I’m not going to pretend I fully understand everything that happened in this recent issue of X-Men Gold. Sure, the Nanite-made Sentinels are completely out of control, killing everyone with a slight genetic mutation. This includes baldness, irregular heartbeats, cancer, albinos, you get the picture. They’re essentially on a mass murder spree across the US. They’re almost like Hydra as well, in that if you cut one down, smaller and stronger ones take its place. I think we can most certainly all agree that this entire incident is Gambit’s fault.
If he had looked into his client, if he had researched what he was stealing, if he wasn’t so damn klutzy…the list goes on and on. But what is blame going to get you when self-replicating sentinels are on a mass murder spree? You save the blame for later and then take a trip through Rachel’s psyche.
Oh you read that correctly. Let’s hang out in Rachel’s head and see how she talks about her fears of her powers with her dead mother and father. It’s not weird at all. I mean, isn’t that what you would do while witnessing mass murder? [Continue reading]