It's 1859 and Cyclops and Phoenix have been brought back in time by the Askani Clan of the future. They have arrived in London and have arrived in seperate locations, Cyclops in the sewers and Jean in the streets. Jean is told by Madame Sanctity why they have been brought here, to stop Apocalypse! Meanwhile, Apocalypse has taken an intrest in the experiments of Nathaniel Essex. Cyclops and Phoenix arrive at the Hellfire Club where Essex and Apocalypse have come to persuade those in charge to join them. After a short battle with Apocalypse, Cyclops is defeated and Phoenix is thrown into the river.