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Aurora "Rory" Grace Fairchild-Lightwood Morgenstern is the Shadowhunter daughter of Luna Fairchild and the notoriously rogue Valentine Morgenstern. Rory is the sister of the demonic Jonathan Morgenstern and she is also the step-daughter of the demonic Lilith. She is the lover of Jace Herondale. Rory is the adoptive daughter/niece of Robert and Maryse Lightwood. She is the younger adoptive sister of Alec and Isabelle Lightwood

Aurora is looped back into the Shadow World just after her aunt Jocelyn is taken by Valentine and she is then forced to join with the others. They all wanted the mortal cup making a war between the downworlders, Valentine and the Shadowhunters. She discovered secrets about herself that she never knew before. She discovers her origins, Valentine and many more.

She is portrayed by Karol Sevilla

Biography Edit

Early life Edit

Valentine's Return Edit

Blocked Memories: Visions Edit

Switching Sides Edit

True Shadowhunter Edit

Blood Connections Edit

The Truth Edit

Heart's Desires Edit

Loved, destroyed Edit

Family Edit

Nightmares: Visions Edit

Consequences; Choices and Decisions Edit

The Final Stand Edit

Physical Description Edit

Aurora is a very beautiful young woman. she has a soft heart shaped face with fine bone structure, a wealth of brown-black curly hair, and soft defined, brown eyes. Rory's hair and irises are a shade lighter than the dark brown. She parts her hair to the right. Her hair naturally has loose or tight curls with glue on caramel highlights and pink ombre extensions. Rory has her hair down but with braids. her skin is honey-glazed color with a somewhat light amber. her make-up style is a lot lighter and not heavy weighed. Her makeup: She wears powder without any foundation to show out her amber skin, nude and sparkly eyeshadow lightly put, instead of black liner she uses light brown thin liner on her eyes, mascara, light blush, and shiny lip gloss. She wears a sapphire blue ring and gold bracelet, Rory dresses exactly like Isabelle. She wears a black leather jacket or jean jacket over her clothes. She wears tank tops and camisoles of black, green, purple, grey and blue, along with black pants or leggings. When in battle like the rest she wears black leather armor with Kevlar linings in her clothes. Rory looks like the splitting image of her mother her beauty and many more. Magnus mentions that her hair smells of intoxicating wild berries and roses like her mothers. She has a star shaped scar as a birthmark on her left deep outsided collarbone and shoulder. Also crescent moon shaped scars on her palms

