Eliana Auris is a main character in Under Darkened Skies, the first book in my new adult (NA) fantasy series launching in 2023.
Here’s a little more about Eliana in the meantime.
Name: Eliana Auris (she/her)
Nickname(s): Ellie, by close friends only; El, by Nicos only
Title: Her Imperial Highness, Princess Eliana Auris
Age: 23, born in the autumn of year 996
Place of birth: Kalama, Helosian Empire
Location in Under Darkened Skies: Kalama, Helosian Empire
Education: Degree in political science
Occupation: Advisor to the emperor
Sexual Orientation: Bisexual, allosexual
Build: Curvy, hourglass shape
Skin tone: Tan with warm undertones
Eye color: Gold
Hair color, texture, and length: Dark brown, wavy, shoulder-length
Preferred outfit: Eliana dresses up every day for her job and life around the palace. This includes skirts, blouses, and dresses made of rich fabrics. Her favorite color to wear is red, which is the Auris family’s color.
How she wears her hair: Half-up while in meetings, styled with ornate clips
Family & Relationships
Mother: Empress Linnaea Auris, deceased
Father: Emperor Aelius Auris
Siblings: Apelo Auris, Kaius Auris, and Varojin Auris
Sister-in-law: Thana Auris, Apelo’s wife
Nieces: Velia and Nina Auris, Apelo & Thana’s young daughters
Eliana’s relationship with her family is complicated. She gets along with her older half brother, Varojin, the best. Because Eliana disagrees with most of her father’s governing choices, she’s generally at odds with Kaius and a significant portion of the imperial council.
Eliana has a large social circle thanks to her position at court, but Cressida and Astrea are her best friends and the people she trusts with everything. She’s also incredibly close with her personal guard, Nicos.
Food: Pan fried garlic potatoes
Coffee order: Medium roast with cream and sugar
Dessert: Strawberry and mango sorbet
Cocktail: Raspberry gimlet
Hobbies: Shopping, visiting nightclubs, and spending time with Astrea and Cressida when she can
Eliana Auris is a Sparkcaster. These are mages who control both fire and lightning. She’s been taking lessons since she was a small child and knows how to defend herself. When she’s especially angry, electricity sometimes sparks around her fingertips.
And that’s Eliana! You can learn more about her in Under Darkened Skies, coming in 2023.