|Alias(es)||Evan Hantz, Leviathan, Moros|
|Race||Unknown (Formerly Human, Ascended, Meta-Human)|
|Main Ability||Psychological Manipulation|
|Birthplace||Salt Lake City, Utah|
The Blackveil Outfit, Jinuroi (Indirectly)
The Centurions, the Pantheon (Formerly)
Mayor of Blackveil City, CEO of Manticore Industrial, Leader of the Blackveil Outfit
Member of the Centurions, Champion of Destruction (Formerly)
|Base of Operations||Blackveil City, Washington|
- "I'm not so sure I could get behind the whole hero thing. After all, what's in it for me to help these powerless idiots?"
- ― Caleb Grey, to his brother Samuel
Caleb Grey (formerly known as Luke Wallace) is a powerful Meta-Human and the older brother of Samuel Grey. While often initially charming when encountered, Caleb is actually completely amoral and only out for himself, even being nicknamed Leviathan due to his greedy and ruthless attitude, with people often commenting on wherever he goes, death is the result.
When he formed The Pantheon he took on the alias of Moros, after the God of Inevitable Doom, but he no longer calls himself this. Caleb previously ascended and became the Champion of Destruction, but was defeated by Nolan Dallas, Lucifer Pryde and Alukoros. After a stint of pretending to be Luke Wallace, he made a deal with the mysterious being known as Bernard, the city of Blackveil was warped into existence, and Caleb's entire reality was changed.
Childhood and Early Years
While his brother Samuel's powers were discovered when he was thirteen and was ejected from his home, Caleb discovered his powers far younger but kept them hidden. With the bullying of his father rubbing off on Caleb, Caleb often verbally abused his younger siblings, to the point that one of his sisters grew to completely despise him.
After Samuel was ejected from the family home, Caleb waited before soon striking to leave the family broken. He soon killed his father while his father was out of the house and cut out his heart, which he then hid inside of a cake and fed to his mother. Upon learning what had become of her husband, the stress drove her insane, and she was taken to a facility for help. Before social workers could take him or his sisters in, Caleb went off with them. Caleb soon met a pedophile on the deep web looking to pay for young girls. Caleb, seizing the opportunity to make some money for his new life, sold his seven-year-old sister Megan, who he never saw again. His other sister, Abby, was left to die alone in the streets by Caleb before he went off on his own.
Cog in the Machine
Reemerging years later under the employ of Costello Caruso, Caleb was sent after his brother Samuel to kill him. During the fight against Samuel, Caleb taunted him repeatedly and informed him about what he had done to their family. Eventually becoming completely enraged, Samuel attacked Caleb furiously but was beaten down to a bloody pulp and believed dead. However, Lydia Day soon dragged him to a hospital and Samuel survived, albeit barely.
Caleb returned to Costello and received his reward, beginning to work full time for him as a high ranking assassin in his empire. He was soon assigned to take out the mysterious figure who has been killing many stock owners and high ranking members in Starlight Incorporated. Eventually linking the murders to rival assassin Allan Creed, Caleb hunted him down and dispatched him quickly, but also accidentally leaving him alive as well. This soon led to Caleb having to fight Claire Maddox, who outmatched him physically and caught him off guard, almost killing him, before he regained his strength and blasted her into a wall. While she was unharmed, he prepared to kill her before spotting Claire's currently lover Tyko Lars. Seeing a way to exploit her emotions, Caleb murdered him by turning him to stone, causing her to become enraged and try to kill him once more. Using her rage to make her sloppy, Caleb quickly killed her in the same way, citing how poetic that she died with him in vain.
Costello soon learned that Samuel was alive, and once again sent Caleb after his brother. However, this time, Caleb was ambushed by Lydia Day, who shoots him in the back. When Caleb attempted to turn around he transmutated the next bullet into jello, causing it to do no damage. He then began slowly killing Lydia before Samuel returned and shocked Caleb unconscious and left him chained to a pipe, and called the police, leading to him being arrested.
Caleb wasn't shown until the final confrontation in the Storyline, appearing behind Costello on top of the Starlight Tower roof. When Samuel questioned how he escaped, he went on into great detail about how he murdered everyone in the police station, cop or criminal. While finishing his story, he suddenly cut out from what he was saying and shot Costello in the head. Samuel, shocked by this, asked why, with Caleb responding with the following:
"Because anyone weak minded enough to keep a man with a loaded gun behind him is just asking to die."
