Gambit and the team end up in Moscow where an old associate of Gambit's needs his help rescuing a girl who has been kidnapped. Storm enlists the help of one of her contacts from the Thieves Guild in order to get close to the kidnappers. The trail leads to a giant night club where the X-Men must hide their mutant abilities in order to infiltrate. However, they are soon discovered by the owner, Ransome Sole, and captured. Storm, the only X-Men still free, calls in her contact to get her in to the complex where she finds out that the Ransome Sole is selling mutants and humans as slaves to the highest bidder. Storm sets the X-Men free and the X-Men defeat the slave trader.