Btw, because I'm keeping my own tally of the house points (lots of talk of house points from me this morning!) I decided the 50 points from Audrey and Shaun for going into the Forest and getting themselves into a stupid situation was fine. I took off an extra 10 for Lori and Matt because they also harmed other students. Sound fair?
1) Always overshadowed by his dad, who acts more like a big brother than a father
2) Parents continually highlight that he has not achieved anything of note in his life
3) Mother is psychotic, and encourages him that self-inflicted pain and suffering cleanses the soul; the more, the better, with suicide being the ultimate display of purity
4) Has no sense of self-worth since his dad is better than him at everything, he doesn't really know anyone else, and as mentioned earlier, he has no achievements he can look at to reaffirm his worth.
5) Pathological fear of harming others. Since he already sees himself as nothing but a burden on others, the slightest harm he causes to someone else makes him think the person will hate him, and he retreats into his shell. The more harm, the longer he retreats, and the more he wishes to die
6) Hates conflict with a passion. The other reason why he's so good at dueling is because he works as hard as he can to learn how to end duels quickly and painlessly, with the least amount of conflict as possible. After all, the quickest way to break up a fight is to be stronger than both parties. He will go to any and all lengths to avoid conflict in any form unless he doesn't see another way around it. Creating conflict, to him, is a mortal sin, but this only applies to himself. He doesn't judge others for it unless they force him into conflict.
7) Lack of self control. He doesn't see himself as a threat to anyone unless he actually hurts someone, and he has no sense of self-worth, so he's never really developed any self control, since in his mind, he couldn't hurt anyone if he tried, and what's the point in taking care of himself when he doesn't matter, anyways? This extends to his fury, which he inherited from his dad. If he is pushed far enough to where he snaps, he will become sadistic to the extreme, and will take great pains to cause as much pain as possible to the focus of his hatred. Thing is, in order to earn this sort of hatred from him, you really need to abuse him nonstop for years at a time. He gets pissed easily. He almost never hates or holds grudges.
There are others, but that should do for now. Spoiler alert: don't bring up his mom to him unless you want his wand at your throat.
Also, for the record, Matt's going to try and set Shaun straight once he recovers and finds out he's fighting with Lori over how she treats him. He knows that he deserves every bit of it, and he believes he deserves even more than that. More than anything, he doesn't want his friends to fight because of him, even if one of them hates him.
I forgot to mention Matt's dad has anger management issues, and he doesn't know how to deal with frustration. That's how the whole thing with Lori's mom came about. And I said he gets pissed, not sadistic
1) There is a 10 age year difference between the two.
2) Davis took care of his sister when she was a baby, giving more time for his mother and father to do their jobs. This continued during the breaks when he was at Hogwarts.
3) Out of everyone in her family, Davis was the one who paid the most attention to her. As a result, he understands her best out of anyone. He sees a lot of things about her that other people, including Lori, don't see. The biggest is her potential.
1) Davis isn't a genius. He's smart, but he's average smart. Same with sports. He his good, not excellent. However, the reason he goes up and beyond and excels is that he is a hard worker. Whatever he does, he puts 100% in, and then some.
2) Davis is a very kind and caring person. He, like Lori, is very protective of people. Unlike Lori however, he knows where to draw the line. He's the guy you go to when you have some trouble and you know he has your back.
3) Davis has a personality of you have to have no soul or be a complete bastard not to like him. Unlike Lori, who has the personality of "you like me or you don't," (although to be fair to Lori, people tend to hate her on things which she doesn't realize she's doing, they think she's doing or things they don't fully understand about Lori's personality. This is currently being seen with Shaun) you literally have to be a complete scumbag not to like him. Like Liz. She hates his guts.
4) He avoids conflict if possible. He isn't afraid of it, he just doesn't see the point.
5) Because Lori is always getting into trouble, Davis is very knowledgeable in cures and healing magic.
6) Davis is very cautious when he knows there is danger afoot. (Unlike Lori who is sooner to run into the danger then away.)
1) She is an idiot. <Very important
2) She will never start something. She will however finish it. She also has no aversion to conflict. She sees it as something that is always there.
3) Her sense of control is horrendous. Typically she will be able to hold back, especially if someone else is like "Lori." However, if the psychological line is crossed, she will go berserk. (The crackhead line.)
4) She literally wants to be a superhero/knight in shining armor. [Reasons explained below]
5) If it doesn't entertain her, or she doesn't take active interest in the subject, she doesn't learn anything.
