- October 15th, 2015
Mona and Li-Rogg decide to return to space. The deposited Harbinger and Scorpion are left in London to reorganize their lives. A new hero also jumps onto the scene. A living statue B.C. becomes involved in the London superhuman community. He is only a recent addition to London and is closely tied to the British Museum. While B.C. is making his rounds and interacting with people near the British Museum, Scorpion and Harbinger are dealing with the University College London and both of their hearings. Lavelle Johnson being a well-known and established scientist has his hearing quickly. It goes well, despite his long and unexplained absence. The research which he discovered on a far-off alien planet is presented to the jury and the worth of Dr. Johnson and his research keeps him in his position. Dr. Johnson is somewhat upset that he wasn’t given the proper respect during his hearing. Meahwhile Nadia Maxwell meets her friends at a bar in London. She finds that Reginald had left University College and moved to Oxford. She also has a meeting with her mother that goes surprisingly well considering her issues with her school. Nadia also turns over the Power Broker serum. Those two heroes continue with their lives, dealing with school and the changes resulting from their last trip.
Meanwhile, B.C. and Scorpion stumble upon a murder scene. Scorpion tries to save the shot man, but he’s dead upon arrival at the hospital. Meanwhile, B.C. finds an address left at the crime scene. He walks to the location and waits for someone to answer him. He eventually notices a vehicle pull into the back and B.C. goes to investigate. He gets into a brawl and murders two gangsters in a garage. B.C. leaves and returns back to his area near the British Museum. A few days later, Lavelle Johnson is contacted by Science Advancement Institute (SAI) and offered a position at a place that would “respect him”. Not long after LaVelle Johnson and Nadia Maxwell confer. Nadia convinces LaVelle to go on patrol. On this patrol, the two pass near the British Museum where they see B.C. shouting at something in the sky. B.C. is able to see some sort of yellow glowing figure that flies straight into the British Museum. As the heroes approach the museum, a bright light explodes forth from the interior and the heroes rush towards the structure.
B.C. runs to the door and busts through with his powers while Harbinger and Scorpion debate the ethics of busting into the museum. B.C. enters the museum and sees the man made of yellow energy once more standing next to a large man who declares himself “Dragon King”. B.C. speaks to both of them which interests the energy being because he had assumed no one could see him. The energy man tells Dragon King to kill B.C. and flies off. Dragon king, overconfident, flicks B.C. away and marches through the front wall of the museum. At this point, Harbinger and Scorpion notice the Dragon King and a brawl begins. Harbinger uses all of his ability in a desperate attempt to take out Dragon King instantaneously which fails taking Harbinger out of the fight. Scorpion and B.C. fight the Dragon King, but the fight isn’t going well. As they are on the verge of a loss, B.C. creates an illusion of Captain Britain who threatens and intimidates Dragon King into fleeing. B.C. sends the illusion to continue to harass Dragon King as he flees, but Dragon King figures out its nature as an illusion. Humilated and surrounded by the police, Dragon King flees to return at a later time. After the battle, Scorpion, Harbinger, and B.C. are introduced with an exchange of information. Harbinger, seeing B.C.’s serious injuries recommends he see a doctor. Maybe Dr. LaVelle Johnson. The heroes then split up.
The heroes continue to deal with their daily lives. Harbinger recovers from the damage of stretching his power beyond their limits. He also refuses to go on patrol with Scorpion any longer. Scorpion runs into a situation at the Thames River where a meteorite holding some strange person crashes into the river. The person or alien attacks Scorpion and after a quick battle is defeated and taken to Dr. Johnson’s home. Dr. Johnson and Scorpion take the captive to his lab and leave momentarily and return early in the morning as classes begin. On the way in, they meet B.C. who is standing near Dr. Johnson’s lab. B.C. had journeyed to the labs because he was examining the stolen exhibit area at the British Museum when he started to suffer from scaly growths on his marble arm. Meanwhile, he started to feel ill with a cough. All unusual for a man made of marble. So, Dr. Johnson decided to examine him. Surprisingly, B.C. turned out to be a solid chunk of marble that should be unable to get sick. Dr. Johnson decides to cut off his arm since he had demonstrated some ability to regenerate and that seemed to be the best way to prevent the spreading of the scale like growth. Though B.C.‘s arm didn’t grow back quickly, he still decided to seek out what had happened at the museum. He leaves and while LaVelle and Nadia are discussing B.C., the person from the meteorite escaped. After some research at the local library, he goes down to Trafalgar Square and creates an illusion calling for Eryn a “so-called mage” who worked with X-Force.