Nathan Petrella in his soul is not no hero, but the politician. Makes difficult decisions, which many people do not like. Does not attempt to rescue the individual, but doing what is best in his opinion for the majority. The first chapter is even allowed to talk to makes just watched as the New York becomes atomic desert. He was sorry that many people must die, but if it was for the good of the majority, was willing to sacrifice. Finally, he maintains a true hero and the sacrifices that all rescued. His brother flies high above New York and a bomb explodes in the form of Peter at a safe distance. Nathan is heavily irradiated, and only a miracle escape alive, although unable to move. Thanks to Adam's blood, but his body regenerates and can not live a normal life.
In the third chapter, together with his father and working on a substance that could confer the ability to ordinary people. At that moment they escalate its dispute with his brother and has since built on the opposite side of the barricade. Added to the poor, however, understand defeated, and the party will have all the skills people angry. As a major politician to meet President to work together to stave off the risk of these powerful people. His new company is hard, after all heroes. When she discovers that Nathan can fly, it must start to run like everyone else. After the final battle with Sylar is Nathan from becoming a hero, but unfortunately, also die.