Teddy Pirrip

Edward Finnigan Pirrip
Edward after his father | Finnigan after his mother

Harry Styles Hello GIF by The Late Late Show with James Corden

Goes by: Teddy!
DOB: 25th December 2047

(aka a Christmas miracle :santa:)
Star sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male

Wand: Knotted 9 1/2 Inch Sturdy Ebony Wand with Fairy Wing Core
House: Gryffindor

"You know, before I sort you, know that you would've made a pretty decent Slytherin. Maybe in another life. Instead, it'll be... Gryffindor"

✯ ❉ ❂ ✧ ✦ ✥ ✢ ☆ ★ EMBRACE THE MISCHIEF, IGNITE THE MAGIC! ⋆ ★ ☆ ✢ ✥ ✦ ✧ ❂ ❉ ✯

❉ B A C K G R O U N D ❉

Teddy hails from a predominantly wizarding family, although he doesn't place much importance on blood status. His parents, Edward Pirrip Senior and Niamh Pirrip (nee Finnigan), both graduated from Hogwarts and settled in Wellington to raise their family. Niamh, originally from Dublin, Ireland, and Edward Senior, Kiwi born, instilled in Teddy a deep love and appreciation for magic from an early age. Teddy was brought up on tales of Hogwarts and looked forward to attending himself.

Teddy's father, Edward Senior, possesses a playful nature that mirrors his son's spirit. Having been sorted into Gryffindor during his time at Hogwarts, he wholeheartedly encourages Teddy's adventurous tendencies and delights in hearing about his latest escapades. Niamh, also a proud Gryffindor, is a kind-hearted and astute woman. Although she may be slightly less lenient with Teddy's mischievous behavior, she finds his antics endearing and enjoys the fun they bring to their lives. Being an only child, Teddy receives ample attention from his doting parents, and it's no secret that he is occasionally indulged and spoiled with their affection.

Together, Edward Senior and Niamh have created a loving and supportive childhood for Teddy, providing him with a comfortable and secure upbringing. While this has undeniably contributed to Teddy's overall well-being, it is important to acknowledge that growing up in such a privileged environment may have influenced his understanding of empathy. Shielded from financial hardships and other significant challenges, Teddy may not have had as many opportunities to develop an understanding towards those facing adversity. However, it's worth noting that this can change through exposure to different perspectives and experiences. Being at Hogwarts presents a unique chance for personal growth from Teddy.

❂ A P P E A R A N C E ❂

Teddy is a cheerful boy with bright green eyes. His wild, curly brown hair gives him a perpetually tousled and carefree look. He has an infectious smile that reveals a set of slightly crooked teeth, adding to his charm. Teddy stands at an average height for his age, with an agile and nimble build that hints at his active nature.

✧ P E R S O N A L I T Y ✧

Teddy is playful, chatty and has an obvious sense of humour. At first glance, one might assume that he doesn't take much seriously and lacks deeper concerns. He loves to have fun and is always up for an adventure, eagerly embracing any opportunity that comes his way. His mischievous grin can get him into trouble, but he wears it proudly. A closer look reveals that beneath his carefree exterior, he values friendship deeply and is fiercely loyal to those he cares about, always ready to stand up for them and protect them when needed. Despite his playful nature, Teddy possesses a strong moral compass and strives to do what is right, even if it means making difficult choices that go against the grain.

It's worth noting that Teddy carries hidden insecurities within himself, though he has become adept at burying them deep or disguising them with humour. This can sometimes manifest in moments of unintended rudeness or an inability to empathise with others' perspectives. Additionally, Teddy's exuberance and overexcitement can occasionally overshadow the needs and feelings of those around him. Overall, Teddy's positive traits of playfulness, extroversion, and loyalty make him someone worth being friends with. While he may have room for growth in understanding others' viewpoints and controlling his excitement, his strong moral compass and fierce loyalty are commendable qualities that define his character.

✦ S K I L L S A N D A B I L I T I E S ✦

Teddy is still learning what his skills are. From a young age he showed a natural talent for flying and is a Quidditch fan. His quick reflexes and nimble feet allow him to maneuver swiftly, making him adept at escaping sticky situations. While he may not be the most studious student, Teddy possesses a resourceful nature and a knack for thinking on his feet, often finding creative solutions to challenges that arise.

✥ G O A L S ✥

Teddy's main goal at Hogwarts is to embrace every moment and have as much fun as possible. He looks forward to making new friends and creating memories.

☆ C H A L L E N G E S ☆

Teddy's mischievous nature can sometimes land him in hot water. He may struggle with the more serious and studious aspects of Hogwarts, finding it challenging to maintain focus and discipline. Teddy is very thick skinned and doesn't always appreciate that others may not feel the same. He can get excited and lose sight of the line between playful banter and hurtful comments sometimes, but he doesn't mean to upset anyone.

There is a childlike note to this planetary row, and people born on the 25th of December will stay on the move, think fast, and rely mostly on their wit and intellectual strength. They need time to understand the subtle connection of the way they speak and present themselves to the world, with their most intimate desires. The second planetary row for this date is showing a challenge with authority figures, their relationship with their father, and how their personality separates from heritage and ancestral rules and structures that became obsolete over time. It is their uneasy task to learn who they are, but once they do, their spirits evolve quickly and with little limitation.

AmbitiousAnxious beneath the surface
Loyal and reliablePerfectionistic
Surprisingly nurturingSelf-criticizes

I have to admit, I really love Teddy and he has the potential for lots of interesting stories. He's fun to write as he doesn't take himself seriously and nothing feels off limits. While he may have some areas for growth, these aspects contribute to his overall development as a multifaceted character and, in my opinion, those are the most interesting characters to write about.
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