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Hensley Alessandra

on Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:44 am


Alessandra Brooke Hensley
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INTRODUCTION
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FULL NAME: Alessandra Brooke Hensley

NICKNAMES:  Ali, Brooke, Lessa, Alessa

AGE: 14

ALLEGIANCE: Neutral

HOGWARTS HOUSE: Hufflepuff

CLASSES:  Charms, CoMC, DADA, Transfiguration, and Potions.

WAND: Yew, Dragon Heartstring, 12.5”, pliable

PLAY BY: Hailee Steinfeld



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APPEARANCE
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HAIR COLOUR: Brown

EYE COLOUR: Hazel

COMPARATIVE HEIGHT: Average

BODY BUILD: Athletic

GENERAL APPEARANCE: Alessandra cares about her appearance and tries her hardest to make sure that she is looking at least decent every day. Her chest-length brown hair is usually either tied up in a ponytail or hanging loose around her heart shaped face. Her cheeks stay a rosy color even without makeup. Her skin stays tan basically all year round, which she is incredibly grateful for. She enjoys painting her nails, and it’s not out of the ordinary to see them a different color each day. She has a scar on her right arm and one going all the way down her left calf from a 4-wheeler accident she and her brother were in when they were younger.
Alessandra likes to dress for comfort. She could almost always be found in a pair of blue jeans or shorts and a t-shirt or in a comfortable sundress. That’s not to say she won’t go all out for a special occasion, or even on days where she just feels like dressing up. High heels aren’t really her deal. You’ll see her in flats or sneakers on most days. These days, though, she’s never caught without a jacket, as she isn’t accustomed to the colder climate yet.



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PERSONALITY
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TRAITS: Disciplined. Curious. Focused. Open-minded. Protective. Trustworthy. Optimistic. Warm. Good communicator. Imaginative. Stubborn. Impatient. Naďve. Moody. Procrastinating. Being too soft-hearted. Perfectionist. Too demanding of self. Comes on too strong sometimes.

LIKES & DISLIKES:
Likes: Animals, especially dogs. Spending time with her friends and family. Cookies of any kind. Anything cinnamon. Honesty. Reading. The smell after a rain storm. Curling up with a good book. Playing games with her younger sister. Cleaning. Cooking. Learning new skills. Doing homework. Running.
Dislikes: People who don’t take responsibility for their actions. Liars. Thunderstorms. Pitch black darkness. Sushi. Any fish served as food, honestly. Being unproductive for a long stretch of time. Oversleeping. Hangnails. Headaches. Chipped nail polish. Being late. Matching socks. Spiders. Snakes. Forgetting anything. Wasps. Ladybugs.

GOALS: Alessandra’s goals are to help protect people from injustices, to graduate and become an Auror, and to try to always do the right thing, no matter how hard.

HABITS & QUIRKS: Alessandra is really bad about biting her fingernails, which is why she always tries to keep them painted. The easiest way to tell if she is frustrated, overwhelmed, or anxious is if she is running her fingers through her hair or tugging on her ear. But she also does these things absentmindedly throughout the day. She is constantly applying chap stick to her lips.

BOGGART: Losing her family

PATRONUS: The day her little sister came home

DEMENTOR: The 4-wheeler accident she got in with her brother

VERITASERUM: The fact that she is jealous of the attention that her family gives her sister

MIRROR OF ERISED: To be able to stop all the injustices in the world.

PERSONALITY: Alessandra is a very dynamic individual. She is very good about accepting what she’s given without too much complaint, but she also gets jealous of things that others have. She is very disciplined when it comes to just about every aspect of her life. But that tends to make her very demanding of herself, and it stresses her out. She always tries to do what is right or what is necessary. But that makes her naďve in a way, as she thinks that everyone should do the same. She gets hurt when people do wrong to someone else. Alessandra is very open-minded and tolerant of others’. She can be lazy at times, and dependent on others. But she is extremely thoughtful towards other and has high self-esteem. But focusing on others so much causes her to be disorganized sometimes, and forgetful. She tries her hardest to be everything that everyone needs her to be, while still doing what is right. Sometimes it causes her to stretch herself to thin. She has a hard time telling someone no if they ask her for a favor. She’ll do anything she can to help others, except break the rules.



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FAMILY & POSSESSIONS
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FATHER: Collin Hensley

MOTHER: Mariela Hensley (Knotts)

SIBLING/S: Matthew Hensley (25), Tyson Hensley (22), Bryan Hensley (20), and Arabella Hensley (9)

OTHER: N/A

BLOOD STATUS:  Half-blood

SPECIES: Human

SOCIAL STATUS: Middle class

PET/S:
A barn owl named Eddie

OTHER POSSESSIONS:
N/A



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CHARACTER HISTORY
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EARLY YEARS:
Alessandra was grew up in Ladson, South Carolina. Her father, Collin, was a muggle, while her mother, Mariela, was a witch. They both worked for a technology company in Charleston, South Carolina, which is where they met. They made a decent amount of money, which allowed them to give their children a good life. She was born the second youngest of five children, and spent her childhood chasing after her three older brothers. She loved playing rodeo and war with her brothers, and they were all very close. She spent the first seven years of her life being taught how to act like a girl by her mother, but behaving like a boy with her brothers. When her sister was born, Alessandra was beyond elated. She made it her goal to be as much of a protector to Arabella as her brothers had been to her.

