Having successfully revised Cameron Hodge's X-Tinction Agenda, the X-Teams must figure out "what next?" With enemies occupying all corners of the globe, now might be the time to unite, but with what purpose and under whose leadership?
Magneto and Rogue team up with Ka-Zar in the fight to free the Savage Land from Zaladane. Meanwhile the X-Men arrive at their destination with Lila Cheney where they are greeted by a familiar face.... just not the one they expected!!
On the far side of the universe the X-Men find themselves in the middle of a galactic struggle for the Shi'ar throne. Back on earth it's the Master of Magnetism vs. the Mistress of Magnetism is a fight to the death with no less than the fate of the planet at stake!!
Despite the X-Men's recent disappearance, things seem to be pretty calm for X-Factor; their days with filled with training exercises and romance. But a new group of foes, who have studied X-Factor and their weaknesses, have other plans for the team!
Apocalypse's minions assault on X-Factor's ship has left it in a bad state. Turned against the heroes and slowly turning to the dark side, Ship is forced to make a hard decision. In the midst of the turmoil a visitor from another times arrives, but what are her intentions and whose side is she on?
Witness X-Factor's final showdown with Apocalypse in the blue area of the moon, with no less than the fate of the world and perhaps the universe at stake! Will Cyclops' own son fall victim to Apocalypse's machinations? This is the fight you've been waiting for!!
Professor X charges the X-Men, returned from space, with reconnaissance of Muir Island and its inhabitants, while he tends to things back in New York. Unfortunately this plays right into the hands of their unseen adversary: The Shadow King!!
It's the return of Colossus!! But as a pawn of the Shadow King, will Colossus' return mean the death of Charles Xavier? Meanwhile, on Muir Island, the X-Men continue to battle their demons... and each other!!
With the Uncanny X-Men out of contact on Muir Island, Professor X turns to the only people he can trust: his first students and original X-Men- X-Factor! Will this happiest of reunions under the most dire of situations be enough to overcome the Shadow King??
The final battle between Xavier and the Shadow King takes place on the astral plane as X-Man battles X-Man all around them. The Muir Island Saga reaches is conclusion and the X-Teams are changed forever!!
Clean up is underway at Muir Island and the healing process has begun for all involved. But Charles Xavier can't rest easy: His son, Legion, hasn't woken up after his encounter with the Shadow King. Is the most powerful telepath on the planet enough to fix his broken psyche?