Remy first met Alphonse at the door of
Orleans Cooper's bar, Club Orleans, where Alphonse was keeping up appearances
as the bouncer of the bar. Remy had an issues about a girl being attacked
in the parking lot and Alphonse not doing anything about it, leaving it
to the visiting Remy to save the girl. Alphonse recognized Remy, but Remy
did not know Alphonse as an Assassin at the time.
After Remy stole the Inficio Aquilus, a stack of black magic
Tarot cards, Orleans Cooper was asked by Morgan Penrose to kill the person
who stole them. Cooper refused to be a part of the killing, but sent Alphonse
to take care of everything Penrose needed. Alphonse, already anticipating
Remy going after the cards, sent out people to take care of the mutant
thief, but they failed.
In attempt to finally rid himself of
LeBeau and to get the Tarot cards, Cooper sends Alphonse and partner in
crime, Stone, to take care of Remy personally and get the cards back. They
go after Remy after the thief has stolen back the Tarot cards from Jack
Jessup. Losing the fight against the two assassins, Remy is taken hostage
by Alphonse. On order of Cooper, Alphonse and Stone torture Remy to keep
him busy while Orleans Cooper uses the cards to work some black magic.
Alphonse manages to leave just before Wolverine shows up to save Remy.
Understandable upset over hours of torture
and the death of his old friend, Dan Downs, Remy recruits Wolverine to
exact his revenge on Alphonse and Orleans Cooper. Knowing that Alphonse
is a fan of the X-Men and follows their every move, Remy goes to various
Assassin hang outs, attacking Alphonse's men as if they were various members
of the X-Men. The plan worked, making Alphonse believe that the whole X-Men
team was out to get him. Alphonse stole the Inficio Aquilus from Orleans
Cooper and returned them to Gambit, hoping to get on the good side of the