House Characters

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Barsidious White, Tin Man

Barsidious White is the antagonist of the novel. He refers to himself as Barsidious White as well as Tin Man. His name Barsidious White comes from the name of the first family that he killed. Of course, white is also a color that symbolizes innocence, which is what was ultimately destroyed by the devil. He is called the Tin Man because of the tin mask that he wears most of the time. During the novel, White also masquerades as Officer Morton Lawdale as he tries to convince Jack and his group that he is the one who will bring them their salvation from their problems in the basement. In this role, White serves as the anti-Christ.

Before Jack and his group came to the house, White made a deal with the inbreds to let him in the basement door at the appointed time so that...

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