Prince Duvalle leads the coterie of Soulblight Gravelords known as the Crimson Court, a band of merciless hunters united by their cruel abilities. They found their way into Direchasm through a splint of the spreading Katophrane Curse, intent upon taking full advantage of the rich variety of prey promised by the living mountain's depths.
After the super-soldier serum wore off, Steve Rogers was restored to his natural age. Unable to battle any longer, he retired from the role of Captain America. Rogers chose Sam Wilson, one of his closest and most trusted allies, to take up the shield in his place.