Wonder Woman is coming will launch in the theaters on June 2, 2017. DC fans are elated to see the iconic superhero on the big screen. Early reviews proved that the film had a potential and has a great story line. As the release date comes close, fans are dissecting the trailers for the film. Some of the trailers hinted on Diana’s childhood and her training as a warrior.
One of the trailers Diana told Steve Trevor that Zeus brought her to life. Some comic book fanatics would know that Diana’s story in the movie may not reflect her comic book origins. The comics gave Diana various comic book origins. Still, fans can expect that the movie will remain true to the purpose of Diana, becoming a heroine named Wonder Woman.
Here are five facts about the origin of Wonder Woman:
Diana’s soul originally belonged to the unborn daughter of the first woman murdered by man
Diana is the daughter of Queen Hippolyta. In the three thousand year history of the immortal Amazons, she is the first child born on the Paradise Island. The Amazons’ creation was around 1200 B.C. when the Greek goddesses took the souls of the murdered women. The women were victims of murder committed by men. One particular soul was held back from the creation. The soul would be later born as Diana. Originally, Diana’s soul belonged to an unborn child of the first murdered woman. Meanwhile, the first woman’s soul reincarnated into Hippolyta.
Hippolyta molded Diana from clay
During the late 20th Century, Hippolyta molded some clay from the shores of Paradise Island to form a baby girl. The six Greek Pantheon members bonded the soul to the clay, giving it life. The six members also granted Diana a gift. Athena gave her wisdom and courage, Demeter gave great strength, Artemis granted her a hunter’s heart and communion with animals, Hermes gave her speed and power of flight. Aphrodite provided beauty and a loving heart while Hestia gifted her a sisterhood with fire. Diana grew up surrounded with sisters and mothers.
Diana have to learn the English language
When Diana was still young, the gods decreed that the Amazons should send an emissary out to the world. In order to determine who will go, Queen Hippolyta ordered a contest. However, she forbid Diana to participate. Diana disobeyed her mother and joined the contest in disguise. She easily won the contest and became Amazon’s champion. Diana spoke only Themyscirian, which has the combination of classical Greek and Turkish. She had to learn English upon arriving in America.
Diana embarked on a mission starting at Boston
Before leaving for her mission, Diana received the Lasso of Truth which Hephaestus forged himself. Hermes also gave Diana the Sandals of Hermes, allowing her to traverse great distances in a matter of seconds.
Diana’s mission involved peace but it involved the goal to defeat Ares, who is planning to destroy the world. She went on with the mission, starting in Boston. Upon arriving, she met various people. As she starts to settle on, one of Ares’ minions, Decay, attacked her. The fight-filled into the Boston streets, unveiling Diana’s powers. The public gave her the name Wonder Woman. She discovered Ares’ plot to create a nuclear holocaust. Diana foiled Ares’ sinister plan. She fought with his sons, Phobos and Deimos. She convinced Ares with his ways using the Lasso. After defeating Ares, Diana returned home and received healing from the hands of Poseidon.