6) She hates losing. This comes into play into academics because she will work hard enough so she doesn't fail a class. Barely passing is winning after all. She also never backs down when in a fight. (The reason she walked away from Shaun as I explained earlier was because she didn't consider it a 'fight.' She knew she was reaching a tipping point and was going to say things she was going to regret, so she left before that could happen.)
7) She has a bit of a reckless streak. (Which I will throw an idea to highlight this personality trait at the end of this post.)
8) Because she is an idiot, she doesn't see the world and think as other people do. This has had its ups and downs.
9) She is very easy going and you can say a lot of things about her to her face and she'll just take it in stride. However, there are some things you just shouldn't say. Insulting her family is a huge one. So is insulting her friends. On that note, she is incredibly dangerous when angry. However, to reach that anger line for her to be dangerous, you need to cross the psychological line. Which Matt did when he cursed Audrey.
10) Lori, due to being hurt so much, has a very high defense status (due to her body being like wtf girl, screw this we are making the bones harder to break) and can take a lot more physical punishment then what should be expected of her. She is also much stronger then she lets on.
THE STORY OF LORI BEING RAISED BY DAVIS:
1) When Lori was little, Davis would read her comic books as bed time stories. She up and decided around 2 that she wanted to be a superhero/knight and shining armor. Davis got warning bells in his head and decided to read her his history text book. If anything, that just made things worse because Lori saw the heroes, the anti-heroes and the villains in the pages of history.
2) Lori got into her first fight around 3. She was trying to defend a 5 year old from a 6 year old bully. She got her butt handed to her. She gave the boy a bloody lip though. Davis, after hearing about the incident, came to the school next day more or less threatened the boy if he ever messed with his sister there would be hell to pay. Lori saw Davis as being a 'hero' and she seriously began to idolize him.
3) Around this time, Davis was trying out for the Quidditch team and was practicing his flying. Lori had gotten interested, and he began to help her fly on a broom. He noticed she had a real talent for it, so he actually got better at flying by drilling Lori on her ways of thinking when she flew. This is the only thing Lori can trump Davis in as of right now. This is also the reason why Lori can explain how to fly a broom in remedial lessons.
4) As Lori grew older, she got into more and more fights and stupid scenarios (as part of her superhero issue). Davis worried about his sister a lot and would work extra hard so he could protect her if not from the world, but herself. It is during this time, he would begin to tell the other students about his sister. He painted the picture of Lori as a troublemakers with a good intentions and a heart of gold. This is the reason the older students-particularly Gryffindors- like Lori; they had heard of her from her brother over the years and she just grew on them.
5) I explained already Lori's issue with the crackhead, but Davis was severely shaken as well. Ever since that day he has been even more protective of Lori. It is now an odd dynamic between them. Davis is constantly pushing himself to be better so he can prove to himself he can protect Lori and Lori is constantly pushing herself to prove she can protect herself and other people.
Both Lori and Davis love each other very much and get along great despite their huge age difference. Davis is going to have a daughter later on, who I'm thinking either might be in Hogwarts around the First Wizardering War or Second.
OTHER MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:
1) Lori does have feminine clothing. She just prefers to wear the male clothing, or close as male clothing as she can possibly get. She will wear a skirt once fourth year in an attempt to convince the 1st year Gryffindor girl who in convinced she is a boy that she isn't. Fails horribly.
2) When Davis is at school when Lori was little, her mom would try to work at home to the best of her ability, but more often then not Lori would go to work with her father. Watching her father catch criminals certainty didn't help damper her goal of becoming a superhero/knight in shining armor. In fact, that is what she saw her dad as; a superhero protecting the city from all the bad guys.
3) Because her mom is a journalist, she made sure Lori and Davis could write well. She also instilled a hate for the Oxford comma. Also, it made Lori know a lot more dirt then she should on people and how to get said dirt if she so desired.
4) She gets her mischievous streak from her mother. Davis is more like his father and a lot more careful.
I'll edit if I think of other things.
IDEA FOR FUTURE:
When Lori joins the Quidditch team second year, she is going to become seeker. During one of the matches, she gets hit by a bludger and is almost knocked off her broom, and the bludger nearly breaks her arm. So she is dangling in the air, one arm completely useless due to the bludger, holding on the broom with the other and about to pull herself up when she notices the snitch 10 feet below her. So she lets go of her broom and falls to the ground, catching the snitch. Of course Madam Hooch is going to cast a spell that slows the descent of her fall so she isn't hurt, but this shows her recklessness and hate to loose.
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