Religion: Christian (medieval)
First Appearance: Lady Death (vol. 1) #1 (Jan. 1994): "Twilight of Innocence"
Number of Appearances: 1
Ally: Hope (Lady Death)
Note: Hope's maid and only friend
Agnes was a maid who worked in a castle in medieval Europe. The castle belonged to Matthias, a nobleman who was also a prominent church figure.
In the castle lived Hope, the young daughter of Matthias. Hope regarded Agnes as her maid. Agnes was also Hope's only friend.
When a horrific plague hit their community, Agnes became ill with this disease. Hope used a treatment she had learned about from Niccolo to try to help Agnes. The maid did indeed recover, but with disastrous unforseen results: Hope was burned at the stake as a witch for having successfully treated Agnes. The people of the community assumed Hope had used witchcraft to cure her friend.
Before she died, Hope chanted a summoning ritual she had learned. Hope founder herself in Hell and emerged as "Lady Death."
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