Deadpool has been secretly hired by Archangel to search for evidence of Apocalypse’s return. After a year on the hunt, the Merc with the Mouth tracks down Clan Akkaba and discovers that it may be too late. Archangel responds by assembling a new X-Force team capable of killing one of the X-Men’s most deadly enemies.
While searching for the new location of Apocalypse's Ship, the newest X-Force team trains for their mission to eliminate one of the X-Men's deadliest foes. X-Force heads for the Blue Area of the moon to take on Apocalypse but ends up tangling with his Final Horsemen instead.
On the blue area of the moon, the Final Horsemen have easily taken down X-Force. The team is forced to fight through intense pain and formulate a plan to take out their deadly foes. Through perseverance and teamwork, X-Force finally wins the day but are too beaten to confront Apocalypse as his ship prepares to teleport away. As the only member left standing, Psylocke prepares to take on Apocalypse alone.