Cinder is the 2012 debut young adult science fiction novel of American author Marissa Meyer, published by Macmillan Publishers through their subsidiary Feiwel & Friends. The leaders agree on the cyborg rights but felt uncomfortable about Lunars on Earth so Cinder presents Adri to the meeting and mentions Garan's bioelectric security system that prevents Earthens from being bio electrically manipulated. Michelle hides Selene in a bomb shelter where it is turned into an operation room. 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. Meanwhile, Winter's forces arrive to help Cinder's side. Linh-meiQueen SelenePrincess SeleneLinh-dàren (by Torin)Sweetheart (by Carswell Thorne)Ambassador Linh-BlackburnYour MajestyHer Lunar MajestyCuddly Cyborg (byCarswell Thorne) Scarlet said that Cinder couldn't get a lot of hits in, but when she did, she did hard. Adri took full advantage of Cinders status as a cyborg and mistreated Cinder, believing that she was the cause of Garan's death—which is partially true, since Lunars were the ones who carried the plague to Earth. Cinder is described as having sharp perfect features and porcelain skin. Age: 16. At a very young age, Cinder is in a fire that causes major damage. Kai is kind and willing to do anything to protect his people. They saw Kai's announcement of his marriage to Levana once they got back on the ship. Cinder and Wolf were captured by Levana's guards and killed Maha along with two other people. It was created by her stepfather, Linh Garan, before he succumbed to the plague letumosis (or blue fever). He then presents Cinder with her old foot as a joke. Nestling: Firelink Shrine: This crow provides rare items in exchange for specific items. Winter and Jacin were sent to the other sectors to round up more workers who were prepared to fight, while Cinder and Scarlet went ahead with the combined Lunar wolf-hybrid soldiers and workers. 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 denies this and Levana tells her to sacrifice herself to save Thorne, when Thorne jumps in on the conversation. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. They return Kai to Earth, where his palace was being burned. Because cyborgs are considered second-class citizens, Cinder technically belongs to her stepmother, and Adri volunteers Cinder (against her will) for the medical trials being done to find a cure for the plague. After the two argued for a bit, Cinder finally admitted that she was Princess Selene. Alternative name(s) When someone gets hurt or in trouble, she becomes tense and concerned, and cares for even the people she doesn't know. Already a member? She revealed how Channary was an abusive and terrible sister, saying when she was young, Channary's favorite trick was to pretend that she loved Levana, having never felt love from her parents and then tortured her. Our summaries and analyses are written by experts, and your questions are answered by real teachers. She was only allowed to rule until Selene was age thirteen, so Levana came up with a plan to kill her. Nationality Species Kai genuinely cares for Cinder, but he feels shocked and betrayed when it is revealed at the ball that Cinder has been concealing the fact that she is both a cyborg and a Lunar. Levana suggested that she and Kai bargain for Cinder's life, with Levana threatening to start a war and keep the letumosis medicine from Earth. As a result, 16,000 Earthens were killed. Later, Thorne asked her if there was any particular place she would have had to escape to. Linh Cinder is a talented mechanic whose services are highly respected. D&D Beyond In the beginning of the story, Cinder is worried about Luna as the new government has only been in office for 6 weeks but Iko reassures her everything will be fine. 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. Build: 5’8”, slender, few curves, almost boyish Eye color Cinder kissed him in an attempt to stop him, but it didn't work, and Levana only laughed at her. Dmitri Erland). Only Cinder and Wolf were left together, along with Sybil's guard Jacin Clay, and they traveled to Africa to find Dr. Erland. They kissed, but were then disrupted by a newsfeed: Levana had massacred the town that had helped Cinder, Wolf and Jacin, and all six Earthen Unions claimed war on Luna. Every day, Michelle would check on Selene to make sure she was okay. Cinder arrives at the throne room and sees Thorne with the queen, being manipulatively held near the ledge of the throne room. This fire was started by Levana, in order to claim the crown permanently for herself.  