In a surprising turn of events, Orwell Taylor grants the web-slinger a stay of execution! But only if Spider-Man agrees to help the Jury steal a high-powered weapon that could kill Venom! Inside a government research center, the wall-crawler plays along with the scheme until he has a chance to turn the tables and dismiss the Jury! Meanwhile, Mary Jane's smoking addiction reaches a critical stage! And Peter tries something desperate to persuade her to stop!