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Hope Taya is Lex Luthor's bodyguard along with her partner, Mercy Graves.

Very little is known about her past but she is of Amazon heritage.[2] Of the two, Hope is the good cop, acting calm and benevolent to Mercy's hotheadedness.

When Lex Luthor, becomes President of the United States, he fails in preventing an invasion of Topeka, Kansas Hope turns against him. She goes to the Daily Planet, and tells her story to Lois Lane, who intends to leak the revelations about his shady activities as the President.

Before it is released, Clark Kent has his name put on the story, to protect her. They attempt to reveal Hope as their informant, but she retracts her story. President Luthor, worried about impeachment based on Hope's testimony abducts her and imprisons her below Lexcorp. While in his power, she is tortured and lobotomized. Superman rescues her after Talia Head alerts him to her imprisonment.


  • Currently enrolled in the Witness Relocation Program to evade an abusive husband.[3]



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