- This article is about the 1993 Marvel Comics crossover storyline centered around the X-Men.
- For the 1987 film, see Fatal Attraction. For the Animal Planet network TV series about exotic pet ownerships gone wrong, see Fatal Attractions .
is a major X-Men crossover
written by Fabian Nicieza
and Scott Lobdell
, published by Marvel Comics
in 1993. Spanning the entire line of books, it served to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Marvel's X-Men.
and his Acolytes
return, a new confrontation with the X-Men begins, with Professor Xavier
tempted to cross a moral line to stop them.
, now led by Fabian Cortez
, attack Camp Hayden, the headquarters for Project: Wideawake
, the latest government Sentinel program. The base is defended by government-sponsored mutant team X-Factor
, and as the battle rages Cortez makes an offer to Quicksilver
to be the Acolyte's new leader, accepting his role as Magneto
's heir. The Acolytes leave after Quicksilver strongly declines.
X-Force is approached by the mutant Exodus
, who brings an offer of sanctuary from an unknown greater power. It is revealed that the "sanctuary" (which is referred to as Avalon
) is in fact Cable's former base of operations Graymalkin (now retrofitted with Shiar technology), and the "greater power" to be the mutant Magneto, who was presumed dead after the fall of Asteroid M. Cable
teleports X-Force away from Avalon using the station's... Read More