Michael Lucifer Morgenstern is the oldest son between Nathan Morgenstern and his beloved Vivienne Harris, and the younger brother to Seraphina and Mary, and he is the twin brother to Jacob and also the older brother to Melesina.
Michael is the father to children; twins Milan and Manon, Julio, and twins Mars and Sasha with his off and on again partner River de Castera. He is also the father to Nadia with his cousin Leuce Morgenstern.
Early childhood Edit
Michael was born on December 7, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, US to Warlock Nathan Morgenstern and his beloved wife Vivienne Harris, five years after the birth of his sister Seraphina Madeleine and two years after his father finally divorced his wife to be with the person whom he knew he was always supposed to be with, his mother. He was born with his twin brother Jacob Samael and when they were presented to his grandfather he smiled and finally accepted there marriage despite causing controversy between there union. Two years later the family welcomed him younger sister Melesina Romula.
Michael's parents Nathan and Vivienne were murdered alongside his uncles Macario, Frederick, Eric, and Maxwell alongside his cousins Anna and Carter in a coup d'état later known as the Caedem Affair, the only survivor of the incident was his aunt Miriam who later adopted him, his siblings and his cousin Leuce.
Being adopted by his "Mom" Edit
He and his twin were sic when his parents passed, Seraphina was eleven and his younger sister Melesina was three. A month after the incident his aunt Miriam who lost both of her children and always had a close relationship with her brother Nathan's children decided to adopt them and raise them as her own so that they wouldn't be separated, She also adopted her niece Leuce through her brother Macario.
Michael seems to be confident and secure, and because of his strong personality sometimes he has bad behaviors against others.
Michael has a sharp, defensive wit, an acidic temperament, and a very sarcastic attitude when he chooses in order to hide his insecurities. Giving the impression of holding most people in disdain, Michael is seen as extremely arrogant, self-centered, and overconfident, believing himself to be "the best Warlock to ever live" and above others. True enough, Michael is superior in battle, something Michael has been training for since he was young and had grown to love over the years. He even exhibits sadistic tendencies, which he got on account of being raised by Miriam.
Despite this, Michael in fact has a strong moral core. He is dutiful and just, willing to make the right decisions, and sacrifices if it comes down to it. Though he can be, at times, vindictive, he is cruel only to protect those he loves.
Like Miriam and the his friends, Michael also shared the snobbish attitude toward Mortals and other magical species, though he lacked their extremist tendencies. Beneath Michael's flippant exterior lies a soul in constant torment, filled with a deep-seated rage that he keeps in check most of the time and channels into fighting and also, sometimes, his sarcastic and nasty remarks. Michael relaxes and calms his nerves by getting into fights, with River even noting that fighting to Michael is "what sex is to normal people."
Aware of his own beauty, Michael was also once quite chivalrous, and quite flirty, towards women before he met River. His charisma, good looks, and charm have made him quite the ladies' man. His personality drastically changed after he met River, with Leuce even stating that Michael was apathetic about everyone else beforehand, not caring about anyone other than his friends and his family until he met River, whose presence shook Michael, who was revealed to be a very passionate individual, loving River on a very deep and passionate level when he fell in love with her and does everything in his power to protect her from harm, the extent of his love for River even surprising those close to him.
Michael had somewhat of a sister complex as he spent most of his adolescence with Seraphina. She would often hit or kick him in order to keep him in line. River punching him reminded him of his sister. He became interested since she was the only girl to stand up to him.
Michael and Jacob are identical twins having the same facial features, hair color and body types but the two have different eye colors Michael's being blue while Jacob's being grey.
He has a lean, slim muscular build and is about 6'2" in height. His face is often described as being beautiful, sexy, gorgeous and angular and River often refers to him as beautiful and leonine, with a narrow mouth.
He also has both his ears pierced and has a Prince Albert. Beyond gifted in looks he also has a gifted package, a direct quote from River. "He didn't need a Prince Albert piercing for his dick to be seen, most girls would have to Google Maps it to get to the top."
- On the center of his chest he has a goat head with flowers and leaves surrounding it. With the Latin words "Vero Nihil Verius" which translate means "nothing [is] truer than truth"
- He has a serpent tattoo wrapping around his right forearm.
- Michael has a large oriental star tattoo on the center of his back inbetween his shoulder blades.
- On his right forearm he has two grave stones one for his father "Nathan Astraeus Morgenstern" with his dates and the second one is for his mother "Vivienne Aurora Harris" with her dates. Behind the grave stones is a apple tree which is to symbolize the apple tree that was in the backyard in their house in the Human World.
- He has "Contra vim mortis non crescit herba in hortis", he has "Contra vim mortis non" across his shoulders and "Crescit herba in hortis" on his lower back. The whole quote means "No sage grows in the gardens against the power of death." You often seen this phrase that appears in medieval literature. The broader meaning of the maxim is, "Although you search any garden, you won't find a medical remedy against the lethal power of death".
- Above his penis he later got River's name while he was drunk and was missing her, after he saw her walking away from her battle with Isabella naked caused all his emotions for her to come bubbling up to the surface. Adrian and Saxon were with him at the time and though it was funny.
