The Empress Mother Alahnah was the wife of King Sailys of Chisholm and the mother of Empress Sharleyan.

She met her son-in-law, Emperor Cayleb of Charis, when he stopped by in Chisholm prior to the Invasion of Corisande. She immediately liked him and was very glad that her daughter found a husband who actually loved her. (BHD)

Her granddaughter, Crown Princess Alahnah, was named after her. (AMF)

After the creation of the Charisian Empire, she was commonly referred to as "the Empress Mother". (MTAT)