Valenta Felicia Stephanie Elhalyn is the youngest child of Priscilla Elhalyn, having three brothers and one sister, Alain, Vincent, Emun and Miralys.
Priscilla died when Valenta was 12. It is believed that Valenta and her sister are half chieri.
Valenta is described as having bright eyes, dark curls, high cheekbones, a budlike mouth and 6 fingers. As an adult she went on to become Underkeeper at Arilinn Tower.