Captain Diego Alatriste y Tenorio
This is entering his forties, and bears many of the marks and scars of being an old soldier, but it is his steely eyes that are most remarkable feature.
Inigo Balboa y Aguirre
This character does not possess any remarkable skills, but the character's association with the poets and playwrights friendly to the captain, chief among them Francisco de Quevedo, has already led to the character's taking an interest in poetry and literature.
Francisco de Quevedo
Headstrong fighter, sharp critic, accomplished poet, this character is one of the true historical figures cast in the story.
Constable Martin Saldana
He likes his job in Madrid and does not wish to do anything that might jeopardize it.
Vicente de la Cruz
This character comes to don Quevedo and Captain Alatriste in the name of fatherly love.
Don Luis de la Cruz
He is killed during...
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