Merc with a Mouth
Played by: ??
Name: Wade Wilson
Codename: Deadpool
Alias: Wade
Race: Mutant
Team: None
Occupation: Mercenary
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Not too much is known about Deadpool's childhood. Sometime after his mother died from cancer, his father was killed by a drunken friend, and he was kicked out of the United States Army Special Forces, "Wade" joined Project X. Little was known of Wilson's subsequent mercenary activities. At one point he was active in Tangier, Morocco where he romanced a woman named Francie. When this relationship soured, he traveled throughout Asia, and was hired in Japan by a crime lord, the Boss, to infiltrate a sumo-wrestling ring owned by a rival criminal. When the Boss finally ordered murder, Wilson refused to complete his assignment, allegedly the first time he had ever done so, and relocated to the United States. Learning that he had contracted cancer, Wilson broke up with his girlfriend Vanessa rather than force her to remain with a terminally ill man. He even gave up his chemo treatments, not wishing to prolong things.
In Canada, he was offered hope in the form of Department K, a special weapons development branch of the Canadian government. Wilson became a test subject in Department K's branch of the joint U.S./Canadian superhuman enhancement project, the Weapon X Program; his cancer was temporarily arrested via the implantation of a healing factor derived from another Department K agent, the mutant adventurer Wolverine. Wilson was active in a covert field unit alongside the near-invulnerable Sluggo and the cyborgs Kane and Slayback. Vanessa herself was later affiliated with the team after having manifested mutant shapeshifting abilities, calling herself Copycat.
During one mission, Wilson killed his teammate Slayback. As a result, he was rejected from the Weapon X Program and sent to the Hospice, allegedly a government facility where failed superhuman operatives were treated. However, unknown to the Canadian government, the Hospice's patients served as experimental subjects for Doctor Killebrew and his sadistic assistant Ajax (known then as The Attendant), with the patients placing bets in a "deadpool" as to how long each subject would live. Killebrew subjected Wilson to various torturous experiments for his own deranged satisfaction. Taking the name Deadpool, he escaped from the Hospice with his fellow patients.
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After escaping the Weapon X program, Wade decided to earn money as a mercenary. While seeing the monster he had become, he was fraternizing with a man named Daken who helped Wade accept what he became. During one of his contracts, SHIELD made contact with Wade and counter-offered him a larger payout to not complete his assignment. Agreeing to the terms was easy for Wade as he did not have to do any real work. Wade agreed to surrender himself for investigation and interrogation to SHIELD. The organization decided that it was better to hire Wade for dirty jobs and keep him on their payroll rather than to let Wade work for other questionable organizations.
While working with SHIELD, Wade went undercover to probe the Hellfire Club. Sebastian Shaw was capable of manufacturing a cure to Deadpool's disfigured looks and helps sedate Wade's mental disorders. During this time, Wade was growing comfortable with the Hellfire as he was able to feel almost human again. However, this serum did have a toll as it delays Wade's healing factor. Determining that the Hellfire Club was currently not a threat, Wade was extracted from his assignment and returned back to SHIELD duties.
Currently, Wade is is proving to be loyal to SHIELD and is trying to earn the respect of others around him. With his healing factor reduced, he is trying to avoid combat and expose that his healing power is slightly dampened. Wade is aware that his mortality is now a weakness and that he has many potential enemies that will exploit his current change.

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