This was one of the primary episodes that people pointed to to figure out what Storm liked in a man. She also dug Arkon, the arrogant chauvenist ruler of another dimension. Next to them, Forge seemed like a phase, some kind of victimization problem she had because he was the designer of the weapon that maimed her and took care of her during her convalescence.
Black Panther is actually more a reversion to type. An arrogant, powerful king. Her taste in women is a bit different, of course..