Zhar was a male Xian and dictator of Hjim and the Xian Empire. He played a key part in the hiding of Hetur-an. In fact, he married Hetur-an shortly after she arrived on the planet. He also impregnated her with his child, Jate Vohore, who Tesh later took as his own. Zhar was killed by Tesh in a final duel on Hjim in the Hjimi Sanctuary.