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 #35180  by Osthryth
My Name or Nickname: Sam
OOC Account: Sammy
Quills Account(s): Sammy
Have you read through the Character Creation Guide at least once this season? Yes-a-rooni
NAME: Osthryth
DATE OF BIRTH: 30 August 979
BIRTH COUNTRY: Kingdom of England
EMPLOYER: Hogwarts School
POSITION: Student - Intermediate Level


What is the concept for your character?
Ostrich Ostryth is the daughter of a proud magical family who had the unfortunate fate of being born the youngest of five girls, with no brothers.
What other eras will they be active in and what will their job be in each era?
What does your character look like?
Shorter and stockier than her willowy sisters, with dark coloring and angular features.
Where can we find your character when their story first begins?
Struggling with the discrepancies between what her parents want for her future, and what she wants for herself.
What was life like for your character one year before their primary era?
She moved up to the intermediate level at Hogwarts after scraping through her exams by the skin of her teeth.
Who is someone from your characters past who influenced who they are today?
Her father has had the greatest impact on who Osthryth is today, though not necessarily in a positive way.
What is something your character wants but does not have?
The freedom to choose her own path.

How does your character do when asked to perform some magic to show what level they should study at?
Brews a high level potion her father taught her to cure boils.
What did your character offer to the school in place of tuition?
A small bag of various coins, and copies of a potion recipe or two her father has written and/or adjusted with her assistance.
 #35187  by TyrellRose
The four founders each regard Osthryth with a long look, then quietly consult with each other. They turn back solemnly.

"You are a complicated young woman, we can see this," one says. "We offer you this riddle. You enter a magical garden. What do you look at first?"

  • The luminous pool with something in its depths?
  • The statue with a twinkling eye?
  • A silver tree with golden apples?
  • The talking toadstools?

"Only then will we be able to determine who can best hone your skills here at Hogwarts."
Feel free to reply to this thread with Osthryth's reply and we will be able to finish sorting her!
 #35221  by Osthryth
Osthryth stood up straighter and slowly considered the options that had been offered to her. Each had its own appeal, to be sure. But she'd be a fool to make a snap judgment and select wrongly. And Osthryth refused to be foolish. "I would first look at the Silver Tree with Golden Apples." She decided, speaking carefully. Hopefully the choice would prove to be a good one.
 #35243  by TyrellRose
Welcome to the Wizarding World,
Osthryth !
So glad to see Ostrich... ah, I mean, Osthryth come to fruition on the board!

After a long discussion, the founders finally turn to Osthryth and Salazar Slytherin steps forward to welcome her as his student. You might like to begin your story in Lost which takes place in the Kingdom of Alba, or by using one of the following thread ideas:

★ Some male students keep suggesting that Osthryth doesn't really belong at Hogwarts. How will you react?
★Visit the Rose Court Inn one evening to listen to some travelling minstrels who are performing.

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