Richard Mayhew - This character is a recent transplant to London, where he now pursues a career in securities and is forced to confront his fears and overcome his preconceived notions of the world.
Door Portico - This character is an opener. She can open anything that might conceivably be opened, even people, creating passageways.
Mr. Croup - This is one of the two otherworldly assassins pursuing the opener. He is the more talkative and witty of the two.
Mr. Vandemar - While no less sadistic than his partner, this character is both calmer and simpler than the other character trying to catch the opener.
Jessica Stockton - This character is wealthy, beautiful and somewhat shallow.
Gary - This is the main character's closest friend at work.
Marquis de Carabas - This character is a wheeler and dealer, a go-to-guy who knows everyone and everything.
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