Acting noun – The performance of a part or role in a drama. Offering and acting are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Offering" instead a noun "Acting". Nearby Words: act, action, active, acted, actor
This turns out to have been deliberately engineered by Cassie's father, actually alive, so that he could manipulate them better by offering them a connection to their dead parents or acting in a Parental Substitute role.