Hiram Worchester

Real Name: Hiram Worchester

Identity/Class: Human mutant (Ace)

Occupation: Restaurateur

Affiliations: former Dr.Tachyon, most of the Aces in New York, Ti Malice

Enemies: Yeoman

Known Relatives: None known

Aliases: Fatman

Base of Operations: Aces High Restaurant, Empire State Building, New York

First Appearance: Wild Cards

Powers/Abilities: Hiram can alter the force of gravity. His most common use of this is to make himself much lighter than he should be given his great girth. He can also use it to pin people to the ground, and in one instance, he crushed someone's skull by increasing the pull of gravity on an object he dropped on their head.

History: Hiram Worchester is an Ace who can control the force of gravity. He briefly played with being a superhero (called Fatman) when it was fashionable to do so, back in the early 1970's, but gave it up after his identity was easily figured out and exposed by a journalist. He returned to his first love, food, and opened a Wild Cards themed restaurant called Aces High, up near the top of the Empire States Building. It became an instant success, as Nats (people without the Wild Card virus) would eat at the exclusive and expensive club in the hope of getting to see some of the more famous Aces.

During the UN World Tour in the mid-eighties, Hiram fell victim to the enslaving powers of Ti Malice while in Haiti. He helped bring the parasite back to America. This was the start of his downfall. He killed Chrysalis, one of the most influential Jokers in New York's Jokertown, and thus drew the ire of Yeoman. Fuller profile to follow.

Comments: Created by George R. R. Martin.

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