Name: Mistress Murder
Other Names: Mistress Death; Mistress Mercy; Cross Station survivor; Holy Cross Survivor
First Appearance: Blood Syndicate #22 (Jan. 1995): "Some Dissembly Required"
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 7
Teams/Affiliations: Blood Syndicate
Enemy of: Icon
Ally: Agent Rose
Ally: Father Francisco
Note: Agent Rose's daughter
Summary of Blood Syndicate #22 (Jan. 1995), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=80&:
Masquerade is captured by Agent Rose. Wise Son and Fade have a heart-to-heart discussion about where the Syndicate is going. Agent Rose is concerned about a test subject at the Garden Station (survivor from the Cross Station). We see the stripper Karess of Dogtown get kidnapped as well Babe. Hannibal tortures Kwai's shooter.
Summary of Blood Syndicate #23 (Feb. 1995), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=81&:
Kwai's healing light changes the Syndicate back to normal for a short time. Kwai is healed and we meet the cat Pearl. We learn that Agent Rose has cancer and that his daughter(?) is the Cross Station survivor. Pearl tells Kwai that it is her last life. BoogieMan is confronted about being white.
Summary of Blood Syndicate #24 (Mar. 1995), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=82&:
Third Rail and Brickhouse decide to leave the Syndicate because of Wise Son. Garden Station, command center for the Amber sector of S.Y.S.T.E.M., is attempting to create custom-made bang babies. We learn more of their plan and how they mean to control the babies. Agent Rose double-crosses Mom and destroys the Garden Station and the test subjects. We see Karess, Babe, Masquerade, Oro, Templo and the Cross Station survivor survive the Garden Station war.
Summary of Blood Syndicate #26 (May 1995), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=84&:
Tech-9 tries to convince the Syndicate that he is really Tech-9. We see Brickhouse and Third Rail in their new place. Templo, Mistress Mercy and Rose go to the church of Father Francisco. We meet Grandmother and the servants of Mom are killed. We see Dogg beaten up and left for dead on the other side of Paris Island.
Summary of Icon #39 (Nov. 1996), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=224&:
Pyre is beginning to reform the Blood Syndicate. We see a tripped out Flashback being lectured to by Pyre. Rocket races to confront Bubbasaur. Rocket dispatches of Bubbasaur easily, then is approached by Pyre. Augustus is thrown a surprise party by his law firm. Pyre offers Rocket a position in the Blood Syndicate. Mayor Jefferson tells Augustus that Pyre is forming a new Blood Syndicate. Rocket accepts the offer of Pyre, then goes to see Darnice. Raquel and Darnice discuss Noble as Darnice helps Raquel produce a new costume for the Blood Syndicate. Wise Son and Dogg turn down the offer of Pyre, as did DMZ, Third Rail and Brickhouse. Pyre introduces his new Blood Syndicate as BoogieMan, Flashback, Mistress Death, Bad Betty, Fade, Tarmack, Bubbasaur and Pyre.
Summary of Icon #41 (Jan. 1997), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=226&:
Icon acquires information from some thugs as he hunts down the new Syndicate member, Mistress Murder. Raquel and Flashback get to know each other as Raquel tries to help Flashback kick her drug habit. Flashback is tormented by the fact that she can save lives. Raquel is starting to like Flashback. Icon confronts Mistress Murder at her sanctuary and an all out battle ensues as Mistress Murder is defeated. Raquel's grandmother reveals that she knows Raquel is Rocket and she tells Raquel how proud she is off her. Then Raquel's grandmother dies.
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