Ivan Veen - This character first visits Ardis Hall at thirteen, meeting two supposed cousins there, and falls in love with one of them, sparking a lifelong incestuous relationship that lasts throughout this character's career as an author an psychologist.
Adelaide Veen - At twelve years of age, this character meets a supposed cousin, and they fall in love and have a life-long incestuous relationship that lasts through long separations and jealousies caused by this character's sexual affairs with others.
Marina Veen - This character is an actor who lives in California and at Ardis Hall, and is a parent to three children, though one is raised by this character's sibling.
Lucette Veen - This sibling of one of the main characters never marries but becomes desperate for the love of the other main character and ultimately commits suicide by jumping overboard off a cruise ship.
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