"What is... the Power?"
Down, but not out, the Pharaoh escapes with the help of his minions. The Pharaoh's plot is unveiled as he plans to kill Alex, thinking that as Alex's powers grew, his own ebbed. Alex has a guardian Angel watching over him but can't stop the transformation of the Pharaoh into the Living Monolith. Alex takes all back but he cannot control the Power.
Back-up story features the Origins of the X-Men series concluding the Angel's recruitment.