*They were the Atlanteans, a peaceful civilization of artists and philosophers who used their phenomenal mental and physical skills to build an island utopia. They had but one responsibility: to guide and shepherd Earth's newborn race of homo sapiens towards a grand and glorious destiny. But when a mysterious cataclysm plunged Atlantis and its people beneath the waves, six - and only six - were awakened by a nameless stranger one thousand centuries later to find their utopia forgotten and in ruins, their brothers and sisters caught in an unshakable slumber... and the human race gone, having vanished centuries ago in the Transition, a passage to a higher plane of existence.
Aristophanes has reawakened four Atlanteans that have willingly allied with him to banish Capricia, Tug and the others from their home. Danik appeared to take Capricia away from Earth to fulfill the mysterious destiny that has been thrust upon her. Cast into the sea to die, Thaxis has discovered the largest Negation invasion of all on the ocean floor. *Source: Crux #23