Zed was a reptilian-mammalian hybrid inhabitant of the planet of Z'lyztaya. He was one of the four survivors that were off planet when the alien destructive engine known as the Obliterator
systematically destroyed everything he knew and loved. With their home destroyed Zed and the others sought to find a safe haven, but the Obliterator's mother-ship locked onto their ship in pursuit of them, which made their escape seem doomed. That was until they registered a subspace transmission coming from an unstable wormhole at the edge of their solar system. They quickly used the signal as a life line, and braved the dangers of the wormhole to the place of the signals origin, the planet Earth. Zed, who was the navigator of the ship, and he was warped while traveling through the wormhole.