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Ordinary mortals who were unlucky enough to be born (or reborn) at the exact moment a powerful alien, somewhere else in the galaxy, died and became a demon. Initially their demons have limited powers and follow them around as spirits, but each host and demon has the potential to make a contract, fusing their souls and becoming very, very powerful. So far we've met four- Ava, Maggie, Gil, and Odin.


  • Blessed with Suck: Or Cursed with Awesome: Get incredible Game Breaking powers in exchange for being stuck with an unstable demon in your head. Exactly how difficult this situation is differs depending on the demon-host relationship.
  • Bullying a Dragon: All four we've seen are or were victims of this to some degree.
    • Ava's is invoked by Wrathia, as her friendless background is directly the result of her interference.
    • Maggie's is only hinted at from the way she talks about Gil, it seems the girl doesn't have a good history with people.
    • Odin's sisters are a more teasing type, but they also put a tracker on him by sabotaging a ring that's obviously important to him, and he implies he's never given a lot of respect from his family.
    • Gil is forgotten by his old friends (who apparently reported his discussions with Nevy to the principal) and then would have been made a janitor instead of a doctor as he'd dreamed and studied for. Kinda lucky he never found out that last fact.
  • Color-Coded Characters:
    • Ava is Red
    • Maggie is Green
    • Gil is Blue
    • Odin is Purple
  • Cursed with Awesome: Or Blessed with Suck: Get incredible Game Breaking powers in exchange for being stuck with an unstable demon in your head. Exactly how difficult this situation is differs depending on the demon-host relationship.
  • Deal with the Devil: They can extend their powers through a "pact."
  • Demonic Possession: In the literal sense, though Wrathia at least is (or was) capable of playing it fully straight.
  • Dysfunction Junction: All the hosts have some unresolved issues that just seem to get worse around each other.
    • Ava has a crippling lack of confidence, and due to Wrathia's influence, she has been ostracized her whole life. Basically every single time she's tried to do something to improve her life, it only seems to make things worse. As a result, when she gains power she has no sense of responsibility or self-limitations and goes wild.
    • Maggie is incredibly abrasive towards basically everyone except Gil, who she's crushing on. She downplays her own flaws and blows out of proportion those of others. Word of God implies that something terrible happened to her in the past that caused her to be this way, though, and that she should be pitied more than hated.
    • Odin has serious self-esteem issues that he keeps hidden under a stoic facade, and it's implied his own family doesn't really care about him. He compensates by smoking and being standoffish towards basically everyone.
    • Gil is the most well-adjusted of the four, but he died in a horrifying way when he was four, and has spent all the time since trying to belong in Titan's society, essentially becoming a religious fanatic. Towards Odin and Ava, who he thinks don't belong in Titan's society, he is rather insensitive and condescending.
  • Elemental Powers: Though they can't access them until they form a pact, each is associated with an element
    • Fire and Lava for Ava/Wrathia
    • Plants for Maggie/Tuls
    • Water for Gil/Nevy (who hasn't unlocked it yet)
    • Death for Odin/Pedri (who hasn't unlocked it yet)
  • Emotional Powers: According to Word of God.
  • Exotic Eye Designs: Each has a glowing geometric shape in their eyes- circles for Ava, triangles for Maggie, squares for Odin, and diamonds for Gil. If the cast page is anything to go by, the remaining three have stars, hearts, and crescent moons.
  • Flower Motif: Each of them has been so far associated to a flower in one way or another (except Gil, who is more associated with fishes)
    • Ava is connected to poppies, specifically red poppies. In flower language, red poppies are largely associated with death in the west, both in relation to the fact she died in order to make a pact and that she caused the death of many when she took the potion.
    • Maggie is associated with blue roses. Blue roses aren't natural, and are obtained through artificial means (they are either dyed blue or bred). While they are sometimes used as symbols of love, they are also symbols of the unattainable. This is specially true since she is implied to use Tul's Blue Roses to force men to fall in love with her, therefore she has an artificial love.
    • Odin is related to an in-universe flower Florem Mortem, which he smokes in order be unable to hear Pedri.
  • Hijacking Cthulhu: Ava proves this is possible for them- if difficult. Maggie also bullies Tuls, and Odin seems to have a bad relationship with Pedri without being as broken as Ava is.
  • Humanoid Abomination: Unintentionally and to varying degrees depending on how fused they are with their demon, but yes. Just, yes.
  • MacGuffin Super Person: Unconfirmed, but from Odin's discussion with his sisters it seems he was sent to collect Maggie for whoever's collected him.
  • Made of Iron: With pacts they have Nigh-Invulnerability, and even without pacts Odin and Gil survive Ava's attack, and Odin survives his ship crashing with minimal injuries.
    • Although in the latter case Gil was protected from debris by Maggie and Odin by Ava, it's noticeable that Convection Schmonvection is 100% averted for everyone but Maggie, Gil, Odin, and Strategos Six (though they're still affected by the heat none of them receive burns in situations where others do.)
  • Meaningful Name: Everyone's name is related to their sins and powers. See individual characters for details.
  • Mental World: Those that have made a pact have access to one.
  • Not-So-Imaginary Friend: According to Word of God, one way to read the comic is by assuming it's actually a Jekyll & Hyde/Enemy Within situation.
  • Powers via Possession: As far as we know, only as pactmakers.
  • Red Right Hand: Apart from the Treasure Chest Cavity, hosts who have made a pact gain some form of physical marker, such as Ava's face glowing or Maggie's hair turning green.
  • Seven Deadly Sins: The demons each correspond to one of the seven deadly sins, and their hosts seems particularly vulnerable to these traits as well.
  • Stronger Than They Look: All of them, whether aware of it or not, could use incredibly powerful magic if they make a pact. Really, really powerful magic.
  • Symbiotic Possession: Played straight for Maggie and Gil, averted for Odin and Ava.
  • Treasure Chest Cavity: Only after forming a pact. It serves as a portal to their Mental World.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: If Ava's any indication, the stronger they become, the more they're influenced by their demons.
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Main Hosts

    Ava Ire 

Ava Ire

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"I used to dream about what it would be like if I could make friends, fall in love, what it would be like to enjoy waking up. I daydreamed about pushing a button that would make life worth living."

