The world is on the threshold of major changes as mutants come out of hiding and start taking their rightful place among normal humans. But can these powerful mutants really overcome the fear and suspicions of non-mutants to be able to co-exist peacefully?
And what of the problems when a "null" mutant starts to change? Rick was born with no mutant abilities but has suddenly started developing them in an unheard-of combination of strength and versatility. His struggle to cope with these new-found powers threatens to destroy Rick as well as all those around him.