Scott and Jean were both still unaware of Sinister's influence on their lives. Adept at running scams, she had a reputation of controlling the minds of men. Jean manages to survive only by absorbing the remnant of the Phoenix Force housed within Madelyne, giving her both Madelyne's memories and the Phoenix's memories from "The Dark Phoenix Saga". On Thanksgiving, Jean finally proposed to Scott. Similar to family."  Busiek, a fan of the original five X-Men, was displeased with the character's death and formulated various storylines that would have met Shooter's rule and allowed the character to return to the X-Men franchise.  Jean and the other original X-Men left the team, with only Cyclops staying on as deputy leader. At first, Scott tried to keep his marriage and son from Jean. Cyclops and Emma formalized their relationship and together, the pair rebuilt the Xavier Institute as co-headmasters. Instead, he chose to train her in the use of her psychokinetic abilities while allowing her telepathy to grow at its natural rate before reintroducing it.  The event leaves her comatose, and she is brought back to consciousness when her parents seek the help of powerful mutant telepath, Charles Xavier. She confronts Weapon X, then leaves him to try to stop the attack with the aid of Cyclops. Jean is broken free of the bubble when Professor X, able to walk, uses his telepathy to free her and the other reserve X-Men, leaving her to subdue the other team of X-Men and the Morlocks. In reality, Jean was saved by Apocalypse and Magneto, and hidden from Professor X who was capturing all the telepaths in the world for his evil plans.  Dying, but determined to save Cyclops and her friends, Jean calls out for help and is answered by the cosmic entity, the Phoenix Force. Unable to fully discern which timeline was the correct one, but realizing that Nate was the only one with enough power to create timelines, the assembled X-Men began to plan how to confront their teammate. Back at the school, Jean and Scott moved into the former boathouse.  During this timeline, she reads the mind of current Beast, who regrets never admitting his feelings for her, so confronts younger Beast and gives him a kiss, which creates problems with the younger Cyclops. Jean insisted that their bonds with others were what made them who they were and that they needed to be able to make mistakes together. After a brief mental battle between Vulcan and his family, Vulcan accepts his defeat by letting go of the rage and hate inside him as he dies. She claimed to be a member of the Clan Askani that had technology in her future that might be able to save Nathan. It has been revealed that Jean envisions imaginary tiny, green goblins carrying out her telekinetic activities. She is destroyed in a clash with the original five X-Men, including her younger self. He stabs her numerous times but Phoenix keeps reanimating her, prompting Jean to dive deep into the ice and freeze herself. Claremont revealed that his and Cockrum's motivation for Jean Grey's transformation into Phoenix was to create "the first female cosmic hero". Jean Grey/John Grey in Marvel 1602 Jean pretended to be a boy named John Grey so she could attend Carlos Javier's school. She is an important figure in the lives of other Marvel Universe characters, mostly the X-Men, including her husband Cyclops, her mentor and father figure Charles Xavier, her unrequited love interest Wolverine, her best friend and sister-like figure Storm, and her genetic children Rachel Summers, Cable, Stryfe and X-Man. Her parents took her to be treated by Professor Charles Xavier. Cable believed Stryfe had been killed, however, Stryfe had actually survived as a consciousness in the back of Cable's mind. Phoenix understood that she would never be able to fully control the dark hunger inside and sacrificed herself, bidding Scott an emotional farewell. He considered leaving the X-Men once more, but the Jean of an alternate future telepathically intervened in an attempt to prevent her dark future from coming to pass. While flying from rift to rift, Nate revealed to Jean the true nature of the rifts and the painful memories of the past they contained. For some time, Scott had no way of knowing if Askani's cure had been successful.  Shooter publicly laid out his reasoning in the 1984 roundtable: I personally think, and I've said this many times, that having a character destroy an inhabited world with billions of people, wipe out a starship and then—well, you know, having the powers removed and being let go on Earth. When Jean was eleven, a psychiatrist recommended to her parents that they consult a colleague of his, Professor Charles Xavier, who was secretly a mutant with telepathic abilities of his own. When Jean learned Onslaught was Xavier himself, Onslaught psionically muzzled him.  