PURPLE MAN/ZEBEDIAH KILLGRAVE
**AF 41-FB (moved, see below)
The Official Handbook writers, when it came to Killgrave's entry for The Book of the Dead around 1988, had a fit trying to fit in Persuasion to the timeline.
http://www.marveldirectory.com/individu ... pleman.htm
"According to Killgrave, the accident that endowed him with his superhuman power occurred "some months" before his initial clash with the costumed crimefighter Daredevil. That clash took place within the last ten years.............
If Melanie's account [Persuasion's mother, who recounted the tale of her forced marriage to Killgrave and subsequent impregnation which produced Persuasion] is correct and the Purple Girl is indeed the Purple Man's daughter, then Killgrave became the Purple Man years before his first meeting with Daredevil. Presumably Killgrave spent those years learning how to develop and master his newfound abilities. On the other hand, it is possible that Melanie lied to Kara about the Purple Man and that there is another explanation for Kara's powers. As yet there has been no resolution to these contradictory accounts of Killgrave's past."
Later stories apparently affirmed Persuasion as Killgrave's daugther, therefore, rather than have Persuasion's life take the lion's share of the modern era, I go with the Handbook's reasoning.
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