Elven features including a high-bridged nose and heart-shaped face. Also bears a large shiny pink-red burn scar across her right shoulder and neck, reaching her lower jaw. The burn scar is bisected on her shoulder by another jagged scar from a knife wound.
In a relationship with Carver Hawke
Levi, Miriam, and Ezra Carey
She has joined the Grey Wardens and is no longer an apostate. She no longer wears a raggedy tunic and tends to dress in Warden blues or in her small collection of modest dresses
New spells added: Lightning, Winter's Grasp, Mind Blast
Carver Hawke - Her close friend, fellow Grey Warden, and lover, Adara shares a very deep bond with him and loves him beyond sense.
Anders - The man responsible for sheltering her at the Keep as an apostate and putting her through the Joining when she was dying, Adara feels as though she owes him a debt she can never repay. The two have a close relationship that is almost sibling-like.
Kahrin Quirke - Kahrin helped give Adara some combat training tips when she was a guard at the Keep, and the women developed a fairly close friendship over time.
Marius Whitby - A guardsman at Vigil's Keep who Adara considers closer than a brother. She was sad to leave him behind when she went to Soldier's Peak, but she still writes to him and his wife very frequently.
Fiagai - A Grey Warden with whom Adara had a casual sexual relationship. Time and circumstance turned it into something more, and Fiagai convinced Anders to Join her rather than let her die of darkspawn taint. After a tumultuous relationship with lots of heartbreak and bad choices, the two parted ways. Adara still loves him a great deal. Fiagai died in the Deep Roads on a recent expedition, and Adara is heartbroken by the loss.