Once again engaging in combat, Caleb easily overpowered Samuel, breaking his arm and slicing his chest, all while explaining that he had been on the one killing off Costello's staff, and simply pinned it on Allan Creed. He soon grabbed Samuel's head and slammed it repeatedly into the floor, and kicked him close to the edge of the roof. Shakily standing up, Samuel asked what happened to Abbey, the sister Caleb left for dead. Caleb simply laughed at this before answering by telling him that, "With the luck this family has, probably eaten by wolves." Caleb then used a Pressify Blast to send Samuel off the roof. Samuel survived the fall due to him using his abilities but lost the ability to move below the waist, leaving him in a hospital bed. Caleb is shown in his final scene becoming the boss of Costello's former criminal empire with a smile on his face, stating finally:
"With me at the head of this operation, we're gonna rock this fucking industry."
Upon his victory against Samuel and Costello, and using intimidation to take control of Costello's former criminal empire, Caleb was shown behind Costello's desk with a smile on his face in Starlight Tower. He was discussing with another criminal, Jon Belski, on what they should do next. Jon suggested forming a team to strengthen himself even further, which Caleb liked.
Caleb brought Jon Belski, Romero Wells, Dean Lane, Liz June and Valerie Garo onto the team, and named it The Pantheon. Caleb gained the name Moros, Jon became Chronus, Romero became Hades, Dean became Ares, Liz became Nyx, and Valerie became Athena. This formed The Pantheon and began their reign of terror in the criminal underworld. They began by attacking the Marone Family in Grand Haven, sending Dean and Valerie. While killing many members of the Marone Family, they were confronted by Livius Enciant, who easily beat both Dean and Valerie, but was impaled from behind by Valerie when he looked away. The primary target of the attack, however, Ricardo Marone, escaped and eventually used his Meta-Human abilities to bring Livius back to life.
While displeased that Ricardo escaped, Caleb was happy that their overall mission was a success. He quickly began having his team take out other criminal organizations as well, and his empire began rising greatly in power compared to others in the United States. At this time, Caleb got into a sexual relationship with Liz June.
Soon Caleb was attacked by Allan Creed and Lydia Day, as the two of them had formed an uneasy partnership to not only avenge Samuel who was now in a coma, but to also clear Allan's name. During the fight, Caleb injected Allan with a serum to suppress his powers but was then beaten by Allan, by played dead and ambushed Allan when his back was turned. He almost snapped Allan's neck before he was blasted into a wall by Lydia and was forced to retreat.
Now seeing Allan as a threat once again, Caleb formulated a plan to get rid of him. Caleb hired a sniper to murder Liz June in front of the rest of the Pantheon. Upon this being done, Caleb pretended to be upset, and this sparked an outcry from the rest of his team members. Jon was sent to kill Allan Creed and used his ability to control time to not only kill him but do it repeatedly by resetting time. He continued doing this until he was caught off guard by Lydia Day who knocked Jon out. Lydia told Allan that Jon was needed alive for his information, but Allan shot him in the head anyway.
Eventually finding Caleb through other means, Lydia and Allan attacked The Pantheon. Dean and Romero attacked Allan, almost killing him before Allan was able to shoot both of them, and Valerie attacked Lydia, but Lydia was able to kick her out the window of the building. Then turning their attention to Caleb, they were quickly beaten due to the fear coming from the dying Dean and Romero empowering him. He broke both of Allan's arms and turned Lydia's brain into water, killing her. He then stabbed Allan in the brain, killing him as well. He was last seen taking Dean and Romero out to a hospital, and it is implied that Valerie survived.
The New Dawn
After the fall of Nolan, Caleb quietly trailed Samuel's nemesis, Nathan Jueik, who was working with Edwin Clyde to find the being known as Jinuroi. The two planned to destroy Jinuroi and utilize his power for their own gain. Caleb, intrigued, followed their chaotic trail.
When Caleb found Sylvis Shaw battered by the two, and barely alive, Caleb questioned him as to where they went. Sylvis, about to die and barely comprehending what was happening, told him they had gone through a portal that would lead to the Realm of Flesh. Caleb rewarded Sylvis for this information by healing his wounds, but in a sadistic twist, destabilized Shaw's nerves so that they would never stop feeling the pain induced by the injuries brought upon him. Caleb then left Shaw there, and went to the portal.
