After a freak storm is caused by a particle accelerator, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months after he awakens with the strength of super speed, granting the means to move through Central City like an guardian angel to him. Though initially excited by his new found abilities, Barry is astonished to find he isn't the sole"metahuman" that had been simply born in the aftermath of this accelerator explosion -- and not everybody else is with their new abilities permanently. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his entire life to protect the innocent. For the time being, only a couple good friends and partners understand that Barry is the fastest man alive, however it won't be long before the world accomplishes exactly what Barry Allen has become. . .The Flash.