Midas was once a scientist working on a bacterial strain that would be able to revolutionize the treatment of toxic waste. While demonstrating his findings, he encountered a woman who seduced him, but eventually turned out to be an eco-terrorist hoping to steal the formula. The terrorists botched the job, causing an explosion which killed them, but sent Midas screaming in flames. Burning alive, he leapt into a river of toxic waste, and emerged a monster entirely composed of it.[1] Skilled in mechanical engineering as well as toxic waste studies, Midas constructed the Blood Rose robot, who became the love of his life, aiding him in a life of crime that especially worked against Oliver Queen.[2]





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