Clea was a female badger, mate of Ceteruler the Just, mother of Spearlady Gorse, and Badger Lady of Salamandastron.
When Spathar attacked Salamandastron, she fought bravely with her husband to defend it. However, the expert weasel archer Werefo shot her in the chest with a poisoned arrow. She died the next day, succumbing to the poison. Her death marked the end of Gorse's childhood.