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    10.17 Election 1887 campaign ledgers are up!
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    10.03 An update on the Hogwarts ban...
    10.01 It's now October~
    09.30 The AC Approaches
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    Cora Ashby
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    In Character
    Full Name: Cora Elise Ashby
    Nicknames: N/A
    Birthdate: January 7th, 1865
    Current Age: 22
    Occupation: Artifact Incidents Intern @ St. Mungo's
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Bartonburg, Hogsmeade Village, Scotland
    Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw
    Wand: Willow, 10 inches, unicorn hair, swishy
    Blood Status: Halfblood
    Social Class: Middle Class
    Family:
    Robert Ashby, father, 52 [halfblood wizard. Ministry/Hospital]
    Johanna Ashby, mother, deceased 1884
    Forrest Ashby, brother, deceased 1884
    Ophelia Ashby, sister, 17
    Fletcher Ashby, brother, 15
    Appearance:

    Thin of build with flaming red hair, Cora is definitely a sight to behold. She is on the slightly taller side of women, standing at five foot three inches tall and unexpected to get any taller. She typically wears shades of blue. At times, Cora is spotted wearing elaborate jewelry and hair pins that she got for her birthdays. Underneath her finely tapered reddish brown eyebrows rest her bright green eyes that show her emotional state. She is right handed.

    History:

    January 7th, 1865 » Cora Elise Ashby is born to her parents as their oldest child. The couple had only been married for less than a year, and the arrival of their daughter warmed their relationship up.

    Summer 1867 » Cora and her parents welcome their second child and first son, Forrest, to the family. Cora is overjoyed at having a younger sibling.

    Fall 1868 » Cora, Forrest, and their parents welcome their third cihld, and second daughter Ophelia to the family. Cora is jealous about not being the only girl, and she forces herself to be kind to the girl.

    Spring 1870 » Cora and family welcome the fourth and final child to the Ashby family, a boy named Fletcher. Cora, now 5 years old, loves her youngest brother and showers him with attention. Her first signs of magic appear whilst playing with her younger siblings by making flowers "dance" in the garden.

    Summer to September 1st, 1876 » Cora receives her acceptance letter to Hogwarts. She gets mildly sick on the lake crossing to Hogwarts Castle and Cora is sorted into Ravenclaw.

    Summer 1877 » Forced to flee their small manor house, the Ashby family moved house to Bartonburg, Hogsmeade Village. The second year Ravenclaw is afraid for those who chose not to move.

    School Year 1878-1879 » Cora takes up Muggle Studies, Ancient Runes, Divination, and Arithmancy as her elective courses.

    School Year 1880-1881 » Her fifth year arrives and Cora showed off her Ravenclaw traits by spending every moment of spare time studying in the library or common room. Her OWL results were:

    ANCIENT RUNES: E
    ARITHMANCY: O
    ASTRONOMY: A
    CHARMS: O
    DEFENSE AGAINST THE DARK ARTS: E
    DIVINATION: D
    HERBOLOGY: E
    HISTORY OF MAGIC: A
    MUGGLE STUDIES: O
    POTIONS: O
    TRANSFIGURATION: O.
    She then proceeded to remove Astronomy, History of Magic, and Divination from her schedule.

    School Year 1881-1882 » Hussies, bans, and now drafts for the extension of Hogsmeade support danger and Cora wants to be somewhat safe from harm, but she wouldn't complain if she were drafted, feeling as though she should prove her worth to her parents in the upcoming years.

    She ended up being drafted and luckily her group did not have much to fear as the group of four escaped the draft with hardly more than blisters and sunburns. Her seventh year, however, was met with a newfound infatuation with Gideon Browne, though she did not act upon it.

    School Year 1882 to 1883 » Cora took the Apparation examination and passed, having decided to wait until she was eighteen. Her NEWT scores in 1883 were as follows:

    ANCIENT RUNES: O
    ARITHMANCY: E
    CHARMS: O
    DEFENSE AGAINST THE DARK ARTS: E
    HERBOLOGY: E
    MUGGLE STUDIES: A
    POTIONS: O
    TRANSFIGURATION: O
    Her parents wanted her to socialize and try and secure a husband soon after her graduation. It would not happen.

    1883 to Present » 1883 was a rather uneventful year for Cora. Her mother sent her to all important events that they could reasonably afford in hopes of Cora finding a husband possibly in the upper class, but just a husband would have sufficed. Cora, frustrated that with all of her high marks she was not being allowed to pursue a respectable career such as healing, which had in her seventh year, become a dream.

    In summer 1884, the Laughing Plague struck and both Cora's mother and brother Forrest passed away late into the Plague. Cora now felt liberated in a matter of speaking. Her father told her to wait until after she was out of mourning to consider a career.

    December of 1885, well after her exiting mourning, Cora decided on becoming an Artifact Incidents Healer and began her internship at St. Mungo's, though she still lives at home.

    Personality:
    Gentle. Naive. Intelligent. Shy. Practical. Scrupulous. Studious.
    Sample Roleplay Post: last updated December 13, 2015
    Out of Character

    Name: Tiffany
    Age: 21
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