Baroness Acantha Clearlake
When we accept our own wild beauty, it is put into perspective, and we are no longer poignantly aware of it anymore, but neither would we forsake it or disclaim it either.
Description: This stunning brunette stands at 5'4" without her shoes on. Her rich chocolate brown hair is full of life as it wends down past one smokey eye and down along her high cheekbone as it crashes down in waves to a spot just below her waist. Even without the makeup, her brilliant grey eyes would shine like gems. above her strong nose, lush lips, and firm chin.
Personality: Acanthas personality can change just as easily as the weather does. Shes slow to anger, easy to make smile and very rarely is a venomous person. If she starts throwing things then its time to run away. Shes curious of new things. Wanting to learn more as she gets older, but she doesnt try to push herself into others business. She grew up in a heavily Shamanistic family, but since joining the Compact and bending the knee to Halfshav, shes been learning more about the Pantheon and things of that nature. Shes a quirky sort of woman all things considered with her past and how she was raised.
Background: The classical stories of an ugly duckling growing up to be something beautiful, the same stories could be told of Acantha Clearlake. When she was a child she was chubby, dirty and poor. Growing up with two older brothers did not make this any easier. Especially when she wasn't their real sister. Acantha was abandoned on an very cold night and her adopted mother found her and brought her in. She loves her older brothers though, she even took after them a bit. On the fighting side of things of course. She was taught to use a sword. She was also taught to get herself out of confrontations. As well as her brothers when they can't talk themselves out of things. It became clear to her 'parents' that she had a brain between those ears of hers that was best put to use.
Acantha Clearlake is one of the younger members of the Clearlake retinue that has come to Arx and bent the knee to House Halfshav. Though she shares the name it's clear when first meeting her that she's taken the task of fitting into the Compact a bit more seriously than some. Another thing that is clear is that she's wanting to make a better name for the Clearlake House since they haven't been the most warm welcomed. She's well spoken and charming, but she's also been known to show her more savage side when it needs to come out.
|Aethan||Not given to harsh tactics, which is probably a good thing.|
|Apollo||A pleasure to finally meet, this baroness clearly wants to make a name for her house. She also knows that the way to an artisan's heart is lovely, rare raw materials.|
|Astyr||A Baroness, but not born to it -- yet noble-spirited, and generous in her hospitality. She has the most remarkably white furs! Absolutely luxurious.|
|Athaur||A wonderful hostess|
|Bliss||I think I made a better elf than she did. But she's certainly a pleasant one to watch, and it takes great bravery to get on stage and perform like that.|
|Brigida||Polite, respectful and smart enough to make way when needed.|
|Cambria||A fresh-faced Baroness of Clearlake. I hope she will not feel too pressured to marry in a rush, and instead makes the decision she feels is best...for herself and her House.|
|Carmen||I won her archery trophy so she may as well be Lagoma reborn. She has a pretty voice. And I think her eyes were blue. Maybe not. But she's generous and kind.|
|Cirroch||I look forward to working with her to cleanse the lands of cultists.|
|Delilah||Wisdom lies in listening before acting, and Acantha is never without a pen or pensive look during important matter. Deep thoughts rotate around in that mind. Though she is not always quick to share her opinions, they are always worth listening to.|
|Elgana||Now the Baroness of Clearlake, I have no reservation that Acantha shall lead her House toward a bright and prosperous future. She has a well-honed mind for business, and I look forward to seeing all she does now and in the future.|
|Evander||When I was a boy I exchanged letters with a prodigal who grew up to become a Baroness. She seems determined and largely fearless, and I am pleased to have made contact with her again.|
|Helena||A charming and warm lady that seems a lover of fine things and a supporter of the arts.|
|Jan||A proper lady. We'd probably have an abyss of a time drinking together, but that doesn't mean I don't see the worth in her opinions. We'll need every hand on deck here soon. Not everyone needs to be manning harpoons.|
|Jeffeth||She held a contest and it was wonderful. A lovely lady it seems!|
|Jyri||We've hovered around each other but never met - but within the Spirit Walkers we find the common ground. She's very dedicated and spends hours on research; the Spirit Walkers owe her much, and so do I.|
|Magnus||Lady Acantha shares some views in common we me, we are both decided to help the Compact and our families as we can and she seems like a devout believer of the spirits, which is always a welcoming and refreshing sight.|
|Marzio||A Lady of the Northern Lands. I do not know much of her, but the time we have spent together was enjoyable. She is polite, and very helpful to someone new to the city.|
|Mirk||A prodigal lady of the Clearlake clan. Helpful and not hesitant at all about getting herself involved. She just might find acceptance here in Arx.|
|Monique||Bringing together the Prodigals of the Compact to help one another is something I will always support. Lady Acantha is one to watch, and one to support in turn. I do hope we can be friends.|
|Morgan||A pretty and sociable Northern lady who knows her fashion, she was a pleasure to meet! And has a beaver! I'll hopefully get to talk to her more in the future.|
|Olin||A noble dedicated to her barony, proud of her home and kind to those of similar interests. A wonderful contact indeed.|
|Ophelia||A most gracious hostess of the Clearlake archery tournament. The next time I am practicing with my bow in the Northland, I will gladly look in on her!|
|Petal||A lovely lady who is charming, hosts fun events and is a great customer!|
|Reese||A wonderful noble who hosts events and helps increase morale. She is hard working and blessed.|
|Rysen||A Northern lady so warm and charming, that even small woodland creatures follow her wherever she goes. I can see why.|
|Sabella||A little quiet, but that is not surprising considering she teaches etiquette! I look forward to getting to know her better!|
|Willow||I admire her work on behalf of her house. I should like to work with her.|