Characters: Marvel 1602
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Queen Elizabeth IIThe queen of England who employs both Sir Nicholas and Dr. Strange. Is killed by agents of Count Otto von Doom.
Virginia DareThe historical first child born in the New World. In this series, she has the mysterious power to turn into animals. Becomes a love interest for Parquagh. Somewhat based off Gwen Stacy, considering her ties to Parquagh and her ultimate fate.
Ananias DareThe Governor of Roanoke Colony and Virginia's father. Possibly based off of George Stacy.
King JamesKing James VI of Scotland, becomes King James I of England after Elizabeth's death. Hates witchbreed with a passion, striking deals with the Inquisition to further his agendas.
- Ambiguously Gay: Based on a popular theory of scholars, he seems to hit on Petros.
- Historical Villain Upgrade: Say what you will about the real James VI, this one doesn't have much more to him than being a drunk asshole that finds any excuse to execute people.
Sir Nicholas FuryQueen Elizabeth's spymaster, and Peter's mentor. Finds himself a traitor to the throne when James takes over and becomes a fugitive. He is this reality's Nick Fury, though his portrayal is partly based on the historical figure Sir Francis Walsingham.
- Badass Beard
- Composite Character: Nick Fury and Sir Francis Walsingham
- The Consigliere: To Queen Elizabeth
- Eyepatch of Power
- The Spymaster
Doctor Stephen StrangeQueen Elizabeth's court physician, who secretly practices witchcraft. Is contacted by Uatu, but must take his vow as well to remain silent. When James ascends the throne, he is beheaded but manages to communicate anyway. Passes to the next world when the world is saved. He is this reality's Doctor Strange and also has similarities to the historical John Dee.
- The Consigliere: To Queen Elizabeth
- Fictional Counterpart: To Doctor John Dee, a famous alchemist, scientist, mystic and occult scholar who served as an advisor and court physician to Queen Elizabeth I in Real Life.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Uatu tells him why reality is in danger, but Strange won't be able to tell anyone about it. Not as long as he is alive, that's it. Luckly, his magic makes him able to speak for a while after his death...
- Off with His Head!
Uatu the WatcherSame as always, he must never interfere. Except for this time. Knows that these characters are showing up 400 years early, and knows that if left unchecked, it will destroy reality.
Peter Parquagh/The SpiderSir Nicholas' young apprentice. Timid and bookish, a Running Gag involves him almost getting bitten by various spiders until he finally is at the end. He is this world's Spider-Man.
Matthew MurdochA blind minstrel whose favorite ballade tells of "The Four From the Fantastick," but is often asked to stop singing it. Moonlights as an agent of Fury's, traveling across Europe to retrieve the Templar treasure. He is this reality's Daredevil.
Clea StrangeStephen's wife and helper. Revealed to be from another dimension. She's this reality's Clea. Duh.
Donal/ThorAn old man assigned to protect the treasure of the Templars, in the hopes that it can stave off doomsday. The real treasure is the walking stick he carries, which transforms into Mjollnir when struck on the ground, with its wielder taking the form of The Mighty Thor. Donal becomes a drunkard when he realizes that this means a crisis of faith for him.
Sir Richard ReedA scientist and explorer who led the expedition of the Fantastick. Bathed in the energies of the anomaly, he gained powers corresponding to water. Was imprisoned in a cave with no holes by Doom where he would often be sought out by the Count for scientific advice. He is this reality's Mister Fantastic.
Susan StormA young woman who fled England from an arranged marriage by sailing on the Fantastick. Gaining powers corresponding to air, Susan cannot become visible again, which means that the fetus of her and Reed's son can be seen growing inside her when she becomes pregnant. Doom imprisoned her in a glass case, using her as a sort of decoration for his bedchamber. She is this reality's Invisible Woman.
John StormSusan's hotheaded brother who once killed a man in a duel. Gained powers corresponding to fire, and thus kept under a waterfall by Doom. He is this reality's Human Torch.
Benjamin GrimmThe captain of the Fantastick, and an old friend of Reed's. Gained powers corresponding to earth, and was imprisoned in Doom's dungeon, being deprived of food when he acted up. He is this reality's Thing.
Carlos JavierA powerful witchbreed who uses his home as a safe haven to teach young witchbreed to use their powers safely. He is this reality's Professor X.
Scotius SomerisleThe field leader of Javier's students. Can fire beams of energy from his eyes, which can only be stopped by rubies. He is this reality's Cyclops.
Roberto TrefusisOne of Javier's students, who can lower temperatures to freezing levels, creating ice. He is this reality's Iceman.
Hal McCoyAnother of Javier's students. Henry has an apeish physique, which led to him being tormented as a child. His appearance belies his eloquent tongue and sharp mind. Further mutated into a blue furry monster by Octavius' attempts to cure himself. He is this reality's Beast.
- Deadpan Snarker: While being arrested by the Cape Busters:
- "What are you staring at, you dunderheads? Have you neer seen an Orkneyman before?"
