Due to her own inability to have children, she took in a ward, Marla Ribín of the Tribe of Cork. She is currently grooming her to be the next Khana of Sheliak.
Strict and hard when being in Khana-Mode (as Marla calls it), she is actually calm, friendly
Marla is the daughter of an old competitor, who died, his wife soon committing suicide out of grief. Taking in the girl as her ward
Marla is aware of being adopted and while she held it against the Khana first, they managed to warm up to each other over time.