Jackpot BioName: Jackson LeBeauCodename: JackpotAge: 17Gender: MaleHair: BrunetteEyes: Hazel/Burning redPersonality: Charming, Sarcastic, ArrogantAbility/Power: Can change potential energy to kintetic energy, thus "charging" objects. Hypnotic charmParents(From X-Men): Gambit.Notes/Extra/: Gambit took him to New Orleans as a baby, where he was taken in by an orphanage. Spent his nights sneaking out to the city, and quickly learned the art of street hustling. Was forced out of the orphanage aged 12, because his eyes would burn red when he was angry. He earned a living performing street magic and card tricks, until he heard about The Institute.
The Other MeThe other meThe me I commited only to pageThat personifies my evil and rageThe other meThe me I keep locked up insideIs becoming ever more difficult to hideThe other meThe me that can doEverything that I can't, but want toThe other meThe me from my imaginationIs less a work of fiction, more real inspiration
LanternTonight we lit a paper laternThe kind you write your wishes onI knew what I wanted to writeThe only thing I've ever wished forI hestitated, pen over the paperAfraid to write itIn case they laughIn case wishing jinxed it somehowBut if it didn't write itI might lose the chanceOne last hopeFor what I wantSo, despite the fear of sniggersThe ink flowsLays bare my inner hopeTonight we lit a paper laternThe kind you write your wishes onAnd I wished for love.
XJr-Artemis and Apollo Part 3"So, who is it we're going to see?" Apollo asked Artemis. She turned in her seat to look at him. They were on the train to The Middle Of Nowhere, and Artemis kept attracting stares."Your mother. So calm down, or are you scared of her too?""For the last time, I'm not afraid of you.""Sure. That's why you've sat two rows behind me and won't look me in the eye."Apollo said nothing."Anyway, remember what we said. She's normal.""But, what if she doesn't remember me. Or doesn't like me?""I doubt she will have forgotten you. And compared to me, you're a saint."The rest of the journey passed in silence. Little did the pair know, everything they had just discovered, was soon to change.It seemed an eternity after they'd knocked that the door opened."Mother" Artemis said brusquely, striding into the house as if she's never left. Apollo stood awkwardly in the doorway until he was invited in."Arty. I found your note. You didn't even say goodbye.""It's Artemis, Mother. And you would have
XJr-Artemis and Apollo Part 2For a few minutes Apollo did nothing but a very passable impression of a goldfish."You...you don't think....your""That would be suspicion, yes" Artemis replied coolly. Outwardly she seemed calm and contained, but inside she as caught between excitement, shock and disbelief. "Of course, we'll need to confirm it, but Dean can do that. Come on."Artemis led Apollo to the house, up past the dorms and to Dean's private floor. She knocked once on the door of his study/laboratory, then without waiting for a reply, walked in."Artemis. I sensed you were coming. And you have a friend with you.""Yes, this is Apollo. We believe that he is my brother. We need confirmation.""I see. A DNA fraternity test then. I shall need a blood sample from you both." Dean said, opening a drawer and taking out a hypodermic, holding it up so the metal needle glinted in the light"You are not getting anywhere near me with that." Artemis snarled. Apollo, unused to her, took a step away. Dean, however, had no such