Jennifer sneaked into a hospital and used her abilities to get access to some medicine, unaware that Cutter was following her. After being captured by Black lightning and his team, Jennifer and TC managed to create a firewall to seal away Painkiller, allowing Khalil to resurface, while retaining the memories, experiences and training Painkiller attained, making him feel remorseful for all of the lives he has taken and was forced to distance himself from Jennifer and the Pierce family as he fought for control of his mind with Painkiller. At some point, she witnessed her father come home bloody and injured and asked why he was in that condition. In his final moments, he remained inside of Jennifer's "safe place" designed to look like prom. [23], After a fight with the Black Lightning's team, Painkiller is taken to Gambi's shelter where T.C. [23], After the fight with the Markovians he takes down Painkiller and gets revenge on Agent Odell for brainwashing him and making him kill his own mother by shooting him in the spleen and leaves Freeland.[28]. Later that night, Khalil rode in a car with Tobias and Syonide as they assured Khalil that he would walk again and find his true strength.[7]. As Tobias came to know, Martin Proctor survived the assassination attempt set up by him implanting a bomb in the Tattooed Man, he breached the A.S.A. He is portrayed by Jordan Calloway, who also played Chuck Clayton in Riverdale. Meanwhile, Tobias found out that he still hadn't completed his mission and approached him outside the church offering him "a ride" in his limo, which caused Khalil to run away and call Jennifer to say her goodbye. That night, he came over, before confessing his feelings and shyly asking her to be his girlfriend, which she accepted. Her mother shielded her away from the site and told him she wanted a divorce. Residence Save FB Tweet. He portrays Khalil Payne/Painkiller in Black Lightning. Khalil starts as a student at Garfield High School, who dreams of becoming an Olympic track star. In The Resurrection, Khalil was mentioned by Jennifer as she lied to her sister about him throwing a party.[1]. Alive (resurrected) Painkiller at Tobias' side as he returns to Club 100. Tobias and Khalil attempt to unmask him but they are stopped by Thunder before being able to do so.[3]. Arrowverse Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. She visited Khalil to clear the air, who was bitter, blaming Jennifer for his paralysis and having everything taken from him despite living a good, clean life. He has been used to eliminate targets in Freeland under the orders from the A.S.A. The two began to talk and Jennifer revealed that he's the only person who can understand her situation of being a "freak" to whom he answered that she is not, prompting her to say that she neither believed his powers to be a monstrosity. [22], On Earth-Prime, the events of Khalil's life are basically unchanged, except Painkiller claims that he has always been with Khalil in every moment that Khalil used rage or anger to push himself to be the best in school, athletics, or during his surgeries. Actor After a mercenary hired by Tobias, Giselle Cutter, arrived at Yvette's door pretending to be an officer, he and Jan stay hidden until the woman attacked Yvette, forcing Khalil to knock out his aunt and start fighting the mercenary while Jen dragged Yvette to safety. 'Black Lightning' Season 3 Episode 12 Review: Jordan Calloway's Khalil shines in an intensely emotional episode. Having regained the use of his legs and cybernetically upgraded, Khalil was still angry at the world and Tobias used that anger to his advantage by attacking the very school that he believed let him down. In revenge for his actions, Tobias brutally rips out Khalil's spinal implant, leaving him once again paralyzed and dropped off the injured Khalil outside of Jeremiah Holt's church as a threat for Holt's compliance. Having survived to the fall unfazed, Khalil came back to Jen telling her he was sorry for everything he has done and simply wanted someone to talk with; feeling lonely in turn after her parents decide to forbid her to go back to school, Jen reluctantly accepts and the two began to chat via message again, while their feelings began to resurface. Granted, the fact that Khalil is alive was hinted at in Black Lightning 's Season 2 finale, when it was revealed that he was hiding in one of Odell's pods. finds the chip that controls Khalil's brain. #BlackLightning” Species Later, as Cutter located them, Jen subdued her and forces her to give her the antidote, so she administered it to Khalil. That night, he was at the Freeland March along with Jennifer. The episode brought out all the secrets that each of the characters has kept from the others and finally takes a deep-dive into Khalil's tortured psyche. [20], During the Anti-Monitor Crisis, Khalil as well as everyone in the multiverse except for the seven Paragons, was killed in an antimatter wave by the Anti-Monitor on December 10, 2019,[21] only to be restored a month later, after the Paragons and the Spectre created a new universe. [10], The night Syonide was killed by Kara Fowdy, Painkiller was supposed to keep an eye on her and back her up, but he got distracted and so Tobias started to accusing him of Syonide's death. Tobias Whale, however, had his henchwoman shoot Jeremiah with a sniper rifle, with the bullet striking Khalil's spine as the bullet passed into him via Jeremiah. Due to the chip in his brain enhancing his intelligence, Painkiller comes off as cheerful, philosophical and utterly ruthless in dispatching his targets, calmly philosophizing with those he was in the process of killing to see how people felt when they died. Painkiller [5], Following the accident, Khalil began rehabilitation, trying to work his legs again. One of these targets was Nichelle Payne, his