David Knight, the latest (but not quite greatest) incarnation of Starman has been shot dead, leaving his father open for attack by his nemesis, The Mist. With Ted Knight in the hospital, Jack is resigned to protecting the city under the legacy he swore not to take-- Starman. But, it's not as easy as it looks. Jack is attacked by the Mist's son and only narrowly manages to escape. Meanwhile, the Shade senses the coming of a new hero for Opal City and begins to set himself up in aid to him.