Magical abilities Edit
- Psychokinesis: He has the power to manipulate and induce movement in physical objects without touching them.
- Divination: He can employ divination, a method of reading the future, the present and the past and/or provide help to a problem at hand by using an occultic, standardized process or ritual.
- Elemental Magic: Michael can utilize different elements as a form of magic. Other witches who can utilizes the same power can use different spells to formulate their elemental quantities and energies for many uses.
- Translocation: Michael has the magical ability to instantaneously move from one location to another.
- Clairvoyance: He has the magical ability to read the minds of others and project their thoughts into them.
- Descensum: He has the magical ability to descend into the netherworlds of the afterlife.
- Concilium: Michael can control the minds of others with targets being completely subject to their mental control.
- Fire Manipulation: Michael can create, shape and manipulate fire, the rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and various reaction products, flame being the visible portion of the fire. Depending on the substances alight, and any impurities outside, the color of the flame and the fire's intensity will be different.
- Flame Solidification: He can solidify fire, with the level of solidity going from loose jelly to metal-like hardness or beyond.
- Ultimate Burning: Michael can burn anything, even if they are normally non-flammable, incorporeal or even conceptual entities, such as time. He can raise the temperature to absolute levels, generating scientifically unexplained levels of particle energies; due to burning at such otherwise impossible levels, complete annihilation of object at subatomic levels occur.
- Counter: Michael can reverse the moves of opponents and attack with the user's own counter moves. This technique acts as a trump card against opponent with superior power and skill, as it turns the strength of such opponents against them.
- Musical Ability: He is shown to be a remarkably talented singer and in addition to singing, Michael is also a notable piano player.
- Master Hand to Hand Combatant: Michael is a considerably skilled and good hand-to-hand combatant, though not as good as River.
- Járngreipr: Járngreipr are the iron gloves of the god Thor, gave the gloves to his granddaughter Freydis who passed it down to her son who passed it on through the generations.
- Michael's 1st necklace: Michael wears a necklace made from fire agate and is on a gold chain. It was made for him by his mother Vivienne before she died.
- Michael's 2nd necklace: Michael wears a necklace made from emerald obsidianite and is on a silver chain. River made him this after his first one was broken after getting shot at by Manfred Vonnegut.
- Guardian of Hope: As the current Guardian of Hope he is the current holder to the ring of hope.
- Morgenstern Family ring: As the next patriarchal head of the House of Morgenstern, his grandfather Timothy gave him the ring symbolizing his status of being his heir.
- Michael is from the Hebrew name מִיכָאֵל (Mikha'el) meaning "who is like God?". This is a rhetorical question, implying no person is like God. Michael is one of the archangels in Hebrew tradition and the only one identified as an archangel in the Bible. In the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament he is named as a protector of Israel. In the Book of Revelation in the New Testament he is portrayed as the leader of heaven's armies in the war against Satan, and is thus considered the patron saint of soldiers in Christianity.
- Lucifer means "bringing light", derived from Latin lux "light" and ferre "to bring". In Latin this name originally referred to the morning star, Venus, but later became associated with the chief angel who rebelled against God's rule in heaven (see Isaiah 14:12). In later literature, such as the 'Divine Comedy' (1321) by Dante and 'Paradise Lost' (1667) by John Milton, Lucifer became associated with Satan himself.
- Morgenstern is a German surname derived from the Middle German words "morgen", meaning "morning", and "stern", meaning "star".
- According to the databook(s):
- Michael hobbies are listening and playing music.
- Michael favorite foods are okonomiyaki, cheesecake and Miriam and River's cooking; while his least favorite food is bitter flavored foods.
- Michael favorite pastimes are playing the piano.
- His favorite animals are cats.
- His favorite flowers are asphodel.
- Michael can sleep up to thirteen hours.
- His average bath time is two hours or more.
- His favorite artist is
- He is associated with the roman numeral XV which is associated with the tarot card The Devil.
- Michael is pansexual.
- He owns a black cat named Old Nick.
- He is described as having androgynous face by River.
- He could not ride a bicycle without training wheels until the 5th grade.
- Michael is allergic to peonies.
- It had been stated by Seraphina that Michael's ears blush when he is lying.
- He get's motion sickness really easily and takes sleeping medicine to avoid it.
- Michael has a fondness for coffee and black tea.
- Michael knows how to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).
- He is older then Jacob by six minutes.
- Despite finding the 60's an unbearable in terms of fashion and music, he is a fan of The Beatles.
- He was rumored to have a 'lesbian fetish'.
- He is ambidextrous, but he prefers to use his left hand.
- It is indicated that he is farsighted given that he wears reading glasses.
- Michael hates taking pills and prefers to take powdered drugs instead, but he does not get sick much anyway.
- His nickname Emperor of the Light and Forgotten comes from the poem "Ó Imperador da Luz e Esquecido, Encabeçam tuas palavras de ilusões, Nada não vale o que você pensa, E o ouro não tem valor quando, Você provou os lábios da verdade e do amor" written by Nuno da Silvia.