) is a mutant
character in the Marvel Comics universe
Fictional character biography
Shard was a Lieutenant in Xavier's Security Enforcers
, (X.S.E.) with her older brother Bishop
in their native timeline in the 2080s. Shard was born in a mutant concentraton camp, in which mutants were branded over their right eyes with the letter "M" for recognition. In Uncanny X-Men
Annual #17, Shard is stated as having the mutant ability of "transubbing ambient light into concussive force".
Shard became the youngest X.S.E. graduate a year after Bishop attained that position. She served under Bishop as a member of the Omega Squad (which included Bishop and his officers, Randall and Malcolm), until her promotion.
Together, in the X.S.E. Shard and Bishop were responsible for apprehending criminal mutants. Shard was partially infected on a mission with her brother fighting a group infected with a vampire-like affliction originating from the present day mutant, Emplate
Although Emplates are considered the "living dead", Bishop took her to the New York Stark/Fujikawa building inhabited by the Witness
in order to attempt to save her life by transmitting her essence into a holographic matrix (a technology of Shi'ar
origin, akin to that used in the X-Men's Danger Room
). Here he was said to have made a deal in order for the experiment to even happen in the first place, the price being that he would work for him for a specified period of time. ... Read More