Caleb arrived in the Realm of Flesh soon after Nathan and Edwin had both been killed by Jinuroi. However, when Jinuroi spotted Caleb, he sensed something different than the other two Meta-Humans who came before him. He sensed a malicious evil that filled Caleb completely, like it did Shaw, but did not with Nathan and Edwin. Jinuroi acknowledge this, and the two struck a deal. In return for allying himself with Jinuroi instead of Moxilt, Jinuroi would swap Caleb's powers, making him as powerful as the now fallen Nolan. Caleb agreed, and his powers were changed, leaving him extremely powerful. With his new power, Caleb transported himself to Nowhere, and corrupted it, turning it into the new dimension of Everchange, a kingdom for Caleb that is always changing depending on his desire.
Moxilt, horrified by the prospect of Caleb gaining the powers Nolan once had, recruited Nolan once more to defeat Caleb. Nolan initially resisted, but soon complied. Nolan was joined by Alukoros in a physical form, as well as Lucifer Pryde. Travelling to Everchange, the three fought a vicious battle against Caleb, where they barely managed to subdue the Ascended Meta-Human. Calling upon Moxilt, Moxilt changed Caleb into a powerless man, and Lucifer crafted a personal hell for him. Left in that personal hell for seemingly hundreds of years, Caleb was pushed to the brink of insanity, barely staying sane by keeping busy. After years of torment, Caleb found a weak area of the false reality around him, and he managed to push through, leading him to Earth once again.
Joining the Centurions as Luke Wallace
After returning to Earth, Caleb met with a former associate of his, a Meta-Human known as Mismatch. Mismatch, unaware of Caleb's depowered state, nearly passed out at the mere sight of Caleb. Caleb, using this to his advantage, ordered Mismatch to change his appearance, which Mismatch did without question. Satisfied with his new look, Caleb ordered Mismatch to not inform anyone that he was still alive, and left. He then retrieved a large sum of money he had hidden, and assumed a new identity, Luke Wallace, a wealthy man from Scotland.
Caleb, now as Luke, looked into his brother Samuel's current whereabouts. Finding Sam with the Centurions, a group of young heroes, Luke went to join them so he could further study how his sibling has been. While John Bloggs initially did not want to register Luke, as he was not a Meta-Human, John saw promise in Luke's fighting ability, regarding him as close to Darren Lynch, and as such Luke was accepted.
After joining the Centurions, Luke learned Lydia Day was alive again, and with the Centurions. Intrigued, he began to study her as well, and got close to her to aid this. At first put off by Luke's bravado and overly-confident personality, they soon became close friends, before becoming romantic partners. Luke did this entirely to spite Sam, hoping to see his reaction, and Sam, of course, greatly disliked it.
After the Centurions obtained the Monarch Extractor from the Network, Luke saw another opportunity for power. Secretly taking it for himself in the night, Luke murdered three mystic criminals, and used the Extractor on them to gain their powers. Luke then hired several criminals to steal the Monarch Extractor, as part of a long-term plan to reveal that he suddenly gained mystic powers during a battle with Gabriel Krauss about four months after the Extractor was stolen. This worked, and no one suspected that he had used the Extractor to gain his abilities.
A World of Grey
Once the criminals had stolen the Monarch Extractor, he returned to them and killed all of them, taking the Extractor back one final time. He then returned to Mistfall, Oregon, where he found Sylvis Shaw who was still recovering from what Caleb had done to him in their previous encounter. Caleb easily subdued the old, pained mage, and murdered him with the Extractor. This allowed Caleb to absorb Shaw's knowledge, power, and intense connection to the Flesh. Once this process was completed, Caleb himself was completely transformed, the rest of his humanity he had gained from his time in the personal hell created by Lucifer being stripped away. Upon sensing Shaw's death, the man known as Bernard formed in front of Caleb, being ready to kill him.
However, Caleb proposed a deal. Getting the attention of a powerful Flesh was his intention all along, and gaining Shaw's power was merely a benefit. He reminded Bernard that he had once worked as an ally to Jinuroi, and would like to again. Bernard, intrigued, heard out Caleb's proposal. In exchange for Bernard making vast improvements to Caleb's life and status, Caleb would use that status to aid Jinuroi on whatever he required. Bernard agreed, and warped the world to Caleb's new image.
