Young man Barry Allen grew up without a mother. She died at the hands of an unknown killer, but in the woman’s death the father of the main character was blamed. Allen chose the profession of forensic medical expert to eventually find the culprit in this case. On the way to solving the mystery the protagonist is faced with an amazing device of Harrison Wells – particle accelerator. However, the accident in the complex takes Allen by surprise. He receives a discharge of lightning and falls into a long coma. After coming to life, Barry discovers amazing abilities that allow him to move at an incredible speed.