"HIGHER LEARNING" pt. 4. Vacationing with her family in Peru, young Emma Frost discovers her newfound mutant powers aren't the only secret that her family is keeping! The perils and thrills of being a mutant set in as Emma slowly blossoms into the dangerous and seductive X-Man of today!
Emma went along with her butler to pick up her brother for a family vacation. Emma bumps into a man storming out of Christian's place and sees all his memories. She realizes that the man is Christian's lover and that Christian is gay. They go to Europe and when they were their, Emma and her sisters were bathing in the sun. Emma gets into an argument with Adrienne and leaves quickly. Emma is walking around when she bumps into a man and sees a vision of her brother's head on a platter. Emma is helped up by a French woman and Emma realizes that she can speak French fluently. She sees something disturbing on a magazine and asks the woman if she can keep it. Later Emma talks to her brother and tries to talk about his boyfriend, but Christian gets angry and storms out on Emma. Emma goes out at night to sight see and discovers her father with another woman. She decides to tail him and see where he is going. Her father and the woman go into a club, Emma tries to get in but the bouncer wouldn't let her. She brings up personal information about him and he lets her in. She sees her brother Christian in the club drunk and talking with the man she bumped earlier. Realizing he could die, she follows them and sees the guy putting Christian in a trunk. Emma was able to stop the guy from taking her brother and her father comes out to confront her. Christian finally confesses that he's gay to Emma but they were tape recorded by Adrienne. Adrienne tells her father about it, but Emma shows her father about the modeling picture Adrienne was doing on the cover of that magazine she saw earlier. Then Cordelia walks in with a tattoo on her belly button. Then her mother walks in with the camera Emma was using to take pictures of her father with another woman.