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X-Men Forever (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 2001):
“The Destiny Pact”
by Fabian Nicieza, Kevin Maguire, Andrew Pepoy

X-Men Forever (vol. 1) #1

Title: “The Destiny Pact”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Jan. 2001

Publisher: Marvel
Written by: Fabian Nicieza
Art by: Kevin Maguire, Andrew Pepoy


62 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Phoenix Phoenix (Jean Grey) hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 1,905
Iceman Iceman (Bobby Drake) hero
CBR Scale: I Jewish Catholic
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,752
Mystique Mystique (Raven Darkholme) villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist; manifestly non-religious
X-Men; X-Factor...  Marvel 451
Juggernaut Juggernaut (Cain Marko) villain hero
CBR Scale: I Christian (denomination
unknown)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 387
Toad Toad (Mortimer Toynbee) villain
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
Brotherhood of Mutants; The 198...  Marvel 310
Prosh supporting character hero
CBR Scale: I N.A.
X-Factor; X-Force
[ancient A.I. created by Celestials]
Marvel 65
Nightcrawler Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Catholic (raised Gypsy/Roma)
X-Men; Excalibur...  Marvel 4,345
Cable Cable (Nathan Christopher Summers) hero clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: M Askani (leader)
X-Men; The New Mutants (leader)...  Marvel 666
Gambit Gambit (Remy LeBeau) hero
CBR Scale: S Cajun Catholic
X-Men; Weapon X (Exiles)...  Marvel 954
Inhumans Inhumans supporting character group
CBR Scale: M Inhuman religion
[hidden race] Marvel 467
Graydon Creed Graydon Creed villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant
Purifiers; Friends of Humanity (leader)... 
[son of Sabretooth and Mystique]
Marvel 61
Senator Robert Kelly Senator Robert Kelly supporting character villain
CBR Scale: D anti-mutant activist; (AoA)
mutant-human peace activist
Project: Wideawake Marvel 84
Celestials Celestials supporting character group deity
CBR Scale: D Celestial
[alien race] Marvel 155
Xavier Institute Xavier Institute supporting character group
  [high school] Marvel 373
Ruckus Ruckus (Clement Wilson) villain
CBR Scale: U mutant supremacist
Nasty Boys (leader) Marvel 15
Madeline Drake Madeline Drake supporting character
CBR Scale: I Jewish
[mother of Iceman] Marvel 13
William Drake William Drake supporting character
CBR Scale: I Catholic
[father of Iceman] Marvel 16
X-Men X-Men hero group
  [1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #1 (Sep. 1963)] Marvel 9,958
Ms. Parsons supporting character
  [1st app: X-Men Forever (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 2001)] Marvel 1
The Beast The Beast (Hank McCoy)
(flashback cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian; agnostic
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 5,233
Angel Angel (Warren Worthington III)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Champions; X-Men...  Marvel 1,741
Professor X Professor X (Charles Xavier)
(flashback cameo)
hero scientist
CBR Scale: S religious
X-Men (founder); Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 4,999
Wolverine Wolverine (James Howlett / Logan)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S raised Protestant; sometimes atheist; has practiced Buddhism; skeptical seeker
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 10,615
Kitty Pryde Kitty Pryde
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Jewish
S.H.I.E.L.D.; X-Men...  Marvel 3,128
Magneto Magneto (Erik Magnus Lehnsherr)
(flashback cameo)
villain hero scientist
CBR Scale: S Jewish; Gypsy/Roma
X-Men; Genoshan Excalibur...  Marvel 916
Apocalypse Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur)
(flashback cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M Clan Akkaba; Transhumanist / Social Darwinist
The Alliance of Evil (founder); Dark Riders (leader)...  Marvel 315
Skrulls Skrulls
(flashback cameo)
villain group
CBR Scale: R Skrull religion
[alien race] Marvel 344
Kree Kree
(flashback cameo)
supporting character group
CBR Scale: S Kree religion
[alien race] Marvel 238
Black Bolt Black Bolt (Blackagar Boltagon)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: M Inhuman religion
Inhumans; Inhuman...  Marvel 505
Medusa Medusa (Medusalith Boltagon)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: R Inhuman religion
Inhumans; Inhuman...  Marvel 416
Triton Triton
