KRIVEN
(of Earth-2775)

Real Name: Kriven

Identity/Class: Extradimensional (Earth-2775) human mutant

Occupation: Soldier

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

Aliases: None

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)
Eyes: White
Hair: Black

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 be determined.

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.

CLARIFICATIONS:
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)


Appearances:
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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