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The ability to discern the thoughts of the dead or other noncorperal concepts and use the resulting force in various ways. Sub-power of Omnipathy. Combination of Mental Manipulation, Mediumship and Dimensional Awareness.

Also Called

  • Psychosomatic Manipulation
  • Telepathic Order

Capabilities

User can 'discern the thoughts of the dead or other noncorperal concepts and use the resulting force in various ways.

This power is an extremely rare ability usually displayed by deceased telepaths, mediums, or extremely powerful celestial beings. On the ethereal plane this power is used to keep malefic spirits and apparitions in order by manipulating their ectoplasmic brain patterns and causing whatever past thoughts and desires they had while living to be returned to their psyche.

Applications

Associations

Limitations

  • May only be able to absorb the thoughts of one deceased person or concept at a time.
  • The amount of time needed to charge the power to full capacity.
  • Echos of the deceased may be overpowering.
  • User could be driven insane.
  • Ghostly thoughts may haunt the user.
  • Cannot read the minds of living beings without first communing with a closely related specter.

Known Users

  • Martians (DC Comics); while Intangible
  • The Spectre (DC Comics)
  • Kelemvor (Forgotten Realms)
  • Mephisto (Marvel Comics)
  • Death (Mythology/Folklore)
  • Various Underworld Deities (Mythology/Folklore)
    • Osiris (Egyptian Mythology)
    • Hades (Greek Mythology)
  • Ro Ryou (The Outcast)

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