TWO PEOPLES. ONE WORLD. CAN A MAN OF WAR BROKER PEACE BETWEEN EARTH AND AN ALIEN NATION? Aric of Dacia is X-O Mawar, hero to humanity, leader of the remaining Visigoths, and a husband about to start a new family. He is also the bearer of Shanhara, and tantamount to a God in the eyes of the alien race kwn as The Vine. Now, in the aftermath of DEAD HAND, The Vine need a new home and have chosen Earth - tearing Aric between two races that worship him, but each despise one ather. New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and red-hot artist Rafa Sandoval (Ultimate Hawkeye) unite here to begin a bold and tragic new era in the life of X-O Mawar! Collecting X-O MANOWAR #38-42.