"Purgatori" is a fictional comic book character, a voluptuous, crimson-skinned, winged vampire goddess. She was created by writer Brian Pulido and artist Steven Hughes, and first appeared in ''Lady Death'' #3 (March 1994), published by Chaos! Comics, which is now owned by "Tales of Wonder" and recently published via Devil's Due Publishing.
Purgatori was born in Egypt, and raised in the city of Alexandria. Her parentage is unknown, save that she has the blood of the Fallen Angels in her veins. It is estimated that she was born in roughly 1390 BC, and there are rumours of her later (after her transfomation) having been in contact with the Aztecs, teaching them the finer arts of heart-extraction.
Her human name is Sakkara, and the first solid facts about her life originate from when she was a slavegirl in Alexandria. She was part of the vast team that worked non-stop on the building of the burial tomb for Queen Ostraca, a tomb that was to be the most lavish and opulent ever built, in order to guarantee Ostraca's entrance into the afterlife when she died. Ostraca enslaved almost half of the population in the construction of the tomb, and the people were nearing rebel...