In the depths of space, the X-Men have encountered the threat terrorizing S.W.O.R.D.: monstrosities called the ""Genespliced""-creatures engineered from the fiercest alien races across the galaxy. But how can the X-Men hope to stop an alien horde? And does S.W.O.R.D.'s own leader, Abigail Brand, know more about the Genespliced than she's letting on?