that there is no hope for Happy to recover. Tony and Pepper go get something to eat in the hospital cafeteria but Pepper is reluctant to leave Happy’s room. Tony tells her that the Extremis virus allows him to access, command and control virtually all forms of digital technology and that he is tapped into Happy’s monitoring life-support equipment.