The Marauders track and secretly follow a Morlock girl named Tommy. In San Francisco Dazzler is upset about being in hiding when she is attacked by a psychic entity Malice. Rogue searches for Phoenix in Manhattan. She rescues two workmen when a window-cleaning scaffold breaks. Rogue later goes to Bloomindales where she is accosted for being a mutant. One of the workmen steps in to help her before she flies away from the crowd. Illyana tells Colossus that she is worried about Kitty before going to see her. Kitty has altered Cerebro so it can be used by anyone. An alarm goes off to say that one of their missing friends has been spotted. Magneto goes to the Hellfire club. Outside he spots X-Factor and recognizes them as the original X-Men. Inside the club Magneto is offered a place in the inner circle. Nightcrawler is being attacked by a mob when Kitty, Peter and Illyana arrive and talk the mob down. Logan and Storm find the end of Phoenix’s trail. Tommy arrives in the Morlock tunnels only to be attacked by the Marauders. They tell her that they used her to find the Morlocks home.
Starting with #209, Marvel started doing ONE newsstand version (instead of TWO newstand versions: one Canadian and one USA).