He is the principle protagonist of the novel and is present in most--but not all--of the scenes in the narrative.
General Guy Loup
He is a cold and cruel man who encourages his troops to rape Spanish women and kill the children he says are vermin.
The commander of the Real Compañía Irlandesa, he has his position by virtue of his birth.
Dona Juanita de Elia
She is a Spanish noble who is aligned with the French cause.
Major Michael Hogan
He is a British intelligence officer and very good at his job.
Sir Arthur Wellesley (Viscount Wellington)
He is the commander of the allied forces in Spain.
Major Pierre Ducos
He is Napoleon's man in Spain and as such has a great deal of power -- enough power that he can make suggestions to Messena.
Father Sarsfield (Father Mallon)
He is the...
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