|Gwenevere / Starla|
Gwen in "Travel Trees Can't Dance"
|Actor|| Kerry Butler |
Jean Louisa Kelly
|Group||Jewel Riders (leader)|
|Family|| Queen Anya (mother) |
King Jared (father)
Lady Kale (estranged aunt)
|First episode||Jewel Quest, Part I|
Princess Gwenevere (or Starla, depending on which version of the show), is the newest Jewel Rider and is to be the queen of the magical kingdom of Avalon when she comes of age. When the series begins, sixteen-year-old Gwenevere, daughter of Queen Anya and King Jared living in the Crystal Palace, is only about to become a Jewel Rider and the heir to the throne must be worthy of being one. However, since Queen Anya's evil sister Lady Kale disrupted peace in Avalon, the pressure on the Queen to test her daughter was very great and the pressure on Gwen was even worse. She now must lead her friends Fallon and Tamara to defeat Kale and save their mentor Merlin.
Gwenevere, "Gwen" to her friends, is the bold and very beautiful Princess of Avalon, bonded with a rare and stunning golden winged unicorn named Sunstar. Guinevere is a true heroine, ready to face the challenges that await her as she rides the wings of her destiny to become the next Queen of the kingdom.
Physical attributes Edit
- Age: 16
- Height: 5' 6"
- Hair: Blonde, worn long, sometimes with a fashionable braid
- Eyes: Piercing blue
Guinevere's inheritance from her famous namesake includes courage, a strong will, and a certain impulsiveness. Gwen also has an explosive temper. Her parents, Queen Anya and King Jared, have always had a difficult time controlling the headstrong girl and her fiery temper, and lead her to realize her potential and her destiny to become the future Queen of Avalon. Although Gwen can be snobby and pretentious, sometimes taking the attitude of a pampered brat, Sunstar always helps the girl develop her inner beauty. Gwen will learn to mature in her thinking, her ways, and her outlook. Sunstar will help the Princess make the right decisions, and do the right things.
Being the Princess, Gwen is constantly aware of being in the public eye and is very concerned about her appearance and looks. Having been raised a very proper young lady, Gwen's manners and grooming are impeccable, yet she has little patience with mundane activities and can't help but let loose occasionally with a streak of playfulness that comes as a complete surprise to her friends.
Gwen has two solid friends and allies in Fallon and Tamara, friendships based on mutual respect. Although Gwen sometimes finds herself jealous of Tamara's musical and magical abilities, and Fallon's physical prowess, the Princess is proud of her friends and knows that when the three girls work together, the strength of their powers can only be increased.
Gwenevere is graceful, poised and well versed in various schools of martial arts. When she puts her mind to it Gwen can be an excellent student, although she is more interested in sharpening the social skills and responsibilities that go along with the role of being Princess. Gwen loves to look good. Representing the new generation from the Crystal Palace, Gwen is quite at home in diplomatic affairs, especially parties. Hobnobbing and chit-chatting with the Lords and Ladies of the land comes very naturally to her and her innate intelligence, irresistable charm, and incredible beauty always puts her at the center of every crowd. Affairs of the heart are another matter completely. With so many young men vying for her attention, she shouldn't be so interested in what Drake is up to...
Gwen flies Sunstar with a commanding sense of style and grace but both know they must live up to the expectations placed upon them and the pressures of being the best. The only thing that Gwen is afraid of is not doing something well. Although she always gives the appearance of absolute confidence, deep down she is insecure about living up to her legendary mother's accomplishments.
Guinevere is the Princess of the kingdom. She's has had the finest schooling, the finest training, and has been bred with the finesse and refinement that a royal family would convey upon their children.
Gwen carries herself with poise, sophistication, and the worldly ways of a cosmopolitan "city-girl." This attitude sometimes puts her at odds with Tamara's simpler "country-girl" way of looking at things.
Fashion & style Edit
As a Jewel Rider, Gwen wears a unique winged helmet signifying her bonding with Sunstar, the winged unicorn. The helmet, crystal gauntlets and breastplate, are used for protection when using the power of her Enchanted Jewel and for riding the wild magic.
For parties, craft fairs, and ceremonial balls, Gwen is very conscious of her appearance as her company is frequently sought by young Lords, handsome Princes and knights from around the kingdom. She has a dazzling wardrobe with special outfits for every occasion. Gwen also happens to have excellent taste and prefers materials from the finest suedes, silks, and leathers, finely tailored, and accented, of course, with fur and expensive jewelry.
- Favorite colors: Golds and violets, offset by blues and pinks.
- Favorite foods: Ice pies, chocolate shakes
- Pet peeves: Tamara's babies can be pesky troublemakers. Gwen has an especially tricky time with Cleo, the spoiled baby unicorn, who follows Gwen and Amber around, hanging on their every word. Gwen has an aversion to dirt and hates to get herself dirty.
- Jewel Quest, Part I
- Jewel Quest, Part II
- Travel Trees Don’t Dance
- Song of the Rainbow
- Wizard’s Peak
- For Whom the Bell Trolls
- The Faery Princess
- Home Sweet Heart Stone
- Love Struck
- Revenge of the Dark Stone
- Full Circle
- Fashion Fever
- Vale of the Unicorns
- Prince of the Forest
- The Wizard of Gardenia
- The Jewel of the Sea
- Trouble in Elf Town
- The Wishing Jewel
- Mystery Island
- The Fortune Jewel
- Spirit of Avalon
- The One Jewel