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Retrocognition
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Blindfold (Marvel) is able to see events of the past

Power/Ability to:

Discern events of the past

The power to discern events of the past. Opposite power of Precognition.

Also Called

  • Backward Knowing
  • Past Evocation
  • Postcognition

Capabilities

The user can discern the past and past events using various means, usually entering a trance while seeing and hearing a noted past event, whether it be concerning themselves or of an unfamiliar lineage in a past occurrence. Occasionally spontaneous.

Applications

  • Revealing an intricate past.
  • See the events happening in the past.

Techniques

  • History Reading: to understand person's history.
  • Past Recollection: to intuitively know what has occurred.

Variations

  • Retrocognitive Artistry: write, paint or draw the past events through art.
  • Retrocognitive Dreaming: perceive the past events through dreaming.

Universe Differences

Users unable to attain sight may gain the ability to trace and view their own movements on a slower account while in a present state. The ability may display past events in vivid color during demonstration.

Associations

Limitations

  • May be unable to notice present surroundings.
  • May need specific concentration.
  • May unwilling perceive collective knowledgeable attachments.
  • May gain instability from attained knowledge.
  • May become infected with information.
  • May be unable to tap into history of other universes.
  • May be unable to perceive contents from parallel universe.
  • May require physical contact.
  • May enter into a trance state.

Known Users

  • The Giver (The Giver)
  • Rosemary (The Giver)
  • Jonas (The Giver)
  • Gabriel (The Giver)
  • Daphne Powell (No Ordinary Family); only via physical contact
  • Roxie Torcoletti (Eastwick)
  • Angela Petrelli (Heroes); through dreaming
  • Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed)
  • Allison DuBois (Medium)
  • Blindfold/Destiny (Marvel)
  • Ishizu Ishtar (Yu-Gi-Oh); via the Millennium Necklace
  • Sora (Kingdom Hearts); via Kairi's heart
  • Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Faith Lehane (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Dream Girl (DC Comics)
  • Terror Inc. (Marvel Comics)
  • Desmond Miles (Assassin's Creed)
  • Saturn Girl (DC Comics)
  • Tarot (Marvel Comics)
  • Talisman (Marvel Comics)
  • Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel)
  • The Witchblade (Witchblade)
  • Sara Pezzini (Witchblade)
  • Doctor Manhattan (Watchmen)
  • Cole MacGrath (Infamous); via Psychic Vision
  • Captain Comet (DC Comics)
  • Silver Surfer (Marvel Comics)
  • Believix Fairies (Winx Club); via Tracix wings
  • Kylie Galen (Shadow Falls); via a ghost's memory
  • Melinda Gordon (Ghost Whisperer)
  • Alex (Twitches)
  • Camryn (Twitches)
  • Fake Shiki (Tsukihime)
  • Dinah Lance/Black Canary (Birds of Prey)

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