Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

Kitty Pryde – or Kate Pryde – has had a rough year. Even rougher than you. Denied entry to the Krakoan portals that all other mutants use to get on and off the island.

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?
Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

Then she got killed and the Five who bring back every mutant unable to do the same for her. So how will they do it? Given that Kitty has been backed up, but Krakoa is unable or unwilling to return her?

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?
Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?
Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?
Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

Here's a theory. The Powers Of X series revealed a future where chimera mutants have been created, combining the DNA of multiple mutants into one.

But we also got a peek at Mister Sinister's cataloguing of all mutant DNA. Mister Sinister is one of the Quiet Council of Krakoa. The Victorian geneticist behind Madelyne Pryor, Inferno, Hope Summers and constantly messing with the Summers and the Greys, but now part of the Great Krakoan Experiment.

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

Recorded in the redacted journal of Moira Mactaggert,

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

With Mister Sinister himself, a chimera created using the body of Thunderbird. In the future, we learn that Mister Sinister creates all chimera, combining DNA of mutants to create new individuals.

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

And we get a break down of one future chimera's DNA sources, Rasputin.

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

With the Krakoan system of resurrecting mutants, with the five creating new bodies and Charles Xavier bringing back their souls, there have been questions and suggestions as to what would happen if mutant minds were put into other bodies, or what if the process was carried out when a mutant was alive, creating duplicates. But it seems that Xavier has thought of this… and has forbidden Sinister from making copies of mutants, as he did creating Madelyne Pryor from Jean Grey.

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

So he's not allowed to make copies, what can he do?

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

Making something new from something old. Chimeras on Krakoa now, not a hundred years hence. And what materials does he need?

Incoming #1He has those on Krakoa too, all in one handy place. If that includes Kate Pryde, could he combine her DNA with someone else, and bring her back in that way? After all, it was Franklin Richards who helped Kate Pryde when she was dying before. Mutants are already considering the possibilities after death.

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

So… who would you like to see Kate Pryde mixed up with? Literally? Thanks to Martin for the tip

Is This How They'll Bring Back Kitty Pryde?

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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