Aquaman : Throne of Atlantis (DCCU)

Born to an Atlantean mother and a human father, Arthur Curry has always felt more accepted in Man's World whereas he was persecuted in his "true home". However, when an assassin turned messenger finds Arthur, he finds himself against his malevolent brother Orm in a battle for the throne...

  • Deaths: Atlanna : Tom Curry : Orvax : Atlan : Atlena : Lenu : Gontu
  • Incarcerated: Ocean Master {Belle Reve}

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  • The son of an Atlantean Queen and a lighthouse keeper, Arthur Curry was born with blonde hair which was considered unnatural in Atlantis. He is also capable of breathing outside out water far longer than normal Atlanteans, he also possessed their powers. Knowing that the Atlanteans would cast him out, his mother left him in the care of his father. Arthur eventually learned of his heritage and powers and seeks to help those in need of saving as the Aquaman. However, a messenger from Atlantis has pleaded that he returns to Atlantis and take his rightful place on the throne from his malevolent half-brother Orm...

  • When Atlanna returned to Atlantis, she was forced to marry or yield the throne. She married a captain in the Atlantean Guard, and they had a child together whom they named Orm. Orm gained control of the Atlantean Guard and using it he murdered his parents and their most loyal supporters. He seized the throne of Atlantis and declared war on the human world which had often led studies to Atlantis and disturbed the peace. Orm is a violent king, but actually seeks the best for his people even if it means creating a dictatorship. When Orm learns that he has an older half-brother and that he is half-human, he vows to destroy Arthur and the human-race while showing him who is the true Ocean Master...

  • Mera was once a princess of Xebel. When Xebel was on the brink of destruction due to a civil-war, the King of Xebel sent Mera and her sister Hila to Atlantis where he knew a lord of Atlantis who would keep them safe. Mera and her sister was raised in Atlantis by a powerful Lord who was a strong supporter of the King and Queen. When Orm gained the throne, he murdered Mera's surrogate father but kept Mera and Hila alive as his personal bodyguards. When he learned of his older brother Arthur, Orm tasked Mera and Hila with killing him. However, when Mera met Aquaman she fell in love with him and told him of his brother's reign and what it means for the world...

  • Hila is the twin-sister of Mera, a devote follower of Orm and his lover...

  • The chief scientist of Atlantis, Vulko was in fact a strong supporter of Atlanna but had to fake his loyalty to Orm in order to survive. Vulko now secretly aids Arthur and attempts to aid him in taking back the throne from Orm...

  • When Queen Atlanna lost her husband, she left Atlantis planning on committing suicide. However, she was caught in a hurricane which knocked her unconscious & she was saved by a light-house keeper. The 2 soon fell in love & Atlanna found happiness again. They had a son but she was forced to return to Atlantis due to her not being able to stay on the surface forever. Her lover tried to convince her to take Arthur with her so that he may grow up in luxury, but Atlanna knew that the Atlanteans would cast him out as he has blonde hair & is the child of a human. When Atlanna returned to Atlantis, she was forced to marry or yield the throne. Knowing that there were many corrupt Atlanteans who would take the throne, she married an Atlantean Guard. They had a child together named Orm. She was eventually murdered by their son...

  • The leader of Atlantis' military, Murk is a strong supporter of Orm's beliefs towards humans but becomes loyal to King Arthur once he takes back the throne...

  • A lonely light-house keeper who fell in love with the Queen of Atlantis and had a child with her called Arthur. Tom was murdered by a treasure-hunter and bounty hunter called Black Manta after he attempted to collect some of Arthur's blood...

  • Black Manta was hired by doctor Stephen Shin to collect the blood of Arthur Curry in order to prove whether or not he was Atlantean. Manta found Arthur and his father, but when Manta lunged forward with his knife Tom Curry stepped in front of it. This enraged Aquaman, and Manta was forced to flee. That night, Aquaman snuck onto Manta's ship where he killed Manta's father believing him to be Manta himself. Manta now seeks revenge against Aquaman and he doesn't care who gets in the way...

  • A captain in the Atlantean Guard, Orvax married Atlanna and together they had Orm. He is later murdered, along with his wife, by his son...

  • King of Atlantis and husband of Atlanna, who died during a battle with human-kind...

  • A close friend of Tom Curry, he has long suspected that Arthur is in fact from the lost city of Atlantis...

  • Atlanna's chief warrior and her sister, she is murdered by her nephew Orm...

  • The advisor to Queen Atlanna, she is later murdered by Orm...

  • A brutish Atlantean and one of Queen Atlanna's entourage. He is later murdered by Orm...

  • A highly intelligent dolphin who helped hone Arthur's swimming abilities as a child, Arthur and Tom viewed Porm as a close friend...