Her left hand and leg are made of metal, the prostheses on her leg going up to mid-thigh, as well as four ribs and splints along the bones in her right leg. He knows about Cinder's true identity as Princess Selene, and they discuss different plans for getting Cinder to Luna to broadcast the video they made that shows the Lunars that she is the rightful leader of Luna. The book starts about a month after they had kidnapped Emperor Kaito. Linh Cinder (born Selene Channary Jannali Blackburn, meaning "moon" in Greek) is the primary heroine of The Lunar Chronicles. Character » Cinder appears in 9 issues. Levana reschedules the wedding to happen in ten days on Luna. Winter was very excited and interested in Cinder, being her lost cousin and friend and her being a cyborg. Like Cinder, Kai faced decisions that could result in sacrificing his own life for what he perceived as the greater good. The girls then lead Scarlet downstairs where the house is transformed, Scarlet's friend, Émilie, has arrived, and Wolf reveals he planned this whole scheme knowing the publicity surrounding their wedding was irritating Scarlet and he wanted her to be happy. 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. Physical description 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. PLAY. The townspeople of Farafrah saved them, and they escaped to New Beijing to stop the wedding. 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. She told him that the tear ducts she would have had were in the way of her retina scanner and netlink. 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. After Kai left, the market was evacuated due to a baker in the marketplace, Chang Sacha, showing signs of letumosis. His fate is to be used as a human guinea-pig in the company’s chemical weapon developments, an unexpected side-effect leaving him co… A cyborg named Linh Cinder is the novel's protagonist. During their trip there, Cinder is forced to kill several soldiers and glamour them. But really what she knew about They kidnapped him, and met up with the group again on the palace roof. Though she's extremely practical, capable, and compassionate, Cinder has few friends. Just before Cinder loses consciousness, she shoots Levana in the head and the revolution is put to an end. She's sixteen years old and works as a mechanic, though most of her earnings go to her stepmother, Adri. He also urged her to escape the New Beijing prison and meet him in Africa to help overthrow Levana. It is mentioned numerous times in the series that Cinder's figure is too angular and too boyish (slightly curved). 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. 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. After the coronation, Kai found Cinder in the throne room for privacy. Match. 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. Prince Kai, and later Emperor Kai, rules the Eastern Commonwealth. Relentless in her imperious pursuit of power, Cinder demonstrates a cunning that shows in her successful manipulation of events and people throughout the first three volumes. This upsets Roman, but just as he is about to threaten the two, Cinder appears, causing Roman to back down and Emerald to appear happy. Role in the series Cinder makes her debut appearance in " The Royal Dragon ". Orbeck of Vinheim: Road of Sacrifices, Firelink Shrine: A Sorcery trainer who will accept Sorcery Scrolls … When the group was confronted by Sybil and her royal guards, Cinder tortured Sybil's mind, driving her insane and ultimately causing Sybil to commit suicide by jumping off the roof. Ethnicity Cinder didn't find Michelle but found out about Scarlet, her granddaughter. They raid the closets for a disguise outfit for Cress and … Cinder would later become the Empress of the Eastern Commonwealth. The book ends with Cinder being excited for what is to come, knowing anything with Kai was right. Generally warm-hearted, fair, and friendly to people, she is also somewhat awkward in conversations, due to a slight complex about her being a cyborg and looking down upon herself because of this. Cinder set off in search of her and found her outside an opera house with Wolf. Selene Channary Jannali Blackburn Cinder was selected as one of IndieBound's Kids' Next List for winter 2012. Cinder lives her life as a cyborg: she is part human and part machinery. 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. Inciting Event: In the market place, Prince Kai brings his android to Cinder. When they arrive, a bunch of journalists start badgering the ex-Queen so Scarlet scares them off by firing her gun. 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. Cinder is also featured in the "The Little Android" as a mechanic who helps Star. Cinder was the last Queen of Luna, because she willingly abdicated the throne, and transferred the government into a republic. After she was badly burned, she was called the ugly princess of Luna but Levana revealed she promised herself that she would practice her glamour to become the most beautiful of all. 