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Delia Whisper

Now while it's clear the lord was joking in the White Journal when he threatened to have someone killed, what he actually MEANT to say was...

Social Rank: 7
Concept: Image Consultant
Fealty: Crownsworn
Family: Whisper
Gender: female
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 21
Birthday: 07/23
Religion: Pantheon
Vocation: Courtier
Height: 5'5"
Hair Color: Fiery red
Eye Color: Deep blue
Skintone: Fair with freckles

Description: Few Courtiers can be described as 'cute' or 'adorable'. Delia not only embodies these qualities, but makes them her own unique whisper brand. Fiery red hair falls in delightful curls, normally kept up with a few ringlets framing her round cheeks. A little button nose and a dash of freckles across her face enhance her charming vigor. Deep blue eyes twinkle with mischief and delight, and her lush lips always seem to smile and laugh with a vitality all their own. Her figure is pleasantly curvaceous, and her tiny frame suits it well. Her emotions always seem to be of the effervescent variety, and she takes great care to always seem positive.

Personality: Delia loves making friends. She loves making friends happy. She loves being a peacemaker, and smoothing over disputes, and helping proud and stubborn individuals come around and see reason. She loves seeing people at their best, but more importantly, she can picture everyone as their best selves and help them obtain it even when they seem stubbornly determined to self-destruct. Delia has a great grasp on how people are viewed, and how easily it is for someone to sabotage themselves, and is truly deft in coming up with the right approach to coax clients into avoiding pitfalls of their own design. She firmly believes she could make anyone look and sound good, and she's very rarely wrong.

Background: Delia has always loved stories, great and small. Ever since she was a child, one of many in a lowly commoner merchant family in Arx, she remembers talking about about the pagentry and glamor of the court and picking out the stories that excited everyone to hear. What noble was doing what to whom, what a noblewoman said that caused gasps, the ebb and flow caused by developing relationships... it all captivated her. Even the things that were tragic contained an element of drama that was a delight to her, if at one stage removed. She knew from a young age that she absolutely wanted to become one of the elite courtiers of the Whisper House, to move around the highest echelons of nobility and watch first hand the drama as it unfolded.

In many ways, the Whisper House is everything she ever dreamed of, but she was privately shocked at how many nobles were... really, really bad at being nobles. Even some otherwise crafty Lycene nobility would occasionally just say something truly unfortunate in a White Journal and then be absolutely shocked when they were suddenly a social pariah, and it stunned Delia to see how many of these paragons of grace and refinement were remarkably ungraceful and truly unrefined when it came to maneuvering around socially. As a courtier, she started reaching out to individuals that were dying socially of impressively massive self-inflicted wounds and was surprised how remarkably easy it was to help individuals come back with the right explanation, with a little bit of deft care in saying the right apologies to the right people, and getting them back on track. Now, she's a highly sought after Whisper by individuals who really, really cannot seem to avoid alienating people they really cannot afford to alienate, which is where she comes in.

While dramatic meltdowns in the White Journals might not be the highest example of nobility at its best, it does provide someone with a little more finesse the opportunity to make an excellent living as an apologist.

Relationship Summary


Lyceum:
  • Alessia - I am always guaranteed a good conversation, an idea or two, and sometimes even a secret when we meet

  • Ally:
  • Ras - Brave when it matters. An unlikely ally

  • Friend:
  • Mabelle - My go-to in the Laurent household for fashion and hot gossip

  • Patron:
  • Monique - The wisdom, experience and mischief I need in my life

  • Crownlands:
  • Reese - High station and legendary talent and modesty wrapped up in a pink bow.
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