Traveller and Adventurer
Knotwood Boarding House and Tol Lochúl are two places she considers as homes. But really, she also considers the whole world her home.
She was found as a very young child, not old enough to go about on her own, on the old woman's doorstep. No one in town claimed her or knew her name and, it seemed, that the child didn't know her own name either. Being that the old woman was near blind, she mistook the child for a boy - and the child didn't think to correct her - and adopted her into her household, giving her the name Finchley because of her sociable and chatty personality. By the time the old woman figured out that Finchley was, indeed, a girl, the name had already stuck and the child began to call her "Grandma".
But she turned out to be as useful about the house as both a girl and a boy, helping the near blind old woman with mending, cooking, and cleaning, as well as doing all the heavy lifting and errands. On her spare time she often entertained the younger girl children in the town with fantastical stories of far off places she heard here and there. She'd also run around after the older boys, pretending to be adventurers, heroes, and different characters from famous legends told by an aspiring adventurer named Dewitt, who would eventually become Finchley's dearest friend and inspiration.
But her Grandma's time in Middle Earth eventually came to a close, as she was already old when she adopted Finchley. She left everything to her adopted grandchild and gave her blessing for Finchley to live out her life as she saw fit, only asking that she make sure she has few regrets at the end of it all.
After a period of mourning, 19 year old Finchley sold almost everything including the house, keeping only a few precious momentos and personal effects necessary for living on the road, and used the money to buy a horse she promptly named Destiny, who turned out to be a rather proud, loyal, and brave sort of companion. She then hit the road to become a bonafide traveller and adventurer like she always wanted to.
Finchley travels the roads and beyond with her found family and companions. Though she has grown used to sleeping in beds again, camping under the stars when the weather permits is something she still likes best and having the road underneath her feet will always feel right to her.
Those who would harm the people she loves.
Nothing much. She's not overly fond of cauliflower but she'll eat it.
To go where no one she knew growing up (aside from Floid and Dewitt) has gone before and to be of help to those she loves.
"If there's something you admire about someone, you should tell them so while you can."
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