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Umber is a Shade, and keeps her appearance concealed with the Neverseen cloak. She is described to be a more powerful Shade than Tam Song. She is one of Wylie Endal's abductors. Keefe described Umber to Sophie as "having good hair". Her nails are also covered in thick, sludgy darkness that seemed to pour out of her and curl into long claws.