Alison Double is a telepath and was a member of S.T.R.I.K.E.'s Psi Division, along with Betsy Braddock, Tom Lennox, Kevin Mulhearn, Vicki Reppion, and Avril Davis. When the crimelord Vixen secretly took over S.T.R.I.K.E., she sent her assassin Slaymaster after the psi division in order to silence them. Slaymaster killed Mulhearn while he was performing on stage while Double was psychically linked to him. His death traumatized her greatly.

Slaymaster hunted the survivors down and killed Reppion and Davis before Captain Britain was able to defeat him. The psi-division's survivors Double, Braddock, and Lennox moved into Braddock Manor for a time.[2]

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When the Prime Minister James Jaspers was putting superhumans in internment camps, the group was forced to go into hiding. Double developed a fever and had to be cared for by her friends. Soon after Jaspers' agents eventually found them, killed Lennox and captured Double and Braddock, putting them in one of the camps for superhumans and mutants. Inside the camp, the two women befriended Victoria Bentley, a magically gifted former ally of Doctor Strange and the Black Knight. After Jaspers' death, Double and Braddock spent several months recovering from their ordeal in the care of Bentley.

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Sometime later, when Betsy Braddock temporarily took up the mantle of Captain Britain, she was brutally beaten and blinded by Slaymaster. Braddock went to Double's Swiss chateau to recuperate and adjust to life without her sight.[3] It was from Switzerland that Braddock was abducted by the otherdimensional dictator Mojo.[4]

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Powers and Abilities


Telepathy: Double is a telepath of unspecified power, though apparently less than Betsy Braddock.

Clairvoyance: Also Double is clairvoyant and can see a living person's aura. This ability enabled her to see that Meggan could change her shape when Meggan herself did not know she could.

Physical Strength

Double is a physically frail woman without the range of a woman of her age, height and build.


Double wears special glasses that aid her to see better. This may be a side effect of albinism, but has never been specified.

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