Zoto Zhaan is an 800 year old--middle aged--Delvian priestess. Unlike
everyone else on Moya, Zhaan actually committed the crime she was
accused of - the murder of her lover. There are at least two sides
to Zhaan - one good and one evil.
is kind, gentle, and wise. Due to these qualities she has shown
extraordinary patience with John. She worked to understand the disoriented
human when others on Moya simply ridiculed him. She has developed
a special bond with John, particularly since Rhapsody
In Blue when they shared each other's souls in unity.
all her good qualities, Zhaan must struggle to control her negative
As D'Argo once said, she has a very flexible morality. In Family
Ties, when asked by Aeryn for suggestions in the naming of Moya's
baby, Zhaan rebuffed the offer of doing so. She said "christening
a warship is hardly my Pa'u." Of course, the very moment she
made that statement, Zhaan was preparing explosives with the intent
of destroying a world. Flexible morality indeed.
is a sense that the dark forces that pushed Zhaan to murder are
always there - lurking just beneath the surface of her character.
She has spent a great deal of time in meditation and hard work just
to develop a state of balance. The events and pressures she faces
as a fugitive on Moya will test her discipline and self control.
For the crew's sake, she will maintain her precarious hold on sanity.
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