Ava hasn't had a very pleasant life considering that she has been possessed by a rather angry demon since birth. Said demon has constantly attempted to either kill, or pressure her into making a "Pact" without any explanation of what it entails. The story begins some time after Ava was separated from her parents and sent to a re-education planet terraformed and run by TITAN Inc.


  • Accidental Pervert: Odin swears up and down that Ava is a Covert Pervert. Not helped when she's smelling people, looking up their shirts and her Limbo Lenses can see through their bodies.note 
  • An Axe to Grind: Pulls out one about half the size of her body out of her chest compartment and seems more than eager to use it.
  • And I Must Scream: An interesting variation. Ava's still alive, but the "potion" (curse) she consumes transforms her into...something, which fans theorize is "Wrava." In this state she ignores her conscience, which is not...good, to say the least. When she starts to speak, some of the words have letters in bold, and the words they form starts off with "THIS IS... BAD..." indicating a part of Ava realizes something is going horribly wrong.
  • The Atoner: Considers herself responsible for Maggie's cruelty and as a result refuses to simply leave her to TITAN's followers. She persuades Odin to help her attempt to get Maggie to leave the TITAN base.
  • Back from the Dead: Is brought back to life after she finally forms a pact with Wrathia.
  • Badass Boast: "I'm Ava. Ava Ire. And I CAN'T die. Got it, pal!?"
  • Berserker Tears: When combined with Burning with Anger, they turn into steam.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Ava is usually a meek and kind girl who just got the unfortunate position of being Wrathia's host. But that being said, she can really be quite scary when pushed too far (which becomes worse after taking Wrathia's potion).
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Almost as big as her eyes.
  • Bi the Way: Confirmed by Word of God, though she hasn't had much chance to explore her romantic side — confirmed around p 1918 to have a crush on Maggie. She's also getting some moments with Odin.
  • Born Unlucky: Being cursed with a vengeful demon since birth is not very fortuitous.
  • Broken Bird: It's safe to say, she's on her way to becoming this.
  • Bound and Gagged: Odin's solution for her causing him trouble after trying to knock him out with a wrench.
  • Burning with Anger: After the pact, when she gets angry, she Turns Red just like Wrathia, gaining a lava-like appearance and red eyes.
  • Came Back Strong: Through the Pact she makes.
  • Classical Anti-Hero: Weak-willed. Debilitating anxiety. Needs to take down an interstellar empire.
  • Covered with Scars: Word of God is that the scars on her upper arms are from "all from the times Wrathia missed".
  • Curse: The potion that Ava drank to change into Wrava is referred to as a liquid curse that would last her a thousand lifetimes.
  • Dark Magical Girl: Word of God states Ava's transformation into Wrava was based off magical girls.
  • Dark-Skinned Redhead: Is a dirty blonde before the pact. Seems to switch between having red-toned skin and fire orange with yellow patches depending on her mood.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Funnily enough she starts showing shades of this after she dies.
    Ava: Well that SUCKS because I have no desires! Except maybe to get rid of YOU.
    Wrathia: A lot of things suck at the moment, so you can spare me your newly discovered snarky attitude.

    Maggie Lacivi 

Magnolia "Maggie" Lacivi

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"So... Tuls, darling, I need you to work your magic again. Pretty please?"

Another child brought to the re-education planet and one of few children Ava has ever been friends with, although the friendship didn't last long due to Wrathia's tampering. She is odd in her own right and seems to have a few issues about image. She has problems with Odin who she views as a stalker, and is arguably justified in thinking so. She also has an enormous crush on Gil.


