Michelle soon renamed the princess "Cinder", a name that shows she was reborn from the cinders of the nursery fire. Golden Brown, straight and fine, to just below shoulders, that she wears in a low ponytail, bangs. Cinder's coronation ceremony became the most viewed netfeed of the third era. Cinder, Adri, and Pearl were part of the wedding entertainment on trial, and while Adri and Pearl were spared, Cinder was to be executed by dismemberment. JOdunade. Cinder was the last Queen of Luna, because she willingly abdicated the throne, and transferred the government into a republic. Then, she manipulated Selene's nanny to accidentally light the room on fire. Cinder manages to break out of prison at the end of the book, and Kai is left unsure as to whether his feelings for her are real or the result of her Lunar powers of manipulation. Emperor Kai is Cinder's love interest. “Vanity is a factor, but it is more a question of control. Cinder was selected as one of IndieBound's Kids' Next List for winter 2012. Cinder then wakes up in a clinic with Kai and Dr. Nandez, a cybernetic surgeon who was flown up to Luna to fix Cinder. Her associates include her subordinates Mercury Black and Emerald Sustrai, the criminal mastermind Roman Torchwick and Adam Taurus, the leader of the Vale sect of the White Fang. Evil Matriarch: Cinder’s abusive mother-figure is a greedy, sociopathic monster with no concern for anyone but herself. Levana told her to stop but Cinder instead tells the court that she is Princess Selene and records the trial, which saw past Levana's glamour. Family member(s) Linh Cinder (born Selene Channary Jannali Blackburn, meaning "moon" in Greek) is the primary heroine of The Lunar Chronicles. For Scarlet, her dress was new, her red shoes were borrowed from Winter, her grandma's European Federation Pilot pin was something old, and her something blue was the word "Alpha" embroidered in blue on her wedding dress by Winter. The gang, now consisting of Thorne, Cress, Wolf, Iko, and Cinder, sneak on the ship Emperor Kaito is riding to visit Artemesia for his wedding to Queen Levana, and with the help of Kai and Torin, successfully make it there. In "Something Old, Something New", the story takes place two years after the events of the Lunar Revolution where Queen Selene, who has dissolved the Lunar monarchy, has now established a republic on Luna and has made herself an ambassador to the new government. However, since Cinder thought her status as a cyborg and later Lunar made her unfit for Kai, she repeatedly turned him down, making up random excuses. Face of an Angel, Mind of a Demon: Brigit is described as gorgeous many times. Why does Cinder turn down Kai's offer? Scarlet said that Michelle had died. 48 comments. Create. Terms in … And I'm not just talking about theories, though those are welcome too, I'm also talking about like character analysis of Cinder and what would be a natural progression for her. PLAY. Cinder is the 2012 debut young adult science fiction novel of American author Marissa Meyer, published by Macmillan Publishers through their subsidiary Feiwel & Friends. Because of this, Adri blamed Cinder for her husband's death, and turned her into a slave to earn money for her. This causes Cinder to meet many new people. Unfortunately, Garan has contracted letumosis and is taken to quarantines. Cinderella was born to wealthy, unnamed parents, who treated their daughter with great love. She told him that the tear ducts she would have had were in the way of her retina scanner and netlink. Cinder Fall is the secondary antagonist of the American animated web series RWBY. Adri and Cinder's stepsister Pearl resent her presence and look down on her, but her younger stepsister, Peony, is kind to her. Cinder didn't find Michelle but found out about Scarlet, her granddaughter. How do the prince and Cinder meet again? Once Cinder learned that if Kai accepted the Lunar Queen Levana's offer of marriage she would kill him, Cinder went to the ball to warn Kai. Cinder then made a video for the outer sectors to show that she was alive and was ready to begin her revolution. Princess Winter took custody of her, and Scarlet became her majesty's new "pet". The pair decided to team-up since Thorne had a ship that would take Cinder away from the Commonwealth's military. They successfully fixed her but her retina scanner in her brain was broken. When Selene turned 11, Michelle had found Linh Garan, who was willing to adopt the princess and take care of her. When someone gets hurt or in trouble, she becomes tense and concerned, and cares for even the people she doesn't know. Garan took her to the Eastern Commonwealth to live with him, despite his wife, Adri, refusing to accept the girl into their family. The book starts about a month after they had kidnapped Emperor Kaito. Cinder denies this and Levana tells her to sacrifice herself to save Thorne, when Thorne jumps in on the conversation. Milky is the mother of Thistle and Lavender. He eventually falls for her