The original Age of Apocalypse saga comes to an explosive end as the alternate-universe X-Men's desperate gambles bear fruit! Gambit recovers the artifact that might end Apocalypse's reign before it began, while Weapon X obtains the means to destroy his kingdom - and Generation Next pays the ultimate price rescuing Illyana Rasputin! But even armed with all the pieces to their puzzle, can the X-Men and their allies storm Apocalypse's stronghold, rescue Magneto, pull off their plan and restore the original Marvel Universe? Who will live? Who will die? And who will escape the destruction of the Age of Apocalypse? Collecting WEAPON X (1995) #3-4, GENERATION NEXT #3-4, GAMBIT AND THE X-TERNALS #3-4, ASTONISHING X-MEN (1995) #4, X-MAN #4, X-CALIBRE #4, FACTOR X #4, AMAZING X-MEN (1995) #4, X-UNIVERSE #2, X-MEN OMEGA and AGE OF APOCALYPSE: THE CHOSEN.