Cyclops and Jean Grey have been in the future for five years. Their identities are hidden by the monikers "Slym" and "Redd." They travel to Crestcoast with a young Nathan Christopher in hopes of finding a place to hide from Apocalypse until Nathan is older. Opposition comes, however, when the family tries to enter the city. Some ruffian mutants play with the idea of turning the "Daysprings" in to Apocalypse, but they are saved by a mysterious cyborg named Turrin.