Synopsis: Mr. Sinister (as Nathan Essex) asks a young Gambit and his father to steal his old diaries back from Weapon X. During the job, Wolverine escapes and provides Gambit with the proper means of escape. Gambit finds the contents of Sinister's diary dangerous and destroys the book. He lies to Sinister he didn't find the book and Sinister believes him. He returns home, concluding his partnership has just begun and continues to watch his Marauders getting cloned in test tubes.