  • Ambiguously Brown: Has dark skin. Word of God states she would be considered Afro-Latina in our world.
  • Ax-Crazy: Shows signs of this when she commits random acts of violence in her Dream World and crashes the spaceship she's traveling in when someone ticks her off.
  • Berserk Button: Don't call her ugly, monstrous, or scary, she will take it out on you.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: While they are, for various reasons, hardly innocent, Maggie makes sure to play up Ava and Odin's flaws to Gil and outright lies about her involvement in the ship crashing to ensure she stays on his good side.
  • Converting for Love: Maggie decides to enlist as a follower of TITAN not long after she falls for Gil. Note that she doesn't know much about TITAN and has no real interest in the religion itself.
  • Dark Action Girl: While probably not evil, she can be violent and is quite the Jerkass.
  • Dreamworks Face: Yup.
  • Elemental Eye Colors: Her green eyes match her plant based powers.
  • Emotional Powers: Like Ava, her pact side acts up when she is angry or flustered. As seen here and here.
    • She's pretty much full-flower here from frustration and embarrassment.
  • Foil: According to Word of God, Maggie was designed to be everything Ava isn't.
  • Foreshadowing: Maggie is confident she'll survive Odin's ship crashing. She already knew that pact holders are Nigh Invulnerable.
  • Glowing Eyes: When Tuls is getting ready to cast his magic.
  • Green Thumb: Maggie has shown the ability to convert her arms into surprisingly strong vines/tree branches for combat purposes, an ability she gained after forming a pact with her demon.
  • Has a Type: And Odin, she declares, is not it.
  • Healing Factor: Openly admits that a spaceship that she's on crashing into the ground of a random planet won't kill her. It doesn't.
  • Heroic Resolve: When Ava rampages in her "Wrava" state, Maggie showcases this several times, saving Gil and trying to get him to focus on surviving instead of suffering Heroic BSoD over the death of countless civilians.
  • Hidden Depths: While in an area where their Mental Worlds meet, Maggie curiously turns back into "her old self" (with shorter, dark brown hair and an outfit alike to the one she wears in the childhood photo she keeps of her and Ava), asking "What would YOU know about helping ME?", which, beyond Wrathia's possession of Ava to say horrible things to people, seems to imply some kind of particular event happened in their past. There's also the item upon her neck in her Mental World, which, if guesses are true, says a lot without anyone in-story saying anything about it so far.
  • Hypocrite: As far as we know. She's disgusted by Stalker with a Crush actions (Tuls') or likelihood (assumed of Odin), but for some reason doesn't connect that her use of a flower that likely works as a Love Potion would demean and deprive someone's freedom, choice and personhood the same way. Unless the flower isn't about making someone to fall for her against their will; this is assumed from Tuls' flowery "the scent of the flower to help the person uncover...the desire in their heart...to be your significant other" and "several uses" of previous flowers (the current one is too fragile for more than "one use" and "might wilt" afterwards), but it's to be seen what it specifically does.
  • Incompatible Orientation: Her fawning for Gil falls on deaf ears, considering he's in love with a boy.
  • It's All About Me: She doesn't show a shred of compassion or interest in people outside her obsessive hunt for a relationship. She's displeased that Odin and Ava survived the crash she caused, talks Gil into abandoning them at the first opportunity, and feigns interest in his life while appealing to Tuls for a means of manipulating him into caring for her. She's pretty much a by-the-book malignant narcissist.
  • Jade-Colored Glasses: There are hints she wears these. Ava states she "wasn't always this reckless and mean," and despite everything she tends to hit the bad traits of people around her right on the nail, even the guys she likes—she acknowledges Gil's fanaticism, and is caustic or worse towards Ava and Odin, Ava likely due to Wrathia's occasional possession of her and Odin because he came off like a Stalker with a Crush and hit her Berserk Button.
    • She tells Gil she stopped asking why Ava commits horrible acts a long time ago.
  • Jerkass: She tends to be very defensive and isn't prone to acts of charity - she's yelled at Tuls so much that he's afraid of her.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: She brings up the very good point of Gil asking TITAN about his parents' survival when they first meet, something which apparently hadn't crossed his mind for a long time (unless there's a reason for it, but so far it's unknown why it hasn't).
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite her hostility towards Ava, Maggie still keeps a picture of her in her pact door. This indicates she still cares about her.
  • Luminescent Blush: Whenever she's talking to Gil.
  • Meaningful Name: Maggie Lacivinote . Additionally, "Maggie" is short for "Magnolia," a type of flower.
  • Mundane Utility: She either uses the key of her pact door to bind up her hair or her hair to hide her pact door key.
  • Nerves of Steel: Though she looks visibly freaked out during the rampage through TITAN HQ, she shifts gears into Action Survivor mode easier than Gil.
  • Parental Abandonment: It seems none of the children at their school have parents. Maggie's parents have never been mentioned.
  • Serial Romeo: She's on love interest number 6 in 4 years plus she hates to be reminded of her previous crushes. It's always real love this time.
  • Smitten Teenage Girl: Apparently Maggie's half of her pact with Tuls is to find her true love or something to that note. She's tried five times and Gil is number six. She's even willing to overlook that Gil is a religious fanatic and a little mentally unstable. And possibly not into girls at all.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: To the objects of her infatuation, she's syrupy-sweet. To everyone else, she's cold at best.
  • Transflormation: Voluntarily changes her limbs into branches and vines as part of her pact with Tuls.
  • Treasure Chest Cavity: The door in her chest from her pact.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Ava destroying the TITAN HQ and Gil becoming a fugitive wouldn't have happened had she not crashed Odin's ship onto Gil's planet out of spite.
  • We Used to Be Friends: With Ava. Though she's made it clear that she doesn't care for Ava anymore, she still has a Former Friends Photo nailed on the inside of her door.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Green, which she most likely gained after forming a pact with her demon.
  • Youthful Freckles: On her nose and cheeks, and scattered across her arms.

    Odin Arrow 

Odin Arrow

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"B-before you d-do...an-n-ything rash, I...n-need you to just...h-hear me out..."

A student who attended Ava and Maggie's class and has an odd interest in Maggie. Little is known about Odin aside from the fact that he hails from a different planet than Maggie and Ava. His age was rather nebulous at best, as he is stated to be the same age as the others yet looks far older, but was later revealed to be 18 by Crow and Raven. At the start of the story, Odin tries to convince Maggie to leave the planet with him, and insists that she is in danger from something.


