In the deserts of Akaba, Apocalypse has returned! In Costa Rica, Alex and Lorna discover a grotesquely swollen Doop. While Lorna wants to embrace it, Alex desperately wants to get away. The Leper Queen confesses the reasons she hates mutants so. And Mystique returns to the X-Mansion but she isn't alone, and Gambit isn't happy about it.
Synopsis: Franklin Richards forgot to get Christmas presents for his family! He decides to use the Fantastic Four Time Platform to go shopping before Santa arrives. He overshoots and lands in King Aurther’s court. He gets the idea of getting historical artifacts as gifts, so from there, he travels along the timeline to visit George Washington, Billy the Kid, Degas, King Tut, and even his future self. The adventure nearly ends, however, when he finds himself face to faces with a dinosaur. He returns home empty-handed but learns that his family doesn’t care – he is the best gift they’ve ever received.