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Nebula
Nebula
Nebula in "Web of Desire"
Portrayed By Gina Torres
Series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
First Appearance HTLJ: "Web of Desire"
Last Appearance HTLJ: "Stranger and Stranger"
Profile
Gender Female
Residence Greece, Sumeria
Race Human (Mortal)
Relationships
Romances Iolaus
Affiliations Iolaus, Hercules, Gilgamesh
Other Family Gilgamesh

Nebula was the half-sister of Gilgamesh and princess of Sumeria.

StoryEdit

Nebula left her royal house and country because she disagreed with the unfair treatment of women by Sumerians (HTLJ "Faith"). She went on to forge a career as a great pirate captain.

Hercules and Iolaus first encountered Nebula when she and her crew landed on a deserted island in the Charybdian Sea to bury their treasure. The island was in fact inhabited by Arachne who killed all of Nebula's crew before Hercules and Iolaus were able to defeat her (HTLJ "Web of Desire"). 

When Hercules and Iolaus were summoned to help Gilgamesh in Sumeria, they sought transportation on Nebula's ship. During the course of the voyage and their time in Gilgamesh's Palace, Nebula and Iolaus fell in love. Iolaus convinced Nebula that she should stay in Sumeria and fight for women's rights (HTLJ "Faith").

When Gilgamesh, in service to Dahak, wanted to sacrifice a "Warrior Heart" he thought first to sacrifice Nebula but Iolaus saved her life by throwing himself in the path of a weapon meant for the princess. After Iolaus and Gilgamesh's deaths, Nebula stayed on as ruler of Sumeria (HTLJ "Faith").

When Hercules decided to travel to the Underworld in hopes of restoring Iolaus to life, Nebula travelled with him. They journeyed down the Euphrates to the Temple of Dumuzi. During the journey, Nebula was injured in a zombie attack and briefly turned against Hercules. After Hercules killed Dumuzi, Nebula was restored to health (HTLJ "Descent").

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TattoosEdit

Nebula is known for her tattoos. Iolaus recognized the "Eastern Calendar" tattooed on her arm while Hercules noted she had been in prison from a tattoo on her neck. She also has Poseidon's trident tattooed on her upper right arm (HTLJ "Web of Desire").

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BackgroundEdit

  • Nebula was played by Gina Torres.
  • "Nebula" is derived from the Latin word for "cloud". The term is most often applied to interstellar clouds of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Many nebulae are significant star-forming regions. Fittingly, Torres has gone from her Xenaverse roles on to have quite a successful career. 

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