Cannonball and Magik must track down Sunspot and Magma, both of whom have been kidnapped by an unknown group. Their search leads them to Lila Cheney and her new back-up singer, Dazzler! When Cannonball and Magik recount their story, Dazzler knows that they have been kidnapped by the Gladiators! Arriving to save Magma and Sunspot, the group are surprised to learn that Magma and Sunspot do not want to be rescued. Suddenly, Magneto arrives on the scene at the request of Professor X!