is roughly six feet tall with dark red hair and deep crimson eyes. He has a
permanent scar running diagonally across his chest from his upper left
shoulder to his lower right abdomen.
Occasionally irritable, but mostly calm and collect.
Pyrokinesis (Fire and Heat Manipulation) and Heat Vision. Ability to control the
kinetic energy of atoms to generate, control or absorb fire. Ability to project
beams of concentrated radiation from the eyes.
was born and raised in a loving home. His parents were well-educated, prosperous
lawyers. They were also very proud of their Greek heritage, even naming their
children after Greek gods and ancient cities. Growing up in this type of
atmosphere, the children were all very happy. Dorian and Ionian were thick as
thieves, and very close to their older sister Athena. Everything was wonderful
until Dorian and his twin sister Ionian had their mutant powers manifest at the
age of ten.
moment their community learned of the Lynd children's abnormal abilities, they
were immediately feared and hated. Fearing the safety of their children, the
Lynd parents decided to move. Over the next four years, the Lynd family moved
four times until finally they decided not to move any more. Resisting pressure
from their new community to move, they began receiving hate mail and threatening
evening, Dorian and Ionian, aged fourteen, snuck out of their home to play in
the woods and experiment with their budding abilities. After several hours they
began heading home. As they neared their home they noticed black smoke filling
the sky. Panic struck as they ran as quickly as they could, stopping short of
the tree line as they noticed their home engulfed in flames and surround by the
townspeople. Dorian and Ionian quickly climbed a tree to hide, fearing they
would be killed if they were seen. As they sat high up in the tree, they could
hear the screams of their parents and sister. Ionian burrowed her head into
Dorian's shoulder, weeping over the loss of their family and their inability to
do anything to stop it. Dorian, however, watched as the house burnt to the
ground, the image burning in to his mind.
after Dorian and Ionian were recruited by the brotherhood of mutants, led by
Magneto. They were sent to New York where the Acolytes, a subgroup of the
brotherhood, was stationed. They were trained and their hatred and sorrow was
fostered. Ionian and Dorian became bitter and enraged toward humanity; however,
the twins diverged on their feelings towards other mutants. Ionian believed that
any mutant who stood against the brotherhood should be considered on the same
level as a human, whereas Dorian did not feel the same way.
their training unfolded, it became clear that the twins had different strengths.
Dorian was faster, more agile, and physically stronger than Ionian. However,
Ionian's powers were stronger, being able to induce semi-solid forms such as
swords. At the age of 16 they became inducted into the Acolytes as full-fledged
Dorian was 18, he was sent to Times Square on a mission to blow up a building
and kill innocent civilians. However, his mission was foiled by the X-men.
Dorian was captured after choosing to save a female X-men, Shirina Elson, from
being killed by fellow Acolyte Mayumi Akia "Acid". A week later his twin sister,
Ionian, attempted to break him out of the Xavier Institute holding cells. While
attempting to escape, they encountered BlackCat and Shirina Elson. When Ionian
raised her sword to strike Shirina, Dorian interceded, getting between the two
and taking the hit for Shirina, giving him the large scar on his chest which he
still bears today. Ionian was subdued by the X-men and Dorian was taken to the
after, Dorian became a resident of the Xavier Institute claiming asylum from the
brotherhood which viewed him as a traitor. It wasn't long before he began dating
Shirina Elson. The two were attracted to each other and nearly inseparable. It
wasn't long before Dorian became extremely protective of Shirina, finding that
their relationship put her in a dangerous situation as the Brotherhood viewed
her as Dorian's "weakness."
Dorian was 19, he was placed on the Corsair Squad, a training squad to prepare
individuals for a future as X-Men. When Dorian was 20, he was inducted into the
X-men along with his girlfriend and fellow squad teammates.
is now 25 years old. He lives at the Xavier Institute, where he fulfills his
duty as a member of the X-Men.
Ionian Lynd (Sister, twin), Athena (Sister, deceased)