When he heeds her words, he usually reports of her and her brother Tony Malone's abilities to his employer, a Mr. Bolt. Bolt's obsession leads to him ordering Deranian to capture the children, generally with dismal results.
- In older universes, Deranian is a more sinister figure, a Communist seeking to capture the children for a European cabal. In those universes, Bolt typically does not exist. These universes are relatively small, and in some cases unaccounted for, leading to the variant from the Disney Multiverse being the choice variant.
- In more recent universes, Deranian is instead a variety of ship.