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The second wife of Gaius Sextus, First Lady of Alera, Caria had been married to Sextus for three years by the time of the events of Furies of Calderon. Pale of skin, dark of eye, and with dark chestnut hair, Caria is the daughter of High Lord Attica and is fifty years younger than Sextus.

Furies of Calderon[]

When Amara flees the Legion camp following Fidelias' betrayal, she eventually takes shelter and uses a creek and her silver bull to send word to the capital. However, it is Gaius Caria who answers the message, bitter and angry, for life as the spouse of the First Lord is not what she expected.

It is also revealed in the epilogue that Caria is engaged in an affair with Attis Aquitaine—an affair arranged by Attis' wife, Invidia.

Academ's Fury[]


Princeps' Fury[]

When Ehren goes to fetch Sextus' medicine during the battle for Alera Imperia, he runs into Caria—who has left the liquor cabinet door unlatched. He confronts her, and it is revealed that Caria has been poisoning Sextus for at least six years with helatin. After this incident, Caria is not seen ever again—she met her death when Sextus destroyed Alera Imperia.