* The final act of Artifacts is collected here! The lines have been drawn and the ultimate battle for the fate of the Top Cow Universe begins. The alliance formed by Sara Pezzini, bearer of the Witchblade, and Jackie Estacado, host of The Darkness, has been battered to the edge of defeat. Meanwhile, the antagonist's machinations have gone exactly as planned, and his bearers move to bring about Armageddon to remake the world. One question remains...what role will Sara and Jackie's daughter, Hope, play in the end of the Universe? * Collected in this volume are Artifacts #9-12 by Top Cow Universe architect Ron Marz (Witchblade) and artist Jeremy Haun (Detective Comics), along with a complete cover gallery, behind-the-scenes commentary, and more!