Storm battles the Shadow King's hounds as she tries to escape the trap he laid for her. She manages to escape the Shadow King as he and his hounds start the search for her at the same time the Nanny is tracking her. As Storm runs, she finds another thief calling himself Gambit, who gives her a much needed hand. The pair team up and escape from the Shadow King in grand fashion. Val Cooper arrives at the headquarters of Freedom Force to kill Mystique, who was waiting for this moment.
First appearance of Gambit (Remy LeBeau).