* LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt: Subverted ''in backstory'' with the destruction of San Francisco.
-->"Bludlust... was holding the whole city hostage. Again... And at the last moment Pharos raced to the rescue. Again. And then something happened that had never happened before. The thing, the device, the weapon: it went off."
** Incidentally, this marked the beginning of anti-mutant hysteria.
* MoralEventHorizon: [[spoiler:Soledad sinks below one after an EtTuBrute, complete with HeroicBSOD and FreakOut.]]