First Pinch Point: Emperor Riken dies of the plague, leaving New Beijing prone to the wiles of Levana, the bewitching Queen of Luna. ♀ Female When she falls in love with Kai she finds herself hiding more and more about herself. While the group discuss their revolution plan, they discover a Lunar sector is infected with the mutated form of letumosis spread by Princess Winter but caused by Levana. Dr. Erland told her that she's actually immune to the plague and he questioned her about her childhood. When she is eleven, she is told she had been in an accident that took away her memory. Her mother had shown only kindness to her, letting her sleep in her bedroom and feeding her herself. Licensed mechanic (former)Princess of Luna (former)Queen of Luna (former)Lunar AmbassadorEmpress of the Eastern Commonwealth (future). Cinder then wakes up in a clinic with Kai and Dr. Nandez, a cybernetic surgeon who was flown up to Luna to fix Cinder. Build: 5’8”, slender, few curves, almost boyish They successfully fixed her but her retina scanner in her brain was broken. PLAY. Cress hacks into the palace's security system while Thorne starts firing gunshots, causing a diversion while, Wolf, Cinder, and Iko escape the ship. 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. Though she's extremely practical, capable, and compassionate, Cinder has few friends. 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… The girls are tasked with preparing the bride, getting Wolf his suit from Scarlet's room, and distracting Scarlet while the boys are assigned to prepare the house for the ceremony and get Wolf ready for the wedding. Channary thought about having Selene marry Kaito, prince of the Commonwealth, which is ironic, because that was exactly what they did, of their own free will. But really what she knew about After several minutes, however, Cinder's immune system kicked in and the pathogens disappeared. Cinder accepts and they kiss. Cinder tested negative for letumosis when tested at the time. The group (excluding Scarlet) was reunited later in the hotel, but when they left the hotel, they were cornered by the Commonwealth military. She tells them the blueprints to the device are inside Iko and Adri has full ownership to the distribution of the chip, leaving Adri pleased knowing this device will make Adri and Pearl very rich. Already a member? Her father is unknown, due to Channary, who slept with many men. 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. He healed Wolf and told them that Lunars were no longer immune to the plague as seeing evidence of the disease mutating. He also urged her to escape the New Beijing prison and meet him in Africa to help overthrow Levana. 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. 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. She first appears as an attendee of the annual Roast N' Toast with other dragons, including Crackle and Sizzle. 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. For much of her childhood, Cinder was a girl who had no memory prior to a supposed "hover accident," in which she was told to have lost her parents as well as her leg and hand in. save hide report. There, Scarlet accused Cinder of not trying to save the Earthen Union and just hiding in the shadows. This thread is archived. Eye color: brown Hair color/style: straight, fine, brunette, just below shoulders; Build: 5’8”, slender, few curves, almost boyish Glamour: She’s tempted to hide her cyborg parts but tries to fight it. Cinder, who was still upset at Adri for what she did for the past 5 years, started to yell at her after Adri mentioned Cinder didn't save Peony believing that she taunted her on her deathbed with the antidote. Inciting Event: In the market place, Prince Kai brings his android to Cinder. 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. Unfortunately, Garan has contracted letumosis and is taken to quarantines. 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. New … Linh Cinder is a talented mechanic whose services are highly respected. 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. In order to keep peace with Luna and Levana because harboring a Lunar fugitive was against the law, Kai agreed to hand over Cinder to be executed. In Greco-Roman mythology, Selene is the titan goddess of the moon, while her Roman counterpart is Luna. Cinder commands Levana to pass her the knife but just before she can take the knife away from Levana, Levana lunges at Cinder and stabs her in the heart. But, Dr. Erland discovered a chip imbedded in Cinder's spine, preventing her from using her Lunar gift, and making it seem like she was a shell. He is the last to arrive, and eventually leads the escape attempt. December 21, 109 T.E. Lunar eNotes.com will help you with any book or any question. Linh Cinder is the female protagonist of Cinder. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsis Since Garan had the prototype that would protect the princess from manipulation and using her gift, they inserted it into her axis vertebrae. Cinder would later become the Empress of the Eastern Commonwealth. During their trip there, Cinder is forced to kill several soldiers and glamour them. When Cinder escaped, Queen Levana was quick to blame Kai because of his feelings for her. Levana has him jump off the balcony but Cinder catches him and Thorne started punching and cutting Cinder due to being forced by Levana. Her pursuers then sent her to prison. Cinder drops her old foot into Artmesia Lake and the book ends with the promise that they all lived happily ever after. An example of this is in Scarlet, when she is devastated and momentarily breaks down after accidentally controlling a police officer in France with her manipulation of bioelectricity, making the police officer guard her from an incoming attack, and dying as the consequence. Garan took her to the Eastern Commonwealth to live with him, despite his wife, Adri, refusing to accept the girl into their family. The "rogue fugitives" flew to space. During the night of the ball, Cinder received a private comm by a girl (who in later books we find out is Cress), telling her that Levana was only tricking Kai into marrying her and would kill him after the wedding and coronation. Michelle hides Selene in a bomb shelter where it is turned into an operation room. 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 extremely intelligent, though she will occasionally put her emotions ahead of a wise decision. Lunar Chronicles Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. In Something Old, Something New, Kai asked her to marry him and be the Commonwealth's empress and she said yes. Until it was disabled by Dr. Erland, she had a small chip that suppressed her Lunar gift installed in her spine. Bluebell is a shy and timid she-cat who's in love with Cinder, but she's not meant to be. On the day of the wedding, he was reunited with Cinder. Due to a failed experiment, his body was turned into living flame. 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. Eventually, Cinder adapted to her surroundings and became aware of the people that disliked her due to her being a cyborg. How do the prince and Cinder meet again? At the meeting, Cinder says that Luna will continue to produce the antidote, free the imprisoned Shells and distribute the antidote to Earth. After the two argued for a bit, Cinder finally admitted that she was Princess Selene. This causes Cinder to meet many new people. Selene was placed under the care of Michelle Benoit. In the book Cinder, she said that she was thrown through the windshield and the hover rolled on top of her. 91% Upvoted. They make excuses to go out and get the wedding prepped up and distract Scarlet. 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. Michelle soon renamed the princess "Cinder", a name that shows she was reborn from the cinders of the nursery fire. Role in the series Cinder makes her debut appearance in " The Royal Dragon ". Queen Levana, who was visiting the Eastern Commonwealth, had given a plague antidote to Kai, just after his father (Emperor Rikan) had died, and Kai delivered it to Dr. Erland. Then, she manipulated Selene's nanny to accidentally light the room on fire. 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. When Cinder returned home, Adri was grieving over the loss of Peony and infuriated with Cinder, blaming the cause of her daughter's sickness on Cinder. Cinder then made a video for the outer sectors to show that she was alive and was ready to begin her revolution. 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. Thorne went inside to rescue Cress, who Sybil had tied up, but Sybil trapped the two, and sent them falling to Earth.