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Earth-717: X-Men Vol 2-1

Earth-717: X-Men Vol 2-1

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Published by Carlos Morales
An alternate time. An alternate world. Under the leadership of Scott Summers, the X-Men have managed to become a force of justice in the cause for mutants. However, sinister forces in the shadows seek to destroy everything they hold dear. When a mutant assassin starts to target the team in ways they struggle to counter, the X-Men must uncover the truth, or perish trying.
An alternate time. An alternate world. Under the leadership of Scott Summers, the X-Men have managed to become a force of justice in the cause for mutants. However, sinister forces in the shadows seek to destroy everything they hold dear. When a mutant assassin starts to target the team in ways they struggle to counter, the X-Men must uncover the truth, or perish trying.

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Published by: Carlos Morales on Jul 07, 2014
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Earth-717: X-Men Vol 2Chapter 1: EvolutionLondon, 1867Wyndham umped at the !ound o" a #ra#$ o" thunder% &ra''in( at hi! #he!t, he !tared out the )indo) a! the rain #ontinued to pour over the dan$ #ity vie)% *he repetition o" the patterin( o" the rain !tri$in( the (round helped him re(ulate hi! 'reathin(%+Mr% WyndhamWyndham #ontinued to $eep hi! (a.e a""i/ed to the )indo)% 0"ter a minute, he "inally !topped  'reathin( throu(h hi! mouth and !lo)ly turned 'a#$ to the man !ittin( in "ront o" him% e )a! draped in a 'la#$ 'u!ine!! !uit, and )a! !ittin( in ele(ant, #rim!on arm#hair% *he room they )ere in )a! e/trava(antly lavi!hed, )ith ri#h, patterned #arpet!, numerou! ta'le!"ull o" )orldly trin$et!, a lamp li(htin( the t)o men and variou! e/pen!ive paintin(! adornin( the )all!% *he man !ittin( in "ront o" Wyndham lo)ered hi! head and narro)ed hi! eye! a! he tried to (et hi! attention%+Mr% Wyndham a!$ed the man% +0re you !till )ith meWyndham !tammered%+-e!, ye!, do#tor%+3on4t tell me a little thunder!torm (ot the 'etter o" you% 5 $no) it4! dar$ out there, 'ut )e4re  per"e#tly !a"e in!ide%+5-5 $no)% 5 $no)% 5 u!t (-(et umpy )hen 5 tal$ a'out thi!, thi! !tu"", i! all% e!%oldin( hi! hand! to(ether, the man e/haled% Wyndham adu!ted hi! (la!!e!, tappin( hi! "oot a(ain!t the (round repeatedly the )hole time%+3o#tor 3aniel!+o need to 'e !o "ormal, Mr% Wyndham% Call me Mar#u!% 5 li$e my patient! to loo$ at me a! a "riend )hom they #an tru!t, rather than a! a pro"e!!ional therapi!t%
 
+$ay% $ay% Mar#u!% 5-5 )anted to a!$, uhm % % % % )ould it 'e a-alri(ht i" 5 had a drin$+9y all mean!%Wyndham too$ a !mall "la!$ out o" hi! in!ide a#$et po#$et and, hi! hand! !ha$in(, un!#re)ed the #ap )ith !ome !tru((le% 9reathin( throu(h hi! teeth, hi! hand )hi#h )a! holdin( the "la!$ "ier#ely vi'rated a! he tried to 'rin( it to hi! lip!% &u..lin( hal" o" the "la!$4! #ontent!, he then !tu""ed the #ap  'a#$ on and pla#ed the "la!$ 'a#$ in the po#$et% e then put hi! hand! on the armre!t! and (ripped them !o ti(htly that hi! "in(ernail! 'e(an di((in( into the material%+Mr% Wyndham, !aid Mar#u!, +5 )ant you to !tart at the 'e(innin(% *ell me everythin( that happened, and 'e very !pe#i"i#%+0lri(ht%Wyndham 'reathed in and out a "e) time! a! he )at#hed the near'y lamp% or a 'rie" !e#ond, it appeared to (o dimmer, 'ut then re(ained it! li(ht% &ulpin(, he turned 'a#$ to Mar#u! and 'e(an to !pea$%+5 "ir!t met 3o#tor athaniel E!!e/ at a !#ienti"i# #onvention ho!ted "or Charle! 3ar)in in 3e#em'er o" 18;% <ro"e!!or 3ar)in had u!t pu'li!hed hi! 'oo$,
On the Origin of Species
, a month  prior% 5 had heard o" E!!e/, 'ut 5 had no rea!on to 'elieve that he )a! anythin( more than a )ell re(arded mem'er o" the En(li!h !#ienti"i# #ommunity % % % % until it )a! too late%= = = =Wyndham !tood in the hall o" the #onvention #entre, amon(!t variou! men in hi(h #la!! attire% e then !a) 3ar)in e/itin( the le#ture hall, and hurriedly )al$ed up to him, hi! hand e/tended% +<ro"e!!or 3ar)in>3ar)in !miled and rea#hed out, !ha$in( Wyndham4! hand%+e!, and )ho mi(ht you 'e, (ood !ir+3o#tor er'ert Wyndham, !ir% 5 too attended Edin'ur(h% 5 have to !ay,
Origin of Species
)a! a truly "a!#inatin( read%
 
+Well than$ you%+9ut 5 )anted to a!$ you !omethin( a'out it%3ar)in rai!ed an eye'ro)%+o) do you "eel a'out potential 'a#$la!h "rom proponent! o" the Chur#h ?urely your theorie!#ontradi#t many o" the tea#hin(! o" &od%+Well, 5 don4t ne#e!!arily 'elieve that !#ien#e and reli(ion have to % % % %+*he people )ho )ould re"er to &od4! 'oo$ over <ro"e!!or 3ar)in4! )or$ are "ool!%3ar)in and Wyndham turned to loo$ at the man )ho interrupted them% e )a! )earin( a 'lue and 'la#$ pin!tripe !uit, and )al$ed up to them )ith hi! hand! 'ehind hi! 'a#$% i! head )a! almo!t unerrin(ly !@uare-li$eA hi! !tron( 'one !tru#ture and !upportin( "a#ial "le!h indi#atin( a healthy !pe#imen% What #ontradi#ted all thi! )ere hi! eye!A they )ere the eye! o" a predator, and Wyndham "eltthat they #onveyed an impla#a'le !en!e o" hun(er, a! i" they )ere !urveyin( everythin( they (a.ed upon )ith the de!ire only to #on!ume%+0nd you are a!$ed 3ar)in%+3o#tor athaniel E!!e/, an!)ered E!!e/, )ho 'o)ed% +*ruly a plea!ure to "inally meet the (reat Charle! 3ar)in "a#e to "a#e%+*han$ you, !aid 3ar)in, )ithout !milin(%+ou are not a &od "earin( man, 5 ta$e it a!$ed Wyndham%+Well, !in#e there i! no eviden#e in "avour o" &od4! e/i!ten#e, 5, a! a man o" !#ien#e, mu!t de"er to the ne/t 'e!t thin(: man% 0nd a! a man, and there"ore, the (reate!t 'ein( )ho!e e/i!ten#e #an indeed  'e proven, )hat have 5 to "ear3ar)in narro)ed hi! eye!% E!!e/ #hu#$led%+0nd )ho mi(ht you 'e a!$ed E!!e/%+3o#tor er'ert Wyndham%+Wyndham> e/#laimed E!!e/% +e!, 5 thou(ht 5 re#o(ni.ed you% 5 read !ome o" your )or$

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