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Jack O'Diamonds sought to use Scott's new found talent in his crimes and physically abused the young boy when he initially refused.However, Scott's display of power had attracted the attention of the mutant telepath Professor Charles Xavier, who teamed up with FBI agent Fred Duncan to find Scott.Scott and Alex were unaware that their parents had been teleported from the plane by the Shi'ar a moment before it exploded.Scott suffered a head injury on landing that damaged the part of Scott's brain that would have enabled him to control his optic blasts. He believed that Scott was the Summers brother with the most potential, so he had Alex adopted to separate them and render Scott emotionally vulnerable, something he became.The blast demolished a crane, causing it to drop its payload toward a terrified crowd.Scott saved everyone by obliterating the object with another blast, but the bystanders believed that he had tried to kill them and rallied into an angry mob. Scott was drawn to a mutant criminal named Jack Winters, also known as the Jack O'Diamonds.
It took on the form, memories, and personality of Jean by absorbing a portion of her consciousness.
The two boys were hospitalized and both suffered traumatic amnesia regarding the incident. One night, Scott woke up and destroyed the roof of the hospital with his optic blast. Upon recovering, Scott was placed in the State Home for Foundlings, an orphanage in Omaha, Nebraska. Sinister placed mental blocks on Scott and took on the role of "Lefty," who was Scott's roommate and bullied him at the orphanage.
There he was subjected to batteries of tests and experiments by the orphanage's owner, Mr. Sinister intervened any time anyone came close to adopting Scott.
When most of his original students were captured by the sentient island-being Krakoa, Prof. Moira Mac Taggert's students, one of whom was Cyclops' long-lost brother Gabriel, aka Kid Vulcan, to rescue them.
After the team freed Cyclops, they were seemingly killed. Xavier wiped the traumatizing knowledge that his new-found brother had seemingly died saving him from Cyclops' memories. Xavier assembled another new team of X-Men, including Sunfire, Banshee, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Storm, Wolverine, and Thunderbird.Eventually they revealed their passion for each other and began to date. Xavier was seemingly killed, the X-Men were ordered to disband by Fred Duncan. Xavier's will, his fortune was to be used for a trust fund, with the mansion becoming the property of the X-Men and Scott to act as a trustee for both the fund and the school.