Zaynah and her sister, Mysti, are citizens of both Greece and The United States, their parents were Greek immigrants that moved to the States when the girls were young. Zaynah's powers emerged first, when she burned down a grocery store. Since then, Zaynah has sworn to use her powers for the good of all mankind. Her sister, however, never agreed with Zaynah's goody two-shoes personality, and has used her powers for evil. Ember is a founding member of Beacon.
Fire Control. Ember has the ability to create, control, and manipulate fire. She is immune to all heat sources.
Zaynah's younger sister, Blue Flame, has the exact same powers as Zaynah. Blue Flame, Mysti Artino, is currently serving three life sentences in The Hole.