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Real Name: Grace

Identity/Class: Human mutant

Occupation: Unrevealed

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner)

Enemies: Hutu

Known Relatives: Her entire family was murdered

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Manhattan lower East Side, New York City;
   formerly Rwanda (place of birth)

First Appearance: X-Men Unlimited II#7/1 (April, 2005)

Powers/Abilities: Grace's mutant abilities allowed her to telepathically read minds and create complex illusions in the minds of others. Her power would only work on people who were caught off guard and unaware. As part of her mutation, Grace grew a third eye in her forehead. She lost her eyesight after being physically abused.

Height: 5'9" (by approximation)
Weight: 160 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown, white when using abilities
Hair: Brown

(X-Men Unlimited II#7/1 (fb) - BTS) - Grace and her family were living in Rwanda when members of the Hutu majority government launched a campaign of genocide against her tribe, the Tutsi. When Hutu militants came for her family, Grace was struck in the head multiple times, causing her to go blind. However, she was the sole member of her family to survive the massacre.

(X-Men Unlimited II#7/1 - BTS) - Grace was able to move to the United States of America and came to live in Manhattan's lower East Side. In an effort to hide her mutation, Grace wore a scarf around her head.

(X-Men Unlimited II#7/1 - BTS) - When a group of three men discovered Grace was a mutant, they pulled her into an alleyway for a beating.

(X-Men Unlimited II#7/1) - Grace was saved by the X-Man Nightcrawler who was having a night out on the town. He realized the grateful Grace was blind when she asked to touch his face. Grace had already used her telepathy to read Kurt's mind and learned he was a mutant, though she decided to keep her own powers a secret. The two took a walk to discuss what had happened, during which she revealed her origins and stated that she didn't know if mutants were worse than "normals". Just then the two were hit by stones from a nearby frathouse who'd seen the blue Nightcrawler. Ready to show her true colors Grace noted she would handle it and put her hands on her head using her telepathy to cast an illusion to scare the frat boys off. Nightcrawler was shocked to realize Grace was a mutant just as she removed her scarf, revealing the third eye on her forehead. Grace went on to reveal that she already knew he was a mutant because of her telepathy. Nightcrawler got upset she'd read his mind without permission. Grace continued that he had no right to hide his identity from her. Nightcrawler then allowed Grace to touch his face so she could truly "see" him. Just as their conversation had come to an end they'd arrived at Grace's house and said their goodbyes.

Comments: Created by Avrid Nelson (writer), Lewis LaRosa (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks).

Profile by MarvellousLuke

Grace has no known connections to:

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X-Men Unlimited II#7, p9, pan2-3 (using her powers)
X-Men Unlimited II#7, p10, pan1 (mainimage)
X-Men Unlimited II#7, p11, pan3-4 (saying goodbye to Nightcrawler)

X-Men Unlimited II#7/1 (April, 2005) - Avrid Nelson (writer), Lewis LaRosa (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Sean Ryan (editor)

First Posted: 08/27/2018
Last Updated: 08/27/2018

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