Willow was born in northern Oregon USA before promptly being abandoned by her mother on the streets. She was raised for her first seven years by a con artist, being left to fend for herself for another year when he was arrested. Shortly after her eighth birthday, she was forced into the foster system, winding up in Gravity Falls with the Brunt family as her fifth foster family. At age eleven, she was adopted, and at age thirteen she met a boy her age who turned out to be Bill Cipher. Age seventeen finds her heartbroken after the events of the series, one year after it ends. Will the seemingly magical table she finds enable her to bring Bill back? Or will the Pines family tear her life apart yet again?