Neverwhere Characters

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Richard is a British everyman, being polite, pleasant, and generally non-confrontational. Originally from Scotland, the twenty-something Richard is a recent transplant to London, where he now pursues a career in securities. As the story unfolds, Richard is forced to confront his fears and overcome his preconceived notions of the world. Richard does this through a series of ordeals, each leaving him incrementally stronger and better prepared to face adversity.

Richard is initially inflexible, rejecting many tenants of London Below and insisting his own reality, the one he has known for most of his life, is the only true reality. He dismisses, for example, the possibility of angels, persisting in his disbelief until he sees one for himself. Even then, having met the angel Islington, Richard has a hard time believing that the being is corrupt and, in fact, quite diabolical. Even when engaging the fantastic, Richard clings...

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