The Enemy Within
Gravin Clothilde Von Alptraum
Heir to the pre-eminent Von Alptruam line
Clothilde’s family, the Von Alptraum line has been a prominent fixture of Averheim for some time now. The Von Alptraums held the Electoral seat before the Leitdorfs and even after their secession from the Electorship they have played a major part in contributing to the well being of the common man and the province as a whole. Having no male heir as of current, Clothilde’s mother Marlene is the contending Von Alptraum for election, but Clothilde herself is equally loved; especially amongst the noble suitors of Averheim. Unusually, for a woman of her birthright and age, Clothilde is unmarried and furthermore has skillfully evaded many proposals of marriage. Clothilde is a vision of Imperial beauty, truly descended from Brigundian lineage. She has a radiance about her which is amplified by her friendly nature and her often smiling face, framed by shining auburn ringlets which she styles in the latest fashions. She is often seen wearing a wrought-iron tiara decorated with pearls and the sigil of the Von Alptrauns; a horned owl standing on an Imperial cross. Her beauty is matched by her kindness in the eyes of the Averlanders and her philanthropic interests have even seen her treating to the sick, weary and wounded as a Shallyan battle nurse upon many a field, most notably Third Black Fire.