When the soldiers landed, he ordered to capture and interrogate them, while he would talk to Danger.
She said she could kill the X-Men and that they had that common goal, so he finally agreed because the weapon aimed at Earth needed to be protected.
When he learned that Danger betrayed them and Colossus was seen with Aghanne, he spied the X-Men, who were heading in a spaceship towards the moon-based weapon.
Thinking they had a secret plan called 'Leviathan', he ordered to blast the shuttle upon which Cyclops escaped; after the mutant died, he brought him back to life to interrogate him about Leviathan.
He was then defeated by Cyclops' optic rays and held prisoner in his own fortress, until he was freed by Ord.
He was eventually maimed by Wolverine and dethroned by Colossus,