This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Nicolas Barber - The story's protagonist and narrator and a twenty-two-year old impoverished clerical scholar.
Brendan - The man whose death sets the stage for Nicolas to meet and join the group of actors.
Martin Bell - The group's leader and the company's principal actor.
Stephen - A former archer who lost part of his finger in battle, an accident that forced him into another profession.
Straw - Name likely derives from his physical appearance. A young man in his early twenties, he has fair hair and pale and unsteady eyes...
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