PRELUDE TO EXCALIBUR! The X-Men are dead. Or so the world believes. And MYSTIQUE wants FORGE dead for his role in the loss of ROGUE! Enter NIGHTCRAWLER and SHADOWCAT who, injured as they are, must dig deep to find new strength and do what is right as the last X-Men standing! Artist Scot Eaton joins as writer Chris Claremont enters X-MEN LEGENDS with a brand-new tale, set in the aftermath of FALL OF THE MUTANTS and before the events of his legendary EXCALIBUR!