Barry Allen lost his mother with only 11 when he was killed and his father charged with the crime, being railroaded. Years later, Barry becomes an excellent researcher thanks to its privileged mind, which fail to try to find out what really happened in the murder of his mother.
However, everything changes when struck by lightning while working on a draft particle accelerator. After spending nine months in a coma, Barry Allen wakes up and is no longer the same. The beam has been endowed with supernatural speed.