I clicked off the TV. You could feel the mood in the room brighten. Even Storm had a smile on her face.
"Hey Cyke, has there been any news about Jean and Gaia yet?" Rogue asked.
"No, they're still MIA," I said. "The last anybody saw, Jean was flying into Gaia's trap and they both disappeared. But at least we know where Bobby and Hank are."
"Yeah, Disneyland," Elixir said. "I am sooo jealous!"
"Kitty's taken the X-Jet to go pick them up. Hopefully they won't give her too much trouble about -" The vibrating of my belt buckle distracted me. I detached the communicator.
"Cyclops here," I said.
"Yeah, just thought you should know our green skinned alien guest is finally waking up."
Sigh. "Warren, follow the protocol," I told him.
"The protocol. You're suppose to say 'Angel here'."
"But you know who it is."
"You've got to follow the protocol!"
"Whatever." Then the line went dead. Damn it.
I rushed down to the med lab to give Warren a piece of my mind. If you let them get away with anything, they'll walk all over you.
The door to the lab swooshed open. "Look Warren, this isn't Vietnam you know. There are rules here!"
"Alright Lebowski. Simmer down. People are watching."
Warren pointed to the green skinned man with the pointy head. He turned towards me and smiled. Warren said, "He was a little feverish and was mumbling some delusional stuff in his sleep, but he's alright now. I explained that his companions disappeared at Magneto's lair and that he's here at the school in New York. I also told him that you're out leader." Warren was snickering for some reason.
"Hello," the green skinned man said. "I am J'onn J'onzz, the Martian Manhunter.