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-->'''Played by''': J.D. Pardo

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-->'''Played by''': [[spoiler:AnnaDiop]]
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* YourCheatingHeart: Had an affair with a married man at the hospital she worked with.


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* YourCheatingHeart: Had an affair with a married man at the hospital she worked with.



* BlackBestFriend: Vera's


* DomesticAbuser: His physical abuse to Joshua's wife is what gets Joshua to have him arrested.

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* DomesticAbuser: DomesticAbuse: His physical abuse to Joshua's wife is what gets Joshua to have him arrested.


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* AngelUnaware: They themselves don't know this at first.



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-->'''Played by''': Shantel [=VanSanten=]Creator/ShantelVanSanten



%%* AgentScully
%%* ArbitrarySkepticism

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%%* AgentScully
%%* ArbitrarySkepticism
* AgentScully: As a scientist, she takes the longest to believe the supernatural things occurring.



%%* HotScientist

!!Raul Garcia
-->'''Played by''': J.D. Pardo

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%%* HotScientist

!!Raul Garcia
* HollywoodAtheist: Averted, Vera is an atheist who initially doubts the things she's told at the start of the series but comes to believe when shown incontrovertible evidence, and is not shown as wrong for doubting earlier or otherwise portrayed poorly.
* HotScientist: She works as a scientist in the National Deep Space Agency and she's very attractive.
* MissingChild: Her son Michael, who has been missing for seven years.
* ModestyTowel: When Alan tracks her down in her hotel room at Houston she's only wearing a towel, implied to have been taking an offscreen ShowerOfAngst.
* RemoteYetVulnerable: She leaves her body behind when using her AstralProjection powers, and if she doesn't come back in six minutes, she dies.
* UndercoverAsLovers: With Alan in ''Metamorphosis''
* WorkingWithTheEx: Vera finds herself having to work with her ex-boyfriend, Leo Travers, who left her years before.

!!!Rose Arvale
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-->'''Played by''': J.D. PardoCreator/AnnaDiop
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* EvilAllAlong: [[spoiler:She's actually the Horseman of Death.]]
* HospitalHottie: An attractive hospital nurse.
* TheLeader: She's the one who assembles the team and acts as their leader. [[spoiler:Until she's revealed to be a Horseman.]]
* MercyKill: As a nurse she performed this on soldiers in Afghanistan and on elderly patients at the Houston Hospital.
* {{Omniglot}}: Her power of "understanding." She can even read binary. [[spoiler:Since she's not really a Messenger, it's unclear whether she truly has this power or just knows enough languages to deceive the others.]]
* YourCheatingHeart: Had an affair with a married man at the hospital she worked with.


!!Raul Garcia
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-->'''Played by''': J.D. Pardo
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* EmpoweredBadassNormal: After he gains his {{Telepathy}} powers.



* OfficialCouple: With Erin.



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%%* OrphansOrdeal

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%%* OrphansOrdeal* AccidentalMurder: Kills his bully, Sam by fighting back without yet knowing he had SuperStrength
* DrivenToSuicide: His mother killed herself due to having him taken away at birth because he was born out of wedlock, which caused her to fall into deep depression. He himself is nearly goaded by Satan into doing it. [[InterruptedSuicide He's only stopped by the arrival of Rose to visit him.]]
* OrphansOrdeal: He grew up living in foster homes and now lives in a group home for orphaned children.



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%%* DiesWideOpen
* FaintingSeer: His power.
%%* NiceGuy

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* ChurchOfSaintGenericus: The evangelist, Joshua Silburn Junior, starts out as the youthful "face" of an evangelist TV show; aside from the interaction of the show's premise with his religion, he could be a leader of any relatively mainstream Christian church.
* {{Cuckold}}: Joshua's wife was cheating on him with his own father, and is his baby's real dad.
%%* DiesWideOpen
DiesWideOpen:
* FaintingSeer: His power.
power, which causes him to have what looks to others to be a seizure.
%%* NiceGuyNiceGuy:



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%%* ActionMom

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%%* ActionMom* ActionMom: She's a single mom, but that doesn't stop her from trying to SaveTheWorld.
* CastFromHitPoints: Using her powers too much cause her own health and body to deteriorate.
* DomesticAbuse: Erin's husband grew increasingly paranoid and controlling once their daughter Amy was born, to the point that he wouldn't even let them leave the house. She left with Amy, but he tracked them down.



