Long ago, the stranded alien known as Arnus gave up hope of returning to his home planet. Tragically, he'd also realized that his adopted home of Earth was beyond saving. Content to waste away his long life in a human guise, Arnus was past caring...until the day a young woman named Raquel Ervin crashed into his life. Soon she'd convinced him to put his incredible power to work again as the heroic Icon...and to transform her into his sidekick, Rocket! But an innocent question on Rocket's part-"Why can't we do something about the drugs on my corner?"-quickly set a chain of events in motion leading to the pair becoming the most hunted beings on Earth...and they're not just being pursued by Earthlings, either!