Appearing at the utmost end of need, Director Michio, Deputy Director Storm, and Professor Da Vinci join our heroes at GAH HQ! Tasked with countering the dimensional danger of Starforce, the good doctor has his hands full while Sean's mother is hit by a sudden horrible realisation! As Cain and his flunkies edge ever nearer to the source of ancient, unspeakable power, the opportunity arises for Rain, Stone, and the Elite 8 to strike back once and for all, before it's too late! Even with Nova at their command, will the Xplorers prove capable of preventing the RENEGADE RISING?!