THE HERMITS OF HERMITVILLE
- Tomma Bedlam (Swift), 45, performance artist, ‘zine publisher, Barbie collector. Gender fluid: ze, zir.
- Babe Bump, 49, neo-burlesque performer, costume designer, and bookkeeper. Most frequent first person narrator. Intersex woman (PAIS): she, her.
- Ginger Croom, 72, founder and owner of Hermitville. Cisgender woman: she, her.
- Sidley Croom, 65, Ginger’s brother and presumed heir. Cisgender man: he him.
- Maximus Gordon, 68, musician. Cisgender man: he, him.
- Joe Hillstrom, 40, Sidley’s former love and personal trainer, photographer. Cisgender man: he, him.
- Jennifer Juniper, 40, musician. Cisgender woman: she, her.
- Oyster Olson (Lemelin), 45, musician. Transgender man: he, him.
- Aarrf Perry, 50, Hermitville security, human puppy. Gender multiple: they, them.
- Sybil Perry, 58, musician. Cisgender woman: she, her. (No relation to Aarrf.)
- Rozaline Rae (McRae), 58, musician. Cisgender woman: she, her.
- “Mini” Maxine Richmond (Guelph), 65, musician. Cisgender woman: she, her.
- Glysandra ShaktiOm (Phylaxia), 51, tantra teacher, artist. Cisgender woman: she, her.
- Frank Talk (Durfee), 43, musician. Intersex man: he, him.
ELVES OF THE REALM (& SUPERNATURAL ALLIES)
- Nar (Artanáro Alma – Noble Fire Flower)
- Professor Osbert Almond (Laurina Eälótë – Golden Sea Flower)
- Maud o’ Bedlam (Elemmírë Ohtar – Star-jewel Warrior)
- Parsifal Berry Blue (Lúnë Pië – Blue Berry)
- Breadcrumb (Titta Massánië – Little Breadgiver)
- Hamfast (Nectë Morco – Honey Bear)
- Nen (Fantur Nen – Cloud Lord River)
- Gingevus Sitwell (Lindë Sorno – Sky Singing Eagle)
- Septimus Sitwell (Irmo Arwë – Long for Treasure)
- Who’s There (Yéva Sanomë – Who Will Be There)
• Nienna, Varda, Tulkas the Laughing Warrior, and other Tolkien Elf deities are mentioned.
• Vesta (aka “Secret Salamander’), ageless, deathless, immortal. Supernatural being, female.
• Wubbies, three magic peach pits from the Elven Realm.
- Elsewherians, interdimensional adversaries.
- Stanford Lawsome, 32, Anna’s assistant. Cisgender man: he, him.
- The Lawyer®, 37, lawyer for Anna. An Elsewherian. Gender neutral: ze, zir.
- Sri Niri Nimrod, unpleasant troublemaker posing as spiritual guru. Cisgender man: he, him.
- Anna Phylaxia, 45, “Martha Stewart of BDSM.” Cisgender woman: she, her.
- Wethrini, interdimensional adversaries.
- Keiki`okalani Iolana Kamapua`a: Infant. Namaka’s youngest. Gender unknown.
- Namaka Kamapua`a: 32, mother of Kia’i and Keiki`okalani.
- Kia`i`o`anuenue Kamapua`a: 10: Namaka’s oldest son.
- “Uncle” Iolana Samuel Kamapua`a: 79, an elder. Grandfather to Keiki`okalani.
- Eddie Sedgwick, twenty-something, film crew. Transgender man: he, him.
- Miranda Jackson, 58, leader of film crew, Tomma’s former lover. Cisgender woman: she, her.
- Shank Stoma, thirty-something, film crew. Cisgender woman: she, her, but okay with ze, zir.
- Toledo Jackson, forty-something, Punatic, sells goats. Miranda’s brother. Cisgender man: he, him.