- "Look, I know something's different! I don't know what exactly, but something's not right! "
- —Adrian questioning the universe
Adrian Wayne of the original universe was killed in an attempt to secure a rift which was created by The Darkness in order to destroy all of creation, but due to his heroic efforts the universe was able to rebuild itself, although, a few chapters of history were re-written. Adrian Wayne was unknowingly resurrected, with the outcome of his life being radically different.