Function Order: Ne-Ti-Fe-Si

Eddie spends most of his time at school thinking about the Hellfire Club and how to make it a big deal, rather than studying—he would rather live in a world of make-believe through deciding how best to win D&D games than actively pursue much in the outside world. He loves to make up stories to entertain his friends in the Hellfire Club, and is somewhat risk-adverse in terms of playing it safe after the murder. He seeks out an abandoned cabin that belongs to someone he knows and hides there, relying on his friends to bring him food and provisions, and hiding from anyone who arrives out of the blue (even threatening Steve with a knife). Eddie notices and immediately interprets things using intuition—such as when he tells Steve that he should get Nancy back, because she is in love with him (“She just jumped right in after you, no hesitation!” he says, as his reasoning). He is also somewhat detached and business-minded; dealing drugs is anything but legal, yet it brings in extra cash, so he loves to do it. He also shows a healthy tert-Fe, in how easily he makes other people like him, how he puts them at ease with humor and by connecting to them (telling them stories and jokes and reminding them of their childhood interactions). He has some sentiment there, but is also clueless about where he keeps anything – it takes him ten minutes to find his stash, since he has a bunch of different hiding places and a poor memory for sensory details.

Enneagram: 6w7 so/sp

Eddie is a likable goof who also happens to have a healthy need to stay away from cops, out of the hands of the law, and not trust people in case they betray him, after he witnesses a gruesome murder in his home which he cannot explain. When the local high school kids come after him, he calls on Dustin and expects him to show up and help out—an example of a 6 reaching out for their friends and wanting to be rescued. He is more cautious than the rest of them, and tells Steve he only came into the upside-down because the girls didn’t hesitate, and he didn’t want to look like a wuss! Though he puts on a tough guy front at school when mocking Erica’s desire to join the Hellfire Club, Eddie backs down when she takes him to task and welcomes her to the group. He uses humor to appeal to others, self-deprecating about how few people come to hear his band. His 7 wing is playful and loves to mess around with the kids in the Hellfire Club. He’s also somewhat irresponsible, since he’s dealing drugs on the side and just assuming the cops won’t find out or arrest him. He runs, after a murder – because he doesn’t want to get into trouble, get arrested, and he’s scared as hell about it.

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