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Hestia was a member of the Olympian Gods who was the Goddess of Truth and The Hearth Fire, worshiped by the Amazons and ancient Greek civilizations. Among the other Old Gods, she opposed her nephew Ares in his corruption of the Human race. When the God of War attempted to destroy the Amazons, Hestia fought against him in the War of the Gods, losing her life in the conflict.

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War of the Gods[]

"When Zeus led the gods to our defense, Ares killed them all, one by one, until only Zeus himself remained."
Antiope[src]

When Ares launched an attack on the Amazons, Hestia and the Old Gods opposed the God of War on Mount Olympus. In the battle, Hestia was slain by her nephew, along with all other gods except Zeus[1]

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  • Old God physiology: As an Old God, Hestia was a phenomenally powerful being.
    • Immortality: Hestia lived for centuries without aging, predating the creation of Humans and the Amazons. However, she could be slain by other gods, as Ares killed her during the War of the Gods.
    • Omnilingualism: Hestia possessed the ability to speak, read and understand all languages of Earth.
    • Divine Magic: As an Old Goddess, Hestia could use the powerful magic of the Old Gods.
      • Pyrokinesis: Being the Goddess of Fire in the home, Hestia had had divine authority over fire and flame, she imbued much of her power into her weapon, the Lasso of Truth. So that if anyone tried to resist the lasso's power, the lasso begins to heat little by little until the victim gave in to confession or died from the burns of the lasso.

Equipment[]

  • Lasso of Hestia: Hestia once utilized a lasso enchanted to compel anyone it touched to reveal anything hidden. Following her demise, the lasso was obtained by the Amazons, and later used by Wonder Woman.

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