Everyone knew that the CIA had tried to recruit Rodney after building a non-working model of a nuclear device in 6th grade, what they didn't know was that he had accepted. He is accepted into a program which trained talented young men and women and upon his 18th birthday is allowed to complete missions. His genius extends to what he learned in the program. He is an expert martial artist, and know everything that a skilled black-ops can do. Eventually Rodney is invited to Atlantis, and although he is retired he is given permission to break cover if the situation requires it. On an offworld mission he runs into a situation that needs his skill. John is in for a surprise, but his surprise is not as great as the others. The real Meredith Rodney McKay appears.