The characters of ''The Ollivander Children'' and ''The Ollivanders at War''.


[[folder:Main Characters]]

!Calliope Blithe Ollivander

The grand-niece of Mr Ollivander who has been continuing her post-Hogwarts education in Boston, and while living there she befriends {{Muggle}} Mark Printzen, but when she hears of her uncle's kiddnapping, she returns to England.

* AffectionateNickname: Callie by [[ChildhoodFriends Dora Tonks]] and [[MuggleBestFriend Mark Printzen]].
* BookDumb: She is a very intelligent witch, who can speak fluent French and is remarkably talented at playing the violin and the cello, but doesn't have much knowledge on road safety, which causes her to nearly get run down by a car and lose her wand when she apparatus to the Keyport. Justified considering most wizards and witches don't drive cars.
* {{Bookworm}}
* BrainyBrunette
* DamselOutOfDistress: [[spoiler:After being kidnapped in "The Ollivander Children" by Turpentine and spending the first five chapters of "At War" being held prisoner by him and going through {{Mind Rape}} she manages to escape in chapter six by using wandless magic.]]
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette
* GrayEyes
* HypotheticalCast: Vifetoile choices for who would play Calliope would either be Creator/EvaGreen, but she said Australian actress Rose Byrne could give her a run for her money.
* HugeSchoolgirl: According to WordOfGod [[]] while going through puberty she went through a huge growth spurt which she wasn't comfortable with.
* IronicNickname: Calliope's nickname is Shrimp because she was shortest in her family because she was born prematurely, now she's the tallest in her family.
* JustFriends: Tells Linus that Mark is just this, [[spoiler:but she is in love with him, but due to her personality she CanNotSpitItOut.]]
* TheKirk
* [[MeaningfulName Meaningful Middle Name]]: In-Universe, her middle name, Blithe was chosen because her parents were so happy when she was born.
* OddFriendship: With CloudCuckooLander Luna Lovegood.
* RealWomenDontWearDresses: Averted, she's described as oftern wearing skirts and dresses.
* SpiritedYoungLady
* SugarAndIcePersonality: When not socializing she comes off as being being a bit distant and seems happy to fade into the background but will open up when someone takes the time to know her.
* WhatBeautifulEyes

!Mark Emory Printzen

An American muggle who teaches children of elementary school age, who has been friends with Calliope ever since he was indroduced to her at a party by his bestfriend [[TheMatchmaker Andrew Dupont]]. When learning from Andrew that she's returning to England, he sets off after her.

* {{Adorkable}}
* BadassBookworm: Shown especially in chapter 22 of "War" [[spoiler:when deatheaters attack the werewolf sanctuary in the middle of his lesson, he orders his students to hide under their desks and attempts to lore the deatheaters away by running from the school while shouting...]]
--> '''Mark''': (As he runs from the school) Catch me if you can, you mad bastards!
* BadassNormal: Despite being a muggle in the wizarding world with only a few people oh his side, he frequently stands up for himself bother verbally and physically.
**In a DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu moment in chapter 19 of "War" [[spoiler:when Linus is telling Mark to stay away from Calliope, believing that he tried to rape her because of been given false memories, while threatening Mark with his wand, Mark punches Linus in the face.]]
* {{Bookworm}}: Is shown to be a huge J.R.R.Tolkien {{Fanboy}}.
* CoolTeacher: It's shown when he is teaching [[spoiler:the werewolf students of The Agnes Stidolph Werewolf Sanctuary]] that he can be both strict and firm, connect with his students and treat them as equeals.
* [[DrowningMySorrows Drowning His Sorrows]]: In chapter 10 of "At War".
* {{Fanboy}}: of J.R.R.Tolkien, even admitting at one point to trying to make a Hobbit hole one summer.
* FearlessFool
* TheFool
* HypotheticalCast: His actor is very hard to pin down according to Vifetoile, sometimes it's Creator/JamesMarsden, other times it's [[ComicBook/{{Hellboy}} Rupert Evans]] with the slight drawback of being British, and when she's going musical theatre he's an actor called Danny Gurwin.
* TheMcCoy
* MuggleBestFriend: To Andrew.
* ThePollyanna
* UnfazedEveryman: As the story goes on Mark becomes less of [[ThePollyanna a Pollyanna]] in "At War" and becomes use to the wizarding world, though he does have his moments, [[spoiler:especially in chapter 23 when he meets centaurs]].
* UnlikelyHero: Who would have thought that Mark, an American Muggle who teachers elementary school children would [[spoiler:go on the run from after being found falsely guilty of presumption, stand up to powerful wizards, teach and befriend werewolves, talking about evolutionary theory with centaurs, mentally overcome torture by '''BELLATRIX LESTRANGE''' and eventually reveals corruption in the Ministry for Magic.]]

