Guest-starring the Starjammers, Nick Fury, and Ka-Zar. Story by Chris Claremont. Art and cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams. The X-Men battle Deathbird and Shi'ar Imperial Guard for the fate of the universe. Plus, the students of Xavier's Institute are reunited with someone they never thought they'd see again. Meanwhile back on Earth, Nick Fury, Ka-Zar, Rogue, and Magneto mount a desperate attack to save mankind from the mad machinations of Zaladane! ***death of Zaladane Tri-fold cover by Lee/Williams.