Twenty years after the original series and with a brand new Batsuit, Bruce Wayne takes on a gang of kidnappers to rescue a hostage only to suffer a heart attack. Forced to take up a gun to save his life he decides to retire.
Warren McGinnis, an employee of Wayne-Powers Industries, is given a disc containing classified information about a highly lethal kind of contaminant being manufactured by the company. The informant, a friend and fellow employee, vanishes.
Terry McGinnis, Warren's son, breaks his curfew and has a run-in with a gang called "The Jokerz". He flees to the countryside where an elderly Bruce Wayne comes to his aid. Weakened after the fight Bruce allows Terry to help him back to the manor. While he is unconscious Terry stumbles upon the Batcave.
Terry returns home to find his father dead. Swearing vengeance, he discovers the disc among his father's personal effects and returns to Wayne Manor to tells Bruce about the suspected corruption within his company...