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* [[Abe]] is the only character known to have this ability.
* [[Abe]] is the only character known to have this ability. ([[The Agent]])

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==See also==
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Revision as of 18:23, 13 October 2009

Light absorption
Held by: Abe
Ability to: Absorb light

Light absorption is the ability to absorb light.


  • Abe is the only character known to have this ability. (The Agent)


Abe's ability can make an area pitch black. Abe waves his hand when activating his ability and, suddenly, the entire room he is in becomes pitch black, like in a cave, such that no one can see. The ability seems to have an adverse effect on Abe, because he has what sounds like a smoker's wheezing voice and he glows slightly when not using his ability. Also, Abe is blind due to having cataracts in both eyes that also make his eyes opaque. Abe comments that he can see when he "takes the light", but that using his ability poisons him. However, he glows a shade brighter after he uses his ability; and Rachel and Anna suspect his ability might be causing him to become radioactive, endangering both him and the people around him. (chapter 7 of The Agent) It is unknown as to whether Abe's ability absorbs only visible light or all forms of light.


  • Rachel and Anna meet Abe together, and he uses his ability temporarily, activating it by reaching his hand out towards them such that everything becomes black. After the light comes back, Abe is glowing a shade brighter and Rachel notes the glow is coming directly from his skin. He comments to Rachel that she is very pretty and tells Anna that she is too blonde. (chapter 7 of The Agent)
  • In an alternate storyline, Rachel meets Abe after Anna has already spoken with him. Abe then waves one of his hands and everything becomes pitch black, like in a cave. After the light comes back, Rachel notes to herself that it appears as though Abe could see her for a moment. (chapter 7 of The Agent)
  • In order to save Barbara, Abe makes the warehouse pitch black and returns the light when the pair of them are safe. (Chapter 12 of The Agent)

See also

Evolved Human Abilities edit

Ability absorptionAbility replicationActivation and deactivationAdoptive muscle memoryAlchemyAlejandro's abilityAquatic breathingClairsentienceClairvoyanceCloakingCloningCyberpathyDisintegrationDream manipulationElectric manipulationElemental controlEmpathic mimicryEmpathyEnhanced hearingEnhanced memoryEnhanced strengthEnhanced strength and sensesEnhanced synesthesiaFire breathingFlightFreezingGravitational manipulationHachiro's abilityHealingHealing touchHeat generationIllusionImage projectionImpenetrable skinInduced radioactivityIntuitive aptitudeInvisibilityLie detectionLuke's abilityMagnetismMeltingMemory manipulationMemory storageMental manipulationMetal mimicryMicrowave emissionMiko's abilityMist mimicryPersuasionPhasingPlant growthPoison emissionPossessionPrecognitionPrecognitive dreamingPuppet masterPyrokinesisRapid cell regenerationSedationSeismic burstShape shiftingShatteringSound manipulationSpace-time manipulationSpontaneous combustionSuper speedSuperchargingTechnopathyTelekinesisTelepathyTerrakinesisUmbrakinesisWeather control

Evolutions Abilities

Accelerated probabilityAcidic bloodAge transferalAnimal controlBelief inductionCarbon isolation and formationConstrictionDanger sensingDavid's abilityDimension hoppingDimensional storageEmpathic manipulationEnhanced breathEnhanced teleportingExtraskeletal manipulationFireworks creationHealth optimizingInflammationLight absorptionLight manipulationNerve manipulationNon-biological duplicationPhoenix mimicryPlasmakinesisPrimal rageProbability computationRock formationShiftingTeleportationTemporal rewindWater generationWater mimicry

Graphic Novel Abilities

Ability augmentationAcid secretionAge shiftingAppearance alterationAura absorptionBliss and horrorBone spike protrusionChlorine gas exudationCrumplingDehydrationDisintegration touchElasticityElectrical absorptionEnergy absorption, transference, and redirectionFire castingForcefieldsFuture terrorist's abilityGold mimicryGranulationGreen energy blastImprintingLaser emissionLevitationLuminescenceLung adaptationMass manipulationMediumshipNerve gas emissionNeurocognitive deficitOil secretionOmnilingualismPlant manipulationSound absorptionSpider mimicryTelescopic visionWall crawling

See Also: Ability developmentAbility extensionAbility heredityAbility immunityAbility lossAbility theftBrain examinationBrain penetrationUnnamed abilitiesExamples of simultaneous ability useEye alterationList of abilitiesList of abilities with multiple usersParadoxProphecyRiftPower