The Religious Affiliation of
Faire de Lain

Religion: Snake Clan (leader) CBR Scale: D

Name: Faire de Lain

Classification: villain villain   clergy/religious leader clergy/religious leader  

Publisher(s): Marvel

First Appearance: Peter Parker: Spider-Man Annual 2001 (Jan. 2002): "It's Good to Be King"

Creators: Fiona Avery, Juan Cano

Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: Spider-Man, Taran, Spider Clan

Nation: Peru

Gender: male

Faire de Lain was the leader of the Snake Clan, a religious group based in Peru. The Spider Clan had long been rivals of the Spider Clan. Faire de Lain and his followers worshipped a serpent god. Faire de Lain and his followers stole the Amulet of the Spider Clan and took over their enemies' Temple of the Great Weaver. But Spider-Man defeated Faire de Lain, who was a powerful sorcerer.

The Snake Clan used ancient weapons such as spears and poison blow dart. They seem very much like a religion that could have been handed down since ancient times, when Incan culture and religion was predominant in Peru. Snakes and snake gods were prominent in Incan religion. Despite all this, as far we know, the Snake Clan was never specifically identified by name as "Incan."

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
Peter Parker: Spider-Man Annual 2001 (Jan. 2002): "It's Good to Be King"

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