Nightcrawler attempts to save Barney Franks from burning alive by teleporting them into a river. Franks continues to burn even underwater and dies. Believing that Franks' death and the death of the 13 children had something to do with magic, Nightcrawler travels to Limbo to meet Amanda Sefton. She suggests that the boy, Seth, has innate magic abilities and is keeping himself silent by tying knots on a rope. Nightcrawler talks to Seth but unknotting the rope but is interrupted by Dr. Childs. Nightcrawler discovers that the bodies of the victims had mysteriously burned to ashes inside the morgue.