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|Held by:||Alethea Thorn|
|Ability to:||Induce belief in others|
Belief induction is the ability to manipulate others by making them believe in something.
Alethea can manipulate people so they do her bidding by making the believe anything she wishes. Her targets must be able to hear her, so that blocking one's hearing can block the effects of her ability.
- Alethea uses her ability on Vic, telling him it is a life or death sitution that she find Claire, causing him to panic. (Chapter 2 of Faction Zero)
- Alethea also tells Vic he is sick and should leave, prompting him to do so. (Chapter 2 of Faction Zero)
- Alethea uses her ability on Claire to make her hand over her car and house keys, but Hiro and Ando snap Claire out of it. (Chapter 2 of Faction Zero)
- For the similar ability to manipulate another with vocal commands, see persuasion.
- For the similar ability to push fellings and sensations in another's mind, see telepathy.