This article is about Jame's friend. For other characters with this name, see Chris Dorsey.
A member of the Green pack, Chris Dorsey is mentioned but becomes more of a regular character beginning in. Unlike the other members of the pack, he was happy about becoming a wolf, finally having his friends back and understanding what was going on, but the pack really didn't understand his excitement as they were dismayed at the thought that the Cullens had indirectly caused another wolf to phase. Chris was happy to have finally made the pack and reunited with James, Eric and the rest of the pack.
Chris was born and raised in La Push. His father, Tracey Dorsey, Lefted leaving his mother, Agge, to raise him on her own. She had the help of her father-in-law,Tracey Mckmanus. His grandfather had always been aware of his grandson's legacy and potential destiny. Chris grew up as best friends with Eric Lindsey and second cousin, James Green.
- Main article: New Moon
- "I don't want to be next."
- ―Quil to Bella[src]
In Chris is introduced as James and Eric's best friend. Eric and Chris come round and visit James when Hannah is spending time with him in his garage fixing two dead motorcycles. James admits to Hannah that Chris "likes" her. He gets invited to a movie night with James, Hannah and some of her friends, but is unable to go because he was grounded for fighting at school.
Eric separates from Chris and James after he phased. A while later, James phases as well and Eric and James drift away from Chris as they both join Jonathan Green's pack to keep him safe. He and Hannah have a short discussion when Bella gives him a lift back to his house. He tells her that he worries about their strange behavior, and fears that he might be next. He also admits that he had tried to search for them in the woods and called their names.
While he remains absent afterwards, James knows that Chris will join them once he phases, as his body is physically building up on its own. He phased before the start of
he only appears once when he and Eric visit James at his garage and introduce themselves to Hannah.
- Main article: Eclipse
Following Jonathan and Joe, Chris was the third to imprint. In his case, he imprints on EmilyThompson's two mouths ago nephew,Caleb Fingland, This revelation causes great criticism from Emily and Hannah, though they learn to understand Chris's situation; that imprinting is not of choice and his feelings are purely for the girl's happiness. Chris and Eric are present alongside James at the Cullens' graduation party when they discover that an army of newborn vampires are on their way to Forks, and Chris and the pack agree to help them in battle in order to protect the town.
They all manage to win the battle without any casualties, though James gets severely injured when trying to help Dolorse Green deal with a newborn.
Chris, along with Pammy and Eric, chase after Victoria after she is forced to cross onto their lands to evade the Cullens. He nearly catches her before she jumps back over to the Cullens' land. He is later seen coming out from Emily's house, mocking "James's obsessive inner monologue" in front of Hannah. He, along with Eric, accompany James to the graduation party where they hear about the army's advance. Along with rest of the pack, Chris attends the training session to learn how to fight Victoria's army.
During the battle, Chris gets knocked to the ground by a newborn while in wolf form, but Jasper comes to his rescue before it can kill him. He is then seen carrying an injured James back to La Push and waiting outside when Joathan and Carlisle tend to his wounds.
- Main article: Breaking Dawn
Chris first appeares when James runs into him whilst playing with Caleb on the beach, following her 3rd year birthday party. James tries to talk him into dating other girls while Caleb is still young, but Chris dismisses the suggestion.
The pack splits when James leaves to protect Hannah, followed by Sean and Dolorse Green. Chris and Eric are greatly upset over their decision. Jonathan later sends Chris, Joe , Pammy and Eric to try to return to the pack, and Chris tries to plead James to come back to he appears on the beach with Caleb and his fellow wolves. He is present during James's refusal to continue to follow Jonathan. He, Joe, Eric, and Pammy later confront the Green pack. After being by informed by James that he would kill Renesmee, Chris with the others after hearing CJ and Brian's howls to alert them that the Cullens had trespassed onto their lands. He later fights with the pack against the Cullens. He later retreats with the rest of the pack after Jacob informs Jonathan that he imprinted on Renesmee.
After the tension between both packs is resolved, Chris and Eric decide to join James's pack. He stands with the packs alongside the Cullens and their allies during the confrontation with the Volturi. In Alice's vision of the battle, he is seen struggling against a Volturi guard who tries to strangle him.
Chris is described as being over 6'0", being shorter than Eric but more muscular, with brown eyes, dark skin, black hair, an impish grin, a buzz cut and being tall and burly.
As a wolf, Chris has chocolate brown fur, which is lighter on the face. Jonathan once joked in that his fur color
Personality chris is naturally a cheerful and easy-going person. He enjoys being a wolf, and has a strong sense of loyalty to his tribe, packs and friends. Though some people view his connection to Caleb as scandalous, he is purely concerned with her well-being and happiness, such is part of the effects of imprinting.
Since his mother and grandfather are well aware of his magical heritage, he has no reason to hide it from them.
Chris is the only child of Agge Dorsey and Tracey Dorsey, the grandson of Bob Fingland. and the great-grandson Michael Fingland. James is his cousin. He has imprinted on infant Caleb Fingland.
Caleb Fingland is the toddler niece of Emily Thompson. Caleb is extremely protective and possessive of Chris. She gets angry, when she hears James raise his voice against him. Although very protective of him, Caleb enjoys teasing him. Although Emily Thompson and Hannah Green found this scandalous because of the difference of age, James says that there are no romantic feelings between them and that Chris will be whatever Caleb needs. He may be a brother, a friend, a best friend,or a lover. He also adds that Chris might fall for Caleb when she grows up, and Caleb for him. Caleb also enjoys Chris's company very much. As long as Caleb's happy and safe, he is satisfied with life.
|Ephraim Black's pack||Ephraim Black • Quil Ateara II • Levi Uley|
|Uley pack||Sam Uley • Jared Cameron • Paul Lahote • Brady Fuller • Collin Littlesea|
|Black pack||Jacob Black • Leah Clearwater • Seth Clearwater • Quil Ateara V • Embry Call|
|Ateara family||Quil Ateara III • more...|
|Black family||Billy Black • Rachel Black • Rebecca Black • Sarah Black • more...|
|Clearwater family||Harry Clearwater • Sue Clearwater • more...|
|Other characters||Kaheleha • Taha Aki • Taha Wi • The Third Wife • Yaha Uta • Yut • Utlapa • Tiffany Call • Kevin Littlesea • Emily Young • Claire Young • Solomon Finau • Kim|
|Locations||La Push, Washington • First Beach, Washington|
|Tribes||Makah tribe • Quileute tribe|
|Shapeshiftrs||Astral projection • Imprinting • Pack structure • Shape-shifter • Treaty|