  • Agent Scully: Seems to really enjoy poking holes in the logic of TITAN's existence and power.
  • Big "NO!": After he learns his ship crashed.
  • Blue Blood: Unconfirmed, but it seems that way...
  • Butt-Monkey: Almost every woman in the comic has tried to throw Odin under the bus at some point. Maggie, Ava, hell, even his sisters for no apparent reason.
  • Carpet of Virility: He's got the most scruff of the main characters by a large margin, as his beard, short sleeves, and the later slash across his shirt show.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Odin has either this or a low level of Super Strength, but repeatedly he's shown to be surprisingly strong. He can lift Ava with one arm and, if motivated enough, pry open an automatic steel and glass door.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Made even funnier thanks to his stoicism and his stutter. He and Ava snark up a storm when they meet for a second time, and he moves into Tall, Dark, and Snarky territory as the story moves along.
  • Death Glare: Gives a truly amazing one here while looking at his brokennote  phone thing. Seriously, HOLY CRAP.
  • Determinator: Despite how callously his siblings treat him, he refuses to back down on the mission he's been sent on, for both Magpie's sake and as an apparent duty to his parents.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: He's got a huge one running along his right side. He's had it since he was about ten and it's heavily implied to be what killed him and caused him to be Pedri's host. It resembles a zipper. He had to sew it up himself.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: According to Word of God, he's got some non-human alien ancestry.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Not romantic but Ava is short enough that Odin can hold her aloft with one hand. As seen here.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Sure, he's often cold and blunt but he's notably the only one who actually seems to treat Ava nicely. There's also the implication that he's close to his mother and Magpie.
  • Little "No": Several, after the Big "NO!".
  • Meaningful Name: Odin is the Norse god of death. Arrow sounds a lot like "arrogant", aka Pride.
  • Nerves of Steel: He handles the rampage and destruction of TITAN HQ better than Gil, and is not as visibly freaked out as most of the few other survivor, just grimacing as his surroundings become molten. He comes off a bit like a Shell-Shocked Veteran, especially in understating the situation as a "m-mess" to Pedri.
  • Not So Stoic: He gets noticeably grumpy when TITAN is mentioned, even calling his worship a "cult." He also freaks out when he finds out what happened to his ship.
  • Pardon My Klingon: After seeing the results of Ava's summoning he says "Mother of Giants" (Mother of God) in Norse runes.
  • Rescue Romance: What he was planning...maybe. Averted later- though he claimed he wanted this early on, it's shown that he was actually interested in Maggie because she's a host and he promised to bring one back home in the hopes of changing his world.
    Raven: All ya' hadda' was bring back the one person...
    Crow: ...instead you destroyed the ship and ended up here.
    Raven: AND you suspiciously ignored his calls so he's PISSED.
  • Rags to Riches: Either this or Riches to Rags (or both) have probably happened sometime in the past. Word of God confirms he's literally starved before, but the general luxury of Olai's office and the picture in it imply his family is wealthy.
  • Ship Tease: Let's see...
    • He's nice to Ava (and the only one who is).
    • He's flattered by Ava's comment on his smell (see Smells Sexy below).
    • He tries to calm Ava down while they're walking through a crowd of followers, even urging her to hold onto his hand.
    • He refuses to leave Ava behind, even after the whole Wrava incident.
    • And then there's his being a host to Pedri, Wrathia's husband.
  • Smells Sexy: Maybe not sexy, but Ava thinks he smells nice, like smoke and pine trees. Odin hasn't decided whether he's flattered or not. The Luminescent Blush implies he might be.
  • Speech Impediment: He has a persistent problem with S-s-t... stuttering, such that Ava completes a word that he has exceptional trouble getting out.
  • Stalker with a Crush: At least in Maggie's (and Ava's) opinion. It's unclear to what extent Odin pursues her, but she has complained more than once to the school administration. It's hinted that he pretended to be one to (unsucessfully) play to Maggie's romantic notions.
  • Stalker Without a Crush: It turns out he was stalking Maggie because of Tuls, not any attraction to her.
  • The Stoic: Odin is hardly fazed by anything, no matter how grim the situation seems. His facial expression is one of perpetual seriousness, and he rarely has any emotional outbursts. Later chapters increasingly avert this.
  • The Stoner: With his beard, pipe and stoicism, Odin gives off this vibe. It could also explain why he looks older than everyone else and his red pupils. Actually confirmed when we see a Fantastic Drug that he was keeping in a Book Safe.
  • Stutter Stop: Odin usually speaks with a significant stutter, but when Maggie nearly kills Odin by hijacking and crashing his ship, his speaking abilities suddenly improve (although the stutter is still present). He doesn't stutter when he lies too.
  • Technicolor Eyes: His pupils are red. Since his sisters don't share it and he had black pupils in his flashback sequence to his childhood, it's implied to be an effect of Pedri's possession that's noticeable in-universe.
  • Vague Age: He states that he's 16, though even Ava comments that he doesn't look it. Later, Odin explains he's unfamiliar with Titan time and miscalculated his age in Titan years wrong. He's confirmed as 17 going on 18.
  • Virgin-Shaming: Crow makes fun of Odin being a "Virgin Nerd-Lord".

    Gil Marverde 

Gil Marverde

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"What kind of doctor would I be if I just left them to die?"

A blue-skinned boy from another planet and an aspiring doctor. Close friends with Nevy Nervine and has promised to ask TITAN a very important question on her behalf. He seems to be kind-hearted and perfectly willing to help others at his own expense. Reveres TITAN as a sort of leader/god.


