On a moonless night, downtown CENTRAL CITY suddenly bursts into flames. Dozens of deadly fires threaten homes, businesses, and residents of the metropolis. Luckily, the FASTEST MAN ALIVE is close by! The FLASH rushes from house to house, saving entire families and their pets. However, instead of being thankful, the rescued victims accuse the SCARLET SPEEDSTER of setting the fires in the first place. The FLASH knows only one man could imitate his super-speed . . . PROFESSOR ZOOM, the REVERSE-FLASH! The evil super-villain is out to destroy the real FLASH'S reputation and then destroy the man himself.