Nhamo - This character's name means "disaster."
Aunt Chipo - When her sister dies, this character is forced to raise her niece, whom she does not like.
Masvita - This character is good friends with her cousin and is seen as the perfect counterpart to her strange cousin.
Uncle Kufa - This character takes the advice to marry his niece to the brother of a dead man.
Grandmother or Ambuya - This character adores the main character and arranges for her to escape the village before she can be married away.
Aunt Shavai - This character dies from cholera after having a baby.
Ruva - This character is the younger cousin of the main character who is also more praised than her older and orphaned cousin.
Muvuki - This character is a mix between a psychic and a witch doctor and is supposed to be able to...
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