Survival of the fittest. This is the one principle that governs the lands of Baron Apocalypse. His mutant armies have subjugated the human population, forcing them into ghettos. The X-Men have failed in their every attempt to unseat Apocalypse from his throne. The dream of Charles Xavier is dead. This is the world that Doug Ramsey has grown up in. A world where he has spent most of his life hiding in fear.