Bullets! Flames! Acid! Bombs! Wolverine's healing factor has gotten him through it all. But now his desiccated body is locked away in a quarantine capsule on Utopia, on the verge of death. Wolverine has become a breeding ground for an alien virus that is slowly turning him into a walking hive of interstellar parasites. Space bounty hunters Monark Starstalker and Paradox have one chance to save Logan, but the cure might be even more horrifying than the disease. And how does the man called Contagion and his perverse fascination with Wolverine fit into this puzzle of flesh and sinew?