10 Cool Facts You Never Knew About X-Men Storm
7. SHE ALSO HAD A THING WITH FORGE
Forge has yet to appear in live-action, although his name was listed in William Stryker’s computer files in X2: X-Men United. The Cheyenne mutant with the ability to innately understand any technology that he comes across is definitely someone that we want to see on the big screen soon, and maybe his relationship with Storm will be a part of his introduction.
In the comics, Forge meets Storm when he is working for the government, and uses his abilities to create a device that can neutralize any mutant ability. After it is used against his wishes and Storm is caught in the crossfire, she loses her powers and becomes deeply depressed.
Feeling guilty, and drawing on his own empathy and kindness, he helps her — first to accept her situation, then by creating an anti-neutralizer to give her her powers back. The two fell in love, but didn’t manage to really ever get a relationship off the ground (probably because Black Panther is usually recognized as her true love).