  • Arbitrary Skepticism: For a guy who's bonded to an intangible spirit, he's awfully dismissive of Ava confessing that she made a pact with a spirit, especially since she underwent a Transformation of the Possessed and gained superpowers right in front of him. The skepticism might be tempered both by distrust by distrust of the given explanation and absolute horror at watching Ava massacre Followers with fire and lava.
  • Back from the Dead: He was dying of acid burns when the followers saved him. He might have been Only Mostly Dead (though unlikely considering how demons attach to people), but he definitely considers it this trope, symbolically at least.
  • Berserk Button: He seems to turn a bit... tetchy, whenever someone points out the shaky logic in his religion. He even calls Ava and Odin "heathens."
  • Beneath the Mask: For all his unquestioning devotion, he's shown to be subconsciously aware of what kind of entity TITAN might be.
    • Earlier on he also occasionally gives away his awareness that TITAN's society isn't actually sunshine and rainbows with quips like, "We don't want the guards arresting me for not turning you in!" while nervously laughing, which Odin responds to with the "Oh! We don't!?" and a funny expression. While revealing to Ava what TITAN's people actually do to refugees, Odin also implicates him with "F-followers do all of TITAN's dirty work," though it's possible it's due to Gil not knowing exactly what's done ("They're trained to turn in 'sad refugees' who've b-been 'led astray.'"), likely (as is classic) because he didn't want to ask/really find out.
    • From his childhood flashback it's shown he was aware of what would happen if adults/higher ups found out he talked to someone no one else could see (but still converses with Nevy at the time anyway), and his dialogue with the principal seems to focus more on his wanting to avoid being made into a soldier, and to find out more about why he and Nevy are linked together, than any real care for TITAN (what happened in the interim to make him dig his feet in is unknown).
  • Break the Cutie: His time at TITAN HQ. A person he fixed up/healed out of the goodness of his heart goes on a rampage and destroys the entire base, his fellow survivors are a kidnapper and a liar/attempted murderer and when the former three have bounties placed on their heads for obvious reasons, he's included in the headcount, all because he brought them there.
  • Combat Medic: His goal is to become one.
  • Freudian Slip: When talking to a "friend" that he knew in school.
    Gil: It's been such a long time! How long has it been? S-seven, maybe eight years? Y-you look swell! Er-I mean-you look like you're doing swell!!
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: He says "gosh" and "golly" a lot.
  • Hypocrite: Calls out Maggie for lying to him, citing that liars don't get into Paradise. This is despite the fact he happily cheated on his exam to become a follower in the first place!
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: A Nice Guy with blue eyes who thinks the best of everyone and wants the best for everyone.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Nice or not, Gil also has a tendency to inadvertently insult those who don't share his faith in TITAN. He calls Maggie "ignorant" for not knowing TITAN's history and when Ava asks if there's a way back from Paradise, Gil dismisses it as "a stupid question." Goes further when Odin and Nevy speculate that TITAN's just using his followers.
    Gil: It's the GREATEST honor to get into Paradise, alright? After all my hard work... I'm going to live there. IN BLISS. And the first thing I'll do when I get there is send you heathens enough photographic evidence to make you both sorry!
  • I Reject Your Reality: He tends to violently attack anything that would harm his perfect image of TITAN and his place in it. He refuses to accept that he's a host despite speaking with a demon on a regular basis, dismisses any evidence that TITAN is anything but perfectly generous despite being on the dark side of that failed generosity himself, and hates Ava for killing an entire stadium of TITAN worshipers when they tried to mutilate her—though in fairness, she definitely did kill more than she really needed to. This isn't helped by Maggie constantly telling him horrible things about Ava and agreeing with everything he says in an effort to get close to him.
  • Meaningful Name: His last name, Marverde, is made of the Spanish words 'mar', meaning "sea", and verde, meaning "green". The ocean on the planet that he's from is green. Also, his life was defined by something happening to him while he was swimming, which he seems to have enjoyed doing regularly, so his first name takes on obvious meaning.
  • The Medic: He wants to join TITAN's army as a doctor and believes he is moderately skilled already. Subverted when his case file shows he's intended to be a Janitor in a Hospital, then made a moot point when Ava destroys the building before he gets his assignment.
  • Nerves of Steel: He has no contract and no clue his own potential for power. Does not stop him from giving Ava a freaking serious What the Hell, Hero? moment after he's seen her massacre an entire planet and knows how goddamn dangerous she is.
  • Nice Guy: He takes in 3 strangers who crash-landed in his yard and could be criminals for all he knew and nurses them back to health, no questions asked. Becomes less so when they get to discussing his religion, showing off a serious defensive streak.
  • Pretty Boy: Looks like one, and given how Ava and Maggie react to him...
  • Religious Stereotype: In his defense, he was raised by a cult who rescued him from the destruction of his entire planet.
  • Rubber-Forehead Alien: He's blue with white hair.
  • Straight Gay: He appears oblivious to Maggie's not-at-all-subtle advances, but gets flushed and tongue-tied at the sight of a male former classmate. Confirmed by Word of Gay.
  • What the Hell, Hero?:
    • Gives this to Maggie on page 1710 when he finds out how exactly she, Odin and Ava ended up on his planet.
    • And again to Ava when, in a fit of rage, she mocks TITAN's followers and says straight to his face that she'd gladly kill everyone in TITAN HQ all over again (remember, this includes Stategos Six, the person who saved him). Complete with Armor-Piercing Slap.

