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What the Hell, Hero?: Edie delivers one to George when she reveals how the Gunner sacrificed his life to save George from the dragon, while George decided to go home and leave the Gunner and Edie behind.
Don't be sorry for me. Don't treat me like I'm soft. And don't like me.
A stubborn girl who is George's age and also sees the statues, Edie is a glint — a being that often brings bad luck and can witness the past.
Broken Bird / Dark and Troubled Past: It is implied that a man with a knife — possibly her father — had chased her out through the beach trying to harm her, and she — again possibly — ended up killing the man in order to escape.
Brown Eyes: Though, almost deep enough to be seen as black eyes.
The Chew Toy: Treated like she's a nuisance because she's a glint, and they are considered to often bring bad luck.
Dynamic Entry: Hastily leaving the double-decker bus by biting the conductor between the thumb and forefinger of his hand.
Exact Eavesdropping: She definitely gets good at this, often following George and the Gunner around and appearing behind them.
Heroic BSOD: Three times — seeing a girl getting drowned while glinting in the Thames, when she gets attacked by the Grid Man, and when she gets captured by the Minotaur. All events leave her shaken, silent, and visibly pale.
Hot-Blooded: Has quite the temper, and she's very aware of it.
The Load: This is what the Gunner initially sees Edie as because she is a glint.
Monochromatic Eyes: According to George, Edie's eyes are "as deep brown can get before it becomes black." This is unsettling for him because it's difficult to distinguish where her irises are. It even makes him wonder if Edie's irises are filled with hate.
Memento MacGuffin / Mineral Macguffin: Her sea-glass. It is first provided as a warning for when danger is nearby, but is later revealed to be Edie's own heart stone as a glint and is essential to who she is.
Jerk with a Heart of Gold: The Gunner is quick to insult and push away Edie because of her status as a glint, but when push comes to shove, he ends up rescuing her during the fight with the dragon statue.
Mr. Exposition: Pretty much is around to explain everything to George and to help him stay alive along the way.