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Frida Lestrange
"He was happy to work with Miss Frida Lestrange; unlike some of her close and distant relatives, she was mellow in class despite his halfblood status, and did not predict horrific deaths for muggleborn students. Low bar, here." — Prof. Elliot Carmichael in Wide Awake
PROFILE

Full Name: Frida Sylvestra Lestrange

Nickname(s):

Birthdate: May 16, 1873

Age: 18

Occupation: Debutante

Blood Status: Pureblood

Residence: Hogsmeade, Scotland with her Uncle Priam

Hogwarts House: Hufflepuff ('91)

Wand: Larch, 10 inches, Unicorn hair, Unbending

Family:
Orestes Lestrange, Father [1836-1885]
Elda Lestrange (née Hall), Mother [1851-1884]
Kristoffer Lestrange, Brother [1871]
Gretchen Lestrange, Sister [1874]
Meta Lestrange, Sister [1876]
Klaus Lestrange II, Brother [1879-1884]
Hilda Lestrange, Sister [1881-1886]
Aric Lestrange [1883-1884]

Priam Lestrange, Uncle [1844]
and family
Andromache Pettigrew née Lestrange, Aunt [1839]
and family
APPEARANCE
At a petite five feet, one inch tall, Frida is the shortest of her sisters despite being the eldest. Her figure is thin, but not without curves. She is undeniably a Lestrange: striking dark hair, warm brown eyes, sharp features, and a porcelain complexion. Though not one to speak frequently about her emotions, she need not to; her face, expressive and prone to pinkening, speaks what her lips will not.

Not a fashionista but not a walking fashion blunder, Frida floats back and forth between what's trendy and what's safe depending on the occasion and her state of mind. She is not fussy with patterns and colors, but is terrified of looking washed out and sticks to colors that compliments the natural rosiness of her cheeks. She is right-handed.

PERSONALITY
LOYAL — UNSURE OF HERSELF — DEMURE — PROPER

While no longer the meek girl she once was, Frida is a far cry from her wittier, more calculating siblings. A desire to be liked by her peers has left Frida with an unwillingness to engage in conflict, although she is more likely to stand up for a friend than herself. Loyalty is her greatest strength, but also her fatal flaw: when her loyalty is given to the wrong person, she puts herself at risk for emotional manipulation.

Most people seem most at ease around people they are familiar with, but in Frida's case the opposite is true. She has little difficulty conversing with unfamiliar people; it is only when she reaches the point in a relationship where opening up is the next logical step that she finds it difficult to maintain her confident façade. Her home life has always been turbulent, and unconditional love is something completely foreign to her. Thus, making close personal friendships—especially after beginning Hogwarts—has always been difficult.

Although she's long outgrown the bigoted beliefs she was raised with, she's not immune from her own prejudices. She expresses surprise when someone from a less privileged background shows promise, and treats them as though she is proud of them in spite of their circumstances. Like most girls her age and class, Frida is naïve to most matters of the adult world and is not curious to seek further knowledge.
OTHER
SKILLS
  • Fluent in English, French, and German, her mother's native language.
  • Accomplished in all areas of the feminine arts, believing that if she lacks the academic prowess to succeed in her classes than she ought to be able to take pride in something.
  • Well-read, especially in the classics, but she would much rather discuss history than fiction.
  • She is unable to cast a patronus.
TRIVIA
  • Her boggart takes the form of her mother, looking like an animated corpse and yelling hurtful things.
  • She is decidedly not a blood purist, but understands the importance of it in her family and strives to keep friends that meet their expectations.
  • Despite being a member of The Church, Frida is not as devoted as its longstanding members.
ACADEMICS
ClassOWLNEWT
Ancient RunesA
Ancient StudentsA
AstronomyA
CharmsA
Defence Against the Dark ArtsP
DivinationA
HerbologyA?
History of MagicA?
PotionsE?
TransfigurationA
HISTORY
1873 | The second child and first daughter of Orestes and Elda Lestrange is born and is promptly named Frida Sylvestra. Absent parenting means most of her time is spent in the arms of a nurse and later a nanny. She is a quiet child, and blends into the walls for most of her infancy.

1874 | Frida's mother births a daughter that's a glaring oddity in a family of dark-haired members: Gretchen Lestrange. At only fifteen-months-old, Frida barely acknowledges her sister's existence.

1876 | Another daughter, Meta Lestrange, is born into the family. At two-years-old, Frida spends her time watching the newborn with curious eyes, but is never brave enough to even cradle her sister in her arms.

1877 | The family moves to Hogsmeade, which isn't something Frida has many memories of.

1879 | Another boy finally joins the family, and he's named Klaus II. Frida doesn't really see what she can do with a brother and finds herself disappointed that she doesn't have a younger sister to play with.

