Behind The Name:Doomsy doesn’t know what her real name is
and refuses to speak of her current name’s origin.
Story Rank:She is the second main character of the series after her brother, Valor McRaven.
Primary Magic Affiliation:Sorcerer
Secondary Magic Affiliation:Sanguinati
Date & Place of Birth:Age 6. Doomsy insists she was born on Halloween night in Nevelhorn, Clandestula: a region in east Hoopenfangia.
Coven:In Book One, Curse of the McRavens, Doomsy doesn’t aspire to become a Sanguinati Apprentice of Magic, as no one under the age of 12 qualifies.
Address:Doomsy lived with her adoptive parents in their apartment on the southwestern side of Mystic Steeples (Apprentice apartment 3062+ on the eighth floor over Toadflax Hall). After Mystic Ministry arrested the McRaven family, Doomsy’s new address became a cell in Grossatete Sanatorium located a mile from Mystic Steeples in the city of Severance.
Height/Weight/Physical Description:3 foot 6 inches tall. Doomsy has Cupid’sbow lips, turquoise-blue eyes, and a skeletal or cross-shaped face. She often wears a corset to give herself an hourglass figure.
Though this is not uncommon for young witches, she always wears enchanted powder and magical makeup on her ghostly pale skin.
Parents' Names & Occupations:Doomsy doesn’t know or remember who her parents are. Lithium and Houmas McRaven adopted her when she was six years old.
Other Family Members:Valor McRaven is her adoptive brother. She has a raggedy old Poppet doll named Pippie.
Familiar:Mr. Grudgings, her snake with green scales.
Education:Sanguinati grade school.
Divulgence Diviner: The ability to extract a confession.
Presto Numbo: A spell that causes numbness in an opponent’s body.
Subtle Claw: A spell that inflicts cuts.
Finger-bone of an elf: To pick simple locks.
Hail’s Bells: Little bells used to conjure a hailstorm.
Magic Wand:Doomsy has a magic wand she keeps hidden in various places while in the sanatorium. She claims Stabbah Cadavers gave it to her for protection since Doomsy is so young and little. Using ancient-ebony wood, a Sorcerer constructed this rare, nine-inch wand and added a phoenix-spine in its core.
Community Status: Sorcerers generally respect her if they’re close to her. She usually intimidates Nizzertits because they find her strange.
“I don’t trust most adults. When I walk into a room, I first notice if there are any children, then I look for people I don’t like.”
The Sanguinatigenerally think her harmless because of her youth.
Hobbies/Recreations: 1) Sorcery. 2) Making dolls. 3) Death photography and similar art. 4) Brewing things in cauldrons. 5) Arcane studies. 6) Cemeteries. 7) Monuments. 8) Tombstones. 9) Funerary rituals. 10) Mourning art and jewelry.
Likes: 1) Doomsy has never admitted to liking anything although, she does seem to cling to her best friend, Stabbah Cadavers. 2) Her brother, Valor. 3) Her familiar, Mr. Grudgings. 4) Hats. 5) Oddities. 6) Spells. 7) Her poppet doll. 8) Her colors of choice are black, gray, sepia, and dark red. 9) Choco-tokens cereal. 10) Dark and dreary aesthetics. 11) Funeral dirges.
Doomsy Quote: “I find gloom almost spiritual, something that will never let me down, and I always know what to expect.”
Dislikes: 1) Questions about her past. 2) People. 3) Surface data. 4) Being taken advantage of. 5) Cruelty to animals. 6) People stepping on her toes. 7) Habitual liars. 8) Clowns. 9) Comedians. 10) Bodybuilders. 11) People who abuse their authority. 12) The vespercestors. 13) Pastel colors (mostly pink). 14) Glitter. 15) Girls who use their femininity and flirtations to manipulate boys. 16) Cold weather. 17) She hates high mounted light fixtures and oversized buildings.
1) Having Valor become disappointed with her.
2) Being abandoned or orphaned again.
3) She distrusts adults.
Attitude toward Life: Doomsy has a “why bother?” outlook much of the time.
Idiosyncrasies: 1) Doomsy is bull-headed. 2) She only writes in lowercase. 3) Though she can transvect (free float), she prefers to travel by besom.
Voice: With a raspy voice and remarkably advanced vocabulary for her age, she avoids using flowery words like nice, wonderful, happy, good….
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