10:45, June 30, 2017 (UTC)
The Open-Ended Questions
A. Please answer the following questions as elaborately as possible. (Remember, this part doesn't have to be filled out if it's an expansion character!)
1) What would you consider to be your character's strengths, and your character's weaknesses? Elaborate on your answer.
Sunita's strengths are her steadfast approach to life, her faith and belief, and her love for her family. She believes, with these three components, she can live a happy life. And she does, to an extent. This has become her mantra, and thus her greatest strength. Her greatest weakness is her tendency to look back on memories, and become despondent.
2) Has your character's life played out the way they wanted? Have they achieved the goals they set out for their life? Why, or why not?
Sunita always wanted to become a famous bollywood dancer. She never got quite that far, so she settled with opening her own dance school. Unfortunately, she had that taken away from her due to an arranged marriage. However, she didn't let it bring her down, and decided to devote her life to her husband. But when he died, she found herself lost. So right now, her life has definitely not played out as she would have imagined it to - but she's making it work.
3) What's their ideal way of spending a free day? Why so?
If Sunita has a free day, she loves spending her time dancing. She could honestly dance for hours and not get tired.
4) If your character could only keep 5 possessions, what would they be? Why?
She'd definitely keep her one photograph of herself and her late Husband on their honeymoon. Besides that, she doesn't have anything that she's too emotionally connected to. Maybe some of her gold jewelry.
5) What one thing would your character change about the wizarding society? Why?
She'd change the lack of focus on medicinal magic in wizarding schools. It's something she's very passionate about and would like to see in all wizarding schools.
1) Give a history of your character. History must be at least two paragraphs long. How did they grow up? Is there an incident that made them the way they are? etc. (Remember, history must at least be two paragraphs long for the first two characters, three paragraphs long for the third to eighth character, and four paragraphs long for the ninth to fifteenth character!)
Sunita Agarwal was born to Krishna and Deepika Agarwal, a powerful and well-known Wizarding Mercantile family in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The Agarwals specialised in silks and spices as their main trade, thus providing them with a lucrative and comfortable lifestyle.
When Sunita was born, she displayed a keen magical ability from around the age of seven or eight. Her first sign of magic came when she was able to resurge some dead flowers back to life, which made her parents believe that it was her destiny to become a great healer. However, she also displayed an incredible natural ability of classical Indian dance. Her parents, both deeply traditional, decided to allow her to pursue dance, and she soon mastered many different types of Indian dancing. She learnt everything from classical to Bollywood, with a penchant for folk dance, including Garba, Dandiya and Bhangra. Her parents allowed her to study at the Wizarding Academy of Dramatic Arts, to give her experience in Western dance along with her Indian heritage, which Sunita was able to grasp extremely easily - as the Indian counterparts were far more delicate and intricate.
Sunita moved back to Jaipur after her graduation, and opened her own dance school; offering a versatile and holistic assortment of dance. The business really took off, and Sunita became extremely successful in her craft. She became a famous choreographer, for some major Bollywood stars, but it was not meant to be.
When Sunita turned 25, it became apparent that it was time for her to marry. Her parents were pushing her into marrying the son of a wealthy landowner in Karnataka. The man in question, Raman Chaudhuri, was a gentle and goodlooking man, but, he was rather simple. When compared to Sunita's extravagant and opulent life in Rajasthan, it was odd to move to the less-educated and quieter life in South India. She grew to love her husband, who was always kind to her, and never stopped her from dancing, as he knew she loved it. Yet, Sunita missed her dance school, and her students. Working with children gave her the utmost joy, and she longed to have her own children. However, Raman was always poorly and wasn't in a fit state to conceive. Raman suffered from epilepsy and diabetes, and he did not wish for these to be passed down to his future children, despite his deep love for his wife. Sunita and Raman decided to move to the UK, where the healthcare was infinitely better than India, in an attempt to try and eliminate the health problems that ailed Raman.
They moved to Harrow, in London, for a while, whilst they got Raman treated in St. Mungo's. There were signs of progress, however a fall from the top of the stairs one fateful night, resulted in a stroke for Raman. He did not make it to St. Mungo's that night. For Sunita, it seemed as though it was the end. She had lost everything, her parents, her beloved school, and her husband. She was no longer home, she was in a strange country, surrounded by strange people. But Sunita did what she had been doing all her life; she healed. All through her life, Sunita had worked on letting go and moving on, healing herself spiritually to not remain bitter at all the things she had lost. But this time, she healed herself by healing others.
You see, Sunita, from her very first display of magic, showed she had the powers of vitality and revitalisation - she naturally was born to heal. She began providing free services to those in need, seeing a very strong success rate. It brought her a similar joy to dance, except now she could see the effect of her abilities on people, and watch them grow. She healed through her own healing. She still missed her husband dearly, but she did not let his death get her down. After ten years of this, she received word from her in-laws that her nephew by marriage, Raja, would be moving to Hogsmeade - and she decided to join him in his move, seeking a job as a professor of Healing at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
2) Give a description of your character's personality. Personality must be at least one paragraph long. Are you noble or sneaky? Arrogant or humble? (Remember, personality must be at least one paragraph long for the first two characters, two paragraphs long for the third to eighth characters, and three paragraphs long for the ninth to fifteenth!)
When she was growing up, Sunita was very carefree and happy-go-lucky. She did not really worry herself with things that were wrong or necessarily concerned with her. However, she has lost this carefree attitude, due to the events of her life in her 20s. The only time now when she is truly carefree is when she performs, as she is usually at one with the music or the rhythm.
Sunita is a very spiritual person. She has strong beliefs and they are generally unshakeable. Her upbringing was quite traditional, so she's also very religious, a practising Hindu. However, Sunita prides herself in being level headed and tolerant. She's not one to easily lose her temper, because she knows that rarely does it help in any given situation.
This is not to say that she is a pushover; Sunita has adopted the mantra of looking like the flower, but being the serpent under't. She is unafraid to make her views known, and stand up for when she thinks something is wrong.
3) Are you Pure-Blood, Half-Blood or Muggle-Born? Do you have any notable magical relations? (Remember, you cannot be related to important Harry Potter characters!)
Pureblood, no notable relations.
4) Does your character have any special magical abilities? Or special abilities in general (photographic memory, etc.)? Is he or she of a different magical race, such as Veela, Vampire, Werewolf or the like? Part or half of that magical race counts! (Remember, you cannot have one as your first two characters!)
She's a good healer, but not like to the extent that she's OP.
5) What is your character's profession? Does your character plan to enroll your character into the Ministry of Magic? Does your character not work? Is your character a teacher?
Aspiring Professor of Healing.
6) Describe your character's marital status. Is your character single or married? What is the spouse's name? Any kids?
Widowed, no children.
7) What about your character's appearance? What do they look like? Feel free to write down what they look like! If you're using any FC, you can put a picture here! Please state the character's faceclaim!
Her fc is Madhuri Dixit:
C. These do not affect what house you're sorted to, but everybody must answer them!
1) Is this your first character?
- A. This is my first character.
:B. No, this is not my first character.
2) If your answer to the previous question is B, how many characters do you have? How many of them are "exotic" (of a different magical race/have a special ability)?
8 chars, one of whom is an exotic.