1880 | Frida's first sign of magic comes when an anger-fueled burst of magic from Kristoffer causes her to disappear into the attic for a near five hours. She is discovered by servants as the sun went down, and is (embarrassingly) forced to explain the situation to her parents.

1881 | Hilda is born. Frida takes an interest in entertaining the infant... for a time. She soon grows bored with the baby, especially since ninety percent of her time is spent crying, sleeping, eating, or defecating.

1883 | Frida is given another brother, Aric Lestrange, and is more or less uninterested in his existence.

Summer, 1884 | The year intended to be spent celebrating her eleventh year turns to one of mourning. Members of her family begin to drop dead to the laughing plague that ravishes Hogsmeade in the summer. She loses both her younger brother and mother, with the latter leaving a gaping chasm in her heart. She was never particularly close to her mother, but she'd always hoped to one day be. Apart from her mother's dowry, which is to be split between the girls in marriage, Frida is left her mother's pearl necklace, a family heirloom.

Autumn, 1884 | Frida goes off to Hogwarts with cousin Seneca and is thoroughly embarrassed when the hat places in her Hufflepuff. Her brother makes fun of her, and she's too afraid to write to her parents to tell them the news (although someone—probably Kristoffer—tells them the news without her knowing, leading to an awkward letter later that week). She struggles to make friends in her house with her namesake, but enjoys going to class. She is an average student and favors book work to practical magic.

1885 | An explosion occurs at the Ministry, leaving her father dead. Now total orphans, the Lestrange siblings are split between households: the girls go to live with their Uncle Priam, while Uncle Lucius takes Kristoffer. It takes time to adapt, and her grades momentarily dip when school begins again, but she gets through it the same way she gets through everything else: pretending it does not exist.

1886 | Hilda dies in an incident with a mountain troll, which should come as another hard blow but does surprisingly not. Used to the routine of mourning, Frida goes about her life with a new morbid outlook. She adds Ancient Runes, Divination, and Ancient Studies to her schedule when school begins.

1887 | Meta is sorted into Gryffindor, shocking no one in hindsight. She makes a friend in Blythe Fairchild, who introduces her to the same Church that Uncle Priam and Aunt Nephele had taken an interest in. She begins to display more confidence and firmness with her boundaries.

1888 | Miss Fairchild's departure from Hogwarts leaves Frida feeling lonely. Her appointment as Hufflepuff prefect works wonders on her self-esteem as she works towards her OWL examinations. The year is shaping up to be a good one, but then her brother goes and steals her dorm-mate's diary and immediately publishes it for the school to see. Her friendships with her dorm-mates suffer as a result, and Frida finds herself growing more impatient with her family's antics.

1889 | With disappointing OWL results, Frida drops all but three classes from her course schedule. She endeavors to do well in her favorites: Potions, History of Magic, and Herbology. It is a quiet school year, and with more time on her hands, Frida looks to the future.

1890 | Frida is appointed head girl, a pleasant conclusion to her Hogwarts career and proving, once and for all, that her family's values of cunning and wit are not the only traits that will lead to success in the world. She takes her position in stride and is eager to debut, hoping her badge will help convince her Uncle Priam to let her debut immediately instead of spending a year being finished.
YOU LIKELY KNOW...
  • Her father, Orestes Lestrange, was formerly the head of the Wizengamot and perished in 1885, a year after Frida's mother died during the laughing plague.
  • She was head girl during her seventh year at Hogwarts.
YOU MIGHT KNOW...
  • Frida is a member of the Church (of Magical Jesus). She attends weekly with her Uncle Priam and Aunt Nephele.
  • She has a tumultuous relationship with her siblings.
  • She is not a pureblood supremacist.
YOU DON'T KNOW...
  • Her mother was murdered by her father.
PLAYER INFORMATION
Played By: Bree

Contact: PM Edric Umbridge; Skype

Plot Preferences:
POSTING | My posts tend to run between 80 and 300 words on average, but can be shorter or longer depending on what I'm given to work with. I prefer faster-paced threads and love rapid-fire style posting.

CONTENT LIMITS | I won't write out gory scenes or ones that depict non-consensual sexual interactions. I don't mind normal smut, but only if the relationship is established and there's a plot or character-driven need for it in a thread.

PLOTTING | I prefer organic development for romantic relationships, but have no problem pre-plotting friendships and work relationships.

THREADS | I prefer not to have basic "meet-and-greet" threads because they get tiring quickly, especially when I have twenty of them at the same time. Anyways, my favorite ships and friendships have blossomed out of wacky or traumatic action threads ;)


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Registration Date: March 20, 2018

Date of Birth: May 16, 2003 (18 years old)

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