With the WWE's second biggest pay-per-view of the year just over two weeks away, there are a meager three matches confirmed for the event. However, a number of potential storylines are steadily weaving their way through the fabric of the WWE, loose ends just waiting to be tied.
There is room for debate as to whether this is a sign of shrewd booking from the creative team, or the result of neglect after the company focused all their efforts on the landmark Raw 1000 show.
But the fact remains that these developing storylines have created an intriguing scenario.
How will the angles play out? Who exactly will feature on the final card? Will we get the big payoffs that wrestling fans crave so dearly?
Such intrigue could prove to be the first step in ensuring SummerSlam is one of the best PPV's of the year. But in the meantime, here are the key storylines to watch heading into the summer extravaganza.