17 ☆ Muggleborn ☆ Human ☆ Created by Tilani
Seventh Year, 2018 ☆ Bourke
Full name: Mae Sutherland
Date of Birth: 01 May 2000
Blood Status: Muggleborn
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Education Finishing off sixth year and can't wait for the seventh and final.
Secret: Everyone may know that Mae is a huge romantic, but she's actually never been kissed and she's way too nervous to make a first step with someone she likes.
Not a secret secret but most will not be aware: Mae isn't technically out out as bisexual. Her close friends know but that's about it.
That if you want book recommendations you can come to her. And if you don't come to her she'll recommend something to you anyway. Always has her nose in a book and while clumsy in most other respects is a master of reading while walking.
The same goes for needing help. She's always there in whatever capacity you need. She's just a natural helper and volunteer without looking for any of the recognition.
If dragons in Muggle fairytales hoarde treasure, then Mae collects knowledge. She loves to read and loves to learn, and has a good a head for trivia as you'd want in a member of a quiz team. She's a voracious bookworm and will read just about anything. From dense textbooks to smutty romance novels she's spelled to hide the covers, heavy sci-fi to mystery, she'll read it all. It's her greatest pleasure and greatest thrill.
She's a sweet-natured girl, always the first to volunteer to help or do something. It's not because she's a suck-up or is looking to get something else out of it: she just genuinely likes helping and making things better for people. She likes to look after people, unable to shed being the big sister even though neither of her sisters could ever come to Tallygarunga.
The dark side of this though is that she can sometimes be a little too kind, a little too eager to help. She'll come across as annoying, or a suck-up. Or worse, people will abuse the offered kindness and ask too much of her, and she'll be too polite to decline. She can run herself ragged and will still have a smile on her face even as she keels over.
With her fair skin and red hair, Mae fits the stereotype of the Scottish girl. And while that might match both name and heritage, unfortunately for Mae she lives in Australia, so that fair skin is rather freckled and very prone to sunburn.
Tall (5'11" and hoping she's stopped growing) and gangly, with birdlike limbs she is just as likely to stand above the crowd as out from it. She shot up several inches in her third year and now in her seventh she is finally close to having figured out how her form actually works.
She's still a little clumsy, and doesn't think that will ever go away. Alas.
To go with her sweet and romantic nature, she has a heart-shaped face and gentle smile that she is constantly sharing. Her two front teeth are slightly off, with one sitting just over the other, but she likes how it makes her smile just a little bit unique.
Much of Mae's story is a mundane one. Both sets of grandparents were immigrants from Scotland, both her parents worked in a bank, and she was the first of what would eventually be three daughters all named by their mother for three of her favourite classic film actresses: Mae, Marlene, and Marilyn.
They were clever girls, all three of them, but Mae was the most fanciful of the lot. While she and her sisters all played at seeing things that the adults couldn't, she was the one who insisted on seeing magic creatures or strange things happening in the garden long after she was supposed to have grown out of such things. Magic wasn't real, and the stories her grandmothers had brought with them of magic and old ways were just stories.
(And not the recounting of strange occurrences of the magic and Muggle worlds brushing against each other, the truth lost in the telling and hidden by just a touch more magic).
In time as she went to school with all the Muggle children, and her fanciful tales turned into a love of books and all the contained. A vivid imagination, her teachers said. Such creativity! No wonder she loved the fantastical in her books.
Being such a Muggle family, Mae turning out to be a witch was rather a shock. But she did as any good young heroine would do, and prepared for the grand adventure she had always longed for.
Of course, school is still school, be it magic or mundane. Still she thrived, with more things to read and learn than even she could imagine. She couldn't wait to share it all with her sisters.
But no magic invite came for Marlene. And a few years later, silence for Marilyn as well. Mae was the first and only witch in the family.
The years went by and while saddened that she could not truly share it with her sisters, Mae's love of the magical world only grew. She worked hard, did well at school, and dreamed of the adventures that would follow once she completed her time at Tallygarunga.
But first: seventh year.
May 14, Marlene's birthday.
May 17, Marilyn's birthday.
(May was birthday month in their family. Their father blamed it on her mother deciding to name their May baby Mae)
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Timezone: New Zealand
Local Time: Jan 18 2018, 12:54 AM
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