Imagine if you lived in a world where at any moment, you could be caught in the middle of a brawl between superheroes and super villains. Hughie doesn't have to imagine that. He lived it. The night he professed his love to his dream girl, she was brutally killed in a freak accident involving two super powered beings. Hughie is offered a position on a team who's sole purpose is to make sure that superheroes are kept in check. This team is known as The Boys.