Nyx remembers the past and her old friends , Lily and Thea. Curious what her friend Thea is experiencing in Hell , Nyx asks Spawn what Hell is like. Nyx is thrown into convulsions of pain and suffering when Spawn gives her just a taste of Hell's anguish. Realizing that something is wrong in the city , Spawn is led back to his old home. But The Alleys no longer resemble what Spawn is used to. After walking through the "Phlebiac Bros. Pandemonium Circus" , Spawn comes face to face with his nemesis , the Violator. Meanwhile , Nyx meets up with Mammon to ask what kind of offer is on the table.