On Mobius, Sonic and Sally are enjoying a stroll through Knothole, when Sonic is captured by two echidnas and taken through a zone portal to Litigopolis. Sonic is being taken to J.U.D.G.E. for extreme mental anguish and permanent emotional scarring. Sonic meets J.U.D.G.E. and Johnny Snively. Sonic is being helped prove his innocence by Sally McAcorn. Sally explains that there King made laws tougher, but citizens started lawsuits for minor crimes. The king hired Robotnik Enterprises to build J.U.D.G.E. but the law became tougher, J.U.D.G.E. took over with his Echidna Troopers and arrested the king. Sonic tries to take on J.U.D.G.E. but the security is too strong, and Sonic runs back to Sally McAcorn. Sally shows Sonic a tape proving that it is Evil Sonic doing it. Sonic has made his case worse and is now being trialled for high treason. Sonic goes out to commit so many crimes that soon J.U.D.G.E. blows up. After J.U.D.G.E.'s reign of terror is over, Zonic appears to take Sonic home, but Zonic doesn't give Sonic a chance to get a kiss from Sally McAcorn.
"Knuckles the Echidna: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times"
Starting from Knuckles' point of view, he goes on about the story of him before he is trapped in an explosion and flying off the Floating Island.
General Stryker makes his move on the echidna city stopped by Remington. At the Dark Legion base, Julie-Su is captured by the Dark Legion and taken away while in another place, Hawking dies. Julie-Su is taken to the Dark Legion aircraft where Lien-Da sends her to a prison cell where Simon and Floren-Ca welcome her. Lien-Da sends the aircraft to target the Floating Island and the Quantum Beam is activated. Dimitri thinking that Knuckles has been destroyed by the beam doesn't know that Knuckles remains alive...
This issue is the first and last to enter Litigopolis.
This issue is when Lara-Le marries Wynmacher and when Hawking dies.