The Duke - This character is an aging aristocrat who leads a reclusive life on a Welbeck estate. This character's mind and body are deteriorating due to advanced age.
Clement - This character is the main character's loyal valet whose duties include keeping a watchful eye over the main character.
Mrs. Pledger - This character is the head housekeeper and ensures that the daily chores are performed satisfactorily in the laundry room and the kitchen.
Fanny Adelaide - This character is a London theater performer.
Dr. Cox - This character is the main character's attending physician.
Conner - This character manipulates the main character's joints and spine.
Professor Bannister - This character is met on the recommendation of another character, and the main character travels to the meeting.
Mr. Bird - This character is a garden landscaper whom the main character commissions to build the underground tunnel...
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