Adorah Zumwalt

Adorah Zumwalt

Anxiety Queen | Future Astronomer
 
Messages
1,686
OOC First Name
Kiersten
Blood Status
Unknown
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Bi
Wand
Vine Wand 12 3/4" Dragon Heartstring Core
Age
3/2037 (17)
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”It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”

N A M E M E A N I N G
Adorah origin:
Latin meaning "Beloved One." Given to her by the nuns she was cared for in the first two years of her life.
Iris origin: Given to her by her adopted parents as she was without a middle name. Means "rainbow."
Zumwalt origin: Adoptive family's surname. The Germanic name meaning woods or forest.

S U R F A C E D E T A I L S

Birthday:
March 20, 2037
Birth Location: Germany (Known from meeting birth mother in 2052)
Nationality/Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religious Affiliation: None
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Zodiac Description: They are friendly and find themselves in other people's company. They are selfless and willing to help others and tend to be full of empathy.
Element Sign: Water sign
Celtic Tree Symbol: Alder - the Trailblazer. Natural-born pathfinder, will blaze a trail with fiery passion often gaining loyal followers to their cause. Alder signs get along with everybody and everybody loves to hang around with you. They can see through superficialities and will not tolerate fluff. Alder people place a high value on their time, and feel that wasting time is insufferable. (via whats-your-sign.com)
Gender: Cisgender female
Pronouns: she/her
Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Blood Status: Unknown
Nickname: Ada by close family and friends

A P P E A R A N C E

Playby:
Rowan Blanchard
Hair: Dark brown, cut at about shoulder length since her fourth year
Eyes: Hazel, large and round
Skintone: She is relatively pale. She tends to burn easily in the sun.
Body: Lanky and awkward, still growing into it
Height: 5'4"
Dominant Hand: Right
Distinguishing features: Adorah has a large birthmark that covers the majority of her upper right arm and a purplish blue scar in the shape of a circle running around her left arm in the forearm area. No one knows why she has the scar and why it hasn't faded.
Style: Adorah's style has transformed into thrift shop hippie chic over her time at Hogwarts. She likes flowy clothes and layers, prioritizing accessories and statement pieces over huge looks.
Tattoos: n/a
Piercings: Adorah has her ears triple-pierced and two piercings on her left cartilage.
Surgeries: n/a
Allergies: n/a
Pinterest Board: x

P E R S O N A L I T Y

Adorah has been sheltered and hidden most of her life. While she was social in the early years, an incident that caused her family to relocate (described under "History") caused her parents to keep her in their new home away from most strangers. As they were unsure what caused the incident, they were worried that it may be repeated. Due to this seclusion, she's not very comfortable with meeting new people or making friends. She tends to speak before thinking and talks a lot since she's been away from people other than her family for a few years. Adorah is very inquisitive and finds strength in knowledge. She has read a lot of books for someone her age (maybe some that were a bit above her comprehension) and enjoys discussing history and the arts. She has an openness and vulnerability about her that can put her in uncomfortable situations, as she is not always the best reader of social cues. She is an extrovert at heart and tends to be strong willed when it comes down to what she believes is right.

Most prominent personality trait: Adorah is strives to be a perfectionist. She is afraid of disappointing others and works hard to please. She also suffers from anxiety which bleeds into every facet of her life.
Best traits: She is practical and objective which tends to make her the voice of reason. She is also very honest and curious.
Worst traits: She is very impressionable and reserved, which can lead to her hanging out with the wrong people when prompted. She also harbors her feelings.
Secrets: Adorah wishes that her parents had never adopted her and she would have been left an orphan (due to their aversion to her being a witch). She also has nightmares about the little girl she harmed when she was 7, though they are lessening as she gets older.
Fears: Adorah has a fear of not being accepted by her peers.
Special Skills: Advanced pianist, can type 95 WPM, knows very little to nothing about pop culture (muggle or magical)
Likes: Trees, astronomy, spending time outdoors, going on impromptu adventuresw
Dislikes: Loud noises, large groups of people
Pet Peeves: Slow walkers and pen clicking
Favorites:

  • Food: Sushi
  • Ice Cream Flavor: Strawberry
  • Candy: Blue raspberry suckers
  • Beverage: Lavendar teaq
  • Music genre: Folk and soft pop
  • Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Game: Go Fish and Egyptian Ratscrew

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M A G I C A L B R E A K D O W N