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. Why does Cinder turn down Kai's offer? When she falls in love with Kai she finds herself hiding more and more about herself. Cress led Kai into the podship dock where Cinder was repairing Iko. Princess Winter took custody of her, and Scarlet became her majesty's new "pet". Gender In the beginning of Cress, she was also shown to train physically with Wolf, gaining some martial arts abilities. Then, she manipulated Selene's nanny to accidentally light the room on fire. Levana then says Cinder has grown up to be just like Channary and her. Cinder then ran out of the palace, pursued by Levana, Kai, and the Lunar guards. Test. Cinder agrees to spare Levana's life after the queen surrenders. 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. 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. Cinder is the central heroine of the Lunar Chronicles. He's a popular, handsome young man who meets and befriends Cinder when he takes his android to her for repair. Eventually, Cinder adapted to her surroundings and became aware of the people that disliked her due to her being a cyborg. He helps the crew, and flies the Rampion to Farafrah in Africa and meet Dr. Dmitri Erland (later known as as Dr. Sage Darnel). Cinder raced to the palace, muddy and wet, but Kai welcomed her anyway, even though the whole crowd was staring. 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. This thread is archived. In fact, almost every time he thought about her, he wished she could escape. She apologized to him and vice versa. When Mercury and Emerald return to Roman's hideout, Roman comments that Cinder sent "the kids again" and deduces that they killed Tukson, a Faunus Cinder had told him to eliminate. Adri was initially shocked to see Cinder again, but then made sure that Cinder knew she must still do her "chores.". 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. Cinder realizes Adri is far too close-minded to reason with and let things go. The criminal charges on Thorne are dropped and they give him a lease on the Rampion. Cinder is ruthless and sadistic, as demonstrated when she delivers a killing blow to a clearly defeated Pyrrha Nikos and later throws a spear at a defenseless Weiss Schnee. The family resided in a French château, just beyond a small- but powerful- kingdom. Unfortunately, Garan has contracted letumosis and is taken to quarantines. Flashcards. 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. JOdunade. She is strong willed and has perseverance. When Cress opened the gates, Cinder's army then marched into Artemisia Palace and interrupted Levana's coronation ceremony. She is the leader of a group of anarchists seeking to cause chaos in the world of Remnant. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. They appear to deeply love each other and will sacrifice one for the other. The group, except for Cress, escapes to Wolf's old house which was under the care of Maha Kesley, Wolf's mother. You'll get access to all of the However, using his Lunar gift, the doctor made Cinder feel tired and safe, and he persuaded her not to attack him. She is more of a cat person (according to Marissa Meyer). Cinder tried to resist, taking out two med-droids (with her boot and a magbelt) in the process but was tasered by a third droid and taken in unconscious. Cinder fixes the family's android, Iko, in hopes of impressing her adoptive family. He shows some delight in cruelty, however this is somewhat tempered by his dependence on Haliax. Scarlet was reunited with the group along with Winter when they escape the palace with the help of Jacin. Learn. As the true Lunar queen, Cinder is an extremely skilled Lunar with unbelievably powerful abilities of glamouring, along with bioelectricity manipulation. The capital of Luna, Artemesia, originates from Artemis, the Greek goddess of the moon and hunting after Selene retired. Cinder and Kai had several intimate moments, including Kai asking her to go to the ball with him. Powerpoint consists of extracts of character descriptions from a variety of books with question prompts to explore author's viewpoints and methods of description. Scarlet, Winter, and the other infected workers were given the antidote and recovered swiftly. He was also very tired of the wedding preparations. She … Age 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) † Her skills are hinted to even surpass Levana's, which is partially why Levana both loathes and fears her. Until it was disabled by Dr. Erland, she had a small chip that suppressed her Lunar gift installed in her spine. She also captured Scarlet as a pilot for her ship, after which she was tortured. Cinder content, as well as access to more than 30,000 additional guides and more than 350,000 Homework Help questions answered by our experts. The group is then reunited with Kai, Winter, and Jacin. Selene was thought to be dead and Levana became the queen, as opposed to queen regent, which she was before Selene's "death". Since Garan had the prototype that would protect the princess from manipulation and using her gift, they inserted it into her axis vertebrae. 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. 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. 