Siryn and M are assigned a case to enforce a court order, while Wolfsbane and Rictor get down and dirty. Strong Guy is offered a job and Madrox meets Joseph Huber. And Nicole finds something that Layla Miller didn't know about.
M and Siryn are attacked and kidnapped. Joseph Huber has an idea. Madrox finally figures something out. Nicole shows her true personality and attacks Layla.
Luckily, Layla is saved by her arch enemy. X-Factor call in Cyclops and Beast to hear out Huber. His cover is then blown by Layla, and he attacks X-Factor. M and Siryn break out of their chains.
Rictor fights Huber, revealed to be the Isolationist. Madrox, Wolfsbane and Strong Guy suffer in the cold, and M and Siryn finally get their job done. Layla finally sorts out Nicole.