After a run-in with Captain America, he became able to remember all his past lives. The knowledge drove him insane, and he hated that he would always be force to start over with nothing. Eventually, he drove a spaceship into the sun, but that just caused him to die, be reborn, and die again every second. He finally was reborn as a plasma create of solar fire, and returned to Earth, where the Avengers defeated him. He was reborn again as a young boy, with no memory of his past. However, the Avengers wondered if he was faking.