Real Name: Kenesha

Identity/Class: Extra-terrestrial (Kheran)

Occupation: Archaeologist (works at the Smithsonian)

Affiliations: member of WildC.A.T.S.

Enemies: Daemonites, the Cabal

Known Relatives: Zannah (sister, a.k.a. Zealot)

Aliases: Cordelia Matheson

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: WildC.A.T.S. #11 (Image)

Powers/Abilities: Savant is extremely long lived, thanks to her extra-terrestrial heritage. In fact, her body is extremely durable, and it's nearly impossible to injure her. She always carries a bag which is larger inside than out, allowing her to store any number of useful items for when she might need them.

History: Like the rest of the Kherubim on Earth, Kenesha and her sister Zannah were stranded thousands of years ago when the Explorer ship they were travelling on crashlanded following a battle with a Daemonite warship. Kenesha and the other survivors were scattered, and hid themselves amongst the human population. Their enemies had likewise been forced down, and though less humanoid, the Daemonites used their powers of possession and shapeshifting to blend in too. For the next few thousand years, a secret war raged, with the Kherubim defending the vulnerable and oblivious humans from their would-be conquerors.

Kenesha's sister, Zannah, embraced the Coda, a warrior lifestyle, and took the name Zealot, but Kenesha chose another path, becoming interested in archaeology. At some point subsequent to this, Kenesha was poisoned, and in order to save her life, Zealot made a deal with a witch named Tapestry. The witch healed Kenesha, but took a century of servitude from Zealot in return. Realising Tapestry was trying to reshape her personality to make them more alike, Zealot made her sister promise to kill her should the witch succeed.

In modern times, Zealot helped found a team of warriors, the WildC.A.T.S., to fight the Daemonites. When the original team appeared to have been killed, Kenesha (now calling herself Savant) joined forces with another Kherubim, Majestros, and formed a new team to carry on their legacy.

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