“I will take responsibility for what I have done. If I must fall, I will rise each time a better man." - Dalinar Kohlin, Oathbringer
Ciara hasn't always been a good person. Even before she was taken to Arcadia she'd been petty and cruel, and hidden it all behind a smiling face. The Devouring Abyss and Xekanius' corruption didn't do her any favors either, but everything changed when she emerged from the thorns. She was no longer a teenager, no longer a demonic general. The Winter Court aided her upon her escape with no strings attached and it softened something within her, set her upon a new trod. Today Ciara actively works to pay forward the aid she'd been given fresh out of the Hedge. She still slips sometimes, of course. It's hard to overcome years of conditioning all at once. Over the past months has grown deeply protective of those she calls friends, and all of Summer's wrath in her is focused at the ones responsible for all of this.
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Theater Buff - Ciara can often be found on and off Broadway. She works as a choreographer with an emphasis on combat choreography. If you're involved in the theater community or a fan of it, there are plenty of opportunities to connect!
Need a Ride? - Ciara picks up extra work as an Uber driver when she has free time. Anyone need a ride?
Open Studio Time - Ciara dances for fun and fitness, in a variety of styles from ballet to ballroom. Shall we dance?
Summer Fields - Ciara isn't the most dangerous person on the training fields. She's barely a novice in many common martial arts, but she's always willing to learn and offer an education in her own elemental and sword styles in return.
The highest of distinctions is service to others. - Ciara is active in the freehold on a personal level. When someone needs help, she's there to offer it. Need a place to stay? She's got a couch! Need a meal or two? She'll get it for you. Need help with a problem? She's got a sword to fall back on if talking things out doesn't work.
Elemental Tutelage - Ciara is very willing to enter into Pupil's Devotion oaths with others, both teaching and learning interesting contracts. She is willing to teach others the Elemental benefits for 'Elemental Weapon', 'Primal glory', 'Elemental Fury', Summon the Loyal Servant', Mastermind's Gambit', 'Murkblur', 'Portents and Visions', and 'Fae Cunning'.
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Once Upon a Summer Dream
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Mask: Ciara is tall and well built with dark hair cut in a short bob. She can usually be found dressed pretty casually in jeans or leggings and a tee.
Mien: The first thing that stands out is the halo of burning red fire that rings her head and casts a dim pool of light around her. It gives of a sulfuric black smoke that wreaths and stains her platinum blonde hair with the exact shade of black that appears in her Mask. She has delicately pointed ears and a distinct reddish tint to her eyes. When she expends Glamour the smoke tends to flare out and countour around her as if she has wings even though none are apparent.
Mantle: Summer's light is fresh and clean, especially compared to the demonic essence of Ciara's Mien. Dappled beams illuminate the black smoke from her halo, cutting through the sulfer smell with the scent of fresh laundry drying on a line.
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- 28th October, 2021: The Uber Ride
- 30th October, 2021: Corner Pocket Conversations
- 2nd November, 2021: Visiting the Crow Market
- 8th November, 2021: The Weight of Violence
- 10th November, 2021: Want to Taco About It
- 16th November, 2021: The Showstopper
- 23rd November, 2021: 'Allegedly' and making plans
- 27th November, 2021: Dive Bars and First Rides
- 6th December, 2021: Weihnachtsmarkt I: Snowball fight
- 7th December, 2021: Hedge Hot Chocolate
- 8th December, 2021: The Watch-Master
- 15th December, 2021: Finding Mirrors
- 19th December, 2021: Afraid of what your fortune holds?
- 21st December, 2021: The Subway
- 31st December, 2021: Expanding One's Options
- 3rd January, 2022: Two Artists and a Nerd Walk Into A Bar
- 3rd January, 2022: Julfest 2021
- 3rd January, 2022: Secret Santa 2021
- 3rd January, 2022: Winter Coronation 2021
- 9th January, 2022: A full House
- 11th January, 2022: Burn the Nest
- 16th January, 2022: Swords, Rope, and Pie
- 25th January, 2022: A Proposal to Friends
- 31st January, 2022: Past the Filter
- 31st January, 2022: First Bout of Sparring
- 5th February, 2022: Part-Time Ninjas
- 6th February, 2022: Secrets in a Sieve
- 12th February, 2022: Winter Counselling
- 15th February, 2022: Finding a Place
- 20th February, 2022: Mediation
- 22nd February, 2022: Sealing a Promise
- 27th March, 2022: Spring Coronation 2022
- 8th April, 2022: Best Stew Around
- 13th April, 2022: April Market 2022
- 13th April, 2022: A Peculier Evening
- 18th April, 2022: Do I not Bleed?
- 18th April, 2022: What To Look For
- 23rd April, 2022: Return of the Swords and Pie
- 24th April, 2022: Pre-show drinks
- 28th April, 2022: Fetch Me A Memory
- 6th May, 2022: Warming up in Victory Hall
- 6th May, 2022: The Newest Wager
- 12th May, 2022: The Albatross: Visions and Planning
- 7th June, 2022: Negotiating with the Running Horns
- 15th June, 2022: Hot Heads