Howl Jenkins Pendragon
Howl Jenkins Pendragon is a male character that features in Howl's Moving Castle.
When he was young, he was taken under the tutelage of Mrs. Pentstemmon (Madame Suliman) with him being her last and best pupil. Such was his skill with magic that he was quite powerful and his mentor hoped that one day he would replace her.
On one night at the Porthaven Marshes, Howl managed to catch a falling star that was a fire demon named Calcifer where he made a contract with him. Howl felt sorry for the creature and decided to forge a contract with the demon. In exchange for his heart, the creature bond itself with the magician allowing Calcifer to continue living. The act also led to Howl being furthered empowered with magic making him much stronger but at the cost of losing his heart. Afterwards, Howl ended his apprenticeship under Mrs. Pentstemmon and decided to live a life of a hermit.
Personality and attributes
After his hair was dyed black, Howl was deeply upset and came to believe that he was now ugly despite the small cosmetic change. He went into a depressive state that magically affected his surroundings such as turning his body into a green sticky liquid and summoning spirits of darkness.
Powers and abilities
Repeated use of his transformation ran the risk of permanently leaving him in his monstrous bird-like state.
His Moving Castle was empowered by the flames of the fire demon Calcifer who was able to keep it moving and active so long as he remained in its hearth.
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