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Lesser Hosts

    Magpie Arrow 

Magdalai "Magpie" Arrow

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The youngest of the Arrow triplets.


  • Ambiguous Situation:
    • Magpie suddenly went missing, with no trace of her whereabouts.
    • Like her siblings, she has rectangle pupils. However, just as Odin's are red due to his status as a demon holder, hers are blue instead of dark purple.
  • Butt-Monkey: According to Odin, she often got the short end of the stick for being the youngest child.
  • Family Theme Naming: Her fellow triplets are named Crow and Raven, two better known birds in the Cordivae family.
  • Morality Pet: To Odin, who according to Word of God, considers her his favorite sibling.
  • Walking Spoiler: She's not officially revealed and explained until Chapter 23.

Demons

    Wrathia Bellarmina 

Wrathia Bellarmina

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"If you hadn't ignored me you would know how important I am to this current universe! I have UNFINISHED FUCKING BUSINESS that will never be taken care of!"

The eponymous Demon herself. Not much can be said about her back-story without spoiling, but suffice to say that she is/was very powerful and considers herself a higher being than others, which may not be so far from the truth. She has been tied to Ava from the day Ava was born and had taken it upon herself to makes her life as miserable as possible with semi-good reasons. Hates TITAN with a passion.


    Nevy Nervine 

Nevy Nervine

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"You can't be this nice to strangers, Gil. You're gonna get hurt."

Next to nothing is known about Nevy's past, which is due to her full-blown amnesia. She is bubbly and good friends with Gil, who she wants to keep out of harms way. At times, she seems very possessive of Gil and is prone to being jealous of people he gives attention to. Nevy desires to ask TITAN about her past after she heard that he is omniscient, and desperately wants to learn the truth about herself and who she is.


  • Alliterative Name: Nevy Nervine.
  • Badass Adorable: It's worth pointing out that the person Wrathia mentions as being strong right after her husband Pedri is Nevy, and she's adorable.
  • Bi the Way: Was in a relationship first with Wrathia, then in a relationship with Pedri, both of which left her with a lot of anguish.
  • Bubble Gun: Frequently seen blowing bubbles or making bubble animals. In this scene she's making fish.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: It's almost like she doesn't want Gil to have any other friends. Of course, with her being intangible and everything, their relationship is strictly platonic. However, her behaviour recently casts doubt in this. When they seemed set to finally become followers of TITAN and fulfil their dreams, she is leaning on him....in what looks suspiciously like a wedding dress, complete with two necklaces.
    • While her wording comes off ambiguous for the moment, her outfit turned out to likely be the memory of a Pimped-Out Dress she wore before her death and amnesia, as touching her image in Wrathia's book transformed her current outfit into the same dress. Though it's to be seen what kind of Pimped-Out Dress it is.
  • Cute and Psycho: No word yet, but the way she compares people to baited fish on page 801 and 803 raises a few questions.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Early on, her conversations with Gil are tinged with this at times, such as "Yes Gil, it's not suspicious in the least [that every person who survived the flaming ship-crash is surprisingly intact]."
  • Death Glare: Oh, wow Nevy.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Despite her apparently being GREAT friends with Wrathia, calling her evil could be a stretch. That said, she really, REALLY doesn't approve of Wrathia killing herself instead of fighting TITAN and makes a point of letting both Ava and Wrathia know it.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Speculated to be or become this—a theory based mainly on her association with the sin of envy and her reluctance to let Ava & co into her and Gil's lives. Plus, she's a green-eyed monster.
    • She was in a Love Triangle with Wrathia and Pedri, having loved both at different times but both chose to leave her for each other. So far, it's ambiguous as to whether she envied them for leaving her, but Wrathia is shown to have been jealous of the other two when they were together.
  • Horned Humanoid: Magenta ones.
  • Identity Amnesia: It appears as though Nevy has trouble remembering her past, even though she knows her own name (she thinks her name is Nevy, anyway) and feels as though her home and life were taken from her. We don't know precisely what caused it, but it may have something to do with Wrathia's 'cursed wine'. Nevy is, after all, a demon, and this page has Wrathia filling a bottle that matches Nevy's colour scheme and maritime themes.
    Nevy: But what life? Why can't I remember? I wish my head would stop swirling.
  • Irony: Wrathia refers to Nevy as someone who isn't "a sad sack" (quote unquote) like Tuls is, but when Gil initially meets Nevy at his TITAN school, she's very gloomy over her loss of memories, and while she isn't totally so later on, she can fall into what seems like brooding moods, judging by her expressions when she's quiet yet giving people looks. Whether she's different with her memories may be discovered in Chapter 21.
  • Judge, Jury, and Executioner: Turns out to be a very personal mission of hers, as a high priestess who considers it her role to send criminals to face divine justice.
    "Your time of judgement has come. ♥"
  • Large and in Charge: Not explicitly shown but heavily implied given that she's a contemporary of Wrathia. Wrathia, of course, has nothing but disdain for creatures smaller than she is, stands upwards of several stories tall at her natural size and so far has nothing but good things to say about Nevy. When she and Nevy were together, they're shown to be of equal height.
  • Making a Splash: Not shown in-story yet, but heavily implied with her oceanic appearance and bubble-making powers.
  • Meaningful Name: "Nevy" is an anagram for "Envy". It's also very close to 'Navy', which is a shade of blue (her hair is blue, but not navy blue specifically), and ties into her associations with water. "Nervine" is also an archaic word having to do with the soothing of nerves and medicine.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: She's not corporeal enough for it to bother him (or even for him to notice), but the way she's leaning on Odin here gives one pause, especially given how she normally reacts to outsiders.
  • Pimped-Out Dress: She used to own one, complete with Giant Poofy Sleeves. Maybe.
  • Principles Zealot: After regaining her memories she spares no concern over how she flushes out the traitor, though there's a shred of ambiguity as to whether she sees Ava as separate from Wrathia as a person. Interestingly, one of her last comments immediately beforehand is experiencing "waves of holy energy."
  • Rapunzel Hair: Much like Wrathia's.
  • Say It with Hearts: Or broken hearts. Either way, it has a really nice effect.