When Caleb opened his eyes, he found himself in the Mayor's office of a city he had never heard of, Blackveil. When all of the memories of this warped reality flooded him, Caleb realized what was happening. Caleb had been elected mayor of the city of Blackveil, which had been warped into existence by Bernard. He was also the CEO of Manticore Industrial, and the leader of the world's most powerful criminal organization, the Blackveil Outfit. At his command, he found an army of Meta-Human enforcers, and everyone believed Caleb was a great philanthropist, all hiding the truth from the world.
The only problem was Samuel Grey.
It is almost impossible to tell Caleb apart from his brother Samuel, as their physical features are nearly identical. However, while Samuel wears his signature dark coat, Caleb prefers suits and turtlenecks.
As Luke Wallace, Caleb's appearance was significantly different. His hair, while still black and wavy, was shorter, and naturally white at the front. He also wore more casual clothing, often a leather jacket, as opposed to his former formal attire.
- Breaking Benjamin - Had Enough (Leitmotif)
Even before ascending, Caleb was an arrogant and evil man, who would actively go out of his way to make the lives of those around him miserable, especially if he gained something out of it. With his new abilities, Caleb could release sadistic waves onto the entire multiverse, all for his own entertainment, as he saw other living things as nothing but playthings.
However, due to his time in his personal hell, Caleb changed to see what his intense greed and need for challenge led to. As such, when he arrived back on Earth, he attempted to become a better person, though with only mild success. He eventually went back to killing people for his own gain, however, even killing Sylvis Shaw to obtain his power. He has since returned to his old ways of before he entered his personal hell.
Wealth, Challenge, Observing Others
Obstacles, Weak Criminals
Increasing his wealth, running his three empires.
After being depowered, Caleb lost his abilities. However, as Luke Wallace, Caleb retained many natural gifts that aid him in whatever goal he currently has, as well as gaining powers through killing several mystic criminals. He also took the powers of Sylvis Shaw, and became himself once again.
- Psychological Manipulation - Caleb has retained his affinity for manipulation.
- Enhanced Condition - As a way to keep himself occupied in his own hell, Caleb trained himself to go beyond normal bounds for a person.
- Iron Will - Having survived his own hell, Caleb's will is now essentially unbreakable, even by psychics.
- Otherness - After murdering Sylvis Shaw, the sudden flood of Flesh Magics, the humanity Caleb had obtained was torn away, leaving him with a completely foreign aura that others around him can feel.
- Foreign Mind - This new Otherness extends to Caleb's mind as well
- The Monarch Extractor - Through use of the Monarch Extractor, and ancient magicial artifact, Caleb is capable of stealing special abilities of anyone, at the cost of their life.
- Magic of Flesh - After killing Sylvis Shaw, Caleb gained access to all of his Flesh powers, making him the most powerful Flesh Sorcerer in the world.
- Black Lightning - Originally the power he gained was mystic lightning control, but his dark soul corrupted the ability, turning it black.
- Magical Constructs - Caleb can now create magical constructs.
- Exile - By forcibly removing someone's soul from their physical body, Caleb can now send souls to any realm he is aware of.
- Freedman - Like his brother Samuel, Caleb was a Freedman. This meant he could not be manipulated by anything below an aspect of the Omnipotent.
- Dual Warping - Caleb's primary power used to be destabilization, but Jinuroi swapped this out for the ability to warp reality both rationally and irrationally. This, along with his other abilities, made Caleb one of the most powerful beings in the Multiverse.
- Miracle Performing - While his power stemed from unknowable evil, Caleb was capable of performing miracles. However, he often used these miracles on himself, as he cares little for others.
- Disaster Manipulation - As the opposite of performing miracles, Caleb could cause disasters of any level.
- Evil Aura - Jinuroi amplified Caleb's aura to radiate his evil, allowing for anyone near him to feel it, and be inclined to fear and awe in his presence.
- The Monarch Extractor
- Dual Pistols.
- Stiletto Blade.
- Family Photo with X's over dead relatives.
- Caleb, as Luke Wallace, originally had no real powers.
- Like Franklin Bennett, Caleb's eyes used to turn red when he uses his powers. After his ascension, they turned purple. Now, due to not having powers, his eyes remain light blue all the time.
- Caleb used to dye his hair to make it red. He did those so people would not mix him and Sam up.