- "My brothers and sisters... we must prepare. We must prepare to take what evolution has promised us. For the age of humanity ends now."
The Brotherhood of Mutants was a resistance group dedicated to the cause of mutant superiority over humans. Throughout its various incarnations, the Brotherhood's agenda gravitated towards either subjugating the human race to the will of mutants or eradicating humanity altogether.
The Brotherhood of Mutants is a group dedicated to the cause of mutant superiority over humans. Throughout its various incarnations, the Brotherhood's agenda has gravitated towards either subjugating the human race to the will of mutants or eradicating humanity altogether. Magneto formed the original Brotherhood of Mutants, including Mystique, Sabretooth, Toad, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch and Charles Xavier's step-brother Juggernaut, shortly after being defeated by the X-Men for the first time. Magneto then attempted to recruit both the thunder god Thor and Namor into his Brotherhood, but both refused. Carnival freak The Blob, and New Orleans Gambler Gambit were the next candidates for recruitment and soon joined.
Magneto had the Brotherhood initiate an attack upon humans that was thwarted by the X-Men. Shortly after, both The Brotherhood and the X-Men tried to recruit a girl on the run named Anna Marie going by the name Rogue. Although Rogue accepted membership into the Brotherhood, she didn't adhere to Magneto's brutality, and ultimately betrayed the Brotherhood and joined the X-Men.
Not too long after, the X-Men and the Avengers joined forces (led by S.H.I.E.L.D.) to stop the Magneto and the Brotherhood on Magneto's War Ship, Avalon. In the end, the battle resulted in Magneto getting beaten and put in prison. After Magneto's arrest, the Brotherhood was in disarray, Sabretooth and Mystique headed up north to Canada, Toad and Blob rejoined the circus, Tom Cassidy became an agent, Juggernaut escaped to an unknown location and ironically Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch joined the Avengers led by Captain America.