Brother Voodoo/Laurent (Character)

Publisher: Marvel Comics

Created by: Unknown

1st appearance: Unknown

Alias: Lord of the Loa

Nationality: Unknown

Team Affiliations: None

Legal Status: Pirate and freedom fighter wanted by the British.

Weight: 250 lbs    Height: 6’4

Eyes: Brown        Hair: Black and white

Relatives: Alexandre (brother, deceased)

Skills and abilities: Skilled hand to hand combatant and sword fighter

Powers: Trained by the African gods in the art of voodoo

He can summon the spirit of his Alexandre to enhance his physical attributes to superhuman levels and strengthen his magic.

Biography

Laurent and his brother Alexandre were freedom fighters and pirates off the coast of Haiti during slavery. When his brother was killed by the Schango a witch doctor and turned into a zombie, a slave who could not rebel he found himself recruited by the gods themselves who offered him their power thus making him the first mortal lord of the loa and Brother Voodoo. He also gave him an ultimate spell which could be used if all else had failed.

Laurnet as the first brother voodoo went straight to the source and battled schango. The experience of the elder sorcerer was too great and Laurent was defeated and on the verge of death used the ultimate spell Legba had given him and his being was infused with the spirit of his dead twin brother Laurent. So great was the strain that his hair was instantly stroke with a streak of white. With his new-found strength he defeated his nemesis thus ending the threat.

Laurent would then pass on the teachings of Legba to his student and thus the line of Lord of the Loa/brother voodoo was born.

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