Max: *has been Pietro's shadow ever since Pietro asked him to come along on the "rescue mission" for Greyhound. Even though he was just told to sit in the car. He's also gotten a huge crush on Rogue, which seems to be eerily similar to the whole Todd/Wanda thing. Only Max is the cute kind of pathetic, and Rogue hasn't actually attacked him to try to drive him off.*
Max: ...and I just don't get it! I'm nice! I bring her stuff like flowers and candy and video games! Why doesn't she like me, Pietro?
Pietro: Well, first off, if you're going to give her gifts, you'd probably have more luck with something she likes.
Pietro: Other than that, Rogue's just not a very social person. She used to throw Toad down the stairs all the time.
Max: Yeah, well, I've been trying to hear why she likes, but all she's been doing recently is comforting Kitty and- *freezes in mid-step.*
Max: *tilts his head, listening* [Lyn] Night Owl and [Tynan] some kid [Max] are in trouble! The Council! *starts running towar