Latia is a curse fiend woman from Gateway Castle in Xanth. Her talent is curses but one in three is a blessing. She was first introduced in Vale of the Vole as a major character.
Latia is an ugly old woman whose every third curse is actually a blessing. She is skilled enough with stage makeup to create a face that will curdle water. She was a companion of Volney. She is now the matriarch of the Curse Fiends. She is sometimes called Dame Latia or Crone Latia.
Novels: Vale of the Vole, Swell Foop