The Fault, the rip in time and space, begins to manifest its first problems. Nova Corps member from another timeline, Zan Philo, arrives in the regular timeline. After a brief battle with Richie and his friends, they become allies. Trouble doesn't stop there, when future "hero" Monark Starstalker and his "sidekick falcon" Ulysses emerge from an alternate future! And they don't come alone either, as the Mindless Ones prepare their move against the heroes.