5’8" When Selene was eleven, Logan started Selene's cybernetic surgeries since he was going insane from Lunar sickness. He has shoulder length, curly, white hair and matte black eyes with no sclera. Golden Brown, straight and fine, to just below shoulders, that she wears in a low ponytail, bangs Write. The doctor injected her with tagged letumosis pathogens and waited for them to take effect so he could give her a test antidote. Cinder's coronation ceremony became the most viewed netfeed of the third era. All through the while, she thought about telling Thorne about her being Princess Selene, but decides against it. 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. Cinder then asks Kai to have a meeting with the world leaders about the Treaty of Bremen. Linh Cinder was thought to have been born on November 29, 109 T.E. In the book Cinder, she said that she was thrown through the windshield and the hover rolled on top of her. Selene was placed under the care of Michelle Benoit. Lunar Garan died from letumosis a few weeks after adopting Cinder, consequently making Adri Cinder's new legal guardian. Adri and Cinder's stepsister Pearl resent her presence and look down on her, but her younger stepsister, Peony, is kind to her. There, Scarlet accused Cinder of not trying to save the Earthen Union and just hiding in the shadows. Cinder's ethnicity is mixed (possibly Asian/Caucasian) as shown in Marissa Meyer's blog. Cress hacks into the palace's security system while Thorne starts firing gunshots, causing a diversion while, Wolf, Cinder, and Iko escape the ship. Guards come to take Cinder, Adri, and Pearl to trial, and Cinder, now enraged, lifted Adri up by her shirt saying she will force Adri to gouge her own eyes out if she tells the Lunars that Cinder's cyborg foot is removable. Cinder then tells him her plan to dissolve the Lunar monarchy to avoid a future monarch from committing the crimes Levana had. The Rampion escaped into space with Cinder deciding to finally fight back. Tanned game: Crimson Keep chapter 3 Locations & encounter rates: Lumen City(hightown)-100% drop rates: Medium Girlcum x3 + Medium Pink Liquid x2 + Afterglow x3: 50% Medium Girlcum + Flameberry Milk x2 + Afterglow x3: 50% Pinna is a cinder stalker encountered in chapter 3, she is the girlfriend of Bilaari, a flame zealot. Her mother had shown only kindness to her, letting her sleep in her bedroom and feeding her herself. He goes to a shelter, where he apologizes to Levana about being kidnapped before their wedding was supposed to start. Dr. Erland told her that she's actually immune to the plague and he questioned her about her childhood. Cyborg 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. In the beginning of Cinder, she's part tomboy and doesn't particularly care how she dresses; she does, however, wear a ball gown to the Commonwealth ball. Occupation D&D Beyond Sometime during her childhood, Cinderella's mother tragically passed away, and as a result of believing his daughter needed a mother figure in her life, Cinderella's father remarried a woman named Lady Tremaine, who notably had two daughters of her own, … STUDY. 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 very end, Kai takes Cinder and asks her to marry him, leading to a future together. 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. She did not die, but lost her left leg and hand, and was taken to Earth by Logan Tanner, her stepfather. He even agrees to marry Levana—and forfeit his own life in doing so—to procure an antidote for the disease that is ravaging the Eastern Commonwealth. Cinderella was born to wealthy, unnamed parents, who treated their daughter with great love. A battle of bioelectric manipulation begins between Cinder and Levana, with Cinder coming out as the victor. The group (excluding Scarlet) was reunited later in the hotel, but when they left the hotel, they were cornered by the Commonwealth military. Cinder (main character) ——————————————— Descriptions: Cinder is a kind, caring tom who's in love with Bluebell. Create. However, Channary died of regolith poisoning and her sister Levana took the throne. Cinder became furious, stating that Michelle sent her off without telling her that she was Selene, and Scarlet apologized. Cinder is a dragon who appears in the Disney Junior animated series, Sofia the First. Terms in … Cinder hits Scarlet and gives her a mild concussion and tells Wolf take the rest of them to safety. Log in Sign up. 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. Linh Cinder is a teenage girl, part human, part cyborg who, as a result of her hidden past and lineage, finds herself the center of a war between the Lunars, Earth, and her own family. In Greco-Roman mythology, Selene is the titan goddess of the moon, while her Roman counterpart is Luna. Their conversation lead into an argument and resulted in Cinder shooting him with a tranquilizing dart. 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.