LEDGER - Character Sketch


Main Character of WINGBOUND

WHATS IN A NAME:

Ledger (meaning: a book or other collection of financial accounts of a particular type.)
     Grandmother’s nickname for him: Edgy




APPEARANCE:

17 Years old
115 pounds
5’8”
Slender, boney, tall
Skin: pale
Hair: Curly Brown
Eyes: Brown Eyes
Nationality: Balfourian
Living Conditions: Cottage in Balfour
     He lives in a small village on the south side of a mountain near a river that flows into a lake.

FAMILY: 

Father: Fergus, blacksmith
Mother: Adaya
Brother: Tolliver (19 yrs)
Self: Ledger (17 yrs)
Sister: Mila (13 yrs)
Brother: Killian (3/4 yrs, toddler)
Baby sister: Hazel (newborn/1)
     Cousin: Angus (20 yrs)
     Uncle: (Angus' father) Roan
     Grandmother: Huyana (Her nickname for him: Edgy)
     Grandfather: Galefire

Best Friend: Hollis (15 yrs)


EMOTIONAL DESCRIPTION:

Loyal
Tolerant of others
Afraid to fact facts (Older brother, Tolliver, points them out.)
Fearful of confrontation
Afraid of the dark and animals (especially dragons) but not afraid of heights. LOVES to FLY!!

MENTAL DESCRIPTION:

Curious
Smart/Analyst
Creative
Easily manipulated/unsure of self

HEALTH:

Healthy
Weakling, has to use his smarts to get things done
Awkward body: all elbows & knees
Slender, boney

PERSONALITY: 

Color Code Personality: WHITE: A Peace Lover
Nondemanding
Agreeable
Willing to accommodate siblings and parents
Plays well by self
Accepts life with drama
Loyal and committed to relationships (why he is willing to risk his life to find Alouette.)

STRENGTHS:

Peaceful and Diplomatic
Tolerant and Patient
Blendable and Kind
Accepting (Accepts Ellerians – thinks Balfour should accept them too.)
Gentle and Even-Tempered
Enjoys life’s simplicity (he gets frustrated that his life isn’t simple.)

LIMITATIONS:

Can’t think well under pressure
Insecure and Nonassertive
Doubtful and Dependent
Impressionable
Withholds Feelings
Unproductive Dreamer
Unmotivated
Boring and Lazy
Timid and Emotionally Unsure
Aimless and Misguided
Indecisive
Silent and Stubborn

***WARNING: Spoilers after this point***



INFANT HISTORY: 

Born in Balfour to Fergus and Amayah
Ledger was born 2 years after his mother secretly adopted Tolliver.

CHILD HISTORY: 

Calm and quiet child, obedient, avoided confrontation, blendable, agreeable.
Lived in the shadow of “the great Tolliver.”
Mila was born when he was 4.

PRE-TEEN HISTORY:

Best friends with Hollis.
Begins apprenticing in his father’s blacksmith shop. Does the work well, keeps up with jobs. Even does creative things with metal early on. Wants to invent things and create. (Makes a windmill out of metal. Gives it to Alouette in Chapter 1.)
Meets a winged girl when he is 12. They play together and she even takes him for a flight behind the mountain, out of sight of his village.

TEEN HISTORY: 

Each year Ledger has to wait and wait for Alouette to return.
He loves flying with her and when he is 16, she is unable to lift him anymore. So he is on a mission to invent something to help him fly with her again.
At age 17 the island returns and Alouette is gone. He is devastated. He has to find out what happened to his friend and her people. He can’t understand why no one else wants to find out.
Builds flying contraption to fly to island, searches it and returns to tell them the news. He decides he is going to fly back and ride the island around the world to find her.

INTERESTS:

Creative: Likes to invent things (iron working).
He loves to fly!
Creates a flying contraption to fly to Ellery
Blacksmithing is in his blood!



*Personality info courtesy of Color Code Personality Profile: www.colorcode.com
**Photos courtesy of Pinterest



MORE CHARACTER SKETCHES:

LEDGER     ~     ALOUETTE     ~     HOLLIS     ~     TOLLIVER     ~     ANGUS