    Tuls Tenebrose 

Tuls Tenebrose

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The demon possessing Maggie. Green, with a thing for plants.


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    Pedri Nanezgani 

Pedri Nanezgani

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Wrathia's husband.


Titan Corp

Leaderhip

    TITAN 

TITAN

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Not much is known about the entity called "TITAN". He was able to conquer Wrathia's empire of multiple galaxies in the span of a day, and his name is always written in caps. Most likely in charge of TITAN Inc., the company which established Ava's re-education planet. TITAN is rumored to be "all-knowing", although this is likely propaganda spread by TITAN Inc. His forces are said to consist of a "massive army of "followers"", but it is unknown if all of them are willing participants in TITAN's galactic conquest.


    Strategos Six 

Strategos Six

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"Without TITAN, life has no meaning. TITAN is the best thing you'll ever have."

TITAN's "Second-in-Command."


  • Ambiguous Gender: Word of God confirms that Strategos identifies as Non-Binary, using They/Them pronouns.note 
  • Animal Motifs: Their cybernetic components put one in the mind of a mouse, with the mouthpiece resembling buckteeth. Wrava calls them a rat and TITAN, while answering their distress call, refers to them as 'my little mouse.'
  • Cyborg: The only remotely organic part of them that is seen is their face and most of that is covered up too.
  • Death Glare: After noticing Ava standing out in the crowd during their speech. Certainly not on par with Odin's but still enough to be unnerving.
    • Another, more frightening, one here.
  • Dragged Off to Hell: Their ultimate fate at Ava's hands — or entombed in molten rock at the very least.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Makes an appearance in finding Gil but is officially introduced over 700 panels later.
  • Knight Templar: Implied. See their image quote.
  • Large Ham: During their intro speech. Especially when they get to the "Scavengers."
  • Meaningful Name: Their name is a reference to Greek strategoi which were military generals.
  • Mouth of Sauron: Part of their job is to address the masses of followers in TITAN's stead.
  • Nigh Invulnerable: Possibly. They survived being burnt to a crisp when all the other followers (and HQ itself) disintegrated upon contact. Keep in mind Six was right in line of fire. Not only do they survive after Ava demolishes Titan HQ, they sustain little injury and still possess enough strength and agility to charge at her with a sword. And eventually they could get out of solidified lava.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: We first see them when they find Gil and later as the Mouth of Sauron for TITAN. We next see them effortlessly catching a super-heated metal door. Again, super-heated metal door.
  • Number Two: Or The Dragon if you prefer, but Six is called the Second-in-Command to TITAN in their introduction.
  • Raised Hand of Survival: Punching through a layer of cooled rock, no less: a clear sign that Strategos is very much alive after fighting with Wrathia.
  • You Are Number 6: Literally. Strategos appears to be a title rather than an actual name. Six actually referring to Six Sigma, however.

Followers

    Veevra Avvrice 

Veevra Avvrice

A follower of TITAN and a colleague of Strategos Six. She helps produce machinery for the TITAN cause.


  • Ambiguous Situation: Her last name is a reference to greed, one of the seven deadly sins. Additionally, the final silhouette in the cast of the main seven demon holders resembles Strategos Six's armor and a technology-based background, which would fit for a high-ranking TITAN follower such as Veevra.
  • The Ghost: She currently has not physically appeared in the comic.
  • Theme Naming: Her surname is a corruption of the word "avarice", meaning "greed".

    Prudith Loone 

Prudith Loone

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"Not everyone is cut out for TITAN's Paradise ...especially those who are lazy."

Loyal follower of TITAN and classroom mate to Gil.


  • Asshole Victim: The best way to put it after her lack of manners. Or at least kind of a jerkass victim, anyway.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: She worked hard and dreamed of serving in the elites, something that has made her bitter when other less involved followers get chosen instead. She ironically gets her wish when the Gate To Paradise accidentally transforms her instead of Ava.
  • Body Horror: Her transformation, followed by the procedure failing, her corpse set on fire, and then flung across the stage.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Her brain, nerves, veins, arteries, and eyes are held in place while anesthetics are injected into her as the Gate To Paradise flays her open and replaces her flesh. It's implied that the remaining organs she had left were crushed since the procedure was intended for the more petite Ava, and even if she survived that, Ava goes berserk and sets her on fire and throws her out across the stage as she begins her rampage, which, if Prudith is somehow still alive by then, she definitely did not survive that.
  • Death by Irony: The only reason she was in the chamber was to force Ava to stay. The procedure isn't actually what kills her—Ava burns through her to escape. Though admittedly, the degree to which she was alive after that thing was through with her is debatable..
  • Hard Work Hardly Works: As seen in Gil's flashback, she put a lot of effort into her TITAN studies and has been working towards being a follower all her life. Thus, she's infuriated when Gil asks her for help or when Ava expresses disinterest and fear at becoming a follower fit for Paradise.
  • Human Aliens: Going strictly by her blue skin, body tissues and similarly shaped pupils, she seems to be a similar species to Gil. She also has fangs and cat-like eyes.
  • Insufferable Genius: Top of her class, fast-tracked to a job assisting TITAN's second-in-command, and an abrasive jerk every time she opens her mouth.
  • Jerkass: The way she treats Gil during the test and pushing Ava later certainly qualifies.
  • Meaningful Name: "Prudith" is a portmanteau of "Prude" and "Judith". "Loone" could be "Loon" or "Alone".
  • You Don't Look Like You: The unnamed woman who insults Gil during their exam and the woman at the rally were originally not the same person, but because many readers believed otherwise, Michelle made this into Ascended Fanon.