When Alessandra was 8 years old, she realized that her brother Tyson would leave for months at a time. Her parents told her it was because he had to go to a special school. She didn’t understand why he had to go to a different school than her other brothers. Finally, when she was 10 years old, her parents explained to her that Mariela was a witch, and Tyson was a wizard. They explained that Tyson had to go to a school to learn how to use his magical abilities. If she was lucky enough to also have inherited the magical abilities, they told her, she too would eventually go to Salem Withes Institute. That scared Alessandra, as she didn’t want her relationships with Matthew and Bryan to change. But before she could begin her education at Salem, her parents were offered a job transfer to Sherborne, Dorset in England. They made the move when she was 9 years old. Around that same time is when Alessandra started showing magical abilities. She accidently caused a lamp to fly across the room when she was angry. And when she turned 11, she was sent off to Hogwarts with Tyson to begin her magical education.

HOGWARTS YEARS:
Her first year at Hogwarts was an emotional rollercoaster for Alessandra. She was extremely thankful, though, because Bryan and Matthew did not treat her any differently once she found out she was a witch. They were still just her big brothers, who would do anything for her, no matter what. Tyson helped her a lot through her first year at Hogwarts. She made many new friends and was even lucky enough to make a best friend, Samantha, who she did everything with. Sam even came and spent two weeks that summer with the Hensleys. Her second year was harder, as Tyson had graduated. But she had Sam and her other friends to help her through it. By her third year, going away to school was just second nature to her. By the middle of summer, she was itching to go back. She was upset that she missed so many of Arabella’s milestones of growing up, but her parents made sure to keep her updated.

ADULTHOOD: N/A

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OUT OF CHARACTER
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ALSO KNOWN AS: Dani

RP EXPERIENCE: About six years

HOW YOU FOUND US: Googled Harry Potter RPGs

MAIN CHARACTER: Alessandra Hensley

CHARACTER PURPOSE: To get an education and become an Auror

RP SAMPLE:
Alessandra woke up to the smell of fried potatoes and sound of sizzling bacon. She smiled as she sat up in bed and stretched, groaning as her joints cracked out the stiffness that had accumulated throughout the night. She knew that, if her mother was up cooking, it would only be a matter of time before… “Ali!!” screeched her sister, Arabella, as she flung open the bedroom door and dove on top of Alessandra. It was a morning ritual that Alessandra would miss when she went back to school next week. She pushed the thought out of her mind and wrapped her arms around the small body of her nine-year-old sister. “Good morning, Ara! Is that mom I hear making breakfast?” she asked, smiling. “Of course it is, crazy! She told me to come get you, because it’s ready.” Ara said, bouncing herself back out the bedroom door, looking very much like the little ball of energy that she was. Alessandra laughed lightly and grabbed her robe, wrapping it around herself as she walked out of the room she shared with Arabella, down the stairs, and into the kitchen.

“Good morning, dear,” Mariela said, pressing a quick kiss to Ali’s cheek as she scraped the last bit of the potatoes onto a plate. Ali smiled back at her and took her seat at the table, greeting her father and Bryan in the process. He had been staying at their parents’ house until he could find a job. “Hey sis. Are you almost ready to go back to school?” Bryan asked her as he grabbed the plate of bacon and pulled a few pieces onto his plate. Ali sighed and grabbed the plate of scrambled eggs, scraping some onto her plate. “I think so. I need to finish packing, but I still have a week. I have my books and supplies, so I don’t have to worry about that.” Arabella came sprinting into the dining room and sat down beside Ali, almost knocking the plate of eggs to the floor. “Monkey, you need to calm down. I know you’re excited, but if you make a mess, you have to clean it up.” Collin warned his youngest daughter. He tried to look stern, but they could all see the smile playing on his lips.

Ali bit her lip to stop from laughing and then looked down at Arabella. “Why are you so excited? Today is just another day.” Arabella looked as though Alessandra had just told her that they had cancelled her favorite TV show. “What do you mean, it’s just another day?!” she cried, looking so heartbroken Ali felt bad for playing with her. Mariela came over from the stove and put an arm around Arabella’s shoulders, comforting her. “Ali’s just playing with you. She knows today isn’t an ordinary day,” she told her, glaring at Alessandra. Ali laid her hand on Arabella’s hand and smiled. “Ara, I was just picking. I know why today is a special day. It marks another year that we got to spend with you!” Ali said, pushing her chair back and pulling her sister onto her lap. “Happy birthday Monkey!” She wrapped her sister in a tight hug and kissed the top of her head, thankful for every moment that she could spend with her. Collin smiled over at his daughters. “Okay, enough mushy stuff at the table. Your mother slaved over this delicious breakfast and it’s going to get cold. Now eat.” He scolded, smiling the whole time. Alessandra put Ara back in her seat and picked up her fork, happy to just spend time with her family.
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Re: Hensley Alessandra

on Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:09 am
Dani,

Hi! Welcome to PA. I've read your app, and she seems fine to me. There's such a mix in her family of not only magic/nonmagic and such a wide age span that it should make it interesting if she gets involved with site plot.

Accepted and sorted to Hufflepuff!

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