Collects Ultimate Comics Ultimates #18.1 & #19-24. Can the shattered nation recover after the dramatic events of United We Stand? President Cap takes charge, Thor makes a momentous decision, the Iron Patriot debuts, and Black Widow becomes Director of S.H.I.E.L.D.! But as the country slowly rebuilds, President Cap must come face to face with a painful reality, and find out who is behind the latest wave of attacks on his fragile nation! What is the secret of Scorpio? How will Captain America juggle his duties as President and handle the ever-deadlier Hydra insurgency? And who will come out on top… when the Iron Patriot attacks?!