This page lists characters by narrative order. You may also list them by attendance.
The story began in Baltimore, where seven strangers awoke as prisoners in a science experiment concerning evil energy called the Red Death. They worked together to escape and began traveling the world to learn about what had been done to them, joining an organization of investigators called La Lumière.
In New York, after Aidan and Celio had parted ways for personal reasons, the group was joined by two offbeat new members with their own interests in the Red Death.
After the group was forcibly separated from Jacques and Katerina by enemies, they were joined in Pittsburgh by a lawman investigating the paranormal.
Fayt and John had left by the time the group arrived in London, where they were joined by a skeptic and a believer who had very different attitudes about the Red Death.
When Alexandria and Lawrence departed to rescue their mothers from the Red Death, the remaining members left La Lumière and founded a detective agency with the help of a new member.
After Gant left to take care of his sick mother and Lyon was killed in battle, two new members joined the group when they found themselves stranded in San Francisco.
In Flagstaff, a gunslinger and saloon keeper were drawn into the weirdness investigated by the group.
After Elijah and Vic were slain by the group's enemies, an Inuit man joined them in the wilderness near Vancouver.
Once their enemy Dracula had been slain, they were joined by a large friendly dog.
Gant returned to the group on the brink of global destruction, leaving a small core party to save the world: Caleb Lonergan, Deke Bishop, Elise LeBlanc, Gant Harrington, Gao, and Sagesse La Roque, with help from Marmaduke and many other minor characters.