THE KINGS OF PAIN PART 4 Proteus, the son of Moira MacTaggert, loses control over his psychic powers. Deeply disillusioned, and putting both mutant and human in harm’s way, will X-Factor do whatever it takes to end Proteus’ reign of terror? Guest-starring Cable and his New Mutants!
"King of Pain"
Final story of "The Kings of Pain," continued from the Uncanny X-Men Annual #15. Proteus has been resurrected and X-Factor is responding to the events in Scotland. Everything is turning into a well-ordered math equation and the team must find a way to stop Proteus from changing the world into his version of perfect order. The other teams (X-Force, the New Warriors, and the Muir Island mutants) band together to offer Proteus the last two options they know of: normalcy or death. Proteus's decision could affect how the world is seen forevermore.
Final episode of "The Killing Stroke," continued from X-Men Annual #15. Freedom Force is falling apart at the hands of Desert Sword. The team makes one final push towards escape. There's a reason this is Freedom Force's last mission...
"Tribute the Third"
Mystique lays Destiny to rest at sea. What should be a solemn event ends up being an eye-opener.