STRIKE SQUAD, ordered to investigate reports of unsecured Monsuno essence, explores a giant, abandoned city- sized factory called MECHANOPOLIS. They are lured in by Six and captured. Later, TCT arrive at Mechanopolis to discover the Squad's whereabouts. But once inside, they find that someone is brining the factory back online. BREN is uncharacteristically excited about the mission, but only because he hopes to be able to rescue his crush, TANGO. Secretly Six is following TCT and reporting back to his father, DR. KLIPSE. When more parts of the factory are reactivated, the team is separated. Chase and Bren meet the factory/city's only resident ROT JOHNNY, a crazy hermit. He takes CHASE and Bren to show them the factory's big secret. Meanwhile, Six attacks and subdues JINJA and DAX with a Monsuno. Elsewhere, BEYAL discovers JINJA hiding, who reveals that she grew up in Mechanopolis. She explains that the factory was abandoned when it got a will of its own and began attacking the people ...