Chetan Ironforge

Name: Chetan Ironforge
AKA: Forge, Maker
Species: Human mutant
Date of birth: January 30, 1952
Place of birth: Wyoming, United States
Family: Nazé* (adoptive father)
Group affiliations: United States Army, X-Men, X-Factor, X-Force
Source universe: Marvel Comics
Debut: 1984

Biography

The man called Forge was a member of the Cheyenne tribe, who eschewed his shamanistic upbringing, joining the army during the Vietnam War. His platoon slaughtered, he used their souls in a spell to kill the local Viet Cong, a decision that would leave him open to attack by the Adversary. Losing a hand and a leg in that conflict, he went on to work for the government, as he was also a mutant with the natural ability to understand and build machinery. This work led him to interact with the quasi-outlaw X-Men, and their leader Storm in particular, with whom he developed an on-again, off-again romance. Forge would go on to join the X-Men himself, working with the main team and satellite teams intermittently over the next decades.

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