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Thia is one of the Titans of Myth. She was able to escape Tartarus alone and came to Earth. She had numerous husbands and lovers - all of whom she slew - and numerous children. She raised her children to be ambitious opportunists under the auspices of a cult called the Children of the Sun, and convinced them that they would someday inherit the Earth. One such child was Lilith.

Lilith was spirited away by her well-meaning nurse to protect her from her mother, and was raised beyond the insanity of the cult. She grew up with psychic powers and eventually joined the Teen Titans. Thia eventually sought her out to prevent her from turning against her as Zeus had turned against Cronus millennia earlier, and eventually kidnapped her back just before launching an assault on Olympus, now moved to a pocket dimension by Zeus.

Thia then kidnapped the Amazons of Themyscira, and ordered her mortal slave Kole to imprison them. Next, Thia attacked Olympus and succeeded in wrestling the throne from Zeus.

Sensing a possible threat from the Titans, Thia released her mortal siblings - the Giants - from Tartarus to destroy them. Despite her success in her siege of Olympus, the Titans defeated the Giants with the help of the Teen Titans. Together, they helped free the Amazons and rallied for the Olympians against Thia and her progeny. Hyperion himself confronted Thia, appealing to her out of the love they once had, and conjured a funeral pyre to destroy them both in order to defeat her.[1]

Thia later returned on New Chronus along with her husband when the Titans were trying to use Donna Troy to escape the universe, but was eventually killed by a Sun-Eater along with her husband and had her body destroyed.[2]

  • This character is an adaptation of Theia, a character in traditional stories. These include, but may not be limited to religious texts, myth, and/or folk lore. More information on the original can be found at Wikipedia.org.

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