Welcome to Earth-2412. A world where anything has been possible since 1963, when the first members of Homo sapiens excelsior, or excels, began to surface. These excels have demonstrated abilities and talents far beyond the scope of human control, giving rise to generations of superheroes and supervillains that have done battle with one another throughout the decades. Each side has adapted and evolved in this everlasting conflict, giving rise to shadowy conspiracies and heroic alliances.  And here, with the elite supervillain group known as the Brain Trust, our story begins…