The X-Men had escaped from Mutant Master. Mutant Master reveals to Changeling his plans on make the humans destroy themselves on a 3rd World War, and then the mutants could rule the Earth, with him as their leader. The X-Men try to avoid his evil plans, and split into two groups: while Marvel Girl, Beast and Angel go to Europe, Iceman and Cyclops go to Washington. In Europe the X-Men find Vanisher and Blob, manage to defeat them but are captured by the Russian Army. Inside the Pentagon Cyclops and Iceman too are having problems with the US Army.
2nd story: "A man called... X" - The Origin of Cyclops.
Young Scott Summers is having problems with an angry mob because of his powers, and professor Xavier is telling the FBI agent Fred Duncan that he could help with mutant issues.