Taara (ターラ Taara? ) is the Fortress Lieutenant Commander of the Gajurat Citadel and a secondary Character of the Novels Serie The Heroic Legend of Arslan.
Taara has brown hair, a ponytail and strange sideburn.
Taara doesn't appears to be a strong Loyalist to Gadevi. He get angry quickly when he realizes he had been deceived.
Gujarat FortressEditTaara is first seen during the Campaign for the Throne of Shindra, when Gieve and Jaswant are sent to Citadel of Gujarat to negotiate the surrender of the Fortress and the passing of the Parsian Troop. Gauvin, Taara's Commander, offers them a feast while he disgust the offer with Taara. Taara is interested by the offer until Jaswant secretly meet the two and reveal to them he is Gadevi's spy and that the Parsian Troops have not intention of waiting as they will secretly pass the fortress during the night. The news enraged the commanders and they are told a plan by Jaswant that will end Arslan's progression : They will come out at Jaswant's signal and attack the supply train of the Parsian Army, that will prevent the Parsian Troops to continue their march to the east. During the night, as Gauvin and Taara are ready to attack, the signal of Jaswant hasn't appears while the supply convoy has nearly passed off the Fortress. Gauvin decides to attack , but his force fall into a trap when they discovered there is no supply in the caravan but archer who cut them down, there are then attack by Parsian Cavalry command by Daryun ; Jaswant's true allegiance was known and he was captured before he can give the signal by Gieve. Taara, standing near Gauvin, is killed by an arrow. Gauvin died soon aftermath after he try to kill Arslan. The failed attack led to the fall of the Fortress of Gujarat.
Taara serves Gauvin as his deputy, and they seem to get along.
After being informed of Narsus'ruse, Taara Resent Gieve, wanting to kill him for his masquerade during the negotiations.