Cale Tucker is the primary protagonist of the animated film Titan A.E.. The son of the deceased scientist Sam Tucker, Cale lost his home in his childhood to the terrible Drej race, led by the Drej Queen. While in space, working at a salvage yard, he comes across the kind inventor Gune, the friendly alien Stith, the mysterious mentor Joseph Korso, and his love interest and future fiance Akima Kunimoto. Even though Cale and his team managed to save the galaxy from the Drej once, an even bigger threat emerges during the events of Heroes vs. Villains War in the form of the galactic warlord Emperor Zurg. Thus Cale and his comrades start a new adventure in the war that follows.