Kady Orloff-Diaz is a former student of Brakebills and is the daughter of Hannah, a hedge-witch who was once in league with Marina Andrieski. Kady spent most of her time under the servitude of Marina, as she was sold as payment for Marina fixing one of Hannah's messes, serving as one of the sources for insider higher end magic for Marina's Hedge Witch safe house in New York City.
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Kady is a girl with a strong character and cold, detached attitude, trying to ward off potential friends or feelings, preventing any sort of attachment because of previous betrayals. She speaks her mind, though she keeps many secrets.
Magic and Abilities
Magician: Kady Orloff-Diaz is a powerful Magician, capable of using Battle Magic from a young age, and possesses a Discipline in Physical Magic. Diaz also is trained in using defensive wards, able to keep out powerful Psychics such as Penny Adiyodi and Mischa Mayakovsky, the latter of whom complimented her wards for their strength.
- Wellspring Magic Manipulation: Diaz is able to shape and manipulate the energy of the Wellspring to cast spells by writing specific formations with her hands, conjuring phosphorescent constructs of magic.
- Telekinesis: As a Physical Kid, Kady possesses a latent talent for telekinesis, able to levitate herself and several objects around her while having sex with Penny Adiyodi.
- Telekinetic Blast Spell: During the Attack on Brakebills University Diaz used a spell to fire a powerful telekinetic blast at The Beast.
- Night Vision: Diaz possesses a spell tattooed on her wrist that gives her the ability to see clearly in the dark.
- Mind Control: During the robbery at Hamilton National Bank, Diaz was able to control a swarm of bees to clear out of the building using air vents.
- Skilled Combatant: Kady is particularly well-versed in Battle Magic, further contributing to her magical capability, stating that she had been studying battle magic for at least 10 years or so.
- Bilingualism: Diaz speaks her native English, and is proficient in American Sign Language.
Behind the Scenes
- Kady is an original character from the television series, combining two different characters from The Magicians:
- Amanda Orloff, who she gets her last name from, was a Magician killed by the Beast in the Attack on Brakebills University. Orloff notably performed battle magic against the Beast when he first arrived at Brakebills.
- Asmodeus, a hedge in Free Trader Beowulf. Asmodeus was close friends with Julia Wicker and killed Reynard the Fox after the Assassination of Free Trader Beowulf.
- Nilo Ghajar, Crystal Mudry, and Lisa Chandler were stunt doubles for Jade Tailor in the role of Kady Orloff-Diaz.
|Appearances of Kady Orloff-Diaz|
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