%%* SwissArmyTears

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%%* SwissArmyTears
* OfficialCouple: With Raul.
* SwissArmyTears: Her tears have healing properties.



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* AttemptedRape: Koa Lin is nearly raped by a man in a casino after she's caught cheating at cards. She uses her ability to assume his form and beat him up.
* AllAsiansKnowMartialArts: She's Asian and uses her martial arts skills to fight Raul.
* TheGambler: Basically her job. She was in the middle of a high stake game, when they wave hit her and she fell uncouncious, revealing she was cheating, which put her in a lot of trouble.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Koa suffers from memory loss, some of the most basic memories have become blurred like a card trick her father taught her at the age of 6. Joshua believes it comes from the fact she borrows someone else's identity and in turn she loses her own.
* RavenHairIvorySkin: She's very pale, with long black hair.



* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Her power.

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* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Her power.
power. She can apparently acquire knowledge from the people she's impersonated as well (learning martial arts through doubling a man when he had attempted to rape her, for instance).



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* MundaneUtility: Uses his eletric powers to recharge his cellphone.






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* RedEyesTakeWarning: The Man's (Satan's) eyes glow red from time to time



* MoralEventHorizon: InUniverse, committing a irredeemable act of evil turns them into a Horseman.

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* MoralEventHorizon: InUniverse, committing a an irredeemable act of evil turns them into a Horseman.



!!!Rose Arvale
-->'''Played by''': Anna Diop

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!!!Rose Arvale
!!![[spoiler:Rose Arvale]]
-->'''Played by''': Anna Diop
[[spoiler:AnnaDiop]]



* EvilAllAlong: Posed as one of the Messengers at first.



* DeadlyDoctor: Her MercyKill eventually crossed the line into cold-blooded murder.



* MercyKill: Performed this on several patients before crossing the line into cold-blooded murder.

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* MercyKill: Performed this on several patients before crossing TheMole: When she was part of the line into cold-blooded murder.Messengers.



* {{Omniglot}}: Her power of "understanding." She can even read binary. Since she's not really a messenger, it's unclear whether she truly has this power or just knows enough languages to deceive the others.



%%* ConspiracyTheorist

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%%* ConspiracyTheorist* ConspiracyTheorist: Thinks the military is behind everything.



%%* SecretKeeper

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%%* SecretKeeper
* SecretKeeper: Vera tells him about the Messengers and her own powers in ''Deus Ex Machina''



Raul's teenage niece. [[spoiler:Actually his daughter.]]

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Raul's teenage niece. [[spoiler:Actually [[spoiler: Actually his daughter.]]



%%* AbusiveDad
%%* DomesticAbuser
%%* {{Jerkass}}

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%%* AbusiveDad
%%* DomesticAbuser
%%* {{Jerkass}}
* AbusiveDad: Joshua's father beat him when he was a child, controls everything in his life, has an affair with his daughter-in-law, blackmails her and nearly kills her when she refuses to cooperate.
* DomesticAbuser: His physical abuse to Joshua's wife is what gets Joshua to have him arrested.
* {{Jerkass}}: Make Joshua's life a living hell.



%%* ArchangelMichael

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%%* ArchangelMichael
* ArchangelMichael: Actually the incarnation of the Archangel Michael.



%%* BigGood
%%* TheGhost

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%%* BigGood
%%* TheGhost
* BigGood: As the one who gave the Messengers their mission.
* TheGhost: Never appears directly.