School:
Hogwarts New Zealand
House: Ravenclaw
Clubs: Heta Omega, Hogwarts Monthly (5-)
Notable Acheivements: Promoted to prefect during her 5th year
Wand: Vine Wand, 12 3/4", Dragon Heartstring Core
Vine Wood: "Vine wands are among the less common types, and I have been intrigued to notice that their owners are nearly always those witches or wizards who seek a greater purpose, who have a vision beyond the ordinary and who frequently astound those who think they know them best. Vine wands seem strongly attracted by personalities with hidden depths, and I have found them more sensitive than any other when it comes to instantly detecting a prospective match." (via Pottermore)
Dragon Heartstring Core: "As a rule, dragon heartstrings produce wands with the most power, and which are capable of the most flamboyant spells. Dragon wands tend to learn more quickly than other types. While they can change allegiance if won from their original master, they always bond strongly with the current owner. The dragon wand tends to be easiest to turn to the Dark Arts, though it will not incline that way of its own accord. It is also the most prone of the three cores to accidents, being somewhat temperamental." (via Pottermore)
Patronus: Fire-dwelling salamander
Boggart: Adorah's boggart is being surrounded by faceless individuals, closing in on her as they shout at her.
Mirror of Erised: Adorah would see her biological parents in the mirror, as she has always longed to know who they are to some extent, but the desire has increased as she has entered into the magical world.
Dreams: Adorah hopes to find a way to fit into the Wizarding World. She also wishes to find her birth parents, especially if they end up being magical.
Goals: At Hogwarts, she hopes to make a few lifelong friends, be honored with being a Prefect, and achieve high levels in all her OWLs and NEWTs. She hopes to be an astronomer after graduating.


OWLs:
Potions - OHistory of Magic - ODADA - ECharms - OTransfiguration - O
Astronomy - OHerbology - OAncient Runes - ODivination - A


H I S T O R Y

Adorah was adopted at the age of two by the Zumwalts. She was found abandoned at a St. James Church in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany when she was an estimated 2 weeks old. Her birthdate is an estimate. A note was attached to her that read "Adorah, dearest, it is safer this way. Love Mama." She still has the note in her posession, along with a necklace that was found around her neck. She was moved to the Rothenburg Orphanage, where she was cared for by the staff until Mary and Kurt Zumwalt brought her home. They lived on the outskirts of Berlin, where Mary was a teacher and Kurt was a pediatrician. When Adorah was six, they adopted their final child, Juniper, on a trip to Canterbury. Juniper and Adorah did not initially get along. This led to Adorah working to develop friendships with the neighbor girls Julienne and Sarah.

One unfortuante day two years later, Adorah had a magical outburst that caused the accidental death of Sarah. It was the first definite form of magic anyone had seen from Adorah, and the family relocated to New Zealand shortly thereafter. Mary stayed home with all the children, and Adorah was kept on a tight watch ever since. The only socialization Adorah had from the ages of 8-11 was her family. She developed a close relationship with Juniper, who is now her best friend. When Adorah's letter from Hogwarts arrived, her family was at first very confused and frustrated. However, her mother assisted her in acquiring all the supplies and taking her to the train. During the first semester of Year 1, she received a letter from her mother requesting not to come home for the holidays and to not write unless it was an emergency. Currently, Adorah is trying to figure out the best way to redevelop the relationship with her family.

When he sister was accepted into Hogwarts, her parents were much more tolerant of the situation but still held it out against Adorah. She struggled for the next few years, only going home during the summer months and living in a tense household. During the summer before her fifth year, she decided to start looking for her birth parents which made her adopted parents angry. They told her to not come home again once school started up. Adorah reached out to Nadia Kaster at The Daily Prophet to help put a notice in the newspaper. It was after this meeting Nadia revealed that she was in fact her birth mother and was conceived with man named Hans, who may have been using a false name. Adorah reluctantly agreed to meet with her to ask questions during her fifth year. At the end of her fifth year, she couch hopped between Zoey and Maggie's homes until school restarted.


