Asche Zauberin is the secondborn of the thirteenth House Zauberin, and daughter of Autor Zauberer and Ehenna. She is a direct descendent of Æthera Zauberin, the All-Being and founder of the Six Realms. She has one half-brother, Auberon Zauberer. She ruled as High Empress of the Six Realms since the age of sixteen, until her murder during Heike Stahldritten's invasion.
- 'Asche' is a German word meaning 'ash' or 'cinders'.