Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Jon)
This character first appears as a freethinking young gull, not content with filling his belly with scrap fish. He wants to experience the freedom of flight enjoyed by other bird species. Opposed by everyone, including his own family, this character experiments, often disastrously, until he figures out the dynamics of flight and practices its techniques to perfection. Hoping to share these revelations with others, this character is surprised to be condemned for unorthodoxy by the Elders and exiled to the Far Cliffs.
This character reveals that most gulls require 10,000 lives to reach the state another character has achieved in but one and proclaims that no other gull has shown more aptitude for flight. This character plays a backseat role while the kindly elder teaches about the mysteries of transcending space and time, but after the elder's transfiguration, this character tries to dissuade another...
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