Lynn is first introduced as the wife of Jefferson Pierce, Black Lightning. She discovers his powers when he has nightmares at night and it troubles her until he learns to control it and becomes the super hero Black Lightning. She has 2 daughters with Jeff, Anissa Pierce, Thunder, and Jennifer Pierce, Lightning. She eventually divorces Jeff over his life as a superhero, but is still close to him. She comes to visit him when he is hospitalized. She is last seen with her daughter, Anissa, after she had been put into a coma.