The Prestige Characters

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Andrew Westley

The narrator of this story, Andrew Westley is a man who was adopted at the age of three years old. He was born Nicholas Julian Borden, and then his name was changed when he was adopted by Duncan and Jillian Westley. Andrew has no interest in the family that put him up for adoption, but he believes that he has a twin brother somewhere in the world. His belief comes from a strange feeling that there are times when someone else is living his life with him.

Andrew is a newspaper journalist for the Chronicle, writing stories on mysterious happenings such as UFO appearances and witch's covens. He is called into work to do a follow-up piece on a prior story that he had written and instead comes face to face with his past, which has him more unnerved than intrigued. When he meets Lady Katherine, he...

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