5th Year | SDA Co-President | Smarter Than You
- OOC First Name
- Blood Status
- Mixed Blood
- 11/2036 (16)
Birthdate : November 11th, 2036
Hometown : Auckland, NZ
Blood-status : Mixed-blood
House : Slytherin
Wand : Ash Wand 14 1/4" Essence of Hair from the Tail of a Male Unicorn
Aids in communication and learning. Removes blockages that prevent the flow of words and knowledge. It is the wood of the poet and the scholar.
Play by : Winona Ryder
Height/build : 5’3” and gangly. Sydney had a growth spurt young and hasn't grown since
Hair : Brown and straight, cut short
Eyes : Brown
Style : Eclectic and mismatched, Sydney purposely likes to dress as “anti-mainstream” as possible, often picking clashing pieces to get attention.
Distinguishing Features : Sydney is tall and gangly, but tends to slouch to make this less obvious.
Contrary | Emotional | Haughty | Insensitive | Determined
Sydney likes to speak her mind, and does so often. She uses her words to get a reaction from others, and will sometimes play devil’s advocate just because she knows it will get her attention.
Subconsciously, Sydney craves her family’s attention and if the only way she can receive it is when she gets in trouble, so be it. Coming from a successful, affluent family, her achievements growing up always seemed to be met with indifference. She was expected to do well and is only able to get her parent’s attention when she acts out. Because of this, even though Sydney has the ability to be a model student, she chooses to be as abrasive and destructive as possible.
Highly emotional and loves to play the victim, she errs towards the dramatic and often takes things overly personally. Despite this, she’s not easily able to pick up on or consider others’ feelings and usually will put herself over others.
Her criteria for friendship seems unpredictable and though highly judgmental at times, once Sydney has deemed someone “worthy” of her time, she is fiercely loyal and protective.
Strengths: Intelligent, Original, Committed
Weaknesses: Judgmental, Arrogant, Can’t admit she’s wrong
Likes: Poetry, competitive board games, loud music
Dislikes: Quidditch, Authority, Swimming/water, “The Mainstream”
FAMILY + HISTORY
Sydney's relationship with her family is fragile and often outright confrontational. While her parents often mean well, they are simply too busy to give Sydney the attention she craves, prioritizing their professional lives over their private. Instead, Sydney grew up raised by a string of nanny's and other helpers, in constant competition with her younger sister Brooke for what limited attention their parents would spare. Threatened by Brooke and tired of being constantly compared to her mild-mannered and sweet sibling, Sydney resents her younger sister and rarely treats her with kindness. Brooke, to her credit, takes this in her stride and still somehow seems to look up to her older sister. Sydney relishes the chance to leave home for Hogwarts. If she can't get what she needs at home, then maybe she can find something worth her time there.
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