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List of the Dead:

Although we have had numerous new characters, both PCs and NPCs, appear in X-Project over the years, there have also been characters who have passed on. Become no more. Have ceased to be. Expired and gone to meet their maker. These are late characters, stiffs, bereft of life, they rest in peace. Rung down the curtain and joined the choir invisible, they are truly ex-characters.

In the last two years, the 'toll' was as follows:


12 Taygetos trainees - killed by the program leader (Walking Ghosts)

Weapon X - George Thompson/Mastodon, John Wraith/Kestrel, Carol Danvers/Warbird (presumed deceased) - killed by David North and X-Force (Shiva)

William Moses - killed by Irene Merryweather (Heretics)

Jada Parrish - killed in the bombing of the SCCS (3 2 1 Contact)

SIROCCO - entire team of four assassins killed by the Imperial Guard protecting Lilandra Neramani (Congress of Behram)

Alpha - killed by his own operatives (Fiddler's Green)

Carly Alvarez - killed by John Lense (Fiddler's Green)

John Lense - killed by Nathan Dayspring (Fiddler's Green)

Tara Trask - died from brain injuries while in SHIELD medical custody (Fiddler's Green aftermath)

Five members of the "new" Alpha Flight team, killed during a routine mission by unknown foes (Home and Native Land)

General Nikolai Alexandrovich Zakharov - assassinated by Remy LeBeau (Operation: Man of Stone)


Wildside - crushed by a train following his escape from prison (X-Men Mission: Jailbreak)

Karl Mordo - killed by Dr. Peter Alarune (Revenant)

Selene - killed by Belladonna Boudreaux-LeBeau (Revenant)

D. Kenneth Neramani - killed by Remy LeBeau (Lakshmibai Raj)

Mentor - killed by Emma Frost (Lakshmibai Raj)

Nicholas Gleason - severely injured and missing, presumed dead, following a Reaver attack (A Betrayal of Heart)

Dexter Bennett - British MP whose brain self-destructed when confronted by X-Force (Operation: Lie Back and Think of England)

Some are mourned. Others are not. Sometimes death is even permanent. Sometimes, however, it is not, with a number of plots using the "presumed dead" theme. The most famous 'resurrection' of all is, of course, Jean Grey, however there has been a Zombie Night, with all those who have 'returned' from the 'dead' welcome.