Akran grew up in a SHIELD facility where he'd lived since he was born. His mother, Ilyana,was a genetic creation made from the combined DNA of several mutants by SHIELD in an attempt to create their own mutant police force. However, after the formation of the fifty-state inititive, the project was scrapped, but they still made Ilyana reside at SHIELD headquarters in New York. Alec knew little of his father, other than that his name was Maklan , and that he was a SHIELD agent from Atlantis. Having never known his father, and always being kept away from his mother, Akran was essientially raised by a SHIELD agent named Alana Konners. She raised him as though he was her own son, along with her daughter Alexis. After a while, Akran began a relationship with Alexis, having then been known as Alec. One night while on a date, the couple was mugged. In a rage that Alexis was in danger, Alec lost control of his abilities, causing much more destruction than intended, ripping the criminal apart. After the attack, Alexis brought him back to her mother, who despite Alexis asking for her help, simply turned him over to SHIELD to experiment on him and analayze his DNA. Miserable, betrayed,and at the mercy of SHIELD, Alec contemplated suicide when suddenly his mother teleported into his cell with Alexis with her. He embraced her and asked what they were doing there, the entire time staring at Ilyana, though he could not see her face due to the dark hood she was wearing. She only walked up to her son, kissed him on his forehead, smiled, and teleported away. Alexis told him she could get him out of the headquarters, but that he'd need to find somewhere safe. She handed him a seashell necklace. When he asked why she had it, she said it was part of his home and he had to go there.He nodded and left for Atlantis. He remained in Atlantis where he was warmly welcomed until he his 20's. Soon after when the events of the Cataclysm occurred, he returned to the surface and saw the destruction. He wandered the city, eventually look for the Agent Konners, only to find that Alexis was a mutant and Agent Konners turned her over to S.H.I.E.L.D to experiment on and she had died in the subsequent experiments. In a rage, he gored Konners with his trident and stormed the city enraged. He eventually crossed paths with the Revengers. Livid at SHIELD for scorning him, he joined them with vigor, where he serves today.