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Cidra Showalter

"What seems to be the problem?"

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a character in “No Longer Chained”, as played by LunaTwilight


Cidra Showalter




Ignoring the Blue hair

Cidra is not the most confident young woman in the world. Bullied by the other girls at a young age, she has come to doubt herself as being worthy of her lineage. She is always looking to please her mother’s expectations. If she’s not cut out to be a huntress, then she’ll be the best healer she can become. Cidra will help heal anyone the best she can. Warriors, children, the occasional injured dog, even slaves. Each patient is always treated in accordance to their place, as it should be, but also always with kindness. Though she may doubt herself and her choices, she does not doubt her ability to maybe someday make a difference in people’s lives.

From birth there were always expectations; and throughout her 17 years, Cidra has been fed them constantly and overbearingly. Born to a line of huntresses and warriors, she was pushed from a young age to be a strong, powerful woman; but always seemed to fall short of the goal. As a child she was often picked on for being too weak, to soft spoken, to slow. One day she came home upset, trying everything to hold back her tears and give her mother a chance to comfort her for once; but she was simply passed over. Instead it was her slave Ben who noticed, and at the risk of his own hide, comforted her as she admitted to the other girls mocking that she “Ran like a boy.” Funny it was a young man’s reassurance that she was nothing like a boy that comforted her that day. And the day after that. And the years after that. As her mother gave up on even pushing her to be a huntress, Cidra chose to be a healer; and her secret confident in Ben helped push her to where she is now.

By all means she knows that he is her slave. And all men are beneath women, just like Madra and Ben taught her. Cidra knows the rules and expects them to be followed, even if she does participate in breaking them when in solitude. But Ben is simply doing his job as a slave. He is taking care of his mistress; helping her to become a better woman, a stronger woman. That’s why he was given to her by her mother. Right?


~*~Her mother, Madra , comes from a long line of huntresses and warriors.
~*~Her father is unknown. When asked, Madra always answered “Men are all slaves.” And drop the subject.


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So begins...

Cidra Showalter's Story


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It was like a dream, floating and feeling the soft air flow through her fingertips. Oh wait...this was a dream. Maya knew this as well as her conscious. But what what wrong with dreaming? Nothing. Because one moment your falling on clouds the next you wake to the bright sun, Maya hated this feeling and she wished as everyone else did that she could dream forever for this was the place most sacred to her. No one could enter her mind in this state and for once she could get her imagination to turn it's clocks without having to have them be shut off by her mother, for her imagination was crushed when she was but a child. Maya woke to the bright sun, groaning as she tossed and turned over in her soft feathery bed. Sweat beaded on her forehead as she realized her dream wasn't as great as it would have seemed. Maya shook the thought away perhaps it was just the sun heating her skin? As it normally did. Maya knew she was one of the tannest girls in Myru but it was just the hours of training and hunting she had done to make herself this way. Maya's self conscious told her to get up but she could stay in her bed all day if she wished and she did very much wish she could stay. But just as she was about to fall back asleep a sharp knock on the door made her narrow her eyes over at it, a grumble turned into a sigh. "What is it?!" she grumbled as the sharp knocking sounded again. Before Maya could even straighten her mother enterered the room, her eyes narrowed, her chin pointed in the highly directed way, as her eyes drifted on her still waking daughter. Two slaves entered the room, one a dark skinned man that was Maya's slave the other was The Empress's. "Mother? Why do you wake me so early in the morning?" Maya grumbled, covering her self with the sheets as the slaves and her mother entered. The Empress crossed her arms, clearly not amused. "You were suppose to take the hunt patrol out this morning and yet you lay sprawled on your bed like you just fought a war." Her mother said in her high shrill voice. Maya sighed and brushed an annoying piece of hair out of her face, "It feels like I've been fighting a war." she mumbled under her breath, her mother narrowed her eyes and raised a hand to slap Maya but instead clenched her teeth. "Just get dressed and meet me downstairs when your done." she growled and went out of the room. Maya's slave stayed in the doorway watching her with curious dark eyes. "Your dismissed. I don't need help getting dressed." Maya growled and the slave bowed his head and left the room silently. As soon as the door was shut Maya stretched and got herself up and out of the bed, she didn't feel like denying her mother this morning as she grabbed a light chainmill shirt, she quickly put the chain mill over her undergarments and then put a tight pair of leather pants. It wasn't much but it would do for today. She quickly put her hair up into a small bun, looking at herself in the mirror. With a shrug she quickly put on her boots and dispersed down the stairs. "Now what is it?" Maya demanded looking her mother up and down. The Empress took a quick glance over at Maya, doing the same. "Go and do your duties, the patrol is waiting to be taken out." The Empress said with her head tilted high. Maya raised a hand and rubbed the back of her neck. "Yes, Empress." Maya said with a bow, she quickly left the castle she hated so much and before going to where the patrol was she entered the blacksmith's part of the shop. The woman worked quickly and swiftly on a nice looking sword. She looked up, "Why good morning, Maya. What can I do for you?" she asked calmly. A young man came in with a few daggers and sat them down, looking up at Maya but not looking her in the eye. He quickly dismissed himself with a bow from the room and the blacksmith narrowed her eyes but said nothing. Maya looked back at the woman, "You made the belt I presume?" she asked calmly. The blacksmith nodded and handed her a fine black belt with silver edging. Maya smiled at the work and quickly wrapped it around her chain mill, she placed the scabbard and sword in it's place on the belt and did a twirl, the belt looked good. The blacksmith nodded with a smile. "Looks great." she commented. Maya nodded and thanked the Blacksmith as she quickly left the shop, Maya headed towards the patrol, nodding politely to other women as she passed.