GAMBIT may be in over his head? JOELLE, the woman he's fighting to save, the one he may be falling for, is on the brink of death. But could the secret she's been keeping be the key to her survival? Meanwhile, Gambit's former flame and current Uncanny Avenger ROGUE must decide whether she'll help him save Joelle or bring him in. And the villainous TOMBSTONE? Well, he's willing to cut down any and all of 'em to get what he wants?