My Kinsman, Major Molineux Characters

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Gentleman

The last person Robin meets during his night of encounters and misdirections is a gentleman of "open, cheerful, and altogether prepossessing" looks, who speaks the only kind words Robin hears in the city. Curious to see how Robin will react to seeing his relative in disgrace, he joins the young man on the church steps, and chats with him while they wait.

Major Molineux

Little is known about Major Molineux, the kinsman whom Robin is seeking. He never speaks a word in the story, and Robin's questions about him are met with stony silence. First cousin to Robin's father, and a man with wealth and no children, he has expressed a desire to help Robin establish himself in a career. Molineux is a major in the British military, serving in what is still a British colony. Although he is tarred and feathered at the end of the story...

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