Red Lantern Corps: Dark Phoenix

What if…….Atrocitus was able to recruit the Dark Phoenix to his Red Lantern Corps?! Could it be possible? The Phoenix Force is an entity described as the child of the universe, free-spirited and dangerous if not properly controlled or guided on the right path. With this power, Atrocitus could be on the same power levels as the White and Black Lantern Corps.

Atrocitus believes he could attract the Phoenix Force by releasing The Butcher, believing an older entity could train the younger cosmic being how powerful an emotion like rage could produce more power. This is a similar method Atrocitus learned from observing Sith Lords before recruiting them. To achieve his plan, Atrocitus traveled to the time period in the Marvel Universe right after Dark Phoenix consumed a star, killing billions of people in the process. The destruction left in the aftermath fascinated Atrocitus, believing that such devastation could empower his Lantern Corps greatly. Atrocitus intercepted the Phoenix in space flight, releasing the Butcher from the red power battery. The two entities clashed in power, as if becoming familiar with each other, learning and adapting to each other.

 As the two entities dance among each other in a cosmic showcase, the body of Jean Grey hovered nearby awaiting the cosmic force to return to her host body. Atrocitus used this time to slip the Red Power Ring onto Jean’s finger, sealing the bond between the two entities. Doing this, Atrocitus believed if he can’t have direct control over the Phoenix Force, he could at least have control over its host.

Sensing bondage, the Phoenix Force lashed wildly like an animal being caged trying to break free. Anger and rage began to grow rapidly in the entity as it struggled. The energy given off by the Phoenix Force was so tremendous, its power funneled down to each ring wielded by the Corps member, thus increasing their power as well. Members of the Red Lantern Corps no longer had the weakness of blind rage, now that it was consumed by the Phoenix Force. In exchange, each member developed mental clarity strong enough to create the most powerful constructs and immortality, as long as the Phoenix Force remain confined in the Red Power Battery.

 Also there is no longer the need to charge the power ring, for the Phoenix Force keeps the rings charged indefinitely. When realizing that rage is just one of many emotions in the cosmos, The Phoenix Force accepted the intense feeling as part of its own light, even beginning to desire other emotions of the spectrum. With the power of two cosmic entities, can the Red Lantern Corps be stopped?



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