With almost all of the original members of X-Force II dead, a new version must be put together to continue their legacy. These members include Bloke (a gay pink monster), Vivisector (a Harvard grad wolfman), Phat (white trash with the ability to gain mass at will), Saint Anna (a healer) and The Orphan. Together for the first time, they hold their first press conference, which is quickly disrupted by the original X-Force. The get into a big brawl before working out a royalties agreement. The team parts ways for the day, but the press continues to hound them and rightfully so, because while harassing The Orphan, they hear a gunshot inside his house.