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Seventh Year; Keeper
Seventh Year; Keeper

18 year old Halfblood
5 ft. 8 in.   ❤   Complicated
played by Bree
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Handsome Whitledge
"But, ugh, he was her brother. He had to be ~brotherly~ or he'd feel like an asshole."
- Handsome Whitledge, Family is Never Easy

Full Name: Handsome Meriwether Wellington Whitledge


Birthdate: December 29, 1869

Age: 18

Occupation: Seventh Year; Head Boy; Keeper

Blood Status: Halfblood

Residence: Hogsmeade, Scotland

Hogwarts House: Gryffindor

Wand: Apple, 12½ inches, Unicorn hair, Whippy

Louis Whitledge, Father [1840-1884]
Heartwarming Whitledge (née -----), Mother [1850-1887]
Cupcake Whitledge, Twin Sister [1869]
Pumpkin Whitledge, Sister [1870]
Sweetie Whitledge, Sister [1871]
Darling Whitledge, Sister [1873]
Honey Whitledge, Sister [1874]

Harvey Whitledge, Grandfather [1803-1880]
Georgia Whitledge (née -----), Grandmother & Guardian [1819]

Winston Whitledge, Uncle [1842]
Frieda Whitledge (née -----), Aunt [1849]
Cressida Whitledge, Cousin [1870]
Cordelia Whitledge, Cousin [1871]
Curran Whitledge, Cousin [1871]
Caliban Whitledge, Cousin [1872]
At a slightly taller-than-average five feet, eight inches tall, Handsome doesn't tend to stand out in a crowd. While athletic, his body isn't notably muscular, nor is he scrawny by any means. While not childlike in appearance, his face has yet to lose all of its soft boyishness.

He has medium brown hair and light brown eyes, and his complexion is slightly tanner than his siblings' from time spent on the quidditch pitch. He can almost always be found in robes while on school grounds, but prefers muggle clothes when not in school. He is left-handed.


Notable elements of his personality

Handsome has never been much of a natural leader, though does his best to take on the role when it's thrust upon him. Though naturally athletic and sort of the "jock" sort, he comes across as more squishy and friendly when around people he cares about. He's a well-meaning friend who doesn't always give the best advice, and can be hypocritical about handling personal matters that he too had difficulty dealing with.

His first love has always been Hogwarts, and, despite his just slightly above average academic record, has no desire to leave Hogwarts. Part of this is his fear of dealing with family matters that he can pretend don't exist while at school, while part of it is due to his fear of being a failure in the eyes of his family and society.
    ☛ He has yet to produce one.
    ☛ His family (the members whose opinions he cares about) ridiculing him.
    ☛ Maddie Backus' hair, nutmeg, and cocoa.
1869 | As the year comes to an end, so does the pregnancy of Hattie Whitledge. On the eve of December 29th, she gives birth to twins: a boy she names Handsome and a girl she names Cupcake. While her husband complains about the "outlandish" names, her persistence eventually wears him down.

1870 | Pumpkin, the third child born into Handsome's family, enters the world. Seeing as Handsome is less than a year old, her birth is irrelevant to him at the time.

1871 | Hattie gives birth to another child, this time a single girl named Sweetie. At less than two years of age, Handsome barely recognizes the significance of another child in the house.

1873 | After his mother gives birth to another girl, Handsome, now three years of age, understands that there is another soul to share attention with. Though not necessarily cranky, he gets frustrated when not given the center of attention at certain times.

1874 | After having pondered on the possibility of gaining a brother throughout the duration of his mother's pregnancy, it's unsurprising that the birth of another sister is met with disappointment. Though upset at first, the four-year-old doesn't shy away from showing his new sister Honey attention when permitted.

1875 | Cupcake shows her first sign of magic. While this is celebrated in the Whitledge household, Handsome cannot help but feel inadequate—despite his father's assurances that his time will come—compared to his twin. He ventures to discover his own first sign of magic, getting into trouble on more than one occasion for trying to force it out of himself.

1877 | The muggle community discovers magic, leading to the Whitledge family to settle into Hogsmeade alongside many of the other magical families. While the sudden move is met with anxiety on Handsome's part, it soon disappears when he realizes everyone around him is also magical. However, it does nothing to soothe his fears that he'll end up a squib.

1879 | Finally, at nine years of age, Handsome's first sign of magic makes an appearance.

