Wicked Characters

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Elphaba is the daughter of Frex the minister and Melena, who is the granddaughter of the Eminent Thropp. Although both Frex's and Melena's birth status entitled them to finer lives in Munchkinland, Frex is a minister and practices total poverty. As a result, Elphaba grows up without great wealth. She is born in the Clock of the Time Dragon while the midwives try to keep her and her mother away from a group of mad villagers who seek to kill her. Her skin is a deep green in hue, and she is born with very sharp teeth, although they are eventually replaced by regular ones. As an infant, Elphaba seems to shun others and enjoy destruction and chaos. She plays with children and the reader never learns of any actual harm that she's caused anyone, and in fact later it is revealed that Elphaba was greatly normalized with...

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