Batman and Ted Kord (the second Blue Beetle) try to regain the scarab from Jarvis Kord to whom Ted Kord lent it in order to find a way to get it to work. Two years later, the current Blue Beetle researches his roots following Batman's battle with Doc... (more)tor Polaris. This leads him to Hub City and the lair of the Blue Beetle. Using Ted's Bug vehicle, Jaime finds himself on Science Island where he encounters Jarvis Kord (who is posing as Ted Kord). He asks the Beetle to activate an army of peaceful robots. His true goal is conquer the world and put an end to all the wars.