Manny learns the shocking truth: his mother, Maria, was… a superhero! And when Manny finds her abandoned Glove of Power, Maria transforms into her long-abandoned identity: "Plata Peligrosa"! But she becomes so obsessed by fighting super villains that she breaks every villain out of jail to fight with them!
Maria Rivera was once a superhero and got her mystic item of power at a college party.
Her experience of her former superhero life is what caused her to enter a hyperventilation state.
During Maria Rivera's flashback you can see a younger version of Frida's parents, her mother looks similar to the present but Emiliano Suárez is sporting a light blue mohawk and leather jacket. Showing that he dyes his hair black. Their hair is naturally blue and that he was once a punk rocker in the past.