|"Few people are born into wealth. Those spoiled people only have to look nice and sit around all day. The rest of us have to actually work for a living if we want to survive."|
Leilah was born into the world already at a disadvantage. Her mother and father were shifters, a race that was on the point of extinction. The only reason they married was to continue the race, nothing more. They felt no love towards one another. It was just their duty to continue the shifter line. There were those who didn't like Shifters and so they hunted them, it was genocide. A family of Shifters would not survive if they were all together. As a result they split up and Leilah was taken by her mother. Being a Shifter wasn't something that could be hidden easily. So Leilah spent most of her life with her mother, a sort of Doctor/nurse who worked whenever someone was sick or injured. This way they could both seem like normal people. She learned skills practiced in the medical field and was well respected by the people in her village. When it came to be her tenth birthday, hunters stormed the village hearing about Shifters among the citizens. Leilah's mother knew this day would come and thus prepared for it. Giving her child a bag of supplies she would need for survival, she urged her daughter to run off into the nearby forest and follow the stream that led to the nearest town. Leilah did as asked and ran away before the hunters could get to her. They did take the lives of her mother however, and her father days before. For the past 14 years Leilah has been traveling the land, never staying in one place in fear of Hunters.
-Can shift into one of the four following four species of animals
•Snowy Owl •Raven •Bobcat •Mountain Lion
-Knowledge of herbs and treatment in the medical field
-Is immune to high levels of poisoning and has the inability to become drunk
-Experienced thief and mercenary
-High pain tolerance