The Rose Bride: A Retelling of 'the White Bride and the Black Bride' (Once... Characters

Nancy Holder
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Rose Christine Marchand

Rose Christine Marchand is the heroine of the novel. She is the daughter of Celestine and Laurent Marchand and the half-sister of Reginer. She is also the stepdaughter of Ombrine and stepsister of Desiree. When Rose is only thirteen, her mother makes a wish to the goddess Artemis that her daughter will know always that she is loved. After the goddess grants this wish she cries for the girl because she knows the journey will be hard. Celestine dies as a result of her wish, which is the first blow to Rose. Her father does not come home as expected. When he does finally come, he dies along the way and it is a stepmother and stepsister who become Rose's new family. Through her relationship with these women, Rose is treated as a servant, mocked, hit, accused of lying and accused of killing her father by...

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