Messenger Characters

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Matty

Matty is the protagonist and hero of the story. Before arriving at the Village and living with the blind man, Matty grew up in a broken home. He fell into poor behavior, such as petty crime and lying. After befriending Kira, she taught Matty about hygiene and manners. At the beginning of the story, Matty lives with the blind man, or Seer. Matty is no longer the mischievous youth he once was. In transition from childhood to manhood, Matty discovers his mysterious gift when he heals a frog's leg in the Forest. Matty has always felt welcome in the Forest and is often tasked with delivering messages that require taking the Forest paths. Proud of his role in the community, Matty yearns for Leader to name him Messenger.

Matty is fascinated by Trade Mart when Ramon's family acquires a Gaming Machine at Trade Mart. When he attends the...

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