Alias




Dust II


Note: Dust is translated as "turaab" in Arabic.


Nick Name
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Civilian ID
Sooraya Qadir
Occupation

Adventurer

Mutant Rights Activist

Slave

Student


Legal Status
Citizen of Afghanistan
Nation or Planet of Origin
Afghanistan
Group Affiliation

Hellions

X-Men


Base of Operations

Xavier Institute, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York


Height
5' 6"
Weight
135 lbs.
Eye Color
Hazel
Hair Color
Black
Known Powers

Mutation resulting in the ability to convert body tissue and clothing in to a living silicate (sand).


Accessories

Burka: Traditional head-to-toe length robe worn by women in the Middle East.


Common Enemies
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Regularly Appearing

Avengers Academy Vol. 1

New X-Men Vol. 2

X-Factor Vol. 3

X-Men: Schism Vol. 1

Young X-Men Vol. 1


First Appearance
X-Men Vol. 2 #133 (Dec. 2002)
Creator
Grant Morrison & Igor Kordey
Origin

Held as a slave by Afghan troops, the mutant Sooraya was rescued by the X-Man, Wolverine.


When found, she had killed the troops by means unknown for attempting to remove her ceremonial burka. The only word that she would say to her rescuer was "Turaab," which is translated as Dust.


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