is a minor character in Deep Secret
. She is a Magid
, married to Simon Venables
. She is attractive, plump, short, and given to wearing long, flowing gowns in rich colors. Her 'real life' profession is art: she paints gorgeous, often sexually-explicit, romantic fantasy pictures of fantastic beings and heroic figures.
Zinka takes her holiday at PhantasmaCon? every year. She is a friend of Rupert's and is of invaluable assistance to him during the events of PhantasmaCon?.