name: kian cyrus thomas. also goes by ki (pronounced key). age/year: sixteen/sixth. date of birth: june seventeenth. house: gryffindor. bloodstatus: halfblood. wand: fourteen and a half inches, larch wood, phoenix feather core, supple. broom: nimbus 2020.
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height: 6'3". weight: 190 pounds. general description: taking after his father, kian is quite tall for his age. his height, paired with his broad shoulders and naturally athletic physique, causes him to appear rather intimidating at first glance. the easy-going grin constantly present on his face helps to quickly put people at ease though. his dark brown eyes are often crinkled with laughter, which further defines his high cheekbones. however, his most notable features are his extremely pronounced jawline, and his large hands with lanky fingers calloused from playing too much quidditch. face claim: sinqua walls.
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socializing and making new friends
sweets, especially cauldron cakes
playing or watching quidditch
trying new things
ancient runes and transfiguration ( his favorite classes)
animals, especially dogs
being alone for too long
cold and/or rainy weather
doing poorly on an assignment
impatient at times
the summer before kian's sister started hogwarts, the thomas family took a big summer trip to italy. the last several days of the trip were spent in positano, primarily at the beach. the children enjoyed swimming there so much that on the last night they decided to sneak out of the small seaside house the family had rented to go on a midnight swim. kian was only six then and still afraid of the dark, but he didn't want to be left out so he followed after his siblings. however, once in the water, kian began to panic: he grew short of breath and became momentarily paralyzed by his fear, which caused him to go underwater. he thrashed around and stuggled to resurface but his anxiety was too great for him to think straight. thankfully his siblings realized what was going on and got him out of the water quickly, but it was something kian would never forget.
because his biggest fear is drowning, kian's boggart is grindylows. before his incident he was a rather good swimmer and now that he's older and more level-headed he knows that he'd be able to swim okay in an emergency situation. however, if there was something there to pull him under he would relive that night swim in italy and completely panic. after they studied grindylows in his third year is when his boggart would have changed to this.
mirror of erised:
graduate with all outstanding n.e.w.t.'s
become a curse breaker
settle down and start a family
freshly ground black pepper
in his younger years he had serious issues controlling his magical abilities. of course, that much was obvious to everybody around him; the secret is that he was ashamed of himself for it. he put on a facade of optimism and determination, but in his head all he could think was that he wished he'd been born a squib. he even did some research in his second year to see if it was possible to get rid of one's magic altogether.
kian never told his parents about the incident in italy. it was a miracle the thomas children didn't get caught at all and kian didn't any of them to get in trouble, even if his six year old self wanted to cry to his mother about the traumatic experience. because of this his parents never understood his sudden fear of open waters, which he still feels guilty about.
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mother: demelza robbins. father: dean thomas. siblings: older sister, 21 & older brother, 18. pets: rust-colored female eastern screech owl named siev. history: after being raised by a crazy wizarding family (well, families since the finnigans helped raise him) hogwarts seemed like it would be a cakewalk. when kian arrived at school he was full of all the usual first-year excitement, especially since both of his siblings were still in school then. he was also filled with a sense of pride after he was sorted into gryffindor, the same house his parents had been in. unfortunately the enthusiasm didn't last long, as the youngest thomas child found himself struggling with his magic. he'd always been prone to causing magical accidents when he was younger but he'd been told that it was normal and not to worry; so, when he didn't see any progress he became very discouraged.
it wasn't until his third year that kian showed any improvement. the summer beforehand had simply been a personal and spiritual journey for him, which left him feeling more confident and in control of his life. his third year showed not only advancement in his academic life, however, but also his social life. since he didn't feel like the school loser anymore he found it easier and more enjoyable to branch out and make new friends. he also joined the quidditch team, which gave him a bit of a popularity boost. now in his sixth year, kian has some of the best grades in his year and a reputation around school for his relaxed and friendly nature.
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alias: meggles. age: 21. experience: about eleven years of rping on-and-off. sample:
dinnertime. finally. although kian was a good student, he breathed a relieved sigh at the thought of being done with classes for the day. the particularly grueling test in charms class halfway through the afternoon had left him longing for last period, which had now come and gone. the tall young man made his way through the crowded corridors with a large smile on his face, and he nodded or waved to people he knew along the way. normally he would've stopped to chat as well, but he was starving. he hadn't even realized it earlier from being so worn out, but now that he thought about it he could probably eat an entire roast reef with an entire bowl of mashed potatoes on the side. he'd be needing the energy from the food anyways since there was quidditch practice straight after dinner.
there was a big match against slytherin coming up next week and there was no way they were going to lose to the snakes this year. in fact, if it were up to kian, they'd have had practice this morning too; he'd have preferred getting up early rather than trudging out to the pitch after eating like they'd be doing soon, at least. stuck in his thoughts of quidditch, the sixth year hadn't even noticed that he'd already reached the great hall. he made his way towards the gryffindor table when he heard his named called out. as he glanced around the people he saw many familiar faces, but not the ones he was looking for. finally though his eyes landed on the rest of the quidditch team and his grin broadened. kian hurried over and slipped into an empty spot on the bench before addressing his nearest teammate with a cheery hello.
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