Juniper Characters

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Juniper

Juniper, the protagonist, is born to the King and Queen of Cornwall and named Ninnoc. When she is born, the astrologers predict "Named for the strong and twisting tree/Of medicine, when she finds the way/By earth, air, water, fire/Then will she mend what is broken/The dark teacher will correct her,/The fair one will protect her,/The strong man will love her,/And all may be well" (p. 6). Born a princess of Cornwall, Ninnoc is raised in the splendor of the Wooden Palace, but she shows signs of possessing magic when she heals her cousin, Gamal, and finds water underground. Her godmother, Euny, says she must live with her to continue her education and learn the magic of the doran in a year, a concept that Ninnoc dreads. When the time comes, Ninnoc, whose real name is Juniper according to Euny, leaves her family...

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