Personality and traits  Edit

Powers and Skills Edit

Powers Edit

  • Nephilim physiology: Being Nephilim, Rory possesses a variety/myriad of enhanced physical and mental abilities granted to her by the blood of Raziel in her veins and also by the angelic Marks of the Gray Book. This includes enhanced strength, quickness, agility, stamina, coordination, and many others which improve over time and practice.
    • The Sight: As a Shadowhunter, Rory is naturally and easily able to see through most magical illusions and layers of glamour over reality. However due to her power of vision receiving she still needs some prompting to see through glamour.
    • Runic magic: Due to the angel blood in their veins, all Shadowhunters are able to apply runes on their skin without any real danger. These Marks, in turn, give varied effects that serve to benefit the wearer.
    • Use of heavenly weapons: As a Nephilim, Rory is also able to handle heavenly weapons, such as seraph blades, with effect that would normally not work for other species.
  • Angelic blood empowerment/Pure Angel Blood: While all Shadowhunters have the angel Raziel's blood in them, the fact that she has even more, directly extracted from Ithuriel as a result of Valentine's experiments while she was still in her mother's womb, contributes to her superiority in certain fields and other enhanced aspects beyond the normal Shadowhunter parameters. Because of this, she became also linked to the angel Ithuriel so much that she could hear him cry feeling his pain. She also recieved additional abilities.
    • Accessing new runes: Because of this, Rory is able to "create" new runes—those not in the Gray Book—sent to her as visions or images by Ithuriel. These are received through her angelic ability of Vision Receiving
    • Unique Shadowhunter ability/Artistic Trapping: Rory and her mother Luna have the shared ability to press physical objects into paper, transforming them into drawings or paintings, and are conversely the only ones able to "reach into" the pictures to extract the hidden object. This an unusual angelic powers, which some Shadowhunters have, and may have been passed down from her mother.
    • Blood connection/Angelic connection: Because of their angel blood, Jace and Aurora share a connection, both with each other and with their source of their blood, Ithuriel. In addition, This gives Jace and Rory the ability to sense and feel what they are feeling. Also from this Rory has a shared connection with the angel Ithuriel who is later revealed to b the angle chosen as he is her protective guardian angel. She could happen to hear him cry feeling his pain.
    • Peak Human Beauty: Aurora from her mother and because of her pure angel blood possesses peak human beauty, on par with the most attractive human figures in history. Her birth was mentioned that she transferred her life force beauty to her mother which kept her alive in the dream world
    • Vision Receiving/Vision Sharing/Premonitions/Psychic: Aurora has the ability to receive visions. This first happened when she turned 18 and returned. They first started as memory fragments and developed into actual visions from the things that she touches, hears and sees. Being certain things spark these visions. Sometimes others can communicate to her and vice versa through these visions like Valentine and Ithuriel giving her visions of new runes. Rory also developed the ability to uncontrollably at first share visions with other people to show something to them and communicate through visions and with her mind. Sometimes these visions and premonitions come in her dreams and as hallucinations, daydreams or daymares, apparitions, optical illusions/illusions, experience delirium, phantasmagoria and more. Also these can come as extremely terrifying
    • Magical Tears:  Due to her superior connection withe Ithuriel her guardian Angel, Rory's tear-drops are magical and contain magical properties.
  • Marabatai: Aurora is the marabatai of Isabelle Lightwood. Marabatai is completely different than parabatai. their minds are linked they have the ability to sharing their thoughts, memories, emotions or feelings it is like a psychic link or mental symbiosis between each other. They can feel each others feelings whether it is elation or vengeance. They can get empowered by their emotions. an example is when Valentine had Magnus, Sebastian provoked Aurora by saying things that made her angry and cry, Isabelle held her own hand on her heart feeling those emotions and when Aurora finally killed Valentine but happened to die in process, her complete fury was felt by Isabelle.

Skills Edit

  • Expert hand-to-hand combatant/Skilled Combatant: She is quite skilled in swordsmanship and hand to hand combat, which she is still currently trying to improve further under the tutelage of those at the Institute like Jace, Alec and Isabelle. She is an expert in fighting and can hold her own. She is skilled but is overpowered by Jace, Alec and Isabelle who are older than her.
  • Skilled Knife Wielder/Expert knife: Jace has his seraph blades, Alec has his bow and Izzy has her whip. Aurora's choice of weapons are her dual kindjals which are Circassian dagger. She is incredibly skilled with these knives
  • High level Intellect/Keen Intellect/Capable Leader: Aurora is considered incredibly intelligent. She knows how to to assess threats as she enters in battle. People compare her wisdom to her mothers.
  • Art: Rory is a particularly remarkably skilled and talented artist.  She holds great knowledge and skill in art. She has incredible skills and abilities in creativity.  She has flawless skill in artistry something she got from her mother, her creative skills are ideal to everything in her creative impulse/creativity by conscious or subconscious responds to create amazing artistic work directly from her imagination by any means
  • Bilingualism: Aurora is fluent in English but is shown to speak Italian.

