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"He'll go to the ends of the Earth to protect you."The major Spider-Man storyline of 2012, and part of the 50th anniversary of Spider-Man's first appearance.Otto Octavius is dying. Thanks to the various injuries suffered in fights against Spider-Man, Captain America and others, Doctor Octopus has found his body failing him and after months of failing to find a cure, he has instead decided to focus on the legacy he will leave behind - Otto Octavius has found a way to stop Global Warming. Supposedly. Spider-Man doesn't trust him, for good reason. If Octavius is lying or not is irrelevant - he's holding the world hostage with his dying breath.What price will Spider-Man have to pay to stop him and buy the world another day?And what if Doctor Octopus is telling the truth? He isn't.
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