-->'''Played by''': Winston Duke

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-->'''Played by''': Winston DukeCreator/WinstonDuke


-->'''Played by''': Jamie Bamber

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-->'''Played by''': Jamie BamberCreator/JamieBamber


* SixthRanger: Seventh, actually. She joins the other Messengers in "Metamorphosis." Then Rose is revealed to be a Horseman, meaning Koa really is the sixth.

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* SixthRanger: Seventh, actually. She joins the other Messengers in "Metamorphosis." Then Rose [[spoiler:Rose is revealed to be a Horseman, Horseman]], meaning Koa really is the sixth.


!!In General

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!!In General!!The Man
-->'''Played by''': Diogo Morgado

The Devil himself.



%%* BigBadDuumvirate
%%* CardCarryingVillain
* EvilCounterpart: To the Messengers.
* GoodWingsEvilWings: The Man and the Horsemen have fiery red wings.
* MoralEventHorizon: InUniverse, committing a irredeemable act of evil turns them into a Horseman.
* OmnicidalManiac: They want to destroy humanity because they can.
%%* RedEyesTakeWarning

!!The Man
-->'''Played by''': Diogo Morgado

The Devil himself.
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* BigBad: Of the series.



* GoodWingsEvilWings: Has fiery red wings much like the Horsemen's.
* GreaterScopeVillain: While he causes quite a bit of trouble in his own right, the Horsemen remain the primary antagonists. The Devil only helps them along as long as it amuses him [[spoiler:but claims he doesn't actually want them to destroy the world, and even helps the Messengers against them once they reject him]].



!!Sen. Cindy Richards
-->'''Played by''': Lauren Bowles

The Horseman of War.

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!!Sen. Cindy Richards
-->'''Played by''': Lauren Bowles

The Horseman
!!The Horsemen of War.the Apocalypse



* BigBadDuumvirate: They're the ones trying to destroy the world.
%%* CardCarryingVillain
* EvilCounterpart: To the Messengers.
* GoodWingsEvilWings: They have fiery red wings.
* MoralEventHorizon: InUniverse, committing a irredeemable act of evil turns them into a Horseman.
* OmnicidalManiac: They want to destroy humanity because they can.
%%* RedEyesTakeWarning

!!!Sen. Cindy Richards
-->'''Played by''': Lauren Bowles

The Horseman of War.
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!!Leland Schiller

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!!Leland !!!Leland Schiller



!!Rose Arvale

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!!Rose !!!Rose Arvale



!!Vincent Plowman

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!!Vincent !!!Vincent Plowman



!!Mark Plowman

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!!Mark !!!Mark Plowman


* AmericanAccents: Speaks with a Southern accent.

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* AmericanAccents: UsefulNotes/AmericanAccents: Speaks with a Southern accent.


* {{Omniglot}}: Her power of "understanding." She can even read binary.

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* {{Omniglot}}: Her power of "understanding." She can even read binary. Since she's not really a messenger, it's unclear whether she truly has this power or just knows enough languages to deceive the others.

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* NakedOnArrival: After he fell naked on earth, he stole the clothes of the first guy he met (and possibly killed him).





* BackFromTheDead: They all died and came back to life a few minutes later when {{Satan}} fell on Earth.
* LegacyCharacter: [[spoiler:There were six generations before who successfully saved the world.]]

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* BackFromTheDead: They all died and came back to life a few minutes later when {{Satan}} fell landed on Earth.
* LegacyCharacter: [[spoiler:There were six previous generations before who successfully saved the world.world from the Apocalypse.]]



* AstralProjection: Her power, called "Spirit Walking".

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* AstralProjection: Her power, called "Spirit Walking".Walking."



%%* ClearMyName






* AGodAmI: Declares this when the Horsemen betray him.



* AGodAmI: Declares this when the Horsemen betray him.



* FaintingSeer: She used to have thesame power as Joshua.

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* FaintingSeer: She used to have thesame the same power as Joshua.




Vera and Leo's son, who was kidnapped at an airport and placed in the care of another family.



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* AbusiveDad: The Man paints Him in this light.



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