WernerA witchbreed with angel-like wings who was rescued from the Spanish Inquisition by Javier's students. Forms a close friendship with "John" Grey, to the displeasure of Scotius. He is this reality's Angel.
John Grey/Jean GreyA telepathic and telekinetic witchbreed who studies with Javier. Is actually a girl disguised as a boy. Dies from the strain of keeping the ship in the air to Latveria.
Rojhaz/Steve Captain AmericaVirginia's near-silent Native American companion. Stands out with his blond hair and light skin. It's revealed that he's the cause of the anomalies, as he is Steven Rogers, aka Captain America, sent back in time from a Bad Future ruled by the Purple Man.
DouganOne of Fury's soldiers who remains loyal to him. This reality's Dum Dum Dugan.
MarioacThe chief of the Native Americans living near Roanoke.
Henri le PymA scientist who was blackmailed by Octavius into curing him. Developed a potion that shrunk his wife to the size of an insect, and he later used to become a giant. Is this world's version of Ant-Man/Giant Man.
Janet le PymLe Pym's wife who has been shrunken to insect size and kidnapped by Octavius as leverage. Octavius threatens to feed her to Conners if le Pym disobeys him. She is this reality's Wasp.
Count Otto von DoomThe handsome ruler of Latveria. Orchestrates the assassination of Queen Elizabeth, tries to use the Templar treasure to rule the world, and keeps the Four from the Fantastick imprisoned. In a climactic battle, his face is horribly scarred by lightning. He later voyages to the edge of the world to fix his face. He is this reality's Doctor Doom.
Grand Inquisitor EnriqueThe Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition. Tasked with stamping out witchbreed, the Inquisitor is very thorough with his work, despite some rescues from his old friend Javier's students. Secretly, he is only executing witchbreed who cannot pass as human like Werner, while those who are spared are forming his Brotherhood of Those Who Will Inherit the Earth. He is a witchbreed himself and is this reality's Magneto.
- Ambiguously Jewish: This gets him executed.
- Bait and Switch: The Boomerang Bigot leader of the persecution against Witchbreeds is executed... for being Jewish.
- Bald of Evil
- Beard of Evil: Until he shaves it off
- Icy Blue Eyes
- Manipulative Bastard
Brother PetrosThe Inquisitor's assistant and messenger. Unknown to him, he is Enrique's son, and this world's Quicksilver.
- The Dragon: To Enrique
Sister WandaAnother of the Inquisitor's assistants, and his daughter. Thus, she is the Scarlet Witch of this world.
ToadEnrique's spy in the Vatican. How he managed to avoid execution considering his appearance is unknown. He sold out the Inquisitor and his assistants for his freedom, but Enrique kept him around anyways. He is this reality's Toad. Goes without saying.
Vulture FliersHenchmen of Count Otto von Doom who have the power to fly. They seem to be genetic monsters created by the Count. They are based on the Vulture.
Natasha"The Most Dangerous Woman in Europe," Natasha was traveling with Matthew until she tried to kill him so that she could take the Templar treasure to her true master and lover: Count von Doom. She accompanies Doom on his voyage to the edge of the world, but is thrown overboard. This reality's Black Widow.
Purple ManImplied to use his powers to become President of the United States, creating a Bad Future where heroes are hunted down. It is this regime that unwittingly sends Captain America back through time.
Norman OsborneA Roanoke colonist who tries to buy the Native American's land. Resorts to increasingly criminal methods to try and find "The Source" of the world's strangeness, lusting for its power. Eventually kills Virginia and is sent to England to be executed. Is infected with gangrene, then mutated into a goblin-like monster by Octavius. He is this world's Norman Osborn/Green Goblin.
Baron Victor OctaviusAn Italian noble and scientist who tried to cure himself of the bubonic plague using octopus blood. Instead, he mutated himself into an octopus monster. He managed to slow the transformation, but began running out of viable options to keep him human. Is this reality's Doctor Octopus.
ConnersA scientist who also tried to cure himself of the plague, but used dinosaur eggs instead of octopi blood. This mutated him into a dinosaur-like creature who retained his intelligence. He is this world's Lizard.
Captain FiskeA pirate captain who attacks the ship Parquagh and Osborne are on en route to England. He is this reality's Kingpin.
Bull's EyeFiske's first mate who has an unmatchable aim. He is this reality's Bullseye.
WizardA wizard who guides Doom to the edge of the world. He is this reality's Wizard.
MedusaWizard's wife, who is a figure much like the mythical Gorgon. This reality's Medusa.
MarkoAn albino in the Four Who Are Frightful's company. This world's Sandman (as in the Spider-Man baddie), with a bit of that other Comicbook/Sandman thrown in.
TrapsterAn expert hunter and trapster who voyages with the Wizard's company. This reality's Trapster or Paste-Pot-Pete or what have you.
Fin Fang FoomA dragon who rampages through China until the Hulk kills him. This reality's Fin Fang Foom.