and, not realizing she's a cyborg, invites her to the royal ball. In addition to being a cyborg, Dr. Erland also informed Cinder that he had discovered her to be a Lunar shell as well, which upset Cinder. Kai seemed to have been extremely distressed by this, because he actually liked her and felt betrayed, for he didn't know if his feelings for Cinder was just her messing with his mind or real. With the help of Linh Garan, an inventor from the Eastern Commonwealth surgeon who also agreed to adopt Selene, the group turned the Lunar princess into a cyborg. In Greco-Roman mythology, Selene is the titan goddess of the moon, while her Roman counterpart is Luna. After Kai left, the market was evacuated due to a baker in the marketplace, Chang Sacha, showing signs of letumosis. Finding out that Cinder was both cyborg and Lunar supposedly shocked Kai, who now was not sure whether his relationship with Cinder was all an illusion, part of Cinder's glamour. At the same time, Cinder found symptoms of the plague (spots and rashes on the infected's skin) on Peony and she was promptly taken away by med-droids to a quarantine. Linh Cinder is the female protagonist of Cinder. Her vertebrae, the silicon and biotissue around her heart, and her amber eyes were also man-made, as well as a control panel at the base of her skull. Cress, an advanced hacker who worked for Levana, was originally scared and embarrassed, but Cinder told her that all they needed was evidence of what Levana was doing in order to dethrone her. Cinder had no recollection of her past life or of her time in the suspension tank and believed her parents were killed in a hover accident. He goes to a shelter, where he apologizes to Levana about being kidnapped before their wedding was supposed to start. Her cyborg foot broke off on the stairs and Cinder fell, exposing her metal parts. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsis He's a popular, handsome young man who meets and befriends Cinder when he takes his android to her for repair. Kai and Cinder grow even closer, sharing real kisses and a long conversation, leading them to have a better understanding of each other. Skin Adri and Pearl were angry and shocked to see her, but Kai refused to let them take Cinder away. A bomb shelter underneath Michelle Benoit's farm held Selene in a suspended animation tank for eight years in order to keep her alive but unconscious. Cinder soon begins to adapt to her cyborg parts and befriends her younger adoptive sister, Linh Peony. The story is loosely based on the classic fairytale Cinderella. Cinder, who was still upset at Adri for what she did for the past 5 years, started to yell at her after Adri mentioned Cinder didn't save Peony believing that she taunted her on her deathbed with the antidote. Cress hacks into the palace's security system while Thorne starts firing gunshots, causing a diversion while, Wolf, Cinder, and Iko escape the ship. Cinder, Jacin, Thorne, Iko, and Cress take up refuge in an old mansion, fixing Cinder to the best of their abilities. Only Cinder and Wolf were left together, along with Sybil's guard Jacin Clay, and they traveled to Africa to find Dr. Erland. After the two argued for a bit, Cinder finally admitted that she was Princess Selene. A dutiful Lord of Cinder, Ludleth will transpose Boss Souls into equipment for use. Unlike Levana, she cares deeply about the value of other lives, whether it's Lunar, Earthen, cyborg, shell, etc. Due to a failed experiment, his body was turned into living flame. The queen, terrified of the people seeing her true face, ordered the video to stop playing and ran back to the throne room. Sybil Mira discovered the plan, and sets a trap. He had seen Cinder there, but Dr. Erland made sure to not tell Kai about Cinder being a cyborg. Cinder also revealed to Kai that she was unable to blush, for it could lead to her overheating and her power system going on shut down until she lowered all her temperature levels. Occupation Levana found out about this and she ordered Aimery and her guards to capture Cinder. Full name He also urged her to escape the New Beijing prison and meet him in Africa to help overthrow Levana. What are the ramifications of the plague in the novel Cinder? He healed Wolf and told them that Lunars were no longer immune to the plague as seeing evidence of the disease mutating. Gender Cinder also mentioned that she did not remember anything before her surgery and was taken to the Eastern Commonwealth by Linh Garan, her former guardian.  