Nightcrawler is back! Newly returned from the afterlife, Kurt Wagner is determined not to waste his new lease on life. But when someone starts hunting down his loved ones, Kurt quickly learns his return may have set these events in motion! The fight soon comes to the Jean Grey School, but torn between two worlds -- his family and the X-Men -- who will Nightcrawler stand by? Then, struggling to adjust to life at the Jean Grey School, Nightcrawler heads out to locate a newly manifested mutant. But little does he know that the Crimson Pirates have their own nefarious designs on the mutant! Good thing Kurt loves fighting pirates!