Date: 2011-06-23 03:36 am (UTC)
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There's some key differences between these new mutants and those who manifested their powers before M-Day though. None of these Lights had powers before M-Day, it's not like Hope is repowering mutants. And the oldest of her Lights is the 19 year old girl Laurie, and like you said, before M-Day mutants got their powers during adolescence. Laurie was probably long past puberty.

So somehow Hope's very presence at this point in time mutates people around the world, teenagers who weren't mutants before M-Day and who might never have become mutants if it weren't for her, even if Wanda hadn't cast her spell.

And then there's the fact that the Lights have unstable mutations that either drive them insane or cause them to destroy themselves with their own powers. And so far the only way to stabilize their powers is for Hope Summers to touch them. And that touch seems to turn them into her devout followers, they can't refuse her orders, and they do things they'd normally never do (like walk into war zones without any training).

Point being that if these new Lights even are the same species of mutants (before now mutants didn't need her touch to simply survive, I can't help but think that they're something new) this doesn't seem to be the best way to replenish mutantkind. They've become completely dependent on the intervention of one girl, and once that happens they become unquestionably loyal to her. It seems more like she's building an army than saving a dying race.
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