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: R Inhuman religion
Inhumans; Inhuman...  Marvel 278
Phoenix Phoenix
(flashback cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: M cosmic entity
The Hellfire Club; X-Men Marvel 129
Ikaris Ikaris
(flashback cameo) 
hero
CBR Scale: R Eternals religion
Star Masters; Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation...  Marvel 103
The Watcher The Watcher (Uatu)
(flashback cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: S monotheist / Watcher religion,
focusing on non-interference
and observation
The Watchers Marvel 582
Onslaught
(flashback cameo)
villain
  [dark side of Xavier and Magneto] Marvel 56
Eternity Eternity
(flashback cameo)
deity
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
Seven Friendless Marvel 84
The Living Monolith The Living Monolith (Ahmet Abdol)
(flashback cameo)
villain clergy/religious leader
CBR Scale: S Egyptian classical religion:
Cult of the Living Monolith
(leader)
The Twelve; Children of the Sun (leader) Marvel 46
O O (Order)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
Young Allies (Counter Earth)
[embodiment of Order]
Marvel 14
K K (Chaos)
(flashback cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
Young Allies (Counter Earth)
[embodiment of Chaos]
Marvel 16
Domina Domina
(flashback cameo)
villain
  Warclan; Neo Marvel 9
Jaeger
(flashback cameo) 
villain
  Warclan; Neo Marvel 3
Eon
(flashback cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
[embodiment of time; appoints protector of the universe] Marvel 9
The In-Betweener The In-Betweener
(flashback cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
[1st app: Warlock (vol. 1) #9 (Oct. 1975)] Marvel 4
Infinity
(flashback cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
[personification of sum total of all that exists] Marvel 31
Living Tribunal Living Tribunal
(flashback cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
[1st app: Strange Tales (vol. 1) #157] Marvel 8
Oneg the Prober
(cameo)
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D Celestial
Celestial
[experimenter, implementer]
Marvel 9
Oblivion
(flashback cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity; Nihilist
[] Marvel 12
The Watchers The Watchers
(flashback cameo)
supporting character group
CBR Scale: M Watcher religion
[alien race] Marvel 38
Deviants
(flashback cameo)
supporting character group
  [hidden race] Marvel
Eternals
(flashback cameo)
supporting character group
  [hidden race] Marvel
Ethicals
(flashback cameo)
supporting character group
    Marvel
Cannonball Cannonball (Sam Guthrie)
(talked to, but not seen or
heard) 
hero
CBR Scale: S Baptist
The Avengers; X-Men...  Marvel 831
White Queen White Queen (Emma Frost)
(someone disguised or dressed as) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian (nominal); mutant supremacist
X-Men; Generation X (teacher)...  Marvel 3,409
Destiny Destiny (Irene Adler)
(someone disguised or dressed as) 
villain hero
CBR Scale: S mutant supremacist
HYDRA; Brotherhood of Mutants...  Marvel 127
Death Death
(someone disguised or dressed as) 
supporting character deity
CBR Scale: D cosmic entity
[embodies death/mortality] Marvel 587
The Stranger The Stranger
(someone disguised or dressed as) 
villain scientist
CBR Scale: M pseudo-cosmic entity
[1st app: The X-Men (vol. 1) #11 (May 1965)] Marvel 188
Kurt Marko Kurt Marko
(someone disguised or dressed as) 
supporting character scientist
  [Juggernaut's father; Charles Xavier's step-father] Marvel 17
Franklin Richards Franklin Richards
(mentioned) 
hero
CBR Scale: I Episcopalian
The Fantastic Four; Power Pack...  Marvel 650
Legion Legion (David Haller)
(mentioned) 
villain
CBR Scale: S Jewish; part Muslim
X-Men Marvel 59
Mannites Mannites
(mentioned) 
supporting character group
  [young people created by nanotech] Marvel 6
Elders of the Universe
(mentioned) 
supporting character group
    Marvel
The Neo
(mentioned) 
supporting character
  [hidden race] Marvel 82

In this issue, Prosh (who was previously X-Factor's "Ship") returns to Earth and gathers five people who are key in this plan to save humanity. In gathering them, he visits each of them in the form of a key figure from their past. Prosh:
- visits Phoenix (Jean Grey) in the form of the cosmic construction worker (a manifestation of Death) who confronted her after she sacrificed herself on the moon
- visits Mystique as Irene Adler (Destiny)
- visits Iceman as Emma Frost in Iceman's body (as seen in Uncanny X-Men #314)
- visits Juggernaut as his father, Kurt Marko
- visits Toad as the Stranger