Dave Robicheaux - This character is a Cajun detective with the New Orleans Police Department who has a streak of white hair due to malnutrition.
Cletus Purcel - This character is a detective with the New Orleans Police Department with an unhappy marriage and a drinking problem.
Philip Murphy - This character is the leader of a group who is trying to get rid of the Cajun detective, but is actually a drug-addicted CIA agent.
Johnny Massina - This character is a convict on death row. Having operated as a snitch in the past, this character tells the Cajun detective that people are planning to kill the detective.
Julio Segura - This character is originally from Nicaragua and now runs prostitutes and drugs in New Orleans.
Didi Gee - This character is a New Orleans mobster who is friends with the brother of the Cajun detective.
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