Generation Next is a team led by Colossus and Shadowcat and charged by Magneto with the suicide mission of rescuing I llyana Rasputin from the labor camps of Core Seattle. All events in this volume are a part of the major X-Men story arc of Age of Apocalypse on Earth-295.
The team consists of Colossus, Shadowcat, Husk, Chamber, Skin, Vincente, Know-it-all (M) and Mondo.
The team, on orders of Magneto, infiltrate Core Seattle, the mining core run by Sugar Man that supplies most of the energy to Apocalypse's North American territory.
The volume ran from March to June 1995.