|I Love You, Ms. Utonium|
|Published||April 5, 3013|
|Written by||Ghost Plasmore (ODROverdrive)|
Pike and Buttercup are finally considering taking their relationship to the next level. Pike sends Odd to get a bouquet of white roses for Buttercup. She comes in before his return, and tells him that's she's willing to risk getting caught for their love. They kiss, and she runs off to complete her lesson plan.
Odd, back on Earth, goes to Alysson's house to induce her to retrieve Pike's money, so he can get the roses. Alysson pours out her heart to Odd, and he tells her that he'll send her to the Null Void, but only if she promises to stay under the bleachers until his return. Odd gets a call from Aelita to report to The Factory, and he gets on his overboard and heads to France.
Odd, Aelita, Yumi, Ulrich and William are at The Factory because they feel that X.A.N.A. might be attacking again. They all go to Lyoko, and while in the Arena of Carthage, X.A.N.A. reveals that he is here to help with the fight against Fuse
- Alysson's feelings for Pike are revealed.
- This is the first chapter with more than two POVs
- This chapter contains the first appearance of X.A.N.A.