- Like You Would Really Do It: 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.
- Moral Event Horizon: Soledad sinks below one after an Et Tu, Brute?, complete with Heroic B.S.O.D. and Freak Out!.