Possessions Edit

  • Fairchild stele: Like all Shadowhunters, Aurora uses a stele to draw runes onto her skin, weapons, and other materials.
  • Basic Shadowhunter gear, including a stele, seraph blades, witchlight, and various other weapons.
  • Dual kindjals: Aurora's choice of weapons are her dual kindjals which are Circassian dagger. They are marked with a star and moon on the blades also one is silver tipped with gold and the other is gold tipped with silver. It is later revealed to her that one was Luna's and the other was Valentine's
  • Fairchild Family Necklace:

Relationships Edit

Romance Edit

Jace Herondale Edit

Aurora and Jace began with a constant exchange of teasing or sarcastic remarks, but eventually began to show that they care for one another, especially as Jace volunteers to be her tutelage. They both challenged authority, and their relationship with their family and colleagues, more than usual in their attempts to help and look after each other especially Jace looking after Rory, and despite his initial "Never to fall in love" outlook, he began to fall for her and her for him as well.

After a mission together, when Rory thought that she had killed Jace, They kissed, and the pair began seeing each other. However, the trickery of Valentine that Jace and Rory couldn't be together put a halt in their budding romance. Her issues immediately forced her to shoot down her feelings for Jace, and while she seemingly moved on with Simon, Jace struggled visibly and blamed his lapse of judgement—his love for Rory and she also struggled to move on and just hid her feelings. Jace was eager to tell Rory that he still loved her very much but decided against it when he thought that Rory was happier with Simon.

Rory's feelings for him, which she'd tried to suppress, were brought to the surface by the Seelie Queen who, using trickery, forced Rory to kiss the one she truly wanted: Jace. Liam broke up with her, and some time after, when tensions had died down between the three, Rory and Jace, afraid of losing each other without giving them a shot, stopped trying to fight their feelings and kissed, kicking off their relationship.

Unlike with any of his past flames, Jace chose to take things slow with Rory, not wanting to risk letting Rory see something in him she wouldn't like.

Liam Odette Edit

Others Edit

Family Edit

Luna Fairchild Edit

Aurora has always had an undeniable connection to her mother through her visions. Aurora had thought that her mother died in a fire which was the inevitable reason that Rory has pyrophobia. From the fact that Aurora thought Luna was dead they had a connection. Luna once told Rory "Emotions make us powerful in the light of our enemies". Rory had inherited everything from her mother: Her abilities, looks and personality. She loved her mother with all her heart but never got to know her even more when she was killed. When she was killed by Valentines possession demon along with Jocelyn Aurora grew to complete hatred to Valentine. But even after her death Aurora still had a connection to her mother. Her mother occasionally gave her advice and communicated with her through them.

Jocelyn Fairchild Edit

Like Maryse Lightwood Jocelyn was Rory's aunt. Jocelyn protected Aurora from Valentine as long as she could and eventually got kidnapped. Aurora was shown to do anything for her even breaking the rules to find her and go after Valentine. Aurora's main mission unlike the others wasn't to find the cup it was to get to Valentine and save Jocelyn no matter what the cost. Despite this many things came along and blocked a bit of the road. Jocelyn had awoken to find that Aurora handed herself to Valentine to protect her friends and family. Jocelyn was assigned to Idris but got killed by Valentine's demon which is also the cause for Rory's hatred towards her father.

Valentine Morgenstern Edit

Aurora never held any sympathy or love towards her biological father. She despised Valentine for his narrow vision of the world, his desire for glory, and the evil acts he had committed to achieve his ends. She refused to believe anything he said, knowing that Valentine was a proficient liar with only selfish intentions. To some extent, She refused to even acknowledge Valentine as her father, often referring to him by his given name which noticeably annoyed him.

Valentine himself cared very little for Rory and was willing to kill her to reach his goals, proving that she meant nothing to him. He even blamed her as the reason Luna and Jocelyn left him during the Uprising. Valentine was the one that told her that "To love is to destroy, To be loved is to be destroyed".

