Enoch Emery - This character becomes Motes's most dedicated follower, taking to heart Motes's call for a new Jesus. A welfare woman who believed in the "old" Jesus had removed this character from his father's care at the age of twelve. The woman had then sent this character away to attend a Bible academy and threatened him with life in the penitentiary if he did not do what she demanded of him.
Mrs. Flood - This character owns the boarding house in which Motes lives. After Motes blinds himself, this character intends to marry and institutionalize him so that she can get the pension he receives from the government.
Asa Hawks - This character pretends to be a preacher who has blinded himself for Jesus. Dressed in black, wearing dark glasses, and pale enough to look like a corpse, this character uses a white cane and carries a tin...
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