Damaris Cortes, daughter of Manuel Cortes and sister of Alejandro Cortes, was born blind. Her father, ever the scientist, tried several experimental corrective surgeries to restore her sight, but nothing ever worked. After the outbreak, her older brother Alejandro returned to Fort Smith to take care of her and he will protect her with his life.
Damaris is her brother’s advisor and confidante. He always seeks her input on key decisions, and she almost never ventures out from the armored RV the team uses.