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What leaves ewe at six,
A short start of seven,
Steers a flying stick,
To refer to Eleven,
Princess's small sidekick,
Who left one to heaven?

Re-order the answers of the first 5 lines to answer the 6th!

Hint 1

The character is a side character from a book/movie series. The first 5 lines make up the first and last name.

Hint 2

One of the answers requires a single letter change to spell out the name correctly, but the sound of it stays the same. Two of the answers for the first name share a letter, and two of the answers for the last name share a letter.

Hint 3

The order of the lines are 2,1,5 3,4

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  • $\begingroup$ Are you saying that the last one is a 5 word answer (or similar)? Or that it's a 5 letter answer (or similar)? I take it we are looking for 6 book or movie characters. I can guess at the 3rd with reasonable confidence and the 5th with almost no confidence. Interesting. $\endgroup$ – Dr Xorile Nov 9 '17 at 6:42
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    $\begingroup$ The answers to the first 5 lines aren't people, just words, that when strung together correctly, make a characters name. Other than forning the name, the lines arent about the character. I'll add hints later on if need be. $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 9 '17 at 10:26
  • $\begingroup$ @PaigeMeinke Eleven is capitalized, is this a reference to Stranger Things? $\endgroup$ – Parzival Nov 14 '17 at 13:15
  • $\begingroup$ @Parzival Yes, but only as a person. I could have used any female name. I chose the name mainly because it flowed well with the others. $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 14 '17 at 16:42
  • $\begingroup$ Re hint 2: do both copies of the shared letter appear in the name? $\endgroup$ – anything Nov 30 '17 at 12:36
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What leaves ewe at six,

DUNG? (idk...it leaves a sheep at "six", i.e. behind it)

A short start of seven,

Mon - short for Monday (@MMAdams)

Steers a flying stick,

Fletch - a feather on an arrow which steers it

To refer to Eleven,

Her - Eleven, a girl, from Stranger Things (@Parzival)

Princess's small sidekick

Gus - one of Cinderella's mice

Following OP's hint of assembling the bits, you get

MUNDUNGUS FLETCHER, a character from the Harry Potter saga

Who left one to heaven? SPOILERS ABOUT HARRY POTTER...

not really sure. He did Disapparate during the Battle of the Seven Potters, which directly caused the death of Alastor Moody.

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    $\begingroup$ Correct on all accounts, nice work :] $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 30 '17 at 20:05
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    $\begingroup$ Aw while I was sleeping! +1 though $\endgroup$ – anything Dec 1 '17 at 0:42
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Answer in progress...

What leaves ewe at six:

Wool: reference to this female sheep that was sheared after six years.

A short start at seven:

Mon: as MMAdams says above, Monday is shortened to Mon in the first day of the seven days of the week.

Steers a flying stick:

I don't have a good answer to this yet. Possibly "yoke", as in the control stick on a plane? Or "bow", in archery...

To refer to Eleven:

Her: According to a comment on the post "I could have used any female name." Thus my guess is this is a way to refer to a female person, hence the pronoun (could also be she).

Princess's small side kick:

Ray: the firefly in Disney's 2009 film The Princess and The Frog.

Who left one to heaven:

My answers don't seem to make any character name I know of. I will update if I can think of better ones.

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  • $\begingroup$ You're right about Eleven and follow that last train of thought regarding the flying stick :) $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 30 '17 at 18:28
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Extending on above (mostly anything's answer) What leaves ewe at six:

Wool - same reason but also 6 is just a common time to shear any ewe

A short start at seven:

Mon - same reason

Steers a flying stick:

Also not sure, I think the flying stick is most likely a broom, so "witch" or any given witches name may fit.

To refer to Eleven:

El - In stranger things El was elevens nickname, I suppose the information about any female name may change this, in which case "her/she/girl" would be best, but perhaps OP meant a large variety of other names, such as "Elenore, Elvis, Ellen, Eileen.

Princess's small side kick:

Disney princesses sidekick was a good idea but there are many many more. Meeko, Flit, Pascal, Sebastian, Gus, Jaq, Olaf, Flounder, Lumiére, Cogsworth, Mushu.

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  • $\begingroup$ You hit the right side kick in your list...now to determine which one ;) $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 30 '17 at 18:29
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Could the answer be:

Lemony Snicket

What leaves ewe at six,

a lamb 'leaves an ewe' in a certain sense

A short start of seven,

Mon day is the shortened form of the first day of seven
Lamb + Mon = Lemon ?

Steers a flying stick,

Witch ?

To refer to Eleven,

not sure

Princess's small sidekick,

not sure

Who left one to heaven?

Each book in A Series of Unfortunate events starts with Lemony Snicket dedicating the book to his wife Beatrice "Darling, Dearest, Dead".

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  • $\begingroup$ Besides the interpretation of the second line, I'm not sure how this could fit. But good try! $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 13 '17 at 21:26
  • $\begingroup$ You did have the right interpretation of the second line though :) $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 15 '17 at 18:08
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How about:

What leaves ewe at six,

milk

Princess's small sidekick,

toad

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    $\begingroup$ Right direction for your first guess, looking for a name for the second line. $\endgroup$ – Sensoray Nov 15 '17 at 17:40

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