Generation X arrive in Ireland to find that Sean's
castle has disappeared, and there is only a
strange mist in its place. Synch sees strange
images in the mist and is pulled in, Chamber
follows. Banshee deals with the Black Air Intel
operatives(an organisation that investigates the
paranormal) by using his powers to knock them out.
The team follow Jono and Ev into the mist.
Meanwhile, elsewhere, Cordelia Frost is enjoying
the sunshine with her friend Mondo and dives into
the water. She doesn't emerge and Mondo goes
under in search of her. Returning to the GenXer's
we find them in a strange alternate reality
wearing old fashioned clothes. They pass out from
lack of oxygen. Elsewhere Chamber and Synch are
wearing similar clothes and are battling some
knights, protecting some elven people who then
carry them off 'home'. Nearby Banshee and the
White Queen awake in a dungeon, find one of
Banshee's friends also down there. They free
themselves and begin to make their way out of the
castle. In another place the 'Grande Dame' bring
the rest of the GenXer's, Husk, Jubilee, M,
Penance and Skin to her. She gives them breathing
apparatus. She shows them the 'glamour machine'
and tells them that they are the 'chosen ones'
destined to fix it. The glamour machine is the
life force of the elves, fairies etc. and it is
broken. She shows them an 'ancient scroll' to
prove that they truly are these chosen ones but
closer inspection reveals that the scroll is
freshly painted. Husk, Jubilee and M begin work
on the glamour machine. Skin answers a knock at
the door and finds himself face to face with a
Comments: I truly hate
this story arc. The Irish accents, leprechauns,
fairies, elves...it's just too much to take. Plus
I'm not a fan of Roger Cruz's art, his profiles
look really flat, the teens don't look like
teenagers. You get the idea. Not the best example
of Lobdell's work on the book.