Appearing in "Waiting for the Ripening (A Skinning of Souls Pt. 1)"Edit
- Darkstar (Laynia Petrovna)
- Illyana Rasputin/Red Flag #133
- Alexi Garnoff
- Revanche - (First appearance)
- Nikolai Rasputin
- Alexandra Rasputina
- Col. Alexei Vazhin
- Unnamed Russian citizens
- Colonel-General Shatalov, Remont program
- General Fyodr Sheltov, People's Protectorate
- Unnamed Russian codenamed "Flagwatch #133"
- Unnamed Japanese gang members
- Stryfe (Dream)
- Cable (Dream)
- Lake Baikal
- Ust-Ordynski Collective
- Red Square
- Lake Baikal
- New York
- Ginza District
Synopsis for "Waiting for the Ripening (A Skinning of Souls Pt. 1)"Edit
 plot summary at uncannyxmen.net
- No special notes.
- Originally priced at $1.25 US and $1.60 Canada.
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- Gambit tells Rogue two rules in this issue : 1.) Trust the people you care for. 2.) You're very vulnerable right now, so don't trust anyone.
- After Sam says to Charles, "Sir, we just found out about the death of the Hellions and the White Queen's Coma." there is a referance to see Uncanny X-men #281.
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Links and ReferencesEdit
- X-Men at Wikipedia
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- X-Men series index at Comicbookdb.com
- X-Men series index at Uncanny X-Men.net
- X-Men series index at the Grand Comics Database Project
- The Unofficial Handbook of Marvel Comics Creators - accessed on 01/05/2010
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