Stormwatch Prime(Battallion, Flashpoint, Nautika and Sunburst), and Backlash are operating in the Gulf War. they encounter the superhuman mercenary team MERCs, and engage in a bloody battle in an oil field. As the smoke clears, Sunburst, Nautika and Flashpoint are missing, presumed dead. They are diascovered to be prisoners of the MERCs on Gamorra island a year later. following the disaster, Batallion is appointed commander of Stormwatch One(Hellstrike, Diva, Fuji and Winter), but he intends to quit the team.