The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel Characters

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Roland Deschain

Roland Deschain of Gilead is the main character and protagonist of this novel. In "Starkblast", Roland, Eddie, Susannah and Jake are traveling along the Path of the Beam toward the Dark Tower when an approaching starkblast forces them to take shelter in a meeting hall in the abandoned village of Gook. To entertain his companions, Roland tells two stories, a true story from his youth and a tale that his mother told him as a child. In "The Skin-Man", the story from his youth, Steven Deschain, Roland's father, sends two gunslingers, Roland and Jamie, to rescue the town of Debaria from a skin-man who is ripping people apart. Working with the sheriff to solve the mystery, Roland is appalled by the devastation the creature wreaks, and when he finds a witness to the skin-man, Young Bill Streeter, Roland uses his hypnosis to extract additional information from the...

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