Real Name: Rachel (surname presumably Summers)
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-13393) human mutant (circa 3992 A.D.)
Occupation: Clan leader
Group Membership: Clan Askani (Blaquesmith, numerous others)
Affiliations: Blaquesmith, Clan Askani, Cyclops (Scott Summers) of Earth-92131, Jean Grey of Earth-92131
Enemies: Apocalypse, Essex-Men, Mister Sinister, Marauders
Known Relatives: None
Aliases: The Phoenix; "Ma'am"
Base of Operations: Clan Askani headquarters, unidentified location on Earth-13393
First Appearance: X-Men '92 II#5 (September, 2016)
Powers/Abilities: Mother Askani was possessed
by a weakened and aged Phoenix Force, which granted her vast telepathic
and telekinetic abilities, sufficient to physically pull beings from
the past of one reality into her own and telekinetically disintegrate
others at the molecular level. Her connection to the Phoenix Force kept
her alive and without it, she perished.
Height: 5'5" (by approximation)
Weight: 125 lbs. (by approximation)
History: (X-Men '92 II#5 (fb) - BTS) - After the mutant Blaquesmith was taken in by Clan Askani, he was noticed by Mother Askani following his repair of the Clan's stoves and generators. He eventually became the right-hand man for Mother Askani. When the Askani learned that Apocalypse was returning from space, Mother Askani met with Mister Sinister with a plan to finally defeat Apocalypse and Sinister agreed to the plan, having desired revenge on Apocalypse for centuries.
'92 II#5) - Mother Askani used the Phoenix Force to pull Earth-92131's
Cyclops and Jean Grey forward into her future of Earth-13393. When
Cyclops and Jean awoke, they were surrounded by members of the Clan
Askani and Mother Askani herself came forward. Jean recognized the
Phoenix Force part of Mother Askani, who insisted the two mutant heroes
call her Rachel, and Mother Askani explained that the two heroes had
been pulled into the year 3992 and that she had used the Phoenix Force
to summon Cyclops and Jean from Earth-92131's past. As Mother Askani
led Jean and Cyclops to the other members of the Clan Askani, Cyclops
noticed drawings of Apocalypse on the wall and Mother Askani explained
that the drawings represented what was yet to occur on Earth-92131.
Further explaining how Apocalypse had left Mister Sinister as Emperor
of Earth, who had wiped out half of Earth's population, Mother Askani
revealed that she had called out to the Phoenix Force for help and was
given the power to summon Jean and Cyclops. Once she had regrouped with
the other members of Clan Askani, Mother Askani introduced Cyclops and
Jean Grey to Blaquesmith, a member of the Clan who would be
accompanying them to Citadel Sinister. After first reluctant to help,
Cyclops ultimately agreed to help and the foursome were soon venturing
into Citadel Sinister, where they were attacked by Sinister's
Marauders. Following the mindless Marauders' defeat, Mother Askani
slept at the heroes' camp while Jean learned more about Blaquesmith's
connection to Mother Askani. The next day, Mother Askani and her allies
ventured further into Citadel Sinister, where Mother Askani sensed life
signs belonging to Sinister's horrifying, cloned Essex-Men. Upon
defeating the Essex-Men, Mother Askani led Cyclops and Jean into a room
where Blaquesmith sealed the door. Cyclops quickly began suspecting
Mother Askani of having ulterior motives and, as if on cue, Mister
Sinister appeared and revealed himself to be working with Mother Askani
to finally defeat the returning Apocalypse. As Mother Askani watched,
Sinister further revealed that the minute Cyclops and Jean had entered
the room, his nanites harvested their DNA and created a genetic clone
using their genetic material. When the clone was awakened and Cyclops
and Jean recognized him as the man who would become their ally Cable,
Mother Askani announced that her truce with Sinister had ended, and
that she would be taking the clone, dubbed Nathan, with her and their
truce would never be spoken of again. Before Mother Askani could go,
Sinister offered to raise Nathan himself as an enemy of Apocalypse but
Mother Askani exhausted her Phoenix Force abilities to destroy
Sinister. Without Mother Askani's Phoenix Force powers to anchor them
on Earth-13393, Cyclops and Jean Grey began to fade away as they
returned to present-day Earth-92131 and Blaquesmith subsequently
confirmed both the loss of the Phoenix Force and Mother Askani herself.
Comments: Created by Chad Bowers, Chris Sims and Cory Hamscher.
Profile by Proto-Man.
Earth-13393's Mother Askani has No KNOWN connections to:
images: (without ads)
X-Men '92 II#5, p18, pan1 (Mother Askani using Phoenix Force, main image)
X-Men '92 II#5, p7, pan2 (Mother Askani, headshot)
X-Men '92 II#5, p4, pan2 (Mother Askani in robes)
X-Men '92 II#5, p6, pan2 (Mother Askani in spiked costume)
X-Men '92 II#5, p16, pan4 (Mother Askani in armor)
X-Men '92 II#5, p8, pan2 (Blaquesmith)
X-Men '92 II#5, p14, pan1 (Mister Sinister)
X-Men '92 II#5 (September, 2016) - Chad Bowers, Chris Sims (writers), Cory Hamscher (art), Jordan D. White (editor)
Last updated: 08/10/17
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