Colossus; Cyclops; Emma Frost; Kate Kildare; Magneto; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Shadowcat; Sadie Sinclair; Wolverine
A.I.M. is extorting San Fransisco corporations by threatening to initiate an enormous earthquake. The Bay Area businessmen feel the demonstration tremors and start paying the ransom, but with the deadline looming, the Mayor calls the X-Men for help. On Utopia, Kate Kildare begins working with Magneto to improve his public relations image as they prepare to announce to the fearful world that he is now a X-Man.