Amber D'Alexis ran an espionage and weapons smuggling ring out of her casino and was romantically involved with Jake Fury. Nick Fury Jake's brother romanced D'Alexis to gain access to evidence he could use against her. Nick ultimately took D'Alexis into custody, and Jake's hatred towards Nick grew. Amber had a son Mikel Fury who she raised and brainwashed into believing he was the son of Jake fury (the original Scorpio). She then trained him to become the new Scorpio in order to assassinate his real father, Nick Fury. During D'Alexis' last criminal operation, she held Fury at gunpoint and revealed that Nick, not Jake, was Mikel's father, she then tried to destroy both Nick and Mikel with the Cosmic Key (Zodiac Key) only to be slain by Wolverine.