F A M I L Y R E L A T I O N S H I P S


B I O L O G I C A L

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Name: Nadia Rose Kaster
Relationship: Biological Mother
Birthdate: October 10, 2014
Blood Status: Half Blood
Notes: First met in 2052
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Name: Sally Rose Mckay
Relationship: Biological Maternal Grandmother
Birthdate: -
Blood Status: -
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Name: Richard Arthur Mckay
Relationship: Biological Maternal Grandfather
Birthdate: -
Blood Status: -

A D O P T E D

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Name: Mary Schmidt Zumwalt
Relationship: Adopted Mother
Birthdate: June 30, 2001
Blood Status: Muggle
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Name: Kurt Zumwalt
Relationship: Adopted Father
Birthdate: December 15, 1993
Blood Status: Muggle
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Name: Zoey Zumwalt (Alexander's twin)
Relationship: Adopted Sister
Birthdate: December 25, 2027
Blood Status: Muggle
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Name: Alexander Zumwalt (Zoey's twin)
Relationship: Adopted Brother
Birthdate: December 25, 2027
Blood Status: Muggle
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Name: Margaret "Maggie" Zumwalt
Relationship: Adopted Sister
Birthdate: January 13, 2031
Blood Status: Muggle
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Name: Bridgit Zumwalt
Relationship: Adopted Sister
Birthdate: July 26, 2032
Blood Status: Muggle

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Name: Stefan Zumwalt
Relationship: Adopted Brother
Birthdate: May 17, 2035
Blood Status: Muggle
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Name: Emilia "Emmi" Zumwalt
Relationship: Adopted Sister
Birthdate: February 23, 2037
Blood Status: Muggle
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Name: Juniper Zumwalt
Relationship: Adopted Sister
Birthdate: January 4, 2038
Blood Status: Muggleborn
 
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Adorah Zumwalt

Anxiety Queen | Future Astronomer
 
Messages
1,686
OOC First Name
Kiersten
Blood Status
Unknown
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Bi
Wand
Vine Wand 12 3/4" Dragon Heartstring Core
Age
3/2037 (17)
Year One - September 2048 - May 2049
Adorah spent most of her first year in the library studying. She made a few acquaintances, but the only people she really called friends by the end of the year were Elliot Briar and maybe Molly Lamb. Her roommates seemed very passive aggressive, and this pushed to constantly be uncomfortable in the area she was supposed to call home. At the beginning of the year, she received a letter from her mother asking her not to write to them the whole year as "owls were drawing attention." This really caused a riff between Adorah and her family, until her adopted sister Juniper also received a letter that she would attending Hogwarts the next year. She let some of her school work slide in the first second semester, which led her to getting grades less desirable than she had hoped. Adorah went home for the break but spent most of her time outside or traveling to Obsidian Harbour.

Roleplay Title
Characters Involved
An Unexpected MeetingAlice Holland
Another Run InSamantha Jacobs
Mounting PressureRose Holland
Anger IssuesAvaria Lockwood
The First GameSamantha Jacobs
Dedicated ExplorationAudra Worth
Time for a Lil' SnackAiden Briggs
An Unfortunate OwlLauren Davenport
DecoratingNell Wright
Why Do Work?Daniella Walker
Common Room Vandalism
Alexis Kramer
Classical ConversationsXio Havoc
Packages and PresentationsSamantha Jacobs, Emily Hastings, Chloe Llewelyn-White
Yellow Rose DisturbancesSigny Forstrom
Canvas in BloomMolly Lamb
Red goes BlueMark Ross
Breakfast with the BigMazikeen Roe
Lost in ConstellationsElliot Briar
Adventurous AstronomersElliot Briar
Happy Birthday to MeAmaya Michaels
Perusing the ShelvesProfessor Kahurangi Josephs
Let's try this againChloe Llewelyn-White
This Place Better Stay TidyChloe Llewelyn-White, Minnie Calida, Aegerine Night, Emily Hastings


Final Grades

Semester 1 ClassesGradeSemester 2 ClassesGrade
AstronomyOCharmsA
FlyingODefense Against the Dark ArtsA
HerbologyOHistory of MagicA
PotionsO--
TransfigurationO--

House Points Acquired: 501
 
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Adorah Zumwalt

Anxiety Queen | Future Astronomer
 
Messages
1,686
OOC First Name
Kiersten
Blood Status
Unknown
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Bi
Wand
Vine Wand 12 3/4" Dragon Heartstring Core
Age
3/2037 (17)
Year Two - September 2049 - May 2050

Roleplay Title
Characters Involved
Heart to HeartJuniper Zumwalt
Holiday ScoopElliot Briar
Comfort FoodLauren Davenport
A New...Better StartEmily Hastings
Scanning the owlsSamantha Jacobs
Million DancesMazikeen Roe
Some Yellow HuntingVader Hume
Choosing a Career at 13Professor Kahurangi Josephs
Ducks in a RowElliot Briar
Second Year Study Group: First MeetingSecond Years
Finding a HobbySelene Le Fey