After saving the city from a series of fires that began as a result of their battle with Apocalypse, X-Factor was given a ticker-tape parade. Jean and the rest of the X-Men were the primary response team to all matter of worldwide threats and danger. , Jean was confronted by Onslaught on the Astral Plane, who claimed he could give her the power of the Phoenix Force once again if she joined him. , The Shadow King returned and together the X-Men and X-Factor defeated him. , Warned that the Phoenix Force was coming to claim her as its host by the ghost of her older self, Jean refused to share her older self's fate and took steps to prepare for its arrival by consulting its prior hosts -- Rachel Summers, Hope Summers, Magik, the Stepford Cockoos and Emma Frost -- as well as deific beings like Odinson, powerful psychics like Psylocke, and mages like Doctor Strange and Scarlet Witch. Nate tried to re-absorb Madelyne, only to find that he couldn't, as she had become independent.  Xavier even used young Jean to calibrate his Cerebro machine. Meanwhile, at home, packing up to disappear, Jean meets the son of Wolverine, Jimmy, for the first time. "The Dark Phoenix Tapes", Fabian Nicieza (w), Andy Kubert (p), Matt Ryan (i).  Byrne worked with Claremont to effectively remove Phoenix from the storyline, initially by removing her powers. [volume & issue needed], In the original Marvel Mangaverse X-Men and X-Men Ronin stories, Jean is a powerful telepath and telekinetic and calls herself Marvel Girl, but she also has access to the Phoenix Force. She believed it was "not their place to suppress emotions".   The team's adventures continued throughout the series, culminating in the line-wide "Inferno" crossover. In the initial plotline of the Phoenix being a manifestation of Jean's true potential, these powers are considered her own, as part of Claremont and Byrne's desire to create "the first cosmic superheroine". Share Share Tweet Email. , After undergoing a Secondary Mutation, Jean's telekinesis returned. Jean coached Psylocke in the use of her telepathic powers. , Scott and Jean started taking Nathan Christopher with them on missions. Thinking quick, Scott drew her attention and told Emma his plan: Emma, through the Stepford Cuckoos, linked to all the X-Men and linked anyone who'd ever loved Jean telepathically transferring their emotions to her and she and the Phoenix were finally satisfied by it, restoring them to sanity via the emotional support of friends and family, telepathically conveyed to Jean. The cockpit lacked the shielding needed to protect the pilot from the lethal radiation. , The adult Jean returns to using her original Marvel Girl codename and wore her second green-and-yellow Marvel Girl costume. Jean and Madelyne confront each other, and Madelyne attempts to kill them both. She is seemingly found murdered, covered in slash marks, in the opening of the series. , Jean is later kidnapped by the Shi'ar and placed on trial for the destruction done by the Phoenix Force years earlier in a 2014 crossover story line The Trial of Jean Grey. As a result, Wolverine flatly insulted and fought Scott, Beast stated that he no longer liked him, and Rachel Summers, in particular, felt hurt and angry by her father's lack of remorse for the psychic affair that Jean discovered before her death, and Emma's part in it. Initially possessing the ability of telekinesis, the character was later granted the power of telepathy, which would be retconned years later as a suppressed mutant ability.. Nate was Jean and Scott's genetically-engineered son from an alternate reality. The group opted to keep their discovery on a need to know basis, although they soon included Jean on their findings via telepathic scan. Weapon X rescues her, but not before Sinister extracted her DNA and combined it with that of Cyclops to engineer the perfect mutant, X-Man. Psylocke used her psi-knife on Jean, rendering her unconscious. [volume & issue needed], Soon after, Jean is in Washington with the remaining X-Men, where Cyclops makes a speech, attempting to bring peace to the anti-mutant hostilities and to ask that all mutants surrender to the government. Jean also relived the experience of the destruction of the D'bari system from the point of view of the victims. Cyclops and Jean, the two remaining X-Men, tried to mount an escape, but they tragically failed when Dr. Gregor killed Scott in revenge for her husband. Jean realized that she could control the White Hot Room against the Phoenix wishes and commanded the cosmic entity to resurrect her, which it did so in order to get rid of her.