Puerto Rican citizen with a criminal record
Lane Quintana grew up in an impoverished village outside San Juan in Puerto Rico, where she was forced to live a life in petty crimes to survive .
Her abilities, which she used for stealing, led her to work with a corrupt part of CIA for a short time. It ended on a mission in the jungle of Manigua where CIA was supporting a group of rebels trying to assassinate the president of Manigua. The plot was revealed by Morgan Stryker and his mercenaries and when Codename: Strykeforce was created shortly after the mission, Quintana joined the team using the codename Tempest .
Tempest stayed with the team until it was disbanded by Stryker . During this time she became involved with her teammate Trace O'Donnel. This was revealed after his death . What happened to her after Strykeforce has not been revealed.
Skills & abilities:
Tempest has the ability to summon wind gusts strong enough to punch through a sixty-ton tank, or form a wall of wind strong enough to deflect an atomic explosion. Creating a wind vortex around herself, she can fly at speeds in excess of 1,200 miles per hour.
TopCow's part of the original Image Universe.
CyberForce (vol. 1) #4 (1993)
Country of origin:
1: Codename: Strykeforce (vol. 1) #0
2: Codename: Strykeforce (vol. 1) #8
3: Cyber Force/Codename: Strykeforce: Opposing Forces (vol. 1) #2