Note that characters are listed by what they began the series as. If a human gets turned into a vampire, they are still listed as a human. (The one exception is Risika, because we only see her as a human in the flashbacks.)
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Risika is a vampire who was turned about 300 years before the start of In the Forests of the Night. Her original human name was Rachel.
And Your Little Dog Too: Risika kills one of Aubrey's hunters and delivers the ashes straight to Aubrey in a plastic bag... as a warning. This is probably what prompts Aubrey killing Tora.
Spell My Name with an S: A rare, intentional example. For most of Shattered Mirror, Christopher's name is spelled with a 'Ch' at the beginning. However, when characters refer to him before around 50 years ago, it's spelled with a 'K' at the beginning (Kristopher).
Karma Houdini: In spite of the fact that he did do good things, the fact stands that Nikolas did indeed kill Elizabeth Vida, as well as a whole lot of others. But he never owns up to this, and everyone seems to forget about it.
Jaguar is the vampire who runs Midnight and its slave trade. Despite this, he's not shown to be a villain, and he helps Turquoise on multiple occasions. He was also the one that sent her to kill Jeshickah in the first place.
There is some question as to whether or not Jaguar counts as evil. Yes, he was running Midnight, which is a command center for the slave trade, but he is much less harsh than other slave owners, and he ends up helping Turquoise more than he harms her.
Evil Pays Better: Presumably the reason Jaguar allows the slave trade in Midnight despite not really liking it.
Fala is the main villain of Demon in my View, trying to kill Jessica for writing true stories about the vampire world (despite the fact that Fala was never mentioned in In the Forests of the Night). She originally tries to make Aubrey kill Jessica, then decides to do it herself.
Recurring Character: Caryn has never had a book focusing on her, but she made an appearance in Demon in my View, Shattered Mirror, and All Just Glass - more times than any other character in the series. (The only exception is Dominique, and she has had a book focusing on her.)
Jessica Allodola is an author of vampire fiction. She attracts the attention of multiple vampires when they find out that her fiction is real, down to every word. It turns out that she's actually more the daughter of Siete than anything else, and she tapped directly into his memories to write her stories.
Enfante Terrible: While not what Jessica's mother thought, going unborn for two decades in a vampiric womb made Jessica more Siete's child than the child of either of her parents. Her mother gave her up because she couldn't take the reminder of that portion of her life.
Death by Genre Savviness: Jessica gets turned into a vampire (a form of dying) due to her being so Genre Savvy that she released books accurately chronicling the lives of vampires without their permission.
Give Him a Normal Life: This is half of what prompts her mother to give her up, the other half being that she reminds her mother of Siete too much.
Ghost Memory: She gets them from Siete; this is how she tells her stories.
Good Is Boring: Jessica's favorite character in "Tiger, Tiger" (In the Forests of the Night) is Aubrey, the villain.
Parental Abandonment: Jessica's parents left her up for adoption, and Anne took her in. We find out why at the end of Demon in my View: Jessica's mother abandoned her because she looked too much like Siete. It kind of makes her sound like a Jerkass when you put it that way. Or any way.
Turquoise is the main protagonist of Midnight Predator, a human vampire hunter. Her family was killed by vampireswhen she was younger, and she went into slavery with Lord Daryl. After Nathaniel helped her escape, she changed her name from Catherine to Turquoise.
Erin is one of two protagonists of Persistence of Memory. She is linked to Shevaun for unknown reasons. This gave her symptoms resembling schizophrenia, and she spent several years in a mental institution before the start of the series.
Grand Theft Me: By way of Shevaun, although it wasn't her fault - it was Adjila's.
Important Hair Cut: One of the times that Shevaun took over Erin, she tried to cut off Erin's long hair, due to Shevaun having shorter hair. This resulted in some pretty bad cuts on Erin's neck. Erin cut her hair to shoulder length and never wore it longer.
Alexander is Risika's brother. He tries in vain to protect her from vampires. At the end of In the Forests of the Night, he comes Back from the Dead with no explanation, and he's appeared a couple times since then.
Taking the Bullet: In one of the more touching moments of Demon in my View, Anne lets herself be killed instead of Jessica, showing that despite their dysfunctional relationship, they really did care about each other.
Nathaniel is a human who helped Turquoise escape from slavery in Midnight. In the start of Midnight Predator, he helps Turquoise and Ravyn go back to Midnight to kill Jeshickah.