Also know as Shara. She assumed the identity of Cultural Ambassador Shara Thivani when investigating the murder of the famous Saypuri Professor Efrem Pangyui. Shara is a spy under the Saypuri Ministry and is trained in espionage. She is also, after Pangyui's death, the most-learned person on the Divinities and the history of the Continent.
Ashara is from Saypur and is from the great Komayd family. She is a great-great granddaughter of the Kaj whom slayed the Divinities, and niece of Vinya Komayd.
1- City of Stairs: p 27-28