Born in whimsy though it was, the British mutant team had its share of dark days - never moreso than under the horrific hands of Warren Ellis! Excalibur enters the Genoshan war zone with Peter Wisdom, smoking sardonic spy extraordinaire, as their guide! Plus: Nightcrawler's magic girlfriend Daytripper joins the cast when a sorcerous struggle centers on Shadowcat's Soulsword! Mutant terrorism, extraterrestrial espionage and more! Guest-starring Wolverine!
Collecting EXCALIBUR (1988) #83-90 and material from X-MEN PRIME.