Following the release of the Terrigen Mist over Earth, mutants have become sick and sterile. Humankind is more hateful than ever towards them after Cyclops' actions.
Magik is injured while saving a little girl named Sapna in New Delhi. Astounded by the heightened level of violence, Storm decides that it is time to act: she must form a new team to protect mutants. She seeks out Jean Grey who refuses to join them, but after Ororo gives her a mini-Cerebro, she tells Ororo and Iceman of a surprising mutant presence.
Meanwhile, Magik convinces her brother Colossus to join them. They will go see Nightcrawler who we see fighting mutants Aries, Azimuth, Coda and Chimera.
In Canada, a clawed figure comes across a benevolent Sentinel. Storm and Iceman arrive and recognize what appears to be their long lost colleague, Logan.
Nikolai and Alexandra Rasputin appear in a flashback.