|Wild Card Traits||Avian plumage|
|Place of Birth||Guatemala|
|Base of Operations||Mobile|
|First Appearance||Aces Abroad|
|Creator||Leanne C. Harper|
Maria is a fictional character in the Wild Cards series of books.
Maria came from the village of Yalpina and was born one of the "god touched". She was fifteen years of age when Hunapu walked into her life, and having long believed that someone would come for her she concluded that she was destined to follow Hunapu. She quickly became devoted to him, and later his spiritual brother Xbalanque, joining in their purpose to create a new Amerindian homeland for the Mayan people.
Wild Card Traits Edit
Maria was born with the brilliant feathers of jungle birds instead of hair.
Maria is a beautiful woman, made all the more attractive by the bright plumage on her head.
Maria is completely devoted to Hunapu. She assists in his bloody rituals and shares in his ecstasy on such occasions.
Selected Reading Edit
- Wild Cards Volume IV: Aces Abroad - "Blood Rights"