|TV Show||Xena: Warrior Princess|
BackgroundEhpiny is a loyal Amazon warrior and first met Xena and Gabrielle when the patrol she was in was attacked by unknown assailants. Gabrielle put her life on the line to try and save the Amazon princess, Terreis. Ephiny witnessed this and Gabrielle inheriting the Right of Caste from Terreis which gave her the right to be Amazon princess. She opposed the ambitious Amazon, Velasca, who only wanted power for her own selfish ends. She used to be very suspicious of Centaurs and regarded them as the enemy but would eventually treat them as friends and even marry one of them. She has a Centaur son that she named after Xena. He is called Xenan.
Personality and Traits
She is a very capable warrior and is very loyal to Gabrielle even if it means opposing Xena. Gabrielle holds in her high regard and has confided in her on occasion. She serves as Amazon Queen for the tribe in Gabrielle's absence. She prefers to attack from a position of stealth but doesn't hesitate to engage in full-on combat when necessary. She will do whatever it takes to ensure that the Amazons and their way of life perseveres, even if that means at the expense of her own life.