- Darkseid's Apokolips. Evil in its purest form, the heart of human nature, obscured over time as something to be cast away rather than embraced. Hades, Kali, even the word "Lucifer" is an old Latin phrase meaning "morning star", "bringer of light." I'm afraid the centuries and translations have twisted Darkseid's true gifts. But before the end of days, his rapture will be the only salvation.
- -- Granny Goodness src
The origin of the woman known as "Granny Goodness" is shrouded in mystery. A loyal servant of Darkseid. By the 1980's, Granny had become head administrator of St. Louise's Orphanage. She would use this position to train the orphan girls into soldiers in Darkseid's service. She had hoped to make girl named Tess into the leader of this army, but the girl was adopted and taken from the orphanage, before Granny could complete this task. To protect her activities at the orphanage, Granny had the girl's memories erased.
In 2010, Granny was reunited with Tess (now known as Tess Mercer), when Tess was dying at Metropolis General Hospital. After Tess passed away, Granny had her body taken to Cadmus Labs, where she was revived. Sometime later, Granny dropped by Luthor Mansion, where she left a birthday present for Tess and seemingly used her powers, to revive some of the girl's suppressed memories.
Like she had hoped, this prompted Tess to seek her out, at the orphanage. However, Tess brought Clark Kent with her and together they exposed her activities and got the orphanage shut down. Granny had to flee and allied herself with the rest of Darkseid's Prophets. Preparing for their dark lord's eventual conquest of Earth. To ensure this, Granny manipulated Oliver Queen, so she'd be able to destroy the Bow of Orion (a weapon against Darkseid). She also tasked Oliver (now under Darkseid's control) to remove Clark's power, but that failed.
As Apokolips approached Earth, Granny and the other prophets were confronted by Oliver Queen (now freed from Darkseid), who shot them with an arrow each. Granny and the others turned into clouds of smoke. It's unknown if Granny died or if she was simply banished to Apokolips.
- This version of the character is exclusive to the continuity of the television series Smallville and its tie-in and comic book series, Smallville and Smallville Season 11. It is an adaptation of Granny Goodness. The original character was created by Jack Kirby and first appeared in Mister Miracle #2.
- Granny Goodness was portrayed by two different actresses. In the episode "Salvation" Nancy Amelia Bell was cast in the role, and for season ten the role was recast with Christine Willes.
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