!Linus Fortitude Ollivander

Calliope's older brother who works as an [[EasyAmnesia Obliviator]] for the Ministry of Magic. He first meets Mark when [[spoiler:Mark is on trial for supposedly stealing a wand, then when he finds out the wands is Calliope's and Mark is falsely found guilty of presumption, they go on the run together to found her.]]

* BadassCape: His stone clock.
* BigBrotherInstinct: Is intensely protective of his younger sister.
* BrainyBrunette
* EmbarrassingNickname: "Little Dude".
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette
* GrayEyes
* HeirClubForMen: Will inherit the family ancestral home, Hollywyck after his uncle dies, despite the fact Tess is the eldest (five months older than Linus) of their uncle's nephew and niece's.
* HypotheticalCast: [[WordOfGod According to Vifetoile]], he went without an actor for a long time, until she saw Creator/BenedictCumberbatch in ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'' and he became her official Linus, even if he doesn't have a goatee
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* ScienceHero
* TheSpock
* StoicSpectacles
* TookALevelInJerkass: Over the course of ''War'' he becomes increasingly suspicious of and hostile towards Mark. [[spoiler:This is partially the result of a long-distance, long-term Imperius curse administered by Turpentine.]]

!Turpin "Turpentine" Rowle

Linus's boss and mentor [[spoiler:who turns out to a Death Eater, who is conducting memory experiments for Lord Voldermort, the first being to delete the memory of Linus's and Calliope's dead older sister Benedicte.]]

* [[spoiler:TheChessMaster]]
* [[spoiler:TheCorrupter]]: [[spoiler:He uses the Imperial curse on Linus to spy on Mark, Calliope, Hector and Andrew while there in the Embassy and later alters his memory to turn him against Mark.]]
* DaChief
* [[spoiler:EvilBrit]]
* AFatherToHisMen: Regarded as a great Obliviator among those who work for him [[spoiler:not so much to Linus and Amity after they discover he's a deatheater.]]
* HypotheticalCast: Creator/PeterCapaldi would be Vifetoile choice for playing Turpentine.
* [[spoiler:MadScientist]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: [[spoiler:Averted, since he's in fact a Deatheaters.]]
* [[spoiler:SmugSnake]]: [[spoiler:When he intentional encounters Mark, Linus and Amity on different occasions, he openly, out of earshot, mocks and/or threats them.]]

!Hector Irving Gibbs

Cousin of Calliope and Linus who works as a wandmaker for their great-uncle.

* BewareTheNiceOnes: [[spoiler:According to Mark and Andrew, when Tess founds out about Hector's homosexuality, and attempted a HaveYouTriedNotBeingAMonster? rant, the usually friendly Hector suddenly turns cold with an icy tone in his voice, and after Tess leaves, he bluntly orders both Mark and Andrew to leave.]]
* CharacterDevelopment: He starts off as a DoggedNiceGuy [[spoiler:but after getting together with Andrew, he becomes more comfortable with his own sexuality and eventually stands up to his sister about it, and by the end of ''War'' is finally confident to go out into the world as a proud gay man.]]
* GrayEyes
* [[spoiler:StraightGay]]

!Andrew Paul Dupont

[[BlackBestfriend Mark's best friend]] who have known each other since childhood, and unknown to Mark at the start of the story is in fact a muggleborn born wizard.

* TheAce: Manages to score a luxurious private hotel suite at the Wizarding Embassy.
* AgentPeacock: [[spoiler:He works for a secret division of the Pentagram, American wizarding government, which uses time turners and admits to loving to make dramatic entrance.]]
* BiTheWay
* BlackBestfriend: To Mark
* TheBusCameBack: After Mark sends a letter from prison asking for his help, he's not mentioned much after that, it's not until [[spoiler: chapter 5 of ''War'' when he shows up at Mark, Linus and Hectors trial as the witness]].
* TheCharmer
* [[spoiler:ClosetKey]]: [[spoiler:To Hector.]]
* LadyKillerInLove: Implied to have been one of these [[spoiler:before getting together with Hector.]]

[[folder:Supporting Characters]]

!Servaas Ollivander

ThePatriarch of The Ollivander family, master wandmaker and [[UnclePennybags much loved uncle]] of Calliope, Linus, Hector and Tess.

!Nymphadora "Dora" Tonks

Calliope's [[ChildhoodFriends bestfriend]] who she has been estranged from for sometime before the start of "The Ollivander Children". They meet again when Dora visits to inform Calliope of her grand-uncle's disappearance and involving her with [[LaResistance The Order of the Phoenix.]] to rescue him.

