My character for the
EDIT: FINALLY changed her profile picture. She is now in year two.
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Name: Vivian Emogene Piper
Age: 12 (born Dec 11th)
Blood Status: Half? Her mother is a witch, and her father is a squib.
Hair Color: Black (but her mother dyed it blue)
Eye color: Brown
Skin color: Brown
Scars, Birthmarks, tattoos: none
She craves adventure and more than anything wants to become a “hero”. (The kind that has books and legends written about them) All of her other goals tend to work towards this goal in one way or another. Since the age of 9 she decided to become an auror to achieve this. (This can of course change)
Despite being a book nerd, she’s just an average student. She tends to get about as many spells right as she does wrong. A natural leader, she can be very loud and obnoxious at times, though she tries not to be. In her spare time, she memorizes riddles so that when she is adventuring one day (she refuses to use the word “if”) and she happens upon a sphinx or secret passageway, she’ll know the answers.
Vivian is the type of girl who is still learning the difference between ‘brave’ and ‘stupid’. It was her strength of character and daring that got her into Gryffindor. She really looks up to many of the older students, and aspires to be like many of them, but her admiration does not make her gullible.
She is a natural leader, and willing to try anything at least once. She places her friends high on her list, and tries to be a good person (because all heroes are good people) She’ll go out of her way to help someone if she can, though sometimes her brand of “help” only makes the situation worse. Tends to play by the rules… except for when the opportunity for adventure presents itself.
She’s also loud and can come off as annoying and self-centered. She’s terrified of vampires. Tends to make stupid decisions (usually while trying to do the right thing). She can also be a little short-sighted sometimes and tends to typecast people.
Her mother, Mallory Sullivan, was quite a terrible witch. Her spells usually backfired and created some sort of mess. One thing she DID become good at was cleaning up magically made messes. She now works in the Ministry of Magic, department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes, as part of the accidental magical reversal squad. She spends her spare time trying to develop her own line of wizarding beauty products. (Which she tests on her daughter)
Her father, Tom Piper is the only squib in a family of wizards. Instead of pitying himself, he took the opportunity to advance his education (both in magical and muggle worlds). While his brothers would harass him about his inability to work magic, he would simply confront then with a high-school logic problem and watch them scratch their heads. (As their formal education stopped at 5th grade) He works as a set designer for a local movie producer.
Vivian is an only child who grew up in a loving, but rather odd family and became a bit of an odd ball herself. When she was young, her parents were unsure of whether she’d turn out to be a witch like her mother or a squib like her father and so they taught her as much as they could about both worlds. Once it was discovered she was a witch (at age 6 when she caused a couch cushion to burst into flames), her father actually took over Viv most of what she knows about magic (as they were both afraid that her mother would blow something up). She flows freely between the magical and muggle worlds thanks to her parents influence. (Though truthfully she loves magic a little more) She tries to support her mother in her efforts to create her beauty products by volunteering as a test subject. One such test (for magical hair dye) Resulted in Vivian’s hair turning bright teal. Her mother has of yet, been unable to reverse the effect. She’s quite resilient and has inherited her father’s ability to look past the bad and focus on the good. She often worries what kind of witch she will grow up to be, and is desperate to escape her mother’s infamy.
Her first year at Hogwarts, while exciting for her, was rather uneventful. She played spectator to many strange and wonderful events, but was too overwhelmed to participate in too many. The discovery of a vampire teacher, amongst many other things provided plenty to occupy her mind while classes took up a lot of her time, though she did manage to make a few new friends.
Now back from break, she’s hoping to have a more socially productive year, and get more involved with things around the school. More exposure to magical writing and experiences however has given her more future jobs to aim for, adding Gringotts tomb raider, magical detective and adventurer for wizardry.
-Got a broom for her 12th Birthday, even though it’s just an average Comet 3100, she’s still ecstatic about it.
-She has an owl, Oxford, and they’re in a love-hate relationship. They ‘argue’ quite often.
- Her wand is 10 ¼ inches long, holly and dragon heartstring. Discovered to have a nasty tendency to light things on fire.
-She is best friends with Alten ( [link] ) and refers to him as her “side-kick.” XD
-Dreams about one day hearing a prophecy foretelling a great adventure for her (though it will probably never happen) so she really admires fortunetellers. (or people who can do divination.. whatever you'd call them)
Aten Swansea- [link]
Rye Scott- [link]
Vivian (c) me
Harry Potter (c) J.K. Rowling