Head of the Rome Institute
In 2012 Chiara attended a Council meeting where the newly resurrected Annabel Blackthorn was to testify against Zara Dearborn. Chiara spoke up during an argument between the Blackthorn family and the Cohort, and suggested that they use the Mortal Sword on Annabel rather than waste time with pointless arguments.
Chiara is a small olive-skinned woman with deep gray hair worn almost to her shoulders. She wears plain clothes but adorns herself with jewelry.
- Lord of Shadows (first appearance)
Chiara is the Italian form of the name Clara, and means "bright" or "clear". Saint Chiara was also a follower of Saint Francis of Assisi.
- According to Emma Carstairs Chiara has an authoritative voice.