In the waning days of World War II, at the dawn of the nuclear age, super-powered beings are emerging from the shadows of conflict, beginning with the arrival of the Artificial Man. The United States government has a plan to turn these beings into heroes. Too bad nobody told the heroes. In the wake of a disastrous first mission, the death of a hero sparks a renewed focus on why the team was assembled in the first place. It's the turning point for Watchguard, and to make matters worse, there's a murderer in their midst.