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John Arjuna Korrapati, more commonly known as Jack, is a secondary character in the Nevermoor series. As Jupiter North's nephew, he stays at the Hotel Deucalion when he has breaks from his boarding school. He and Morrigan Crow have a rivalry when they first meet, which slowly becomes a playful friendship.

Biography

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Early Life

Little is known at this point about Jack's past. Mentions in Nevermoor that he has been living at the Deucalion for the past five years.

Graysmark School for Bright Young Men

Year Three (Events of Nevermoor)

Year Four (Events of Wundersmith)

Physical Appearance

Jack has warm brown skin, straight white teeth, and —most noticeably— a patch over his left eye. It is mentioned that he had black hair and brown eyes.

Personality and Traits

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Abilities and Skills

Knack

Jack, like his uncle Jupiter is a witness. Because he hasn't mastered his knack, Jack wears an eye patch over his left eye to act as a filter so his power doesn't make him insane.

Music

Jack has some level of musical aptitude as it is mentioned that he takes cello lessons and plays in his school's orchestra.

Possessions

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  • Eye patch:
  • Umbrella:

Relationships

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Jupiter North

Morrigan Crow

Hawthorne Swift

Etymology

John is the English form of the Latin Iohannes, itself a form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes) which was derived from the Hebrew יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan) meaning "YAHWEH is gracious."[1] Jack is derived from Jackin (earlier Jankin), a medieval diminutive of the name John. Jack is often regarded as an independent name instead of only a nickname.[2]

Arjuna (अर्जुन) is a name of Sanskrit (Indian) descent meaning "white, clear."[3] In Hindu texts, Arjuna was the name of a hero, the half-mortal, half-divine son of Indra who bested even his father in combat.

Korrapati (కొర్రపాటి) is a location surname. It combines the Telugu పతి (pati) meaning "belongs to" with the place, in this case an area called Korra or Korrapalem.[4]

Trivia and Behind-the-Scenes

  • Mentioned to be in his third year at Graysmark School during the events of Nevermoor

Gallery

Appearances

Notes and References

  1. https://www.behindthename.com/name/john
  2. https://www.behindthename.com/name/jack
  3. https://www.behindthename.com/name/arjuna
  4. https://surnames.behindthename.com/name/korrapati
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