Several X-Men converge on Muir Island after strange, recent events draw them to the same place. Plus, Magneto makes a surprising announcement that affects the future of the X-team.
Magneto "quits" as the school's headmaster. Lorna Dane is rescued by the Banshee and taken to Muir Island, her body keeps on growing and she also possesses superstrength now. During a bad weather day in Cairo, Illinios a young girl is discovered needing medical attention. She looks like Storm, but is way too young to be her.
Wolverine and Jubilee escape from the Reavers base, the cyborgs pinpoint Muir Island as their most probable destination and plan to invade the island. Forge has a strange shamanic dream where he faces the Shadow King and realizes that Storm is still alive.