Merpati (Dove)

Real Name: Sedhah Esti Wulan

Identity/Class: Magically mutated human

Occupation: Newspaper reporter

Affiliations: Godam, Gundala, Maza, Aquanus, Tira, Boga, Kalong, Kartubi, Pangeran Mlaar, Sembrani

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: Sancaka (Gundala, husband), unidentified father

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Indonesia

First Appearance: as Sedhah Pangkalan Pemunah Bumi (Gundala series, Prasidha Publishing, 1977); as Merpati Pengantin Buat Gundala (Gundala series, Prasidha Publishing, 1977).

Powers/Abilities: Able to fly, "guidance".

History: While trying to save her kidnapped father, Sedhah fell into a ravine, and was saved by a flock of doves who took her to the Queen of Doves. The Queen submerged her in a formula which granted her powers, dubbed her Merpati, then tested her in battle with a giant. Using her new abilities she pursued her father's abductors and meet Gundala. Together they saved her father, falling in love along the way, though they couldn't reveal their secret identities to one another until after exchanging their marriage oaths.

Comments: Created by Harya Suraminata a.k.a Hasmi.

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