Obara Sand is the bastard daughter of Oberyn Martell and an Oldtown whore. She is the eldest of the infamous Sand Snakes. A prickly, hot-tempered woman who is given to martial pursuits as she considers herself a warrior, wielding a spear and whip. She is hard, quick and strong. Obara is a big-boned woman near to thirty, long-legged, with close-set eyes and rat-brown hair.