“Elise. Elegant creature. Strong, too, for one so young. She hadn’t reached eighteen when her husband passed away. She’s a cousin of the rest of the girls.” — Haughten, Keepers of Fire
Name pronounced: eh-LEESE
Physical Description: Blond hair, large blue eyes.
Bio: The ease with which Elise blends in with her cousins belies her unusual history, starting with her unwilling jaunts around the kingdom with her father. Married at 15 to the wanderer, Arthen, the young woman was a widowed mother by the time she turned 18.