Rachel Grey is attacked in Dr. Lyszinski’s office by the Shi’ar Death Commandos. Rachel is holding off the Commandos when the X-men and Sentinels arrive. After taking out the Shi’ar commandos, Rachel senses the Shi’ar starship that was backing up the commandos and senses the starship’s intent to fire on Chicago. She creates a force field that covers the city. The starship’s cannons explode on the force field, and Rachel redirects the energy back at the ship, disabling it. With the drama over, Rachel assures Kurt that she does not intend to kill anyone. She wants to find a way to bring honor to both her and her mother’s name.
-Side story: In Africa, Wolverine and Storm discover a young mutant who has been killed by a land mine. It appears someone is using local kids to form an army.