Superstar writer Brian Wood (WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN: ALPHA & OMEGA, DMZ, Demo, Northlanders) takes on the X-Men! When a new race of ancient mutants is discovered, Storm's team investigates - and learns the secret origin of the Proto-Mutants! But tensions are running high back on Utopia - and even though Storm's team reports to Cyclops, she has her own agenda! How long can Storm keep an increasingly frustrated Cyclops from taking control of her team, and will the X-Men's infighting doom the Proto-Mutants to extinction? Plus: When Storm's field agents are kidnapped and a deadly weapon goes missing, the team must make a potentially fatal choice!