Spoilers: At the Peak, SWORD’s orbital HQ, Agent Brand witnesses a spacecraft entering Earth space, heading towards Westchester. Meanwhile, on Earth, Lila Cheney is performing at an outdoor festival, while the X-Men are tending to Lila’s security. Back at the mansion, Professor X explains to Jubilee and the students that they will remain at the mansion until he is sure they recovered from Alpha Red’s attack. Back to the festival, the spacecraft arrives and interrupts Lila’s concert. Fabian Cortez, who is backstage in disguise, contacts Gamesmaster and warns him of the unknown spacecraft. Lila reveals there’s a bounty hunter after her, who is revealed to be Death’s Head. The X-Men engage in a fight against him, until Agent Brand teleports and warns him that Lila had petitioned for asylum and should not be removed from Earth. While the X-Men, Brand and Death’s Head are distracted, Fabian Cortez sneaks upon Lila Cheney and overpowers her. With Lila’s powers out of control, she teleports the X-Men, Brand and Death’s Head to an unknown planet, inhabited by the Brood.