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Post by WANDA MAXIMOFF on Mar 16, 2015 19:27:49 GMT -5
This is a plot page for members of the Brotherhood to share ideas. Any characters classed as Brotherhood members are more than welcome to post ideas here, or PM me with any ideas relating to the group.
The Brotherhood of Mutants (sometimes unimaginatively referred to as the Brotherhood of 'Evil' Mutants) was a group founded by Erik Lehnsherr, better known by his 'real' name, Magneto. As a child, Lehnsherr and his family had been confined to the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, where he saw first hand how those who were born different from those in power were treated, an aspect of 'humanity' he never forgot. It was during these events that his mutant abilities manifested, and he learned he could create magnetic fields around objects, allowing him to control metal, in essence.
After the liberation of the so-called 'work camps' across several areas of Central Europe, Lehnsherr came to the United States, and later met a fellow mutant, who would go on to become both a colleague, and friend, Charles Xavier. Together, the pair established Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, and even created the machine known as Cerebro utilizing their abilities. However, through their endeavors to provide a safe haven for those like them, one resounding fact made itself clear time and again, and Lehnsherr realized humanity would never accept them. After the death of his daughter in a house fire, followed by the disappearance of his wife, he resigned from the school, and founded the Brotherhood of Mutants.
The group was established on the principle that humanity would never accept those they perceived as different, and strived to prevent humanity from subjugating them again. Believing themselves to be the 'next stage in human evolution', even going so far as to call themselves 'Homo superior', the Brotherhood have strived for superiority since their conception, by means of either subjugating the human race, or eradicating what they perceive to be the inferior species altogether. They haven't ceased in that pursuit.
The Brotherhood are a group of mutants similar to the X-Men, but different in their endeavours for mutant prosperity. The Brotherhood seek superiority for mutant kind above all else, and will stop at nothing until their kind has obtained it. Their tactics are based solely on Magneto's 'kill, or be killed first' belief, which stemmed from his own experiences in the camps. The Liberty Island Incident and the Battle at Alcatraz Island were all attacks that had been attributed to the Brotherhood, where they sought to turn the World Leaders at the UN Summit into mutants, and later strived to eradicate a 'Cure' created to eliminate the Mutant X-Genome. However, it was following that last grapple for power that the group were left decimated, both by the cure and the Phoenix's assault, which left their members either depowered, and or dead. Magneto was among the numbers depowered, and was fortunate to escape alive, but with his disappearance, the Brotherhood of Mutants was left scattered, standing as nothing more than a shadow of its former self, until now...
Ever since his arrival on Earth, Loki, the God of Mischief and every other related synonym, has been faced with failure after failure, in his attempts to reclaim the Chitauri sceptre, and after one failure too many, has realized the necessity for followers. This has resulted in him setting his sights on what remains of the once imposing faction, which he has reformed alongside Raven Darkholme under his leadership. His goal: to regain the sceptre with their assistance, by any means necessary. However, with the return of the Maximoffs, that may change...
The Brotherhood have never had a 'base of operations', always being on the move as they are. The group's location has varied between island bases, and forest encampments, with Magneto always utilizing his abilities to throw any interested parties off their scent. After the devastation that was wrought on the group following the Battle of Alcatraz Island, what was left was reduced to burrowing, hiding out in underground bases, disguised beneath warehouses. After their most recent, and far more luxurious base, was left in ruins as a result of the destruction unleashed by Ultron, the group have since relocated to a base in Hell's Kitchen.
Under the leadership of Loki of Asgard, the Brotherhood of Mutants have been given new purpose, as well as a new base of operations, but this has not come without some semblance of distrust. The God of Mischief has only imparted his disdain for humanity on his newfound cohorts, agreeing that the lesser beings should be put in their place in light of a new piece of legislation currently making its way through government. However, he has yet to reveal his true hand regarding why he sought their assistance in the first place, and given how removed the group was from the events of the invasion of New York, very few of them are even aware that their new leader isn't even a mutant. As a result, he has had to solidify his position within the group, making promises to its members he is not likely to keep, all in an effort to maintain their allegiances, and a disposable army so that he might reclaim his sceptre, a goal he might just manage to achieve sooner rather than later.
