No Other Known Alias
First Official Appearance
Gambit, Vol 1 #2
First Appearance Together
Gambit, Vol 1 #2
Powers & Genetics
Earth 616, Gambitverse
The following characters are also associated
with Julien Boudreaux:
Marius was Bella Donna Boudreaux's and
Julien Boudreaux's father and the leader of the Assassin's Guild of New
Orleans. Marius' relationship with Gambit depends a lot on the circumstances.
Though he did not approve of Bella Donna and Remy's relationship, even
in childhood, he did work with Jean-Luc Lebeau, Remy's father, to arrange
their marriage for the sake of the Guild's. Marius ran the Guild until
he died suddenly of heart failure, but it was questioned by Bella Donna
who believed it to be murder, but it was never proven. Marius never saw
the bonding of the Guilds before his death.
Though they never really got along, Marius
did agree to marry his only, and youngest, daughter to the adopted Remy
LeBeau in an attempt to stop the war between the Thieves Guild and Assassin
Guild. The wedding seemed to go as planned until after the ceremonies.
Marius' oldest son, Julien refuses to accept the union and fights Remy
to the death. Remy wins the fight which leads to Marius asking for Remy's
life in exchange. Bella Donna changes his mind and they all agree with
Remy's exile. Something Remy is not happy about in the least.
In their final meeting Marius had to play both sides of the
field with Remy. On one hand he wanted Remy dead because he was breaking
the laws of his exile, but on the other hand he wanted Remy to save his
dying daughter, Bella Donna. Marius knew that only Remy could get a hold
of the Elixir of Life from the Thieves Guild. Something that could bring
heal his daughter. Marius did fight Remy at first, but it seemed to be
all for show when he allowed Remy to leave with his sick daughter with
only the demand to save her.
Later, Marius chose to save Remy, and
his daughter Bella Donna, over saving his deranged son, Julien. He killed
his son who was about to kill Remy. With the fight over, Remy used what
was left of the elixir to heal Bella Donna. Unfortunately, the damage done
by Rogue's powers remained. Remy left ailing Bella Donna with her Father,
The following titles will catch you up
on the history of Marius Boudreaux and Gambit.
Gambit Vol 1 #2 - Gambit Vol 1 #4 - X-Men Origins: Gambit