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"Back to the Future": In 2017 the crew in charge of levelling the Continuum are shocked as Captain Atom, now a red colour, hovers out from the wreckage. Flying away he soon encounters a drone sent by Heinrich Megala thro


Quote1 Whatever triggered your return trip, it catapulted you to our present -- not the one you left behind. In other words -- welcome to 2017! Quote2
-- Doctor Heinrich Megala



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  • Nano-com (Mentioned only)

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  • Crane with Wrecking Ball
  • Drone
  • Helicopter

Synopsis for "Back to the Future"

In 2017 the crew in charge of levelling the Continuum are shocked as Captain Atom, now a red colour, hovers out from the wreckage. Flying away he soon encounters a drone sent by Heinrich Megala through which he talks to Atom and directs him to the Mesaplex where they explain how Atom has seemingly evolved into a different kind of being. The Doctor also reveals how they amassed data on Atom's activity in the 90s and the fate of his wife, Takara who died in a car crash seven years prior. Despite warnings Atom attempts to fly to the Moon for solitude but can not make the trip with his current evolution and free-falls back to Earth.

Military helicopters find his body naked and with no evidence of his newer red skin-suit. They retrieve him back to the Mesaplex where Atom is shown the news recording of the day he disappeared and was presumed dead.[1] The general takes this opportunity to present Project Resurgence, a re-branding of the "New" Captain Atom and his secret identity as Cameron Scott. Accepting, the first stage is to run tests on Atom's new powers - four thermobaric warheads hit and are absorbed by Atom, then tests of strength and accuracy are undertaken and finally a stealth drone to test his reactions.

With the tests completed Atom reneges on Project Resurgence but General Eiling blackmails him, brandishing the Kansas City Star from 2012 with caption: "Captain Atom Overload Kills Three". Atom still leaves. Inside the apartment given to him by Eiling he conducts some research into his wife and the three casualties when there is a knock at his door. On his door is a letter, inside is a tablet with a note and picture of Atom's son!



Notes

  • This book was first published on March 1, 2017.
  • No special notes.

Trivia

  • The Kansas City Star that General Eiling shows Captain Atom is mistakingly dated September 10, 1996. It should be dated in 2012.



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