    Gev Astraeus and Fira Wajiha 

Gev Astraeus and Fira Wajiha

Gil's former classmates, now counter workers at a TITAN registry.

Fira is a character made by thecarefree, or Nami, who is a friend of Michelle.


  • All There in the Manual: Fira is the host to Aarani Annisa.
  • But for Me, It Was Tuesday: Neither Gev and Fira recognize Gil in their adulthood, despite Gil being known at their school for being a strange boy.
  • The Cameo: They can be seen in Gil's flashback of his youth.
  • Hero of Another Story: Fira is a host to the demon Aarani Annisa, but this is not important to the main story and her story will be told by her creator if she so wishes.
  • Red Herring: Although Fira has flower-shaped irises and is confirmed by her creator to be a demon host, she is not an important character to the story of Ava's Demon.
  • Ship Sinking: Gil seems rather happy to see Gev, but it doesn't go anywhere as Gev initially doesn't recognize him and is more focused on doing his work than catching up with him. Word of God is that Gev and Fira are dating, which is later hinted at in the comic.
  • Ship Tease: After managing to break out of the debris caused by Wrava's wrath, the two consider their options on what to do until they can pick themselves back up again. As their workplace world isn't far from where Fira's mother lives, Fira offers to Gev, while blushing, to stay with her and her mother in the meantime. Gev appreciates the offer and accepts it. Word of God has also previously confirmed that they're dating.
  • Skewed Priorities: After emerging from the debris after Wrava wrecks the whole place, the two mainly focus on what they're going to since now they're out of a job and a home. Although they do at least hope that everyone else escaped alive and think that this is blowing up on TITANchat... when the truth is that they're probably the sole survivors). Justified, as they didn't see what happened on the stage and their office was apparently shelled up by the petrified lava.
  • Those Two Guys: They work together at the registry and seem to be friends or at least good colleagues.

Other

    Silent Scavengers 

Silent Scavengers

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Strange and violent creatures who attacked and destroyed Ava's home planet. Their race seems to have control of powerful technology, as demonstrated by the robots used to attack Ava's homeworld, and their capability to destroy an entire planet in a relatively short time span. Odin and his brother seem to have some knowledge and possible past experience with these creatures, although to what extent is unknown. Odin was fortuitously warned by his brother about the impending Silent Scavenger invasion, and is able to escape the planet, along with Maggie and Ava. The Silent Scavenger's motives, allegiance, and origin are a mystery to the public.

Alien Lifeforms

    Ranunculae 

Ranunculae

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A girl from Tuls' past.

Other Groups

Arrow Household

    Crow & Raven Arrow 

Crow (Crowlie) and Raven (Ravenia) Arrow

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Odin's younger twin sisters.

    Merita 

Merita

A maid in the Arrow household.


  • Cute Clumsy Girl: Her Establishing Character Moment scene is her tripping over a wire clearly in view right as Crow and Raven warn her about it. Crow seems to agree about the "cute" part.
  • Lipstick Lesbian: A mild example. She's dating Crow, and while less glamorous than this trope commonly implies, she's definitely very sweet and feminine.

    Olai Arrow 

Olai Arrow

The eldest brother of the Arrow siblings.


  • Bait-and-Switch: The audience is initially led to assume that he's a cold and calculating, antisocial young man that seems to enjoy working on machines more than he loves his family... which may still be true, but what was implied painted a completely different picture than a gamer who locks himself in his room and tells his siblings to screw off whenever they bug him.
  • Basement-Dweller: Turns out to be this. He spends most of his time shut in his room so he can play video games and doesn't like interacting with people in real life. He also seems to be a bit of a geek With some insecurities, given that his TITAN Fantasy character is a giant evil king shrouded in darkness and one of his friends in the game plays a feline Magical Girl. However, he still attends to his responsibilities, albeit evidently with minimum effort.
  • Big Brother Bully: Implied. Odin seems to fear him.
  • The Cracker: Downplayed in that his targets are even worse than he, but he uses scavenged Scavenger technology to hack into TITAN networks and intercept their broadcasts.
  • The Faceless: In his first appearance, he's only seen from the back.
  • The Ghost: We've had yet to see him onscreen.
  • Implied Trope: He may the silhouetted character portrait next to Crow and Raven, given that the portrait has a square-shaped background like Odin.
  • Mundane Utility: He doesn't just hack into Scavenger/TITAN tech to intercept their communications, he even uses it to play his MMORPGs.
  • The Sociopath: He's described as an egotist who forces even his siblings to play "mind games" for scraps of information about each other's well-being. Even his mother describes him as missing the "window to his soul".
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