* ActionGirl
* {{Tomboy}}: To Calliope's GirlyGirl.

!Tisiphone "Tess" Imogene Gibbs

The older sister of Hector and the eldest of Mr Ollivander's grand nieces and nephews.

* BrutalHonesty: She will oftern give her own opinion about things without even the littlest concern of who she's speaking to, a lot of the time making her look like a BitchInSheepsClothing and dropping several [[DramaBomb Drama Bombs]].
* ConspiracyTheorist: Hector describes her as this later on after she suggested that their Uncle Servaas was kidnapped for ransom.
* GrayEyes
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]: [[spoiler:After Januarius is kidnapped by the deatheaters, she aids them in their plan to capture Mark in exchange for Januarius's freedom, sadly the plan is uncovered and after a duel with Calliope, is tied to a bed until the authorities can arrest her, that's when Hector [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech disowns her]] before she is taken away.]]
* HeelFaithTurn: Is mentioned by Hector to have found god in ''War''.
* [[spoiler:FaceHeelTurn]]: [[spoiler:But then in chapter 36 of ''War'' she redeems herself by helping Calliope escape from Bindweed Hall when she held captive their for thirteen days.]]
* [[spoiler: LoveMakesYouEvil: When Januarius is taken by the deatheaters, she joins them in a kidnap plot to force Mark to give himself up to save Calliope. Later on when Mark and Januarius are rescued, and Hector is questioning her motives, her only reason being to see Januarius, the kicker to it is that she takes no responsibility for her actions.]]
* RichBitch
* {{Tsundere}}

!Amity Tweek

Works as an Obliviator alongside Linus.

* DumbBlonde: Averted, she's the first one to notice the pattern of attacks on people's memories.
* HypotheticalCast: Vifetoile's choice for playing Amity would be Creator/CareyMulligan, though she may not be short enough.

[[folder:Characters Indroduced in "At War"]]

!Guadalupe Ana Santos

A sixteen year old female muggle werewolf, who Mark first meets [[spoiler:while imprisoned for the second time in The Sycorax, and during the nights spent in their prison cells]] they end up becoming friends after Mark tells her stories from the J.R.R.Tolkien book ''Literature/TheSilmarillion''.

* BoyishShortHair
* [[spoiler:HotForTeacher]]: [[spoiler:For Mark, but is rejected by him since he's in love with Calliope.]]
* OneOfTheBoys
* OutdoorsyGal: Well, she has spent most of her life with fellow werewolfs.
* ParentalAbandonment: Justified since she was turned into a werewolf in the last couple of years, and was forced to leave them, [[spoiler:subverted when she is finally reunited with her parents in chapter 36 of "At War".]]
* PassionateSportsGirl: Is shown playing football (or soccer for Americans) a couple of times.
* RaisedByWolves
* SpicyLatina: Is originally from Spain, but her sometimes firey attitude could be because of being a werewolf.
* TomBoy
* {{True Companion|s}}: Mentions in her time in the Sycorax that while in Fenrir Greyback's pack, she was bestfriends with an Arab girl called Noemie, who despite being a drug addict, was a ''damn good woman''.
* WildChild

!Januarius Fell

A priest of [[ChristianityIsCatholic The Holy Church of Christ the Magician]] who Mark meets while taking confession in The Sycorax and takes a disliking to after hearing [[FantasticRacism his views on Muggles]].

* ArchnemesisDad: The implied reason being that his father was a [[AbusiveParents Abusive Parent]] towards Julietta.
* [[spoiler:BungledSuicide]]: [[spoiler:After founding out he had a blood transfusion from Mark, he has a FreakOut and then slots his wrists in the bathtub.]]
* CloudCuckooLander [[spoiler:When he's recovered in the dungeon of Bindweed Hall, he's almost stopped making sense to everyone other than himself.]]
* GoodShepherd: He's a spiritual, compassionate, and understanding preacher -- until it comes to Muggles.
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]]: [[spoiler:Has one after realizing that the belief that Muggles are inferior to wizard kind is wrong, since Mark selflessly gave him the blood transfusion to save him from dying. He later becomes more friendly to Mark to the point of annoying and even referring himself as Mark's brother to Andrews parents.]]
* HolierThanThou: His belief about muggles, [[spoiler:that's until his HeelFaceTurn.]]
* PreacherMan
* PromotionToParent: After their mother died, he fought to become Julietta' legal guardian, so they wouldn't have to live with their father.
* SexyPriest: [[WordOfGod According to this art work]][[]]

!Julietta Fell

Januarius's younger sister who he took out of school because of her increasing health problems. Mark also meets her at The Sycorax, where she does tarot card readings for the prisoners.

* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Averted, she and her brother care about each other very much.
* BigBrotherWorship: [[spoiler:especially shown after her brothers [[BungledSuicide suicide attempt]].]]
* TheDiseaseThatShallNotBeNamed: An in-universe example, mentioned by Hector that she suffers from a health condition involving her spine that keeps her out of School because of her treatments, Mark asks if it's Scoliosis, But Hector gives a vague answer.
* IllGirl: Subverted, even though she's taken out of school because of her health problems, but still manages to maintain a normal life.
* PluckyOfficeGirl: Works as assistant to her cousin, Dolores Umbridge.
* ShrinkingViolet: Justified, because her father may have been [[AbusiveParents abusive]], but Subverted since she goes to places with her brother like the Sycorax '''PRISON''' of all places and has no trouble with talking to the prisoners and becomes friends the werewolf Guadalupe,[[spoiler:Double Subverted however, when her brother tries to kill himself and she becomes terrified that she'll be sent back to live with her father.]]

[[folder:Minor Characters]]

!Benedicte Ollivander

The older sister of Linus and Calliope who was kidnapped and killed by the deatheaters about twenty years ago.

* BrainyBrunette
* CoolBigSis: She was very much one to Linus.
* DeathByOriginStory
* GrayEyes
* [[spoiler:LeftForDead]]: [[spoiler:It's revealed in chapter 23 of ''War'' when Calliope, Mark, Hector, Andrew, Guadalupe and Julietta apparat into the woods south of Hollywyck and encounter a group of centaurs who most of refuse to help them, Calliope is [[MakesSenseInContext taken over by Benedicte's ghost]] and reveals that a girl (who in chapter 32 they realise was Benedicte) apparated in the woods and was found by one of the centaurs, Fortinbras, while bleeding to death and refused to help her. This convinces Fortiesbras to help them.]]
* NeverFoundtheBody: All that was ever found of her after she was kidnapped by the deatheaters was her right hand holding her wand. [[spoiler:It isn't until chapter 32 of ''War'' when her body is [[FinallyFoundTheBody finally found]].]]
* PosthumousCharacter


Devoted house-elf to The Ollivander family, who works at the ancestral home, Hollywyck.

* [[BattleButler Battle House-Elf]]: [[spoiler:When Calliope is kidnapped from Hollywyck by turpentine, she tries to use her magic to attack him, but is stopped by Linus because she might hit a Calliope.]]
* [[KindlyHousekeeper Kindly House-Elf]]
* LoyalToThePosition
* SlaveRace: Discussed when Mark is informed by Calliope and Linus of this, he's naturally disgusted by the concept.
-->'''Linus:''' But she's a house-elf, not a human. The purpose of a house-elf is to serve a family. They don't have a purpose in life unless they're serving a family. Scurry's whole family, down the material line, has served the Ollivander's. Before Scurry it was Scamper and before Scamper it was Skedaddle...\\
''(Calliope interrupts Linus)''\\
'''Calliope:''' But Mark, the point is, Scurry is happy to serve us. If we were to set her free, she'd be miserable. She loves us, and we love her. She's like a member of the family.\\
'''Mark:''' ''(dryly)'' That's what slave owners said too.

!Tabitha Dupont

Andrew's older sister, who is also a muggleborn (like her brother) witch.

* ShipperOnDeck: She is the first one seen trying to pair [[spoiler: Mark and Calliope]] together, as seen in the first ever chapter, when she encourages [[spoiler: Mark]] to try and get[[spoiler: Calliope]] to dance with him.
-->Andrew caught a glance at his sister's face and stopped his little soft-shoe.
-->"What?" she asked him, all innocence.
-->"You're brewing something, aren't you?"
-->"Nothing that hasn't been already cooking, little bro. I just gave it a stir."
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: After Mark goes off to England to find Calliope and he end ups the Thames Jail, she never makes a reappearance, not even when Andrew comes to England in ''War'' to help Mark out.
** Although, it could be because she's helping out her and Andrew's parents' cover up what's happening to Mark, so his (Mark's) parent's don't find out, since their muggles.


An American Wizard from Boston who is "friends" with Andrew, Calliope, Tabitha and their circle of friends.

* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Being a wizard is the only possible reason for [[JerkAss someone like him]] to be friends with Andrew.
* {{Jerkass}}: Is shown to be rather ani-muggle and when Andrew says he thinks Mark may have Calliope's wand (which is true) after she accidentally dropped it while apparating, He suggests they use magic to force Mark to tell them and then alter his memory, which Andrew naturally refuses to do, so he says he'll do it instead.
* [[BlueBlood Pure Blood]]: Implied as being from a Pure Blood wizard family.

!Lyman Heckinger

A journalist for The Daily Phrophet who follows Mark's trial.

* IntrepidReporter