|Description: One of
the, male, students arrives at Adrienne's room
with flowers. She pulls him in.
room, Jubilee, Paige and Penance have become
temporary residents following the fire in Jubilee's
room. Banshee arms an alarm before leaving and
the girls settle down for the night. Jubilee
becomes upset thinking about her room since not
only were all her posessions destroyed but also
photos of her deceased parents.
Jono's room, Angelo and Ev play on the
Playstation and Jono asks them about how they
feel about the students persecuting anyone they
think might be a mutant. While Angelo and Jono
admit that they feel anger towards the humans, Ev
tries to rationalise 'normal' people's fear of
Emma's office, she and Sean discuss the recent
events and their suspicions of Adrienne. Emma
reveals how she doesn't believe that her sister
is in trouble with the London section of the
Hellfire Club, and that she is somehow behind the
sudden explosion of mutant hatred on campus.
Paige and Monet meet in a hallway and discuss
what they've heard from other students. Suddenly
a chair comes flying through a door, barely
missing them. A group of boys are beating up the
boy seen in issue 67, Monet intervenes but loses
control. She throws one of the assailants across
the room, holds him up against a wall and begins
to shout at him. Sean comes in and manages to
calm her down.
the library, Ev is studying. Monet comes up to
him. The two kiss but are interrupted by the
librarian so they decide to go somewhere more
private. Meanwhile Emma and Sean discuss the
attack on the boy, who is in a critical condition
in hospital. Emma tells Sean that Ambassador St.
Croix rang to say that Artie, Leech and Penance
arrived safely in Morocco. Outside they suddenly
see a steady stream of cars pulling up in front
of the Academy. Emma senses hate and fear coming
from the passengers.
This issue was so-so. While the art was sometimes
quite good, at other times it was just plain ugly.
The same goes for the colours which could be
great one minute, and dull the next. Story wise
not much happened. Jubilee's grief over losing
photos of her parents was believable, and it was
good to see the boys discussing how they felt
about humans. I guess they're trying to build up
tension but you could easily skip this issue and
not have missed anything seriously important. And
while I prefer this nicer more human Monet, the
expression of any emotion is very odd for her let
alone a loss of control.