Alisanne was the step-daughter of a powerful merchant named Uther Nere. For reasons unknown, Uther killed her mother, and it has been heavily implied that Uther framed Alisanne for the murder. Alisanne, sworn to exact vengeance on Uther, contacted the Dark Brotherhood in order to receive training. Uther was aware of this and at some point hired the Forgotten Hero to infiltrate the Brotherhood and kill her, telling the Hero that Alisanne killed her mother and was plotting to kill him too.
Alisanne eventually becomes the Listener some time during the Great war. In Rain's Hand 4E 187, Alisanne visited the Cheydinhal Sanctuary and spoke with Rasha about the possibility of reinstating training for Shadowscales in Archon, Black Marsh, although they never did, due to the lack of resources. During the hostilities between two rival skooma gangs known as the Claws, and the Eclipse in Bravil, Alisanne was forced to hire mercenaries to protect her home. As the riots escalated, The Lucky Old Lady statue was destroyed, and Alisanne went to the Crypt under The Lucky Old Lady to protect the Night Mother. After the skooma gangs were dealt with, Uther and his men arrived to kill Alisanne and burn the Night Mother's corpse. If chosen to defend, she and the Forgotten Hero fight off Uther's men while Garnag escapes with the Night Mother's coffin to the Cheydinhal Sanctuary. She was burned alive by Uther's mages during the fight. It is noted in his journals that Cicero had a great amount of respect for Alisanne, even before he became the Keeper.
- It is not confirmed if Uther was her father or her step-father; this appears to be lore-conflict.
- Alisanne will die whether or not the Forgotten Hero sides with her, though it is unknown if Uther survives.
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (mentioned only)
- The Elder Scrolls: Legends (The Fall of the Dark Brotherhood)