"Charles Francis Xavier?" the little mousy man asked.
"On behalf of my client, Apocalypse, I am officially serving you with this cease and desist order."
"What are you talking about?"
"It's all there in the documents. You've been served. Good day."
As the creepy little man in the suit left, I opened the large envelope and peered inside. The top of the papers were emblazoned with the words "Cease and Desist." Reading further, it became apparent that I was being ordered to immediately stop any and all distributions, licensing arrangements and/or marketing campaigns for the video game X-Men Legends 2: Rise of Apocalypse.
How bizarre, I thought. I immediately reached out telepathically to Jean and Gaia and got the phone number for Apocalypse's base in France. After letting it ring about ten times, he finally picked up.
"En Sabah Nur here. Whoever this is, this better be about money you owe me."
"This is Professor X."
"Oh, you. What the hell do you want?"
"Nice to talk to you to. Please tell me what this cease and desist order is all about."
"Oh like you don't know."
"No, I don't, or I wouldn't have asked."
"Don't play Mr. Innocent with me Xavier! I don't know how you found out about my top secret evil plans, but you totally ripped them off in that stinking video game of yours! This will not stand!"
"First of all, I only license out the characters for use in the video game. I have nothing to do with designing it. I have no idea where their plots come from. Second of all, that game was really quite good. Especially for a super-hero game."
"I don't believe you for a minute! You totally used your wussy telepathy powers to steal my brilliant plans! Well don't think it will work! I am unstoppable!!"
And then the line went dead. Sigh.