Jack Slash fought Oni Lee, but deemed him unworthy. Met Theo Anders and the two made a promise to each other. If Theo didn't become a hero in two years, and put a stop to Jack, Jack would kill a thousand people in Theo's name, including Aster and Theo himself.
Burnscar tried to recruit her old friend, Labyrinth.
Mannequin attempted to recruit Armsmaster, and ended up putting him in hospital.