As a consequence of Onslaught's apparent massacre of several heroes, New York suffered a power vacuum after the Fantastic Four and Avengers were presumed killed. Following up on the status of the Oracle corporation that Namor, Jim Hammond (the Golden Age Human Torch) and Danny Rand decided to set up a new Heroes For Hire organization. Iron Fist recruited Luke Cage for this. The a core team consisted of Fist, Cage, and an assortment of others: Black Knight (Dane Whitman), a new White Tiger, and Ant-Man (Scott Lang). The Heroes for Hire were dissolved when Namor decided to shut down funding for the operation. But they've started up again and they need new members.