An adventure series that focuses on the Superman character as a teenager. A meteor shower bursts from space, raining destruction on the unsuspecting citizens of Smallville, Kansas but delivering to the Kent's the baby to be known as the Man of Steel. Present day, fourteen years later, the healing process has left the town's inhabitants with scars and secrets. A popular yet awkward teen attempts to decipher the meaning of his life and his clouded past. As he struggles with the transition from boyhood to adulthood, his strength and strange abilities set him apart from his peers. His name is Clark Kent. Clark's loving but protective parents reveal his true origins. He is devastated by the discovery that the event which brought him to this world also killed the parents of his secret love, Lana Lang. As he struggles to make sense of his identity, Clark falls into an unstable friendship with young, well-to-do Lex Luther which eventually evolves into a rivalry.