Date: 2013-05-01 03:16 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] mrstatham
Seriously. The only ones who come across as remotely sympathetic are the time-displaced X-Kids. Everyone else is just.. Jesus. We're meant to sympathise with Wolverine's group after he threatened to murder Young!Scott to bring Xavier back? And we're meant to sympathise with Scott's group when he claims to be fighting the good fight but is essentially using his muscle to invade a school and recruit some of it's members. Seriously.

Date: 2013-05-01 05:21 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] angelophile
I'm reading this book for the original X-men and Kitty. That's enough of a draw for me to get past the fuckery on the part of most of the other characters.

Date: 2013-05-01 05:34 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] blunderbuss
I know, it goddamn bothered me that Scott is asking kids and teenagers to sign up for a REALLY BIG choice that they're barely only enough to make. Sure, Scott would justify that humanity has forced this upon them, blah blah, but it seems like they're play tug-of-war with kids.

Date: 2013-05-01 08:42 pm (UTC)
ablackraptor: (Default)
From: [personal profile] ablackraptor
In fairness to Scott, they've been doing this for years and no one in-universe seemed to have a problem with it. Considering most of the characters here were recruited when they were 14-17, and the kids here were already recruited by Xavier in their own timeline.

Date: 2013-05-02 06:04 am (UTC)
blunderbuss: (Default)
From: [personal profile] blunderbuss
True, but there is a real difference between 'come to this school so you can learn more about your powers' and 'MUTANT CRUSAAAAAAADE!'

Date: 2013-05-01 06:28 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
With Logan, I took it as him just venting. If really given the opportunity, he wouldn't actually do it. In fact, Bendis has said that Logan will start to bond with the young Scott, seeing the tight-assed-but-cool Cyclops from before everything went to hell with them all in him.

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