16 years old. Lives in Ohio.
Leads a ‘solo’ life p10 – “If I’m off by myself, I don’t get into fights” p145
Brown eyes, no tattoos.
Tans during the Summer.
Practical person – “kids who claim to be mechanics, and are really good at explaining why things won’t work. Connor on the other hand, actually fixes them” p203
Jumps to quick assumptions –grabbing the storked baby – “Now Risa realises he doesn’t just make bad decisions, he makes dangerous ones.” P64
Quick on his feet – escapes police on p18 – Fights Roland at the Harvest Camp p278
Instinctive – “One time we had family over and the talk got me crazy, I hurled a plate at the china hutch.” P145
An intelligent person – “Connor had done the right thing. For once, he had seen the situation more clearly than she” p152
Heroic – “She sees Connor as a hero” after he interrupts Roland’s abuse of Risa p152
Integrity – “People like you because you’ve got integrity.” Hayden tells him p203
Creative – piano player – 15 years old
Understands pressure – piano competition
Self critical – “Five mistakes” in piano competition p20
Physically agile – 5n StaHo since birth able to defend herself against Connor p45
Helpful and empathetic – “I want to help you” p233 (to Connor)
Intelligent – “You did well in the aptitude tests, Risa – above average, actually” p267
Loves music – “The joy of having her fingers on the keys again can only be matched by the horror of knowing what’s going on beneath her feet” The Chop Shop p274.
p27 Born to be unwound on his thirteenth birthday – a tithe. Organises his unwinding party like a friend's Bar Mitzvah – carried around in chair etc.
5 natural siblings, one adopted and three by stork – Lev was exactly one tenth (tithing)
All his life faced kids who resented him p31
He is “his family’s pride and joy” p31
“clean cut” “the way he holds himself, is refined and graceful, deliberate and delicate,” p157. “strangely honourable nature of the...