Sir Harry Paget Flashman - He has completed undercover service in India during the Sepoy Mutiny and is greatly looking forward to returning to England, his beautiful wife and the reception of a knighthood. He must be caught in nothing dishonorable lest he lose the distinction.
John Brown - He is a kindly old gentleman and an ordinary chap with wild hair and flashing eyes when angry. Raised solely on the Bible, he is strong, independent, benevolent, and devoted to liberty for all.
Joseph (Joe) Simmons - He enjoys prestige and comforts that would be denied him as a black trash freeman. Now he only feigns being a dumb field hand.
Jeremiah Goldsmith (Jerry) Anderson - This character is a 26-year-old abolitionist zealot who is present at Concord, MA, when narrator Sir Harry Flashman first meets John Brown.
Atropos / Count Charles La Force - He is an...
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