The comic takes place two weeks before the events of Ratchet: Deadlocked, it began in Captain Starshield's Ship shortly after defeating Baron Masseter and saving Planet Calzon. After being congratulated by the Calzon Chancellor, his spaceship collides with a nearby asteroid triggering a hyperdrive malfunction, sending him crashing onto Planet Fractis. Marooned on the planet, Starshield encountered two Kragmites and a Cantor. After a short battle, the Cantor was eventually brought down by a falling boulder. after his battle, the hero receives a distress signal in the Shadow Sector, presumably this was how Starshield was captured into Dreadzone.