Kuusik: An Estonian surname meaning "Spruce Forest"
Maia Kuusik was born on 22nd May in Narva-Jõesuu, Estonia. Her parents, Juhan and Ingrid, were both Estonian Aurors, her mum tried to give her as much time as possible but she believes her father didn't really care. Juhan taught her fencing, though, and she practised as much as possible to improve and therefore gain his approval. She was expected but not particularly wanted. She had an older brother, a younger brother and a younger sister. She likes her brothers, but her little sister was their parents' darling so she sort of resents her for it, but really does love her as much as she loves her brothers. Once she was at the Eastern European School of Magic, she was sorted into the house of Vorobyov. She had an aptitude for the Dark Arts and naturally enjoyed it. She now teaches children what she'd learned at school about Dark Arts.
Maia has pale skin and green eyes, along with long blonde hair which appears auburn in some lights. Her model is Miranda Otto, who played Éowyn in Lord of the Rings.