|“||What's the point in being clever if you can't prove it?||”|
— Marina to Ivory
Marina Aidos Bicondova (née Grisogono) (b. 21 May) is an extremely intelligent half-blood witch, philosopher, and half-breed of a Mermaid and human. She is the daughter of Phoebe and Giorgio Grisogono. She is a member of the Latifah family by birth, and the House of Thorn by distant relation.
Personality and traits
- "Cynicism is just an unpleasant way of telling the truth."
- —Marina to Ivory
Magical abilities and skills
- "My magic can do a great many things."
- —Marina to her grandmother, Vera
- Magical aptitude:
- Non-verbal and wandless magic:
- Study of Ancient Runes:
- Defence Against the Dark Arts:
- History of Magic:
- Ancient studies:
- Ghoul studies:
- Fir wood wand:
- "Have you ever seen two dogs fight over a bone? They will tear each other limb from limb."
- —Marina describing the aggression of Maisie and Regina
The name Marina is notably, the feminine form of Marino, a name derived from the Latin Marinus, which is a mariner, a man of the sea.
Marina's middle name, Aidos, is of Greek origin. She was the Goddess of shame, modesty and humility.
- Marina's theme song is E.V.O.L by Marina and the Diamonds
- Marina's specialised soundtrack, titled unknown, can be found on 8tracks.
- During her Hogwarts years, Marina studied the mandatory subjects necessary for O.W.L.s, as well as an optional two of Arithmancy and Study of Ancient Runes. For her N.E.W.T exams, she studied a total of nine subjects, including Transfiguration, Charms, Potions, History of Magic, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, Herbology, Arithmancy and Study of Ancient Runes.
- In her fourth, fifth and sixth year, Marina also attended an extra-curricular of Ancient Studies and Ghoul Studies. Due to her extensive amount of N.E.W.T.s, she revoked her participation for her final year.