Preferred Name: Astra Silverleaf
Birth Name: Astra Tana Celeblasse
Meaning of Name: Starlight Path
Age: 2541 (as of Blood Moon Rising)
Apparent Age (if different): Early to mid twenties
Height: 6 foot
Build/Weight: Slender hour glass/
Hair: Waist length, black, naturally wavy with blue streaks
Eyes: Silver with carhcoal outline
Complexion: Light copper/Tanned
Clothing: In general she wears a tight, stomach baring tank top of woven leather(see left) leather pants and buckskin boots all in dark brown with leather vanbraces. When at court she wears a dark blue velvet knee length sleevless tunic over a gauzy iridescent white long sleeve shirt, black pants and black boots.
Personal Items usually carried: A silver crescent on a silver chain around her neck that her father, Argent, made her with his own hands and her mother blessed with her own blood; A silver band engraved with ivy on middle right finger, in the center is a striking gryphon
Identifying Marks (if present): Blood red rune on her right thigh; blue crescent moon with a silver haze around upper right arm.
Personality: She has been described as the “cool shade of summer that you want to linger in”. Astra is quiet with a large dose of curiosity, she generally takes things as they come and is one of the few Silverleaf women that doesn’t let her temper get the best of her, however she doesn’t take to being bullied and when she feels like she’s being bullied she’ll come out fighting, at that time. She is loyal but also lacks confidence in herself and her abilities at times.
Occupation: Ranger; Princess of Sha'dar; Daughter of the Stars
Skills and Abilities: Mundane: Tracking, hunting, and riding. Astra has a knack for quickly picking up any language, mostly modern but she prefers to learn the forgotten languages.
Magic: Astra has the ability to shift into a bobcat as well as a black and blue gryphon. Her element is starlight and has anything to do with lunar powers. She also has extremely good hearing. She does have slight healing abilities but these are stronger at night than during the day. She has the ability to control the cold in its various forms, a talent that goes along with her lunar abilities.
Weapons Used: Bow; two daggers; and a staff that is 41” long and made of black hardwood with brass plated gryphon inlays, the staff can be taken apart to form two swords, the blades of which are 19 ½” long.
Blood or Soul Bonds: Silverleaf Tapestry
Marital Status: Courting: Conor Urdrul
Brief History: Astra was born the oldest of a set of twin daughters to Argent Silverleaf and Eleece Bluethrush. They were born on what most humans refer to as All Hallows Eve, and at the hour of her birth a star exploded. The Dolen’er believed that her soul is a shard of that star.
When Astra turned two, her mother was killed in a raid so she spent her childhood being raised by her mother and father’s family and in the Shroudling Court by a woman named Ista Kaimelar (who later became her father’s second wife) while her father dealt with the pain of losing his wife. She spent a total of 2056 years in Draelond during the 1000 year war that raged on Arlsyn. A year after she returned home, she met Conor Urdrul and they began courting and were eventually engaged, however, during the story Starlight Path Astra was stuck by self doubt that she was good enough for Conor, after seeing him interact with another woman during the story of Book of Souls (chronologically Book of Souls comes before Starlight Path). As a result when Conor came to find her she let him go without telling him the true reason why. It was something that she regretted deeply.
Astra refused to leave Sha’dar for another ten years where she began her training with the Goddess of Dusk. When she was 2472 she assisted in the Diirlathe war known as Laer Drae Sa’Dar.
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