is a fictional character
in the Marvel Comics universe
. He is a mutant
who is introduced as a villain for the X-Men
Fictional character biography
Larry Trask is the son of scientist Bolivar Trask
. At the age of five, Larry's mutant power of precognition
manifested when he predicted the death of his mother. He lost his older sister Tanya soon after, as she was a mutant time-traveler who had become lost in the timestream.
Fearful of the "mutant menace," Bolivar crafted a medallion that would block Larry's powerful visions of the future, as well as erase any memory of them. As his son grew older, Bolivar enlisted Larry's help in the creation of the first wave of Sentinels
. Bolivar occasionally removed Larry's medallion so that he could secretly observe and record Larry's predictions about mutants in the future, and Larry accurately predicted the assassination attempt of Senator Robert Kelly
(as told in the classic "Days of Future Past
Larry was skeptical of his father's hatred of mutants, until the night his sister Tanya (now calling herself Madame Sanctity
) returned to the past. Tanya hoped to change the future by stopping her father's creation of the Sentinels, but she was thwarted by her friend Rachel Summers
. Though Rachel successfully prevented Larry from witnessing the psychic duel that ensued, she could not hide the physical damage caused by the fight. This convinced Larry that dangerous mutants did exist.
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