This issue opens with the X-men engaged in hand to hand combat being taught by Wolverine. At one point Wolverine is bested by his opponent which enrages X-23 who rushes to Wolverines defense. Wolverine leaves on a personal mission while the rest of Stormís team is sent Spain to investigate the reappearance of a deceased X-man found at the exact spot she died. Storms X.S.E. leave Spain in response to an emergency beacon from Wolverines plane and find it in Antarctica.