Since his arrival on Earth, and through his scrying of the inhabitants of the middle world, Loki has not only learned that S.H.I.E.L.D has been taken over by HYDRA, but that the group plans to unleash a piece of legislation in the form of the Superhuman Registration Act on the more enhanced members of society, facts that have been confirmed by the Black Widow. The former S.H.I.E.L.D agent recently sought out the trickster, interested in joining the Brotherhood of Mutants, and willing to divulge information pertaining to the sceptre's whereabouts in exchange for membership. However reluctant he was to agree, the God of Mischief accepted the offer, before going on to put in an appearance at the R.A.G.E event, an appearance which only managed to prove the need for the SRA, putting the World's Mightiest in an even more precarious position.
The trickster was quickly apprehended, but later escaped, to find that the Brotherhood had grown in numbers during his absence, putting the group in a stronger position to reclaim his sceptre. Recently free from captivity, Pietro Maximoff, known more popularly as Quicksilver, and the son of Magneto, has returned to the Brotherhood as well, bolstering their numbers further by bringing with him another sibling, Lorna Dane. Meanwhile, having spent quite enough time imprisoned on Rykers Island, Wanda Maximoff, otherwise known as the Scarlet Witch, has escaped HYDRA's clutches, been located by Loki, and reunited with her family and the Brotherhood.
After learning that the Brotherhood is no longer what it once used to be, that it is neither in the control of mutants, nor focussed on issues pertaining to mutants, the Scarlet Witch unconsciously seizes control of the group. Deciding to put the likes of the Cure on the backburner for now, Wanda's focus comes to rest on something that is of far greater concern to her people, looming on the horizon: the Superhuman Registration Act. In the meantime, more and more numbers are recruited to the mutant group. However, before the blazing haired sorceress has a chance to make the necessary steps in the direction of learning more about the SRA, she and Quicksilver are located, and tracked by HYDRA back to their base.
As a result of this, Wanda is prompted to make alternative living arrangements for the group, with the help of new recruit, Kurt Wagner (or the 'Incredible Nightcrawler'). They manage to find a base, which the Scarlet Witch proceeds to purge of S.H.I.E.L.D and HYDRA related interference, and right on time as well, as Ultron is unleashed upon the world at large. With their current headquarters left decimated as a result of the assault unleashed by the genocidal machine, and their leader left injured, the remaining members are forced to band together; looting stores for supplies while struggling to keep Ultron's minions at bay.
In the midst of all this, Loki Laufeyson officially passes the reins of control of the group over to the Scarlet Witch, and makes mention of a possible alliance that could benefit the Brotherhood of Mutants in their current predicament. Left to muse on the possibility, as well as join in the fight against Ultron, Wanda is quick to observe that their efforts in containing the machine's minions are getting them nowhere, and proceeds to launch an offensive that could stop the mechanical soldiers in their tracks.
It is with the help of Mystique, Nightcrawler and Beast that the Scarlet Witch travels to Boca Caliente, an island base that Advanced Idea Mechanics (A.I.M) operates out of, and succeeds in ceasing the production of Ultron's army, culling the genocidal machines numbers once and for all.
There are currently several plots lined up for the Brotherhood of Mutants, some of which will be minor in nature, seeing the group amassing more members, and dealing with the Superhuman Registration Act. The Brotherhood will also come into contact with the Hellfire Club and forge an alliance with the prestigious group, before going on to convince them to join forces with Wolfgang Von Strucker (HYDRA), forming the Cabal across the three groups. In lieu of that, the Grand Imperator of HYDRA and the new leader of the Brotherhood will reach an agreement. Recalling an island that Strucker commanded Wanda to create off the coast of New York years ago - HYDRA Island - the Scarlet Witch demands that the baron hand the island over to the Brotherhood so that they may use it as their new base, and also establish their own mutant colony on the island free of the effects of the SRA, thus creating the island nation of Genosha, where all mutants Wanda deems 'worthy' will be welcome and much closer than that yolk off the coast of Africa!