Ella Lynch - This character began life in Paris, trying to live an upper class lifestyle without the financial means. This character is described as selfish, shallow, and always looking for a way to get ahead with the least effort possible.
Francisco Solano Lopez - This character is heir to the Paraguayan Presidency. This character is a very arrogant, self-centered and sadistic person who has almost no emotional attachment to family or the people of Paraguay.
Juan Francisco Lopez (Pancho) - This character quickly grows to emulate sadistic, cruel behaviors learned from a parent, and has a gruesome habit of collecting the ears sawed off enemy corpses.
Charles Washburn - This character is the United States minister to Paraguay, who documents many atrocities of Paraguay's regime and relays the information back to Washington.
Frederick Masterman - This character is the apothecary general, later promoted to assistant military...
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