mother. Tobias, Khalil and Syonide breach the A.S.A. Relatives [17], In the hospital, a mortally wounded Khalil made Jefferson promise to make Tobias suffer and provided him with all the information to bring Tobias down, including his hideout. First appearance Painkiller (formerly) Nevertheless, of all this, Khalil tried to execute his order but, as he faced the Reverend, who reminded to him what kind of person he was once, stating that Khalil's not a killer, Painkiller hesitates and instead told him to leave the city, which the Reverend refused. [27], While Khalil travels, Markovians attack him; Khalil must access Painkiller in order to keep from being captured. Khalil w… In season 2 however, he shows that the "new him" was just a facade and wanted to leave the 100. After Jennifer asked him if he had condoms, he confessed that he lied about not being a virgin. Meta-human The next night, he visited Jennifer at her house. Khalil was rushed to the hospital, where his chances of walking again were low. (formerly)Student at Garfield High School (formerly)Member of The 100 (formerly)Criminal (formerly)New multiverseAgent of the A.S.A. Jenn approaches and TC goes to talk to Brandon; this allows Jenn to let Khalil know that if he needs to talk, she is there. Khalil was born in Freeland on March 25, 2001[1] to Kito and Nichelle Payne. Tobias also revealed to Khalil that he was the one responsible for the accident who paralyzed him instead of Black Lightning as he had always let the young man believe. Whale offered Khalil the chance to walk again in exchange for Khalil becoming part of the 100. Later that night, they took refuge at Khalil's aunt Yvette's home, where the girl makes a phone call to inform her family that she was okay and cut off Khalil's dreadlocks to better disguise him, becoming suspicious when she found a small lump on the back of his head. Gambi tried to track them down with a drone but the girl used her powers to short it out. Original multiverseAgent of the A.S.A. In the process, we got a truly emotional story that sets up what could be an amazing final episode By Remus Noronha … Williams also portrays Jefferson of Earth-1, who became the Secretary of Education. Black Lightning Season 4 cast updates. Painkiller She later returned before school, much to his surprise, and told him of how she'd quit the track team, a fact that seemed to disappoint him. Earth-TUD5 Status Apparently satisfied with that and that Black Lightning would see Odell arrested, Khalil walked away and didn't look back. Khalil meets Jenn on the roof of the Pierce house to apologize, but she tells him that she cannot love him because of Painkiller's desires. [13], Tobias sent Painkiller to take out Reverend Holt, though the latter doesn't go through with it. Martin Proctor finished the experiment which implanted Khalil with a makeshift metal spinal cord, giving him the ability to walk again while Tobias recovered from his injuries during the Black Lightning fight. There's also a possibility that Odell actually wants … General Information He watched as Black Lightning saved them from the bullets and joined in singing Amazing Grace. In The Resurrection, Khalil was mentioned by Jennifer as she lied to her sisterabout him throwing a party. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Hearing the commotion Jen helped Khalil although she was angry with him for trying to steal the money. Alter ego Stream the latest, link in bio. Jefferson Pierce, a retired superhero and high school principal, is brought back into action as Black Lightning when a … Khalil Payne (born March 25, 2001[1][2]), also known as Painkiller,[3] is a former student at Garfield High School who briefly joined The 100 as an enforcer before being killed and resurrected by the A.S.A. Khalil attended Reverend Holt's march into The 100 territory, while Black Lightning prevented three assassins from committing a mass shooting. 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In LaWanda: The Book of Hope, he was first shown face timing Jennifer at school. [12] A few days later, while they were having dinner together, Tobias told Painkiller that he now considered him the only family he has left, but that he would have killed him "out of piety" if he has proven not to be strong enough to "survive the world". [1], Khalil planned to lose his virginity to Jennifer over the weekend, with Jefferson threatening Khalil at school to use protection, using Khalil's method of showering as an allegory. Khalil Payne, later known as Painkiller, is a supporting antagonist in the series Black Lightning, appearing in every season thus far. The caravan is attacked by Cutter who delivered Khalil back to Tobias. Jennifer and Lynn attempted to save Khalil by placing him in stasis inside of a pod but his condition had become too severe. He told Jennifer that he wanted to see her, and she said he could visit her tomorrow. Odell might use Khalil as collateral to make Black Lightning, Thunder, and Lightning work for him. However, the girl came to him and caused a power outage in the alley where he was pursued by Tobia's men, helping him escape, saving his life, and revealing her abilities to him. Some nurses discussed privately how it was of no use, but he overheard, much to the anger of Jennifer. Ultimately, he defeated Painkiller because of the program's rigid computer-like responses and lack of creativity. That night, Khalil was visited by Tobias Whale, who had been sending him presents, assuring him that his paraplegia was due to Black Lightning. Images. Accepting each other for what they really are, Khalil and Jen share an electrified kiss and, later, escape from Freeland in a car. He was also shown to be the more responsible out of the two, taking away the alcohol from very drunk Jennifer. 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