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Character Template Character Template
Real Name
Identity

Race

Alignment


Relatives
Mistrider (mother); Moonwalker (father); Greatfire (brother); Greybird (brother)

Universe

Base Of Operations

Characteristics
Gender

Height
5' 6"

Weight
120 lbs (55 kg)

Eyes

Hair

Unusual Features
Though descendeded from Earth humans, Dawnstar possesses natural wings. This is a common physical trait of her people however, and is not considered unusual by the standards of Starhaven culture.

Status
Citizenship

Marital Status

Occupation
Legionnaire

Origin
Origin
Dawnstar was Mutant who also inherited the Bioengineered wings and ability to survive in space from her 23rd century Bioengineered human ancestry.

Place of Birth


Contents

History

Dawnstar is the daughter of Mistrider & Moonwalker and was born on the planet Starhaven (a planet colonized by Earth in the 23rd century). Early on in the colonization of Starhaven the colonist were Bio-engineered with wings and the ability to survive in space without oxygen or protection from the rigors of space. Thus like all the native inhabitants of Starhaven, Dawnstar was born with a pair of large feathered wings with a wingspan of 16 feet from wingtip to wingtip that allow her to fly at supersonic speeds in an atmosphere and faster than light speeds in space. Also like the rest of her people Dawnstar is able to fly in space without the need of protection from the rigors of space and without the need for oxygen. However unlike the rest of her people she was born a mutant with the unique ability to track any lifeform light-years from her own location. Dawnstar also had two younger brothers, Greybird and Greatfire.

When Dawnstar reached adolescence her mutant tracking ability kicked in and her parents built a thriving business having Dawnstar guide starships through hazardous areas of space.

Dawnstar later received an invitation to attend the Legion Academy, which she reluctantly accepted at the age of 16 years of age. Her tracking and navigation talents earned her membership on her first mission. Dawnstar used her Legion stipend to pay for enhancing her home world’s defenses.

Dawnstar has served in many missions with the Legion, contributing her often-underrated talents at tracking and high-speed travel to perform many rescues of her colleagues, as well as investigations of personal disappearances and similar mysteries. During the early days of the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Harbinger recruited her among others as the first line of defense.

Dawnstar had a lengthy romance with fellow Legionnaire Drake Burroughs (Wildfire). But because of the fact that Wildfire unique circumstances the romance never really went very far. However they each respected the other’s defiant, outspoken personality, although they each counseled each other on working with their talents as part of a team instead of acting as individuals. Wildfire was an anti-energy being in a containment suit, and thus had no physical body. When he briefly was able to partially reverse this, they attempted a physical relationship, but were unsuccessful.

Powers and Abilities

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Powers

  • Flight: Dawnstar and other Starhavenites have pairs of large, white-feathered wings that grow out of their upper backs, the result of genetic engineering. In deep space, she can travel at faster-than-light speeds. In an Earth-normal atmosphere or in a sizable gravity well, her speed is diminished.
  • Tracking: Dawnstar is a master tracker and can track life forms and objects across light years of distance and through interstellar space. She can survive in deep space for long periods of time without a spacesuit or oxygen.

Paraphernalia

Equipment

  • Legion Flight Ring: Although she can fly unaided by external equipment, as a Legionnaire, Dawnstar possess a Legion Flight Ring.

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes

This character is exclusive to the continuity of the original Legion of Super-Heroes universe and its variations.

The original LSH universe and its variations are from between their first appearance to Zero Hour and from Lightning Saga and beyond.
Any official designation for the home universe for this character has not been given, and thus this page may have to be moved in the future. In the meantime, it's designated as "Pre-Zero Hour".

Wikipedia This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Dawnstar. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with DC Database, the text of Wikipedia is available under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Legion of Super-Heroes member
This character is or was a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes from the 30th/31st Century, in any one of their various continuities. Including but not limited to, the Original Continuity, the Post-Zero Hour Legion, and the "Threeboot" Continuity.
This template will categorize articles that include it into the "Legion of Super-Heroes members" category.


This article uses material from the "Dawnstar (Pre-Zero Hour)" article on the DC Comics wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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