Pandora Shaw, (nee Pandora Rae), was an archaeologist and the mother of Hester Shaw.

Pandora worked with Thaddeus Valentine to help on expeditions in the Dead Continent.

She was married to David Shaw.

Family Tree of Pandora

When Pandora Shaw discovered the computer brain of the MEDUSA, Thaddeus Valentine killed her as well as David Shaw. This is the motive behind Hester's attempts to kill Thaddeus Valentine.