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Quote1 Hardly! Not when all the dimensional doorways are mine to traverse! I am an Agent of Fortune -- and, as such, I am adept at lighting attacks! Quote2
-- Agent of Fortune src
 

Agent of Fortune was a member of Vera Gemini's Cult of Harvester of Eyes. He was sent into Dr. Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum to retrieve the Eye of Agamotto. With the use of Gemini's spells, he was able to enter undetected. He briefly fought Strange himself and was able to knock him out. He successfully took the amulet from Strange. [3]

The Agent wanted to replace former Cult member Devil-Slayer as the Cult's Reaper of Souls and Agent of Death. He could only move up the ranks once he managed to kill Devil-Slayer. He waited for Payne's arrival in the Cult's temple in Mexico. [2]

Abilities

  • The Agent of Fortune has some skills in armed and unarmed combat. He was able to defeat Dr. Strange in a physical confrontation, using mostly his kicks and a few surprise attacks. [1]
  • The Agent uses his teleportation abilities to surprise and ambush opponents. [1]

Weaknesses

  • He was trained as a would-be successor for Devil-Slayer. He has similar equipment, powers, and skills to his predecessor, but he lacks the experience to use them effectively. [2]
  • Unlike Devil-Slayer, who is a trained and experienced assassin, the Agent of Fortune is apparently not authorized to kill anyone. He wishes to kill, but the Cult's rules do not allow it to a man of his rank. [2] Only Reapers of Soul are allowed to kill, not Agents of Fortune. [1]


Equipment

He used a Shadow Cloak, which could open portals to other dimensions. He could also retrieve weapons from it and control it mentally for use in combat. [1] This was eventually confiscated and used by Hellcat for a brief period of time. [4]

  • The Agent of Fortune is seen standing above a defeated and unconscious Dr. Strange, but apparently chooses to neither kill nor harm him. The reasons behind this decision are unclear. It apparently has something to do with the rules of the Cult forbidding him to kill. [1]
  • The Agent's face seems to have a beak. It is unclear if this is part of his mask or part of his actual face beneath it. [1]
  • The storyline featuring the Agent of Fortune features several references to songs and albums by the rock band Blue Öyster Cult. The Agent of Fortune is apparently named after their album "Agents of Fortune" (1976).
  • The Agent's employer, Vera Gemini, is named after a song by the Blue Öyster Cult, called "The Revenge of Vera Gemini" (1976).

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