This character is a highly-principled person who will not let go of his values and beliefs when the town he is leader of is invaded.
This character is the commander of the invading soldiers and is a sympathetic, good man who is in a challenging and difficult position.
This character is a popular storekeeper in the town at the beginning of the book.
This character is a wise old historian in the town.
This character is a mine worker in town who is executed for murder.
This character is lonely and bitter over her husband's execution.
This character is an officer, a dreamer and poet who becomes smitten with the widow of an executed man.
This character is concerned with protocol and wonders if she should have wine served when the invading colonel...
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