• Summary - Alpha Flight v.1 #17

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    Issue: Alpha Flight 17
    Date: Dec-84
    Story: Dreams Die Hard... (22 pages)

    Feature Characters: Mac as Weapon Alpha, Heather, Judd, Jeanne-Marie, Walter

    Regular Characters: Gary Cody

    Guest Stars: Logan (Weapon X/Wolverine); Sean Cassidy (Banshee), Ororo Munroe (Storm), Dr. Moira MacTaggert, Peter Rasputin (Colossus)

    Villains: Krakoa, Sentinels, Magneto, Dark Phoenix

    Other Characters: (Maj.) Chasen

    Synopsis:Heather remembers when Mac first led Alpha Flight, and Logan had gone off to join the X-Men. The Canadian government ordered Mac to recover him, and he catches up to him in the woods (see Uncanny X-Men 109, back in 1970. He winds up nearly killing Moira and is driven off by Colossus, Storm, and Banshee.
    Heather blames herself for distracting Mac and causing his death. Logan comforts her, and Judd convinces her to take over as team leader.
    Walter experiments on Aurora, trying to realign her molecules, so she won't be a mutant any more.