Sebastian Morgenstern Edit

Jonathan had been obsessed with the thought of Rory being his sister ever since he found out about her. When Rory found out about him being alive she wanted to hold onto hope thinking that he could be good but her view of him drastically because of the things he began to do and had done. While she grew to hate him, Sebastian loved and cared for her—at least in the twisted way he knew how. Not only that, but Sebastian's sense of family was also warped, as he wanted to be with Rory, truly believing that they belonged together, not only as his sister but also as a lover. Rory hated him just like Valentine because he tries to get rid of the people she cares about because he thought that if he can't have her no one can and was willing to kiill her. Each side of their feelings to each other was different with Rory's hatred toward him and his possessiveness and jealousy of other relationships that she had with Jace, Alec, Liam, Izzy and many more.

The Lightwood Family Edit

Alec Lightwood is Aurora's cousin as Maryse is he aunt. Alec later became her older adoptive brother when she was younger. Alec has always considered Aurora his sister more than a cousin. Like a brother Alec is always hard on her and sometimes doesn't come off her decision making and breaking the rules. Alec is always there for her no matter what the cost and he soon realized how much it damaged her personally that she was Valentine's daughter. Both of them are aware of how they feel and who they are. Rory was aware of Alec's queer sexuality and his liking to Magnus and Alec was aware of her romantic feelings for Jace since they were younger. Rory supported him enough to know that when he was gonna get married to Lydia for his family she immediately didn't like this and told Lydia that no one would get pass her if he was hurt by anyone no matter who it is. Alec was one of the people that waited for something to happen with her and Jace. Alec felt extremely remorseful for killing his 2 aunts Luna and Jocelyn Fairchild but Aurora didn't blame him she blamed Valentine because it wasn't actually him. Alec and Rory would die for each other.

Isabelle Lightwood is Aurora's cousin just like Alec and Max but is also her older adoptive sister. Just like Alec, Izzy considers her a sister more than just a cousin and vice versa. just like Jace and Alec, Izzy and Rory are a sibling crime fighting team. They love talking to each other about relationships, family and what there feeling, training together and doing things together in general, Isabelle often gives Rory advice and stands as her moral support and vice versa. Isabelle was also aware of Rory's romantic feelings for Jace ever since they were younger. Both Isabelle and Rory were aware of Alec's queer sexuality and his liking to Magnus. Aurora disapproved of Isabelle's changing all for her mother. Izzy and Aurora in battles are seen fighting side by side in battle and they tell each other everything for example despite the fact that Jace told her not to tell Alec or Izzy about her abilities she told Izzy anyways. Izzy was there for her when the Seelie Queen manipulated her feelings. Isabelle labeled the Seelie Queen a "bitch" and protectively told Jace to back off as she wants Rory to be ok. Isabelle understand when Rory clashes with Alec. Isabelle and Aurora are protective of and would die for each other. When Rory found out about her Yin Fen addiction Aurora was worried and took it to heart.

Max is Aurora's 9-year-old cousin turned adoptive brother. Aurora is very affectionate of Max and the other way around. Every time Max comes from Idris he always gives her a flower. They play with each other and have fun. Max only one time slightly hurt Rory's feelings but she forgave him. Max is also the reason why Aurora hated her Jonathan even more because her brother physically harmed Jonathan and she wanted to kill him for that. Max looks up to Rory much like the others.

Maryse is Aurora Fairchild's aunt turned adoptive mother. She loves and cares for her as much as she cares for her biological children, even though this was not evident to her in many situations. She goes as far as to lie and try to trick the Clave in order to protect her. just like Isabelle, Maryse would be hard on her like Alec is. Aurora disapproved of the way she once talked to Izzy. Maryse is willing to make efforts in repairing her wrongs, putting pride aside in order to make amends with her family.  A while after she was let go as the head of the Institute She showed more affectionate. When Aurora found out about Robert's affairs she told Maryse to leave him and they began keeping in more touch with each other. She supports her love for Jace and Jace for her.

