Fordham repeatedly boasted to his fellow soldiers that he had the ability to read minds, although it has never been proven. S.H.I.E.L.D. subsequently removed him from the Index when he failed the evaluation.
Chasing leads on the identity of the Clairvoyant, Agents Grant Ward and Antoine Triplett were sent to the prison in order to determine if Fordham was their target. Before the agents could meet with him, they were called away to assist in another location against Deathlok.