Heavy is The Head That Wears the Crown. Magneto, mutant radical and leader of a charged rebellion, emerges as the new sovereign of Genosha, an independent mutant state. But a civil war has erupted between the Magistrates and mutates…leaving Magneto in a diplomatic bind! Quicksilver and Rogue guest-star!
Magneto now has control over Genosha despite worldwide controversy, after he had collapsed the Earth´s electromagnetic field. Now he arrives to Genosha which is in a civil war between humans and mutates, and he is attacked by Magistrate forces but is saved by a mutate who takes him to meet with the existing leadership of the coutnry. Magneto incorporates this diverse group of Genoshan nationals into his new cabinet, though he truly trusts none of them. In the riots has risen a rebel group of mutates who opposes Magneto´s arrival to goverment leading by Zealot, a charismatic mutant son of the Genegineer.
In Central America, Quicksilver discovers that Amelia Voght has been spying on him under his father’s commands and demands to be taken to Magneto. He is surprised to learn of Magneto’s new role in Genosha and decides to look into the state of affairs there. He is quickly captured by The Zealot, who set up a trap to him. Magneto recruits Fabian Cortez into his cabinet to help him maintain his former power levels. Rogue arrives to try and talk some sense into Magneto and discovers The Zealot and his plan to sacrifice Pietro as the opening salvo in his war to reclaim Genosha from Magneto.