(real name Nura Nal
) is a fictional character
in the DC Universe
, a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes
in the 30th and 31st centuries.
Fictional character biography
Nura's home planet is Naltor
, where virtually all the inhabitants possess precognitive
abilities. After foreseeing the deaths of several Legionnaires, she crafted an elaborate plan to save their lives. As part of that plan, she used Naltorian science — of which she was an expert — to change the powers of Ayla Ranzz
from lightning casting to the ability to make objects super lightweight. For many years thereafter, Ayla — who had been known as Lightning Lass — became Light Lass.
The Legionnaires she foresaw dying were actually robot doubles. Having joined the team under false pretenses, she left the Legion temporarily and became a member of the Legion of Substitute Heroes
. There she was reunited with Star Boy
, with whom she had become romantically involved. Star Boy had previously been expelled from the Legion for the self-defense killing of Nura's former love, Naltorian Kenz Nahor, who had tried to kill Star Boy over jealousy of his relationship with Nura.
Years later, Dream Girl served as Legion leader (only the second female Legionnaire to do so), with her first mission being perhaps the Legion's greatest challenge: defending the United Planets
from an assault by the ancient villain......