At the very end, Kai takes Cinder and asks her to marry him, leading to a future together. Character » Cinder appears in 9 issues. There, Scarlet accused Cinder of not trying to save the Earthen Union and just hiding in the shadows. The group, except for Cress, escapes to Wolf's old house which was under the care of Maha Kesley, Wolf's mother. On both her cyborg leg and hand, where the metal meets skin, there is scar tissue, the result of the fire. They saw Kai's announcement of his marriage to Levana once they got back on the ship. Amber CINDER LINH Birth date/place: Luna; December 21, 2109, Sagittarius. Inciting Event: In the market place, Prince Kai brings his android to Cinder. Cress led Kai into the podship dock where Cinder was repairing Iko. In "Glitches", Linh Garan takes Selene, now "Linh Cinder", back home to the Eastern Commonwealth where she meets her new adoptive family. ID number Garan died from letumosis a few weeks after adopting Cinder, consequently making Adri Cinder's new legal guardian. Within a week of discovering her skills, she is able to control one of the lupine soldiers of Luna, which is a very remarkable ability, as thaumaturges, with years of training, have difficulty doing so. A battle of bioelectric manipulation begins between Cinder and Levana, with Cinder coming out as the victor. Cinder raced to the palace, muddy and wet, but Kai welcomed her anyway, even though the whole crowd was staring. Kai is kind and willing to do anything to protect his people. She is more of a cat person (according to Marissa Meyer). They then discovered an orange, old-fashioned, gas-powered car, which Cinder planned to take home and repair in order to get to Europe and out of Adri's reach. Cinder asks Levana how she got her horrible injuries and she reveals that her sister caused the injuries. Search. All of this is shown through the action of the character working to remove her too-small foot. He told her that she was Princess Selene, the Lunar daughter of the late Queen Channary, and that Cinder should reclaim her rightful place as ruler. In the aftermath of the ball, Kai turns Cinder over to Queen Levana, who insists on putting Cinder on trial. Cinder agrees to spare Levana's life after the queen surrenders. During the after party, Cinder takes Kai to the bomb shelter were she was kept for 8 years to show him a piece in her past. In Something Old, Something New, Kai asked her to marry him and be the Commonwealth's empress and she said yes. Cinder arrives at the throne room and sees Thorne with the queen, being manipulatively held near the ledge of the throne room. Levana saw her there and recognized her because her glamour was similar to her mother's (Levana's late sister, Queen Channary). (Even though she would have rather gone alone.) The doctor conducting the trials discovers that Cinder is the lost princess, and she eventually comes to realize that everything she thought she knew about her parents and her life before the accident was a lie. It is easier to trick others into perceiving you … Michelle hides Selene in a bomb shelter where it is turned into an operation room. Scarlet was reunited with the group along with Winter when they escape the palace with the help of Jacin. Some who have dark secrets. When Cinder returned home, Adri was grieving over the loss of Peony and infuriated with Cinder, blaming the cause of her daughter's sickness on Cinder. Meanwhile, Winter's forces arrive to help Cinder's side. The first two sentences of Cinder reveal the main character, that the character is a cyborg, and that the current screw has been in use for a long time. But really what she knew about Every day, Michelle would check on Selene to make sure she was okay. Orbeck of Vinheim: Road of Sacrifices, Firelink Shrine: A Sorcery trainer who will accept Sorcery Scrolls … Kai then forced Cinder to tell him all of her secrets. Cinder is able to have children because her cyborg surgery left her ovaries untouched ( many female cyborgs are left infertile due to invasive procedures, according to Doctor. The capital of Luna, Artemesia, originates from Artemis, the Greek goddess of the moon and hunting after Selene retired. During there preparations, after Winter persuades her to wear her wedding dress and Iko does her hair, Scarlet tells the girls about an old wedding tradition where the bride has to wear something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. Peony was too sick to realize what was going on and take the antidote, and ended up dying, so Cinder gave the antidote to Chang Sunto, the son of Chang Sacha the baker who had contracted the plague at the marketplace. Build: 5’8”, slender, few curves, almost boyish No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl.... Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. Eye color: brown Hair color/style: straight, fine, brunette, just below shoulders; Build: 5’8”, slender, few curves, almost boyish Glamour: She’s tempted to hide her cyborg parts but tries to fight it. Levana has him jump off the balcony but Cinder catches him and Thorne started punching and cutting Cinder due to being forced by Levana. Cinder even describes her as a demon wrapped in an angel’s skin. Ben Ferris, a small-time criminal with counts of assault, breaking and entering and arson on his record, is the latest convict to be bought out of jail for Ultratech’s twisted uses. Cinder pondered this, unsure if she should find Dr. Erland in Africa, but decided to go to France to look for Michelle Benoit to find out more about her past. Cinder with Mercury, Emerald and Roman. Soul of Cinder appears to be a tall knight wearing badly worn and charred armor. He starts to run towards Cress and stabs her multiple times. Scarlet, Winter, and the other infected workers were given the antidote and recovered swiftly. She uses the antidote as a bargaining chip, informing Kai that he must marry her before the Lunars will produce the... (The entire section contains 1255 words.). Character Description Cinder is a confident somewhat naive girl who only wants to be free. Licensed mechanic (former)Princess of Luna (former)Queen of Luna (former)Lunar AmbassadorEmpress of the Eastern Commonwealth (future). An example of this is in Scarlet, when she is devastated and momentarily breaks down after accidentally controlling a police officer in France with her manipulation of bioelectricity, making the police officer guard her from an incoming attack, and dying as the consequence. Kai, the rest of the people at the ball, and most of the world (as it was caught on video) learned that Cinder was a Lunar and cyborg, and Cinder was thrown into New Beijing Prison. The group (excluding Scarlet) was reunited later in the hotel, but when they left the hotel, they were cornered by the Commonwealth military. Cinder is the central heroine of the Lunar Chronicles. These are character descriptions for Cinder. Cinder (main character) ——————————————— Descriptions: Cinder is a kind, caring tom who's in love with Bluebell. Cinder began training with Wolf, both physically and practicing to use her gift. Her skills are hinted to even surpass Levana's, which is partially why Levana both loathes and fears her. Cinder is also featured in the "The Little Android" as a mechanic who helps Star. Cinder is a dragon who appears in the Disney Junior animated series, Sofia the First. He shows some delight in cruelty, however this is somewhat tempered by his dependence on Haliax. As a cyborg, she also has a knife within her hand and tranquilizer darts within her finger that she can shoot at people to temporarily stun them, as she dislikes using her gift (believing that it turns her into a "monster", like Levana). Cinder realizes Adri is far too close-minded to reason with and let things go. Jacin was captured by Sybil, and taken to Luna to undergo a full investigation after betraying the Rampion crew. But on the inside she is insecure about being a cyborg and a lunar. As she learns more about her past, Cinder becomes more self-assured and gains confidence in her abilities, culminating in a public stand-off with Queen Levana. Cinder Characters Cinder is a sixteen-year-old cyborg. Eastern Commonwealth Shocked, Kai picked up her foot. 5’8" Since Cinder had her surgery into being a cyborg, she had some "disabilities", which is what Adri would say, about her. Cinder and Wolf were captured by Levana's guards and killed Maha along with two other people. While Iko was left behind, Jacin drove Cinder along with the antidote to the sector where they met up with a sick Scarlet and Winter. Height Levana reschedules the wedding to happen in ten days on Luna. However, using his Lunar gift, the doctor made Cinder feel tired and safe, and he persuaded her not to attack him. Log in here. save hide report. Marrok Blackburn (maternal grandfather) †Jannali Blackburn (maternal grandmother) †Unknown fatherChannary Blackburn (mother) †Levana Blackburn (maternal aunt) †Winter Hayle-Blackburn (step-cousin)Emperor Kaito (Fiancé)Linh Garan (adoptive father) †Linh Adri (adoptive mother)Linh Pearl (adoptive older sister)Linh Peony (adoptive younger sister) † Levana meets Cinder's forces outside the palace with a band of thaumaturges and quickly deplete Cinder's army. Already a member? share. Born The "rogue fugitives" flew to space. Cinder, Thorne, Cress, and Iko then fly to Earth and arrive at Scarlet's farm for Scarlet and Wolf's wedding which has gained much publicity. Using her Lunar powers, Levana forced Cinder to put a gun to her own head but at the last second, Cinder's cyborg programming kicked in, counteracting Levana's manipulation. During their trip there, Cinder is forced to kill several soldiers and glamour them. Dr. Erland, a researcher in the palace and also a Lunar (although no one knew he was), drew blood from Cinder, and when she woke up, he opened up her control panel and scanned her, revealing that she was 36.28% cyborg, therefore 36.28% not human. December 21, 109 T.E. His weapon of choice is the Firelink Greatsword, a massive version of the Coiled Sword that can change its shape to suit its wielder's needs. Adri was initially shocked to see Cinder again, but then made sure that Cinder knew she must still do her "chores.". Until it was disabled by Dr. Erland, she had a small chip that suppressed her Lunar gift installed in her spine. After the coronation, Kai found Cinder in the throne room for privacy. Because of their connection with Dr. Erland, they met up several times. Cinder told