1881 | Handsome and his sister receive their acceptance letters to Hogwarts and are shipped off to school in September. His first year is characterized by an intense focus on school work. While he does involve himself in the Leisure Sports Club and Dueling Club, he doesn't hesitate to skip meetings if they interfere with his homework.

1882 | Pumpkin joins Handsome and Cupcake at Hogwarts. Unlike them, however, she is sorted into Ravenclaw (which seems fake but ok).

1883 | Handsome begins his third year and adds Ghoul Studies, Care of Magical Creatures, and Muggle Studies to his schedule. Sweetie also joins them at Hogwarts, but is sorted into Slytherin. He's now taking bets that Darling will be a Hufflepuff.

1884 | The year seems to be going well until tragedy strikes: Handsome's father dies from the laughing plague. After that, on top of the fire that ravages Wellingtonshire in the weeks following, Handsome's mother makes a sudden decision to move the family to the nearby village of Irvingly. Darling begins Hogwarts and is sorted into Hufflepuff, which means the Whitledge family has now invaded all four Hogwarts houses.

1885 | Handsome is named Gryffindor prefect.

Spring, 1886 | Handsome befriends another girl in his year named Madeleine Backus. While their gender and social classes make them an unlikely pairing, the two's personalities mesh well and their interests align. In May, he sits for his OWL examinations.

Summer, 1886 | Over the summer, his mother returns to society after two years of mourning and decides to pursue the healing career she'd put off after marrying. While happy that his mother no longer spends the days drowning in her own sorrows, he doesn't appreciate her decision to seemingly abandon her children.

Autumn, 1886 | The school year starts off with the Sorting Hat getting stolen, which means Honey's sorting is postponed for a solid week. However, when the sorting ceremony finally does commence, she joins Darling in Hufflepuff. Handsome continues his education with Charms, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Herbology, Potions, Transfiguration, and Care of Magical Creatures.

June, 1887 | After his sister instigates a fight with Maddie, Handsome comes to terms with his emotions. Sadly, it proves to be only the beginning of his despair.

July, 1887 | When the Wizarding World Market tragedy takes place, the Whitledge siblings learn that their mother was in the middle of the disaster site. He and his siblings are orphaned, and such a blow leads Handsome spiraling into depression. Alcohol because his choice of coping mechanism, which further leads to him isolating himself from his family out of shame. On a brighter note, he and Maddie do confess their feelings, though do go long periods of time without contacting one another. It is only upon receiving his school letter—his head boy badge included—that he finds the willpower to move forward.

Winter, 1887 | Handsome remains at school for the holidays instead of returning home. Not only does it mean he's spending Christmas by himself, but also his eighteenth birthday.
☛ Handsome's family has some of the weirdest-fucking-names at Hogwarts.

☛ Handsome is an orphan, having lost his father to the laughing plague in 1884 and his mother to the Wizard World Market disaster in 1886.

☛ Handsome is the Head Boy at Hogwarts, as well as a keeper on the Gryffindor quidditch team.

☛ He lives with his grandmother in Hogsmeade.
☛ His closest friends are below him on the social ladder.

☛ There's a lot of drama in his immediate family, specifically between him and Sweetie.
☛ He's romantically involved with Madeleine Backus (though your character might be aware of their friendship).
Played By: Bree

Contact: Skype, Discord (Bree#7124)

Plot Preferences:
☛ With open threads, I tend to have a "go with the flow" attitude. If you have suggestions for the thread's direction, I'll definitely listen; however, there's no grantee my characters will.

☛ With private (pre-planned) threads, I like to have a synopsis for whatever we hope to accomplish, but do understand if things don't go as planned!

☛ I can't pre-plot romantic chemistry, but can pre-plot things such as established relationships or even something as wild as spontaneous engagements been there, done that, willing to do it again ;)

☛ Please warn me before sending my characters into prolonged mourning or damaging their reputations, especially if they can temporarily impede ongoing plots!

☛ My big no-nos are pedophilia or (written out) sexual abuse/assault.

☛ I'm fine with strong language and violence. I have no issue with smut, but only when it's relevant to plot or character development.

☛ I don't mind if you control my characters in minimal ways (i.e. having them follow when it's the logical thing to do, grabbing their hands and tugging them, nodding if something factual is explained, etc.). The exception is with dialogue or actions that would take deliberate decision-making to figure out what they do.

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Registration Date: February 25, 2018

Date of Birth: December 29, 1999 (18 years old)

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