Pierce - Real Name : Arana Dhatri Powers : Has two protuding limbs from her spine, which are spikes, can be used like spears. Background : Arana had a fairly normal childhood, with only the odd back complanit every now and then, she thought nothing of it and related it to the housework her mother was teaching her so she would make someone a lovely wife one day. it was only when it started getting progressively worse as she hit her teens that it started to worry her, when she was 16 two spikes grew from her back here the pain had always been. This disgraced her family They exiled her from the village, she had nowhere to go. She couldnt even beg and become a street child because the other street children shunned her and threw rocks at her. One day a stranger came to her aid and gave her a plane ticket to the , told her to find Professor Xavier and that she would be safe there. Normally she wouldnt trust and sttrangers but no-one had shown her any kindness and she really didnt have anything to lose. Luckily, the stranger was a mutant sympathiser who travelled around helping mutants who were in dire need of rescuing. She was in the right place at the right time you might say.