Captain Ava Shabh is a Spiorad Ainmhithe and fighter pilot in the service of The Armies of the Five Deserts. She holds, due to the extensive age of her kind, the distinction of being the oldest serving soldier of the Army, first mentioned in a record of the Khanate of Sheliak in 1125 as a Selkie-Mercenary, long before the Armies of the Five Deserts were even founded.
Transferred to the 38th Long-Range Fighter Wing in 2010, Shabh was trained on the Kyrenaian Aircraft Factories KAF-16 Saqr Multirole Fighter, Model TA.
In 2018, she was the pilot of Hunter 4-6, who first escorted the plane of Emperor Anaximander and Empress Anna to Kyrenaia, then, in the night of that day, the plane of Lieutenant Colonel Yuri Petrenko and his wife. She did not receive them too politely.