Champion of death? She's only in this situation because she is so committed to protecting lives--even at the cost of her own. I loved her line about life being valuable because it's so brief, and also Hermes' thoughts on afterlife.
Don't forget, by the way, that Azz leaves himself room in between panels. For all we know, somewhere off-panel, Hepahestus told Wonder Woman what to do if Hades used the guns of Eros on her.