Commander Nion

Real Name: Beth Luis Nion

Identity/Class: Human mutate

Occupation: Soldier, former Hollywood producer

Affiliations: Dr.Tuolema, The Black Watch, Strikeforce: Morituri

Enemies: The Horde

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Strikeforce: Morituri's Mag-Lev Train, constantly travelling across the continental U.S.A.

First Appearance: Strikeforce: Morituri (Marvel Comics)

Powers/Abilities: Beth could stimulate the growth of flowers, making them bloom at will. Presumably she may have had heightened strength and endurance as a result of the Morituri process, but if she did, she didn't demonstrate them.

History: Beth Nion gave up a successful career producing Hollywood soap opera holos to join the Padeian military when the Horde attacked Earth. She was attached to the Morituri project, in part because it was felt her understanding of promotion and merchandising would help with putting a good public spin on the project, raising revenue and public morale, and encouraging people to volunteer for what was, after all, a death sentence. Beth was involved with the first group of test subjects, the Black Watch, and began a secret affair with one of them. When test results showed she too was compatible to undergo the process, Beth secretly underwent it, hoping to be able to accompany her lover in the field. Two thing conspired to prevent this: firstly, he died before her powers manifested, and secondly, those powers proved to be useless for combat - she could make flowers bloom. Beth remained with the Morituri project, shepherding its next batch of recruits, until the lethal side effects of the process finally caught up with her.

Comments: Created by Carl Potts.

Thanks to Enrique Acosta for images and information.


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