Book 1 was great, but this one is even better! It's getting closer to an all out war between the X-Men and Apocalypse and the X-Men are doing all they can t save humanity and prevent a full scale war! This Book goes more into detail about the humans struggle in the land that is controlled by Apocalypse. Mr. Sinister has abandoned Apocalypse and started his plan to stop him. We meet a new character know as Nate Grey who has crazy levels of psychic powers and is learning to master them. We also meet many other mutants during this book. Toward the end we meet the group of mutants know as the Externals who Gambit leads during the Age of Apocalypse.