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I believe the Gambit bit was to show how Nova’s plan ks working and to introduce Gambit but not jump right into it.
This was my takeaway too, in that Cassandra needs to find ways to indirectly attack Jean because she'd lose in a direct fight. And also doesn't want to tip her existence... at least that's why I'm assuming she didn't just do something like mind-control all the X-Men. Though I suppose you could also argue that they'd resist something that overbearing but "protect Wakanda" is close enough to something Storm would normally do that it works.
Agreed. It seems so counter-intuitive to me that Marbel have brought the OG Jean Grey back, but hers isn’t a fortnightly title...
That's sort of the impression I got, though it's probably accidental. I feel like the panel of Cassandra walking away in annoyance kind of sums up how I felt when I stopped reading X-Men Gold. I actually like Kitty and Colossus, and but even I'm frustrated with the way they're being written. Might pick up the wedding issue, but I pretty much lost interest after Mojo Worldwide.
Yeah, between the "social media filled with half-truths/false stories" (aka fake news + Russian trolling) and the tiki torch-wielding protestors, pretty obvious was some of the inspiration is...