2 (Gregor the Overlander-The Prophecy of Bane)
3 (The Curse of the Warmbloods-The Code of Claw)
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Boots (aka Margaret) is Gregor and Lizzie's younger sister. The crawlers regard her as "the Princess." She is present on all four quests, partly to secure the help of the crawlers. Gregor loves her dearly and will risk his life to save any of his sisters. In the fifth the book, The Code of Claw, she was first considered the Princess in the "Prophecy of Time" but later it was proven to be Lizzie, her older sister, the Code-Breaker.
Boots has curly brown hair and brown eyes. She is also described as having light brown skin in Gregor the Overlander, but this can be interpreted as a summer tan or her permanent skin tone, leaving the race of Boots and her family for the reader to imagine.
Character and Personality Edit
Boots is a very curious and cheerful child. She loves cookies and her family. The crawlers revere her, and she returns the feeling, especially with Temp. She also possesses the rare ability to differentiate between the crawlers. When angered she will throw a giant temper tantrum. She talks like a typical toddler, calling Gregor "Ge-go" and later "Gre-go."
Boots is diplomatic and sees all species as equals. In Gregor the Overlander, she pours out her root beer for the fliers and crawlers. In The Marks of Secret, she is excited to meet the stingers and pet their babies.
She came close to a near death experience in The Prophecy of Bane.
- She gets her nickname from stealing her family's boots in the winter.
- She begins learning the clicking language of the crawlers in The Curse of the Warmbloods.
- She develops a fixation on the alphabet in The Curse of the Warmbloods, teaching Hazard and Temp the ABC song and telling others what letters words begin with.