Real Name: Kriven
Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-2775)
Group Membership: The Ranshi Empire (The
Eliminators, Captain Holdyne, Malan, Controller Sandella Ranshi, others)
Affiliations: The Ranshi Empire (The Eliminators, Captain Holdyne, Malan, Controller Sandella Ranshi, others)
Enemies: Aentaros, Blockade (Dexter
Parrish), Cable (Nathan Summers), Harmonists (Earth-22073)
Known Relatives: Unidentified ancestors
Base of Operations: Earth-2775's time-ship
Conquest, floating in the air above Earth-616's Manhattan, New York, USA
First Appearance: Cable I#78 (April, 2000)
Powers/Abilities: Kriven was a mutant but did
not display any superhuman powers (see comments). At times, she wore
protective armor and carried large stun weapons capable of stunning
even the telepathic Cable.
Height: Unrevealed (see comments)
Weight: Unrevealed (see comments)
History: (Cable I#78 (fb) - BTS) - Kriven was part of Malan's group of Ranshi Empire soldiers.
(Cable I#78) - Ten years later, after the Ranshi
Empire had traveled to the past of Earth-616 to stop a group of
time-traveling Earth-22073 Harmonists, the Ranshi's Captain Holdyne
tasked Malan and his group of soldiers to locate the time-traveling
Harmonists and as Malan's group was changing into Earth-616 clothing to
blend in, Kriven remarked that it was hard to believe they would be
walking and talking to "barbarians dead for two thousand years." One of
the other soldiers responded, saying that Kriven might bump into some
of her ancestors and that one never knew what might happen on a mission
such as theirs. Once ready, Kriven and the other soldiers were reminded
of their mission to blend in and remain undetected by Malan, who
revealed that he would send Eliminator robots to handle the Harmonists
discreetly. Kriven and the others then reported to Captain Holdyne and
Controller Sandella that they were ready to depart, who ordered Malan's
group to find the time-travelers and capture them if possible, kill
them if otherwise. As Kriven and the troops left, Controller Sandella
remarked to Captain Holdyne that they would now see if Malan's elite
team was as good as Holdyne claimed they were.
(Cable I#79) - Six months later, Malan's group had tracked chronotronic energy to the time-traveling mutant hero Cable and set up a trap for the hero with Kriven as the bait. Moments later, Kriven feigned kidnapped, luring Cable into an ambush but when Cable easily took down the Ranshi Empire's Eliminators, one of Malan's soldiers realized Cable was a mutant and could not be one of the Earth-22073 Harmonists they were sent to stop. The soldier and every trace of the Ranshi Empire soon teleported away, leaving no trace whatsoever.
(Cable I#80) - Malan reported back to Captain Holdyne and Controller Sandella of his failure to capture a lone time-traveler in Cable and Malan accepted full responsibility for the failure, stating that his team and Captain Holdyne should not be held responsible for his mistakes. Opting to give Malan's team another chance but warning that she would not tolerate a second failure, Controller Sandella ordered Malan to find Cable, knowing that Cable could not be with the Earth-22073 Harmonists due to his mutant nature. Shortly after, Kriven armored up alongside Malan, Captain Holdyne and another of Malan's team before transporting into Manhattan in the midst of battle between Cable and an Aentaros-controlled Blockade.
(Cable I#81 - BTS) - Captain Holdyne, Malan, Kriven
and another managed to capture Cable using stun weapons on maximum
strength within moments and teleport back to the airborne Ranshi Empire
ship before any impact to the timeline could be made.
Comments: Created by Joe Pruett, Juan Santacruz, Michael Ryan and Andrew Pepoy.
Kriven was either miscolored as having white hair in Cable I#79 or she was in a modern era disguise.
Kriven was not identified by name in Cable I#80 but she was seen with Holdyne and Malan's group.
While Kriven never displayed any mutant powers,
Controller Sandella of the Ranshi Empire mentioned in Cable I#82 that
mutants ruled the Ranshi Empire, thereby establishing that Kriven must
be a mutant of some kind. In Cable I#80's last page, Kriven's eyes
appear to be white but whether this was related to any superhuman
powers she might've had or if it was just a coloring error remains to
Kriven was never seen close enough to any character
whose height and weight were officially determined so her height and
weight were impossible to approximate.
Profile by Proto-Man.
Kriven has no known connections to:
images: (without ads)
Cable I#80, p19, pan2 (Kriven in armor, main image)
Cable I#80, p22, splash page (Kriven, headshot)
Cable I#78, p14, pan5 (Kriven changing into present-day clothing)
Cable I#78, p15, pan3 (Kriven standing at attention)
Cable I#78 (April, 2000) - Joe Pruett (writer), Juan Santacruz, Michael Ryan (pencils), Andrew Pepoy (inks), Mark Powers (editor)
Cable I#79 (May, 2000) - Robert Weinberg (writer), Michael Ryan (pencils), Andrew Pepoy (inks), Mark Powers (editor)
Cable I#80 (June, 2000) - Robert Weinberg (writer), Michael Ryan, Scott Hanna (art), Mark Powers (editor)
Cable I#81 (July, 2000) - Robert Weinberg (writer), Michael Ryan, Andrew Pepoy (art), Mark Powers (editor)
First Posted: 02/16/2019
Last updated: 02/16/2019
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