The kid/The man - A young man from Tennessee who leaves home at fourteen because he is only a reminder to his father of his mother's death. He travels for a while, making a living doing whatever odd job he can find.
Judge Holden - He is often referred to in manners that suggest he is the devil or closely related to him. Once time he walks across fire and at another he creates gunpowder out of dirt and urine. He is highly intelligent but no one knows where he comes from or where he learned his knowledge.
Glanton - He is the leader of a gang of men under contract to kill Indians due to their violent nature. He is violent and cruel himself, killing Indian women and children as well as the Indian warriors.
Toadvine - He is attempting to cross a muddy street...
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