Samaya was a member of the Centaurian race and a proud member of the Nova Corps
. She had a playful and flirtations relationship with Richard Rider
of Earth. She was called to Xandar alongside the rest of the Nova Corps to deal with the threat caused by the tyrant of the Negative Zone, known only as Annihilus
. She along with many others died in the first battle of the Annihilation War.