Warning: Immortal X-Men #3 spoilers ahead
The X—Men villain, Mr. Sinister, is a monstrous personality with a deeply disturbing obsession with cloning and eugenics, and recent prophetic visions of Fate in Immortal X-Men #3 prove that Nathaniel Essex has no chance of redemption. Mr. Sinister, beloved by Marvel comics fans, flies through space on a spaceship frighteningly covered with the cloned flesh of the long-dead Sebastian Shaw.
Sebastian Shaw is a classic X—Men villain, first introduced by Chris Claremont in the 1980s in The Uncanny X-Men #129, who for most of his history ran the shadowy Hellfire Club, working with other villains such as the White Queen and Selena to maintain power. and wealth. The era of Krakoa is so fascinating and full of juicy plots, largely because the villains of the X-Men, often relegated to secondary plots or being one-dimensional enemies, now live “peacefully” with heroic mutants on Krakoa, which means that there are many more opportunities for meaningful interaction between “former” villains who have now become antiheroes, such as Emma Frost.
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Immortal X-Men #3, written by Kieron Gillen with art by Lukas Werneck, focuses on Irene Adler, a mutant prophetess known as Destiny, as she begins recording her second issue of The Destiny Diaries, using her prophetic visions to record events. the potential future of Krakoa and mutants. Looking forward to the furthest possible future available to Fate, Irene sees a “fiery spaceship the size of a real star”, which turns out to be a terrifying outcome with cosmic forces chasing a smaller spaceship, before realizing with horror, “Oh my God. sheathed with cloned meat. One more word: “Show batteries”. The image of a ship with fresh flesh flying through space is truly horrific, with decomposing skin randomly tied to the outside of the ship, as if Mr. Sinister had done it on a whim when he was preparing to escape. Fate almost immediately realizes that Sinister is on the ship, because who else can clone the “grown muscles of a long-dead person” for use as a battery!
Sebastian Shaw, a truly despicable villain who recently killed Kate Pride, has the ability to accumulate kinetic and thermal energy and use it to enhance his strength, agility, endurance and healing factor. Shaw himself has used this power over the years for truly nefarious purposes, including at one point teaming up with Miss Sinister to try to defeat Xavier and Wolverine, but the sight of another mutant and supposed ally using his abilities in such a terrifying way is alarming. a completely different level. Sinister is disgusting and literally an evil genetic eugenicist, but tying Shaw’s cloned flesh to a ship to use as a storage battery is annoyingly clever, no matter how truly disgusting it is. Mr. Sinister’s greatest passion in life is cloning, and the vision of Fate reveals the greatest secret of the “mastermind”: Sinister cloned Moira X and uses his mutant abilities to restart the timeline whenever something goes wrong. Hundreds of years in the future, it is clear from the vision of Fate that the Sinister not only refused to abandon his nefarious ways, but somehow even strengthened his evil factor by creating a spaceship that is literally driven by the collected flesh of a long-dead mutant.
Sebastian Shaw is a hideous villain with little or no redeeming qualities, but even he doesn’t deserve Mr. Sinister’s incredibly disturbing treatment of his corpse, using his kinetic absorption ability to power his spaceship as he flees the power of X. – Men.