Anti-Life EntityBack to Villains Main > Anti-Life Entity
Real Identity: Not Applicable
Appearances (JLI Comics): The Mirror Crack'd Part Four
Powers/Skills: Life Negation, Possession, Survival in Space, Shape Shifting, and Telepathy
Voiced By: Not Applicable
The Anti-Life Entity is a living being with only one goal in life, to inflict endless, infinite death upon all. Darkseid was obsessed with finding the Anti-Life Equation. He believed it would give him control and the ability to bring discipline, symmetry to a universe that was little more than a swamp of pain and meaninglessness. Eventually, he found it. It used him as a conduit and urged him on. Like a man in a fever dream, he prepared to unleash it on the universe. Wonder Woman, Darkseid's lover, found out and pleaded with him to stop. Her fierce love called to him in a voice stronger than the equation's but it was too late and Darkseid couldn't draw the power back into himself. The entity took control of him. It launched itself across Apokolips and the universe. Darkseid soon learned the Anti-Life entity had no interest in order and only caused death. It moved swiftly and mercilessly.
When it consumed the universe, it returned to Apokolips and took its time inflicting suffering. It took Wonder Woman's life. Darkseid screamed and wept as her body turned to bones before his eyes. The entity's cruelty continued and it left only Darkseid alive on the now dead planet. For thousands of years, a fragment of the entity left behind took delight in mocking and torturing Darkseid. All the while, Darkseid reasoned the universe was built on the foundation of duality and secretly discovered the Life Equation, the very thing that could rebirth creation. The Anti-Life entity manifested as Hades to a Wonder Woman from a parallel universe but in her blind rage, she didn't question it and attacked. It goaded her to kill show her truce face of a cunning and savage warrior. It quoted what Hades told Wonder Woman when he was freed years ago by Felix Faust. Wonder Woman declared if she was hell's instrument of pain and suffering, she would rather die. It obliged her and started to drain her life away. Darkseid intervened and she recovered.
Darkseid refused to let her die "again" and unleashed his Omega Effect on the entity. Wonder Woman realized the truth as it revealed its true form and countered. Darkseid's actions were futile and fatal. Wonder Woman had enough and struck her bracelets together. The shockwave dispersed the entity's fragment but she wondered if Anti-Life could truly die.