Notable Grades

Charms
O
Defense Against the Dark Arts
O
History of Magic
O
Potions
A


House Points Acquired: 218
 
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Adorah Zumwalt

Anxiety Queen | Future Astronomer
 
Messages
1,686
OOC First Name
Kiersten
Blood Status
Unknown
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Bi
Wand
Vine Wand 12 3/4" Dragon Heartstring Core
Age
3/2037 (17)
Year Three - September 2050 - May 2051
Roleplay TitleCharacters Involved
Studying SurprisesSamantha Jacobs
Daily DiscoveriesAisa Hunter
Spooky TreatsMinnie Calida
A whole new worldMary Lou Prindeou, The Blue Lady, Alec Tricity,
Bonding Round ThreeAthena Holmgaard
Taking Things InJuniper Zumwalt, Augustus Westwick
Third Year Yuleball Pre-PartyThird Years
The Girl Can BoxViolet Fields
SnapshotsViolet Fields, Aisa Hunter, Solomon Tafilau

Notable Grades

Semester 1 ClassesGradeSemester 2 ClassesGrade
PotionsODivinationA
Defense Against the Dark ArtsECharmsA
Ancient RunesAAstronomyA
--HerbologyA

House Points Acquired: 245
 
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Adorah Zumwalt

Anxiety Queen | Future Astronomer
 
Messages
1,686
OOC First Name
Kiersten
Blood Status
Unknown
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Bi
Wand
Vine Wand 12 3/4" Dragon Heartstring Core
Age
3/2037 (17)
Year Four - September 2051 - May 2052


Roleplay TitleCharacters Involved
A heartfelt questionAisa Hunter
A little time togetherHildegard de Valeriane
VictoryMinnie Calida, Ajaccio Skey, Juniper Zumwalt, Lars van Houten
Studying is a boreViolet Fields
Duty and FunAisa Hunter
Rage is a quiet thingWillow Cullen
lucky lastSelene Le Fey
A push in the right directionSamantha Jacobs
Full of surprisesHattie Thorne
Astronomy Extra CreditSophie Elliston
Cautious DevelopmentAisa Hunter
Last Call for CoffeePadme Hume
Parents for HireNadia Kaster
Quidditch pre-planningMinnie Calida, Noel Waldgrave

Notable Grades

ClassGrade
Defense Against the Dark ArtsA
TransfigurationO
Ancient RunesO


House Points Acquired: 213
 
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Adorah Zumwalt

Anxiety Queen | Future Astronomer
 
Messages
1,686
OOC First Name
Kiersten
Blood Status
Unknown
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Bi
Wand
Vine Wand 12 3/4" Dragon Heartstring Core
Age
3/2037 (17)
Year Five - September 2052 - May 2053

Roleplay TitleCharacters Involved
Y37 Prefects MeetingPrefects
Here We Go AgainChloe Thompson, Solomon Tofilau
A Picnic SurpriseAisa Hunter
With ExperienceElliot Briar
Right in Front of UsNadia Kaster
HM Y37/ S1HM Staff
Long Lost LettersNadia Kaster
Sore LoserMinnie Calida, Emma van Houten, Noel Waldgrave
Strolling and PatrollingSamantha Jacobs
Just Another DanceAisa Hunter
Family DinnerNadia Kaster
Discussing Womanhood Part 1 - Heta Omega Semester 1 EventHeta Omega
Angry Howler..Lauren Davenport, Tilly Drage, Lillith Montgomery, Aonghas Fergusson, Noel Waldgrave, Giselle Rosenberg
Yule Ball Dance Lessons!Noteable: Aisa Hunter
Free Macarons!Lillith Montgomery
A Real ValentineAisa Hunter
Ravenclaw Trivia Night Y37/S2Ravenclaw Students
Sights of TreesSamantha Jacobs
After DetentionMinnie Calida
Spur of the MomentAisa Hunter
Searching for StarsProfessor Sarah Harrington

Notable Grades
Class
Grade
PotionsO
Defense Against the Dark ArtsE
TransfigurationO
Ancient RunesO
History of MagicO
CharmsO
AstronomyO
HerbologyO
DivinationA
Ancient RunesO

House Points Acquired: 687
 
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Adorah Zumwalt

Anxiety Queen | Future Astronomer
 
Messages
1,686
OOC First Name
Kiersten
Blood Status
Unknown
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Bi
Wand
Vine Wand 12 3/4" Dragon Heartstring Core
Age
3/2037 (17)
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