Zelika Il-Aran is a major character in The Crow and is not seen in the other three books. She befriended Hem and Saliman and stayed with them to fight for Turbansk. Zelika also traveled with Hem, Saliman, Irc, and Soron through the Three Gates and into the abandoned, underground city Nal-ak-burat. She and Hem also spied on a training camp for the child soldiers of the dark, where she was subsequently captured and killed after attempting to rescue her brother, who had been taken and made into a child soldier after the fall of Baladh.