Since Colossus fell in love with the alien girl Zsaji on Battleworld, he decides to break his relationship with Kitty Pryde whose heart gets broken in the process. Rogue nearly kills herself in the Danger Room after the traumatizing experience she had with Michael Rossi. Meanwhile, Wolverine and Nightcrawler call on Colossus to explain his behavior toward Kitty. In the bar where they gathered, Colossus picks a brawl with the Juggernaut who only wanted a glass of beer and the company of a nice girl. After the fight, Colossus has to face the consequences of his actions. The “nice girl“ turns out to be Selene, who in the meantime left the bar with another customer, only to drain his life force.In Dallas, Valerie Cooper of the NSA and Raven Darkhölme of the Defense's department of research have a hearty talk about the mutant menace. Valerie isn't aware that Raven is really Mystique, leader of the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants.