PRINCESS BEATRIX OF BUTANIA, a high-born beauty
GWEN, handmaiden to Beatrix, and beloved of...
GODFREY, a member of the outlaw band run by...
SIR CUTHBERT OF CRAVEN, alias "The Chocolate Shadow"
DUKE RORICK OF INSOMNIA, a blackguard and a rogue
COUNTESS CARLITA OF CASTORIA, shameless and mad for Rorick
MOTZA, a gypsy woman with strange powers and information
KING BOSRIC OF BUTANIA, Beatrix's father (perhaps)
CRUIKSHANK, Captain of the Palace Guards
COURTIERS, PALACE GUARDS, GYPSIES, OUTLAWS, EVIL HENCHMEN