With Count Vertigo defeated, Max Lord launches an attack against Wonder Woman, seeking his vengeance on her. with her sight returned, she finds Emma Lord chained up, who tells her that her father has gone mad. Diana reminds her that she had tried to kill the Amazon Princess but Emma seems genuine.
However, it is all an illusion as Emma seemingly grabs her around the throat, when in fact Lord is using his mind control to force Wonder Woman to throttle herself.
He then orders her to stab herself with her sword and unable to resist, obeys, appearing to kill herself. Lord, exhausted from his exertions, collapses into a chair but is surprised to see a bleeding Diana get to her feet. She reveals that although he had commanded her to stab herself she has only struck a glancing blow to her side, making it look like she had impaled herself.
She punches him unconscious and later she discusses the recent events with Etta back in her apartment. Meanwhile Lord is incarcerated but as he is locked in his dark cell, he hears a voice and is stabbed by his daughter.