• Summary - Alpha Flight v.1 #7

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    Issue: Alpha Flight 7
    Date: Feb-84
    Story 1: The Importance of Being Deadly (15 pages)

    Feature Characters: Jeanne-Marie, Jean-Paul

    Regular Characters:

    Guest Stars:

    Villains: Ernest St. Ives (Deadly Ernest); Delphine Courtney

    Other Characters: Dr. Bosson, Raymonde Belmonde, his daughter Danielle; Alec Thorne (Gamma Flight's Smart Alec), Meg

    Synopsis: Northstar has taken his sister to a doctor, who can't find any problems with her, but warns him she may develop a third personality. We learn that the twins had been raised separately and were only recently reunited.
    In the street, a mugger takes her purse, triggering the transformation to Aurora. The mugger is bailed out by St. Ives.
    Northstar's dear friend Belmonde takes them to his cafe, which is empty because of St. Ives' harassment. He wants to buy the cafe, and arrives with thugs. He kills Belmonde with a touch and takes Aurora, mistaking her for Danielle.
    In Winnipeg, Courtney enthralls Smart Alec.

    Story 2: Let a Child Be Born (7 pages)

    Feature Characters: Michael, Snowbird

    Regular Characters: Nelvanna, Hodiak, Turoq the Shaper

    Guest Stars:


    Other Characters: Prof. Camperton, Dr. David Efford, Richard Easton, Carmichael

    Synopsis: 15 years ago at an archaeological dig, a metal headband is found. Late that night, Easton dons it and is confronted by the gods. He spends one night with a beautified Nelvanna, reappears 9 years later and goes mad.
    Nelvanna then appears to Michael, who helps her give birth to Snowbird. She is to fight the beasts that threaten the world.