"Norman Osborn runs the Avengers, promising America a new day of safety and security. Cyclops leads the X-Men-- determined to free mutantkind from the forces of cold, impersonal, unreasoning institutional racism that threatens them. Both leaders are locked in a high-stakes chess match with the prize being their respective visions of utopia, and Emma Frost the one piece that could make either the winner! But which side of the board is she on? Plus: Who are the Dark X-Men? Find out the secrets behind this uncanny assemblage of mutants-- including Cloak, Dagger, Daken and Namor, the Sub-Mariner!"--P.  of cover.