As Ben and Gwen are planning Max’s birthday on the shore of Horse Thief Lake, a mysterious stranger appears and kidnaps her, so Ben follows her into a strange portal. When the dust settles, Ben suddenly realizes he is twenty years old in the future, where humans and aliens live peacefully. Ben then learns that Gwen’s captor is her thirty-year-old future self, who has become a master sorceress. Gwendolyn reveals that the current Ben, called Ben 10,000, is now a world-renowned hero with ten thousand different alien forms at his disposal. But, upon meeting his future self, Ben realizes that the future Ben is all business and just can’t relax and have fun, not even for his own family.