Korbin was a planet located in the Burning Galaxy. It was attacked by a horde of Fire Demons sent to their world by Surtur the ruler of Muspelheim. They created a choose their greatest warrior and used their advanced science to turn him in to Beta Ray Bill. He used his new power to defend his world but it was hopeless. He was able to save a large group of his people and stored them on a ship called Skuttlebutt. He and the ship was able to escape just before his world was destroyed. The explosion was picked up by a S.H.I.E.L.D. long range satellite, they asked for to go out to the region to investigate.