“The romance is done…” Brian Michael Bendis said on Newsarama.
Emma Frost and Cyclops, who laid eyes on each other during Morrison’s New X-Men (2001-04), had a falling out in Avengers vs X-Men when the Phoenix Force possessed them. Emma had a telepathic tryst with Namor while he was trashing Wakanda. Later, Cyclops ignored her plea for help to control the Phoenix Force and, ultimately, choked her in order to consume the full power of the force.
Well, that’s the simplified gist of it.
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Uncanny X-Men Relaunch
Their “official” breakup will occur in Bendis’ and Chris Bachalo’s “Uncanny X-Men” relaunch in which Emma and Scott will be teamed-up together, according to Bendis.
“If the Avengers are a family, then Uncanny X-Men is a very, very, very dysfunctional family. But these characters really do need each other. And some of them love each other. And some of them don’t,” said the writer.
And as that hints, while Emma and Scott will be on the same team, they will no longer be involved.
“The romance is done. They are not together anymore romantically. It’s pretty hard to come back from what they went through in Avengers Vs. X-Men.” The breakup will “take a while,” though, and Bendis said it’s been “fun to write.”
Oh, Emma Frost, Cyclops and the rest of the new “Uncanny X-Men” team have some new threads to show…