him that when she was eleven, she was told she was in a hover car crash that killed her parents, and was given a control panel, a metal hand, and a metal foot to replace the limbs she had lost. However, because she is a cyborg, she is mistreated by her adoptive family and the prejudiced citizens of New Beijing. After several minutes, however, Cinder's immune system kicked in and the pathogens disappeared. She is the leader of a group of anarchists seeking to cause chaos in the world of Remnant. She is a sixteen year-old mechanic who lives in the Eastern Commonwealth of New Beijing with her step-mother Adri, her two step-sister Pearl and Peony, and her robot Iko. Cinder and Iko attempted to persuade Kai to come with them, but Kai refused, so they tranquilized him and cut out his ID chips. She did not die, but lost her left leg and hand, and was taken to Earth by Logan Tanner, her stepfather. Prince (later Emperor) Kaito is the heir to the Eastern Commonwealth. Species When she is eleven, she is told she had been in an accident that took away her memory. Cinder was genetically augmented by Ultratech, he now possesses the power to super-heat his body to molten levels. She is strong willed and has perseverance. She first appears as an attendee of the annual Roast N' Toast with other dragons, including Crackle and Sizzle. Dmitri Erland). He is the last to arrive, and eventually leads the escape attempt. Later on, while in the junkyard, Cinder, Iko, and Peony were looking for a new magbelt for Adri's hover car. Lunar Since Garan had the prototype that would protect the princess from manipulation and using her gift, they inserted it into her axis vertebrae.  From then on, until she was sixteen years old, Selene had only known herself as Linh Cinder and had never questioned the truthfulness of her identity. Race: Lunar (mixed ethnicity—Asian/Caucasian?, tan skin, even more tan from walking everywhere) Eye color: brown. Kai was unable to find her at the end of the three days and Levana attacked, unleashing special Lunar operatives that she had sneaked on Earth. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The guards disable her handgun and throw her in jail along with Adri and Pearl. Age: 16. You'll get access to all of the Cinder fought back, aiming the gun away from herself. Although part of a social class that takes a place low on the social hierarchy, Cinder uses her personal machine structure to benefit her work as a mechanic. They first met when he entered her booth at the marketplace at New Beijing Market, in the disguise of a gray hoodie to avoid paparazzi, to have his broken android Nainsi fixed. The group was able to sneak into the palace, turn off all video surveillance, and set a distraction to avoid Cinder being spotted. Cinder lives her life as a cyborg: she is part human and part machinery. Jacin, Princess Winter's best friend and royal guard, who was protecting Sybil on the satellite, betrayed Sybil by shooting her, claiming Cinder of controlling her. The two then shared a kiss, but it was interrupted when news of a massacre in Farafrah appeared on Cinder's netscreen. When Kai woke up and found Cinder, he was upset and angry at her but she explained her reasoning behind the kidnapping, including the bit about her being the lost Princess Selene, the true heir to the Lunar throne. Just as Cinder's army was about to lose, the video of Cinder's trial appears and shows the queen's grotesque face, which left Levana stunned and the people able to break free from the queen's hold on their minds. Age: 16 Race: Lunar (mixed ethnicity Caucasian?, tan skin. Age Scarlet said that Cinder couldn't get a lot of hits in, but when she did, she did hard. Kai tells Cinder that Levana is dead and that she is now the queen of Luna. She was then taken in by her uncle Garan and left to his wife's care after his death. This can be used to show how description can be 'weaved in' to writing rather than just a list of characteristics/ features. He is a character in Eternal City. This fire was started by Levana, in order to claim the crown permanently for herself. Linh Cinder (born Selene Channary Jannali Blackburn) was the only child of the late Queen Channary and the niece of Queen Levana, and was therefore the only true heir to the Lunar throne. In Fairest, Cinder was born as Princess Selene. Alternative name(s) Physical description Cinder commands Levana to pass her the knife but just before she can take the knife away from Levana, Levana lunges at Cinder and stabs her in the heart. First Pinch Point: Emperor Riken dies of the plague, leaving New Beijing prone to the wiles of Levana, the bewitching Queen of Luna. When Cinder escaped, Queen Levana was quick to blame Kai because of his feelings for her. Eye color Also, she didn't want to be seen by Levana, she knew she wouldn't be allowed to by Adri, she was already planning on running away, and she had no money for a gown, anyway. To make it more interesting, Levana decided that Adri would dismember her.