Synopsis for “Seven Against the Empire!”
The Thing, Captain America, and Sharon Carter are captives of the Badoon. Brother Royal has their minds probed to learn the how these beings came to be on Earth. The Thing regains consciousness, and the heroes fight their way to freedom. MJoining up with the human resistance, Tarin tries to convince Zakkor, the leader of the resistance, to contact the Guardians of the Galaxy.
When the Guardians of the Galaxy receive the call from the human resistance, they are convinced to go and help when Vance Astro sees footage of Captain America fighting the Badoon. Arriving on Earth, the Guardians of the Galaxy help turn the battle in favor of the human resistance.
With the help of Thing, Captain America, Sharon Carter, and the Guardians of the Galaxy, the Monster of the Badoon is defeated and Brother Royal is ousted control of the planet Earth. With the Badoon occupation of Earth finally crushed, Vance Astro tells Captain America of his origins, and how was from their own era, however a space mission in the 1980’s left him in suspended animation during a trip to Alpha Centauri, and that when he finally arrived at his destination it was already the 30th Century.
Afterwords, Captain America, Thing, and Sharon use Dr. Doom’s time machine to return to their own era, secure in the fact that they were able to free the people of the distant 30th Century, from the tyranny of the Badoon.