Luthor sends Superboy across time and space to retrieve the ingredients he needs to cure his sister Lena. But immediately after restoring Lena to health, Luthor shows his true colors. In anger, Superboy strikes out at Luthor, but is stopped by Brainiac. After a brief skirmish, Luthor and Brainiac teleport away, leaving Superboy to pick up the pieces. Later, in space, Luthor gazes on his next experiment.