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* Characters/HeroesOtherHumans
* Characters/HeroesTheCompany


[[folder: Joseph Sullivan]]
!!'''Joseph Sullivan (Creator/AndrewConnolly)'''
-->'''Ability: Empathic Manipulation'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AFatherToHisMen
* PosthumousCharacter: The season opens with his funeral.
* WellIntentionedExtremist: He tried to make sure Samuel never knew his full powers and lied to him his entire life, which helped contribute to Samuel's instability.

[[folder: Edgar]]
!!'''Edgar (Creator/RayPark)'''
-->'''Ability: SuperSpeed'''

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.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AntiVillain: [[SlidingScaleOfAntiVillains Type IV]].
* TheAtoner: He wants to make up for the bad things he has done in his past, but Samuel keeps forcing him to commit more evil acts. [[spoiler:Edgar eventually manages to atone by helping to rescue the other carnies from Samuel]].
* AxCrazy: He appears to be this at first, but it quickly becomes clear that Samuel is forcing him to act like one.
%%* BadassBeard
%%* BadassLongcoat: A couple of times.
* TheDragon: To Samuel.
* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn: After teetering on the edge of one for most of Volume 5, he turns Face to help Noah save New York City and rescue the other carnies from Samuel.]]
* HitmanWithAHeart: He wants out. [[spoiler:He gets his wish when HRG and Claire re-appear at the carnival and he helps them get the rest of the carnies away from Samuel]].
* KnifeNut: He keeps multiple knives on him at all times.
** KukrisAreKool: He uses two as his main weapons.
* KnifeThrowingAct: His gig at the Sullivan Brothers Carnival, and he often throws knives when fighting.
* NobleTopEnforcer
* OnlyOneName
* ParentalAbandonment: His parents died in a fire at the Bradford City stadium in 1985.
* [[spoiler:StarCrossedLovers: With Lydia]].
* SuperSpeed
* WildCard

[[folder: Lydia]]
!!'''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.

!!!Associated Tropes:
* TheChick: She is the only important female member of the carnival and one of Samuel's closest confidants.
* TheEmpath: Lydia had the ability to feel the thoughts, hopes, dreams, emotions and or desires of others. Her most common manifestation of this ability is through various tattoos on her body depicting different people.
* MeaningfulName: Her power works through [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4zRe_wvJw8 her tattoos]].
* MsFanservice
* OnlyOneName
* PowerTattoo: When her ability is combined with Samuel's, she can project peoples greatest desires or a person they need to find onto her back with the tattoos.
* ShipTease: With both Samuel and Edgar. And possibly Sylar...
* SingleMomStripper: Kind of. She has a teenage daughter named Amanda and a job taking off most of her clothes.
* StarCrossedLovers: [[spoiler: With Edgar.]]
* [[spoiler:StuffedInTheFridge: She's murdered by Eli in a setup by Samuel to gain back the support of the carnival as part of his final endgame. Though it's less a "fridging" than Samuel taking out his most powerful obstacle within the Carnival.]]
* TeenPregnancy: She had Amanda as a teenager.
* ToplessnessFromTheBack: When she shows others her tattoos.
* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway

[[folder: Eli]]
!!'''Eli (Creator/ToddStashwick)'''
-->'''Ability: [[MesACrowd Self-replication]] '''

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

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AffablyEvil: In his interactions with Tracy. He obviously likes her, but that doesn't stop him from turning on her when Samuel orders him to.
* ConMan
* TheDragon: Replaces Edgar as Samuel right hand man.
* {{Jerkass}}
* KarmaHoudini
* MesACrowd: Eli has the ability to clone himself. Eli seems to be referred to by his clones as the "Omega" or the "Prime" and is able to produce hundreds of clones. All of Eli's clones are hollow on the inside and share a sort of collective mind. Eli's clones are able to travel vast distances away from the Prime, but they cannot stay away for long and feel the urge to return to him after a certain amount of time.
* OnlyOneName

[[folder: Rebecca Taylor]]
!!'''Rebecca Taylor (Tessa Thompson, Zoe Bolden (at age five))'''
-->'''Ability: {{Invisibility}}'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AbortedArc: Her plan of revenge against Noah disappears with her.
* AxCrazy: She is also somewhat mentally unstable since the death of her father when she was five.
* DarkActionGirl
* TheDarkChick: No pun intended.
* HonoraryUncle: She refers to both Samuel and Eli as uncle.
* {{Invisibility}}: Becky has the ability to turn invisible. She used this ability to kill Annie by pushing her out of an open window, as well as sneak around Claire's room undetected. She was also able to extend her ability to objects she holds.
* KarmaHoudini: Thankfully averted in the Graphic Novel.
* StepfordSmiler
* RevengeByProxy: She has no problem to kill innocent girls with the excuse of attack Claire and Noah.
* YouKilledMyFather: Towards [[spoiler: Noah Bennet]].
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: She disappeared halfway through Volume 5, and only showed up again the graphic novels trying to kill Tracy. [[spoiler: Becky is frozen in mid-air by Tracy and her fate is unknown]].

[[folder: Arnold / Ernie Crum]]
!!'''Arnold (Jack Wallace, William Charlton)'''
-->'''Ability: [[TeleportersAndTransporters Space-Time]] [[TimeMaster Manipulation]]'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* [[AllThereInTheManual All There In The Online Graphic Novels]]: His backstory and [[spoiler:how he really died]].
* TheSlowPath: After arriving at Coyote Sands in 1961, he was knocked out by [[spoiler:Adam Monroe]] and lost his memory. He lived like that until the Carnival found him again in the present.
* TrappedInThePast

[[folder: Damian]]
!!'''Damian (Harry Perry}'''
-->'''Ability: Memory Manipulation'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* ScaryBlackMan
* [[spoiler:ScrewThisImOuttaHere: He leaves along with the rest of the carnies when it is revealed Samuel killed Joseph and Lydia and is planning to destroy New York City.]]

[[folder: Ian Michaels]]
!!'''Ian Michaels (Adam Lazarre-White)'''
-->'''Ability: [[GreenThumb Plant Growth]]'''

!!!Associated Tropes:


[[folder: Amanda Strazzulla]]
!!'''Amanda Strazzulla (Sasha Pieterse)'''
-->'''Ability: [[HavingABlast Spontaneous Combustion]]'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* AllThereInTheManual: The graphic novels and the "Slow Burn" webisodes explain her backstory.
* BrattyTeenageDaughter
* ParentalAbandonment: 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.
* PowerIncontinence: She has a lot of trouble controlling her ability, and accidentally blows up cars, animals, and [[spoiler:Caleb]] whenever she gets angry.
* TheRunaway: She ran away from home to try to find her mother, Lydia.

[[folder: Caleb]]
!!'''Caleb (Dusty Sorg)'''
-->'''Ability: Spider Mimicry'''

!!!Associated Tropes:
* HairTriggerTemper
* GreenEyes: With his powers.
* {{Jerkass}}
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Nice job pissing off the girl who can make things explode Caleb]].
* UndyingLoyalty: To Samuel.