Robert is Aurora Fairchild's uncle-in-law turned adoptive father. Like Maryse he loves and cares for her as much as her cares for her biological children, even though this was not evident to her in many situations. Unlike Isabelle, Aurora isn't the "Daddy's Girl" Like Izzy used to be. When Aurora found out about she supported and Maryse and became even more strained with Robert losing contact. She even mentioned that she will hurt the so called "bitch" that he loves more than Maryse.

Friends Edit

Magnus Bane Edit

Aurora and Magnus became allies and gradually became friends concerned about each other's well-being. Aurora supported Alec's feelings for Magnus and told him to go for it. Magnus is the one that altered Aurora's memories and he has saved her life to this day various time. Aurora saved Magnus from Valentine. Magnus was the one that found Aurora and mended her mind from Valentine. They are also very protective of each other.

Sheila Vaughn Edit

Sheila Vaughn is Aurora's seelie-warlock downworlder friend. She was also kidnapped by Valentine. It is Later unknown what happens to her.

List of Relationships: Edit

Etymology/Name Edit

  • Aurora is of Latin and French origin, and the meaning of Aurora is "dawn". Mythology: Aurora was the Roman goddess of sunrise. {Trivia: Aurora Fairchild was named by her mother after this goddess because she was born at sunrise/dawn]
  • The last name Fairchild is of Anglo-Saxon origin. It means beautiful child. The distinguished name Fairchild is derived from the Old English word fæger, which meant fair or beautiful, and cild, which was the word for child.
  • Her adoptive last name Lightwood is of Latin origin mean 'flames of fire' which are endorsed in wood
  • Her fathers last name (That she doesn't use) Morgenstern is a German surname derived from the Middle German words "morgen", meaning "morning", and "stern", meaning "star". The family has associated its meaning to the Bible verse Isaiah 14:12, which states "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!" The verse directly referring to Lucifer, {Valentine believes that it is more about any great power lost out of a refusal to serve.}
  • Note: Aurora only uses her last name Fairchild and Lightwood which Maryse legalized as her surnames when she was 7 years. Including she doesn't want to use the Morgenstern family name.

Trivia Edit

  • Aurora is allergic to Shellfish, Citrus Fruit, Grapes and Olives and the only nuts and seeds she is allergic to are almonds and pumpkin seeds. She can't eat these things because the actress that portrays her is allergic to all of this.
  • Aurora has a star shaped scar as a birthmark on her left deep outsided collarbone and shoulder. Also crescent moon shaped scars on her palms. This because of her contact with the angel Ithuriel. Rory received her scar because she was born with Ithuriel's angel blood in her veins through Valentine's experiments.
  • Rory goes by 2 last names which is her mother's maiden Shadowhunter name, Fairchild and is legalized as a Lightwood because she is apart of their family. She doesn't want to be remembered as a Morgenstern
  • Her and her brother Jonathan look exactly alike same color hair and eyes and runes in the same spot.
  • Maryse Lightwood mentions that when Aurora was younger she was obsessed with drawing Shadowhunter paraphernalia in her art books like runes, steles, weapons and other gear, also that she is very good at math. Magnus also mentions that she is an incredible artist and how it is her bliss.
  • Like many other Shadowhunters, Rory never wanted to have a parabatai along with Isabelle. Aurora, Izzy, Alec and Jace despite not all being parabatai are a brother-sister shadowhunting team,
  • Aurora Fairchild is the last descendant of her family.
  • Aurora is the only known shadowhunter that has a guardian angel and an angelic/blood connection to an Angel like Ithuriel. Also this being her blood connection to Jace and her brother.
  • She is incredible artist and she enjoys writing in her journals as well
  • She can speak Italian, French and Spanish other than English. She also knows some Latin considering Shadowhunters are descended from Latin origin
  • Despite the fact that she is a shadowhunter Aurora gets squeamish around blood but later got over it. Aurora has a case of pyrophobia completely due to the accident when she was younger. Rory also hates liars and basically lies and has stated that she never used to lie. Though she lies at certain times to protect the people she cares about.
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