|Description: The first
issue in the Four Days story arc focuses on Jono
(aka Chamber) as he spends the day alone in New
Travelling to the city
with Jubilee and M, they separate and he goes
record shopping. In a record store he notices a
girl browsing. He attempts to speak to her but
she is frightened and runs out of the store, onto
the road and into the path of an oncoming car.
Jono uses his powers to save her. He realises
that she is deaf and dumb and that is why she was
so frightened when he spoke to her. He explains
that he is a mutant and how he can speak into her
mind. They leave the scene of the crash together
and head to a cafe.
the cafe the girl, Rana, apologises for not
realising that Jono can't drink. She explains
that she was in the music store because she likes
to feel the vibrations, the rhythym, of the music.
the day progresses they become closer. Jono is
reluctant to tell her much about himself, despite
her assurances that she won't hurt him. Later,
when the eventually part, she gives him her
address. Before she leaves she kisses him on the
cheek and then on his bandages.
on the way back to the Academy, Monet questions
Jono on his 'date'. Although slightly angry that
M has been reading his thoughts, he tells her how
much he enjoyed the day. However he doesn't want
to drag Rana in his world. As the car continues
to drive away, Jono drops Rana's address out the
Issues that are focused solely on the characters
are my favourites. If I had my way only one in
every ten issues would have superheroics and that's
one of the reason's why I enjoyed this issue so
much. Jono is still very much the loner of the
group, but here he finds someone with whom he can
identify. And while I'm disappointed that he
decided not to completely trust Rana and bring
include her in his life, it was more in keeping
with his character to not take the chance.