Even though Wanda Maximoff returned to the Avengers and even managed to save Scott Lang's life, redemption remained out of reach especially when it came to the denizens of Krakoa. Her status in the mutant community was further tarnished upon the revelation that she was neither a mutant nor Magneto's true daughter. Still thinking of Wanda as his child though, Magneto invited her to attend the first-ever Hellfire Gala as a token of peace. Racked with guilt over her past actions, she did not attend, but secretly visited Magneto as seen in S.W.O.R.D. (2020) #6. Between that issue and X-FACTOR (2020) #10, she presented a plan that would pave the way towards healing her relationship with the mutants… until she was discovered dead on the grounds of the gala!
The investigation into her murder was covered in X-MEN: THE TRIAL OF MAGNETO (2021) where all evidence pointed toward Magneto's involvement. Though the rulers of the island voted to not resurrect Wanda, The Five planned on doing so anyway. But while discussing the matter, the Scarlet Witch took matters into her own hands by bringing herself back to life!
Though her memories were incomplete, Wanda’s powers remained. She inadvertently created a pocket dimension to deal with her past, present, and future selves, but also unintentionally brought forth a trio of huge monsters that attacked the island. Upon regaining composure, she helped stop the monsters and also made a huge step towards making amends with the mutants by setting up a magical system that allows Cerebro to create copies of any mutant who has ever lived with back-ups stored in a pocket dimension. All part of her plan from the beginning. And with that, Wanda altered reality in an effort to heal not only her own past trauma, but that which she inflicted on others.
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