Jared visits his eccentric friend Arnold Burnsteel, a conspiracy theorist and overall nut-job. Burnsteel clues Jared in on the history of Dr.Fate, and performs a ritual using the Helmet of Dr.Fate that allows Jared to contact Nabu.
Following an argument with the Lord of Order, Jared emerges from the experience as Fate.
Doctors Fate (01) & (05), Kent & Inza Nelson and Thunderspawn appear only in flashbacks.
The letters column is a text page featuring creator biographies for John Francis Moore, Anthony Williams an Andy Lanning.