Nadia Zhabin is a Squaller at the Little Palace.


Befriending Alina

Nadie and Marie welcome Alina with open arms after her demonstration at the Grand Palace for the King, confirming that she is in fact the Sun Summoner. They escort Alina to combat training, where she spars with Zoya, who subdues Alina two times. After Alina lands a single punch, Zoya uses her powers, which is strictly forbidden. Alina awakens with Nadia and Marie standing over her. They offer to take her to get checked out, but she insists that she can make it on her own.

Nadia and Marie join Alina for dinner, where she is prepared a grand meal to celebrate her victory with the King. Along with it comes an Otkazat'sya taste tester. During dinner, they learn that there have been casualties in the war, including 13 Grisha.[1]

After another strenuous training session with Bagrha, Marie reveals that Baghra once released a hive of bees on her to help her summon. Though it may have been unorthodox, it did help Marie learn to summon her powers. However, Alina believes that such tactics won’t be necessary and that seeing Mal might help her more than anything else. Nadia and Marie are intrigued and anxious to meet him.[2]

Winter Fete

Nadia and Marie help prepare Alina for the Winter Fete. While in her room, they discuss how Marie panicked and set a boy on fire after he asked to spend time with her. Genya joins them and informs Marie that she’s needed to be fitted for the kefta. After Alina’s demonstration, Marie is Tailored to resemble Alina and killed by the Conductor, who slits her throat.[3]

Physical Appearance

Nadia has dark skin, black braided hair, and brown eyes.


As a Squaller, Nadia has the ability to manipulate the wind.


Season 1


  1. Season 1, Episode 3: The Making at the Heart of the World
  2. Season 1, Episode 4: Otkazat'sya
  3. Season 1, Episode 5: Show Me Who You Are
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