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     Joseph Sullivan 

Joseph Sullivan (Andrew Connolly)

Ability: Empathic Manipulation

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Edgar (Ray Park)

Ability: Super Speed

Samuel's right-hand man, he is in love with Lydia and only wants to ensure the safety of the Sullivan Brothers Carnival and its people at any cost.

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Lydia (Dawn Olivieri)

Ability: Empathy

A woman who works at the carnival with Samuel and Edgar. Her ability allows her to feel the emotions, thoughts, hopes, desires, and dreams of others.

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Eli (Todd Stashwick)

Samuel's new right-hand man after Edgar discovers that he murdered his own brother and quits. He had been exiled by Joseph, but returned after learning Samuel had taken over.

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     Rebecca Taylor 

Rebecca Taylor (Tessa Thompson, Zoe Bolden (at age five))

Ability: Invisibility

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     Arnold / Ernie Crum 

Arnold (Jack Wallace, William Charlton)

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Damian (Harry Perry}

Ability: Memory Manipulation

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     Ian Michaels 

Ian Michaels (Adam Lazarre-White)

Ability: Plant Growth

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     Amanda Strazzulla 

Amanda Strazzulla (Sasha Pieterse)

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  • All There in the Manual: The graphic novels and the "Slow Burn" webisodes explain her backstory.
  • Bratty Teenage Daughter
  • Parental Abandonment: Her dad wanted to run out on Lydia when he discovered she was pregnant, and since Lydia could feel it with her ability, she left first and then left Amanda with her sister.
  • Power Incontinence: She has a lot of trouble controlling her ability, and accidently blows up cars, animals, and Caleb whenever she gets angry.
  • The Runaway: She ran away from home to try to find her mother, Lydia.


Caleb (Dusty Sorg)

Ability: Spider Mimicry

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