Kirtar leads the aven of Otaria's deserts and plains. Unlike his fellow even who want the Mirari shattered, Kirtar believes the Mirari can be used to his advantage.
Kirtar shows how that compassion can be corrupted by a fascist need for order in the world. Kirtar sees the world as friends and enemies with the ranks of enemies growing larger. The world will be perfect as soon as he controls it and destroys the evil elements. Kirtar believes in the ideals of the Order and that the ends justifies the means.
"His strengths are pride, devotion, and